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YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (Comedy - NR)
PRODUCER: Frank Capra

ABOUT THE FILM

A comedy that chronicles the events when Arthur brings her conservative boyfriend home to meet her eccentric family.

DIRECTED BY:

Frank Capra (who also won the Oscar for direction).

THE CAST INCLUDES

Jean Arthur
(DIAMOND JIM, MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN, MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, TALK OF THE TOWN, A FOREIGN AFFAIR, SHANE)

James Steward (AFTER THE THIN MAN, MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, HARVEY, THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, REAR WINDOW, SHENANDOAH, AIRPORT 77)

Lionel Barrymore (DINNER AT EIGHT, GRAND HOTEL, YOUNG DR. KILDARE)

Spring Byington / Nominated (LITTLE WOMEN, THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER, JEZEBEL, RINGS ON HER FINGERS, PLEASE DON'T EAT THE DAISIES)

With Edward Arnold, Mischa Auer, Halliwell Hobbes, Ann Miller, Donald Meek, H.B. Warner, Dub Taylor, Eddie Anderson, and Harry Davenport.

ABOUT THE PRODUCER

The Producer-Director was Frank Capra (1897 - 1991).

He won the Academy Award for Direction three times: IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (34), MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN (36), and for YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (38).

His other credits include: LOST HORIZON, MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, and IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE.

NOTES & TRIVA

During the thirties, he Moss Hart - George S. Kaufman Pulitzer Prize-winning play was one of the best comedies on Broadway.

Steward and Arthur share a wonderful scene in a fancy restaurant.

Followed nearly 50 years later as a TV series.

OTHER NOMINATIONS

Direction (*)
Supporting Actress
Writing
Cinematography
Sound
Editing

OTHER "BEST PICTURE" NOMINATIONS

THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND
BOY'S TOWN
THE CITADEL
FOUR DAUGHTERS
GRAND ILLUSION
JEZEBEL
PYGMALION
TEST PILOT

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