Overview

Philadelphia heiress Tracy Lord throws out her playboy husband C.K. Dexter Haven shortly after their marriage. Two years later, Tracy is about to marry respectable George Kittredge whilst Dexter has been working for "Spy" magazine. Dexter arrives at the Lord mansion the day before the wedding with journalist Mike Connor and photographer Liz Imbrie, determined to spoil things.

  1. Waldo Salt

    Screenplay

  2. Donald Ogden Stewart

    Screenplay

  3. George Cukor

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant

    C. K. Dexter Haven

  2. Katharine Hepburn

    Katharine Hepburn

    Tracy Lord

  3. James Stewart

    James Stewart

    Macaulay 'Mike' Connor

  4. Ruth Hussey

    Ruth Hussey

    Elizabeth 'Liz' Imbrie

  5. John Howard

    John Howard

    George Kittredge

Full Cast & Crew

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 5, 1940
    NR
    Theatrical

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    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 52m

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