Excerpt: Just when Tracy Lord (Katherine Hepburn), a snooty upper class divorcee, thinks she has left her past behind her and can move on in life, she is revisited by her ex husband who plans to ruin all the plans she’s made. Two years earlier, Tracy was married to C.K. Dexter Haven (Cary Grant), who was less than what she wanted, so she kicked him out in an effort to improve herself.
Excerpt: “The Philadelphia Story” is a remarkable film in more ways than one. In addition to being named one of the American Film Institute’s Top 100 movies of all-time – it also marked a comeback for one Katherine Hepburn who had been deemed “Box Office Poison” just a few years earlier (oddly enough after “Bringing up Baby” then considered a flop and now considered a masterpiece)!
Summary: While screening this classic romantic comedy, a confused Judge Dan Mancini kept wondering when Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart were going to time travel to the 1980s and hook up with that chick from Robocop .
Excerpt: If I could only watch the movies of one actor for the rest of my life, I would choose the work of Cary Grant without a moment’s hesitation. He made films in all kinds of genres and he turned in fantastic performances in just about all of them. If I were to want a thriller, I would merely need turn to North by Northwest to see Grant in one of the finest of them all. If I wanted drama, I could turn to Only Angels Have Wings .