The Philadelphia Story (1940) :: MOTD

The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Written by Donald Ogden Stewart, Waldo Salt and Philip Barry (original playwright)
Directed by George Cukor

What’s this? Is it my book?” ~ Macaulay Connor

 “Yes.” ~ C. K. Dexter Haven

C. K. Dexter Haven you have unsuspected depth!” ~ Macaulay Connor

Thanks, old chap.” ~ C. K. Dexter Haven

But have you read it?” ~ Macaulay Connor

When I was trying to stop drinking, I read anything.” ~ C. K. Dexter Haven

And did you stop drinking?” ~ Macaulay Connor

Yes. Your book didn’t do it though.” ~ C. K. Dexter Haven

Oh my stars, how I love drunk James Stewart bantering with Carey Grant. This will always be my favorite moment in the film, followed closely by Macaulay (James Stewart) carrying drunk Tracy (Katherine Hepburn) around later that night.


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