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The awful truth / Columbia Pictures ; screen play, Viña Delmar ; directed by Leo McCarey.

McCarey, Leo, (director.). Dunne, Irene, 1898-1990 (actor.). Grant, Cary, 1904-1986 (actor.). Bellamy, Ralph, 1904-1991 Motion picture adaptation of (work): (actor.). Richman, Arthur, 1886-1944 Awful truth (Added Author). Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy, Cecil Cunningham. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Criterion collection ; 917.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD AWFUL (Text) 79361000107891 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
  • Edition: [Special edition].
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection Inc [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1937.
Based on the play by Arthur Richman.
Mono, full screen 1.37:1.
Essay by film critic Molly Haskell in container.
Features: new interview with critic Gary Giddins about director Leo McCarey; new video essay by film critic David Cairns on actor Cary Grant's performance; Illustrated 1978 audio interview with actor Irene Dunne; Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of the film from 1939, starring actor Claudette Colbert and Grant.
Participant or Performer Note:
Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy, Cecil Cunningham.
Summary, etc.:
A divorcing couple battle over custody of their dog, and in the process find they really want each other back.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Divorce > Drama.
Spouses > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Richman, Arthur, 1886-1944 > Film adaptations.
Genre: Romantic comedy films.
Screwball comedy films.
Comedy films.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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