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Two Philadelphia Stories from 1940

Compare the “two sides of the tracks” of Philadelphia as depicted in two classic films from 1940:

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The Philadelphia Story, directed by George Cukor and starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart, blends elements of screwball and romantic comedy into a story of social class and love triangles, ending the same way as many screwball comedies, with remarriage. 1 hour 52 minutes

Trailer for The Philadelphia Story:

Available to rent from Amazon Prime for $3.99
Available to check out as a DVD from the Howard County Library

Listen to the podcast of “At the Movies with Mike and Marie” about Katharine Hepburn:

Kitty Foyle, set in Philadelphia, directed by Sam Wood and starring Ginger Rogers in her Oscar-winning role as a hard-working, white-collar girl from a middle-class family who meets and falls in love with a young socialite, but she soon clashes with his family. 1 hour 48 minutes

Trailer for Kitty Foyle:

Available to rent from Amazon Prime for $2.99

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