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

My Top 300 Movies :: 151-155

151. The Philadelphia Story The plot is complicated in ways that do not always make sense to me, especially when it comes to Tracy’s (Katherine Hepburn) life choices, but I still love the details and witty writing that get us through the story. Without a doubt, my favorite moment is between an inebriated Macaulay (James Stewart) …