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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

NR 09/23/1944 (US) ComedyCrime 1h 58m

She Passed Out On Cary! No Wonder . . . She's just discovered his favorite aunts have poisoned their 13th gentleman friend!


Mortimer Brewster, a newspaper drama critic, playwright and author known for his diatribes against marriage, suddenly falls in love and gets married; but when he makes a quick trip home to tell his two maiden aunts, he finds out his aunts' hobby - killing lonely old men and burying them in the cellar!

  1. Frank Capra


  2. Philip G. Epstein


  3. Julius J. Epstein


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  1. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant

    Mortimer Brewster

  2. Priscilla Lane

    Priscilla Lane

    Elaine Harper Brewster

  3. Raymond Massey

    Raymond Massey

    Jonathan Brewster

  4. Jack Carson

    Jack Carson

    Officer Patrick O'Hara

  5. Edward Everett Horton

    Edward Everett Horton

    Mr. Witherspoon

  6. Peter Lorre

    Peter Lorre

    Dr. Einstein

  7. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    Lt. Rooney

  8. Josephine Hull

    Josephine Hull

    Aunt Abby Brewster

  9. Jean Adair

    Jean Adair

    Aunt Martha Brewster

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Arsenic and Old Lace
Arsenic and Old Lace

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $1,120,175.00

Revenue -


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