The Man Who Came To Dinner

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

This hit Broadway comedy became a comparably popular film thanks to a smart adaptation, strong performances, and the fortunate retention of the play's star, Monty Woolley. The celebrated John Barrymore had been slated for the role but he had trouble with the dialogue. Luckily, another genuine movie star--Bette Davis--was eager to take a secondary role in...read more

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03:12 — Famed author Sheridan Whiteside possesses a tongue dipped in venom and a brain that can crack The New York Times crossword in four minutes. On a lectu (more…)

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An adaptation of the Broadway hit about an imperious, acid-tongued lecturer who, after being injured in a fall in front of an Ohio family's abode, becomes their surprise houseguest while he recovers, and proceeds to drive them crazy.

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  • Review: This hit Broadway comedy became a comparably popular film thanks to a smart adaptation, strong performances, and the fortunate retention of the play's star, Monty Woolley. The celebrated John Barrymore had been slated for the role but he had trouble with t… (more)

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