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Philadelphia Story, The (1940) - Movie Review / Film Essay
And yet "Philadelphia" is quite a good film, on its own terms. And for moviegoers with an antipathy to AIDS but an enthusiasm for stars like and , it may help to broaden understanding of the disease. It's a ground-breaker like "" (1967), the first major film about an interracial romance; it uses the chemistry of popular stars in a reliable genre to sidestep what looks like controversy.
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wo years after a nasty breakup (involving the unforgivable breaking of a golf club and an ensuing face-grasping push), Tracy Lord Haven (Katharine Hepburn) is getting married to George Kittredge (John Howard), a General Manager for a coal company, at a lavish social event in Philadelphia, where the Lords represent one of the oldest and richest families in the city. While mother Margaret (Mary Nash) is overseeing the arrangements, younger daughter Dinah (Virginia Weidler) waltzes in to stir up the pot – and is a pure delight as the wisecracking, sarcastic youngster with an opinion on everything. She’s also as much of a comedic fast-talker as Hepburn. She’s permanently loyal to mischievousness, interested in gossip, and intent on disrupting the wedding with both invented and real drama.