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The Philadelphia story [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Turner Entertainment Co. ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by George Cukor.

Nash, Mary, 1885-1976 (Added Author). Weidler, Virginia, 1926-1968 (Added Author). Mankiewicz, Joseph L. (Added Author). Barry, Philip, 1896-1949 Philadelphia story. (Added Author). Cukor, George, 1899-1983 (Added Author). Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967 (Composer). Grant, Cary, 1904-1986 (Added Author). Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (Added Author). Stewart, James, 1908-1997 (Added Author). Hussey, Ruth, 1911-2005 (Added Author). Howard, John, 1913- (Added Author). Young, Roland, 1887-1953 (Added Author). Halliday, John, 1880-1947 (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Turner Entertainment Co. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie Public Library - Akron DVD 1299 (Text) 75253000043470 DVD/Classics Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville DVD Phi (Text) 32604000153173 DCTPLD AD DVD Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood EDVD PHI (Text) 36626102802865 AV Entertainment DVD Available -
Roanoke Public Library - Roanoke CL DVD PHI (Text) 30208100141897 Classic DVD Available -
Rochester Library DVD COMEDY PHI (Text) 33187002617807 Digital Video Disc - R Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse DVD MOVIE PHILADELPHIA (Text) 50577011050586 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790795760
  • ISBN: 9780790795768
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (112 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard version; 2-disc special ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2005.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
Based on the play by Philip Barry entitled: Philadelphia story.
"Standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition."
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1: Digitally remastered movie with commentary by film historian Jeannine Basinger.-George Cukor movie trailer gallery. Disc 2: Two insightful documentaries about the star and director: "Katherine Hepburn: All about me - a self-portrait" and "The Men who made the movies: George Cukor." -Robert Benchley short: "That inferior feeling." -Cartoon: "The homeless flea." -Audio-only bonus: Two radio adaptations featuring the movie's 3 stars.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart ; director of photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; editor, Frank Sullivan ; music, Franz Waxman.
Participant or Performer Note: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey, John Howard, Roland Young, John Halliday, Mary Nash, Virginia Weidler.
Summary, etc.: A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, dual-layer format ; Dolby Digital sound.
Language Note: In English, subtitled in English, French, and Spanish; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Bonus material is not closed-captioned.
Awards Note: Academy Awards: Best Screenplay, Donald Ogdon Stewart; Best Actor, James Stewart.
Subject: Self-acceptance > Drama.
Brides > Drama.
Marriage > Drama.
Aprobación de sí mismo > Teatro.
Matrimonio > Teatro.
Screwball comedy films.
Films for the hearing impaired
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films.

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