Friday, August 1, 2014

regard for human frailty

a photo essay of the 1940 film, The Philadelphia Story.
{Directed by George Cukor.
Screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart and (uncredited) Waldo Salt.
Based on the 1939 play by Philip Barry.}

("Hello, friends and enemies."

"I thought it was for life, but the nice judge gave me a full pardon."

"It's a quaint old place, don't you think?  Filled with relics.  And how old are you, Mr. Connor?"

"So glad you came.  Can you use a typewriter?"
--  "No thanks, I've already got one."

"There's a magnificence in you, Tracy.  You're lit from within."