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High society [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Sol C. Siegel production ; screenplay, John Patrick ; directed by Charles Walters.

Publication:
[S.I. : s.n., 20--].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Barry, Philip, 1896-1949 -- Film adaptations.
Divorced women -- Drama.
Remarriage -- Drama.
Courtship -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Comedy films.
Musicals.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
System Details:
DVD-R.
Summary:
In this musical comedy, a society wedding is being arranged in Newport, Rhode Island. The beautiful Tracy Samantha Lord is to marry George Kittredge. However, Tracy's ex-husband, the songwriter C.K. Dexter-Haven, has never stopped loving her and has hopes of winning her back. A New York scandal sheet reporter and photographer arrive to cover the wedding and complicate the tangled romances.
Participant:
Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm, John Lund, Louis Calhern, Sidney Blackmer, Louis Armstrong and his Band.
Credits:
Director of photography, Paul C. Vogel ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music and lyrics by Cole Porter ; music supervised and adapted by Johnny Green and Saul Chaplin.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Based on the play, The Philadelphia story by Philip Barry.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Penn Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor)
Contributor:
Walters, Charles, 1911-1982. , Director
Siegel, Sol C., 1903-1982. , Producer
Patrick, John, 1905-1995. , Screenwriter
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977. , Actor
Grace, Princess of Monaco, 1929-1982 , Actor
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998 , Actor
Holm, Celeste, 1917- , Actor
Lund, John, 1913-1992. , Actor
Calhern, Louis, 1895-1956 , Actor
Blackmer, Sidney, 1895-1973 , Actor
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 , Performer
Vogel, Paul C., 1899-1975. , Cinematographer
Winters, Ralph E. , Editor
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 , Composer
Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 , Composer
Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997. , Composer
Barry, Philip, 1896-1949. , Author
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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