The Philadelphia Story

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1940. Vintage black-and-white studio still photograph from the 1940 film. Starring actress Ruth Hussey is seen in action stealthily snapping photographs. Rubber-stamps on the verso crediting "Silver Screen Archives" and photographer Clarence S. Bull.

Based on Barry's 1939 eponymous play. A socialite (Hepburn) with plans to marry is interrupted by her ex-husband (Grant) and a tabloid photographer (Stewart) and his partner, a female photographer (Hussey). Winner of two Academy Awards (Best Acto, Best Writing), and four nominations (Outstanding Production, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress). The film has been deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress.

8 x 10 inches (20.5 x 25.5 cm), double-weight, small white border. Short corner creases, else Near Fine.

Byrge and Miller, The Screwball Comedies. Criterion Collection 901. National Film Registry.


[Book #145413]

Price: $175.00