One of the definitive cinematic comedies of 1940 with several legends of the silver screen will be returning to select cinemas this month for a limited time.
Turner Classic Movies, in association with Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Pictures (as part of the Turner Entertainment/pre-1986 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer holdings) will present the revival screening of “The Philadelphia Story” (1940).
The re-release of “The Philadelphia Story” (1940) will take place in participating cinema locations from coast-to-coast on Sun., Feb. 18 and Wed., Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. local time. The re-issue will feature special pre-recorded introduction and concluding statements by TCM host Ben Mankiewicz.
Directed by George Cukor, the players who appeared in “The Philadelphia Story” were Cary Grant (as C.K. Dexter Haven), Katherine Hepburn (as Tracy Lord), James Stewart (as Macaulay Connor), Ruth Hussey (as Elizabeth Imbrie), Roland Young (as Uncle Willie), John Howard (as George Kittredge), Virginia Weidler (as Dinah Lord), Mary Nash (as Margaret Lord), John Halliday (as Seth Lord), Henry Daniell (as Sidney Kidd), Lionel Pape (as Edward) and Rex Evans (as Thomas).