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ZOOM FILM DISCUSSION: Two Philadelphia Stories from 1940

Fri. Oct 2, 2020 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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

The Philadelphia StoryKitty Foyle

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 


Film Discussion: October 2, 2020  |  Register Now

It is like a book club, but with films -- you choose the films you are interested in from the list below, you watch them on your own before the scheduled discussion, and you join the discussions on Friday evenings via Zoom. 


Trailer for Kitty Foyle:


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:

Trailer for The Philadelphia Story:


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

Available to rent from Amazon Prime for $2.99

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