The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Born Archibald Alec Leach. An English film actor with a distinctive Mid-Atlantic accent.
Director: Howard Hawkes. Also features Barry Fitzgerald and Charles Ruggles. Katherine sets her eye on Cary who is seeking a rare dinosaur bone. Baby is Katherine's leopard who is sent by mistake to her NY apartment.
1904-1986. Motion-picture actor
In the mid-1950’s Cary Grant formed his own production company called Grantley Productions. He had his only child with his 4th wife Dyan Cannon (33 years younger than him) – a daughter Jennifer. John Cleese’s character in the film “A Fish Called Wanda” was named after Grant’s real name, Archie Leach. By the time Grant died, there was considerable suspicion that he was bisexual.
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock; Academy Award for Fontaine
Director: Frank Capra; also with Raymond Massey
Director: George Cukor. Also starred Lew Ayres, Edward Everett Horton & Henry Kolker. Plot: Free-thinking Johnny Case (Grant) finds himself betrothed to a millionaire's daughter.
Melvyn Douglas got the part
Gregory Peck got the part
James Stewart got the part
Joseph Cotton got the part
William Holden got the part
Sean Connery got the part
Peter O'Toole got the part
Dick Van Dyke got the part
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Also starred Dickie Moore, Gene Morgan & Rita La Roy. Plot: American chemist Ned Faraday (Marshall) marries a German entertainer and starts a family. However, he becomes poisoned...
British actor known for mostly American films
IMDB rating 8.0/10. Director: Frank Capra; also with Raymond Massey
Director: George Stevens. Also starred Edgar Buchanan, Ann Doran & Eva Lee Kuney. Plot: A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy.
Every precious moment of the glad... tender... triumphant love they found -- and almost lost!
"Put me in your pocket, Mike."
A high school girl falls for a playboy artist with screwball results
Also starring Leo G. Carroll
Director: George Stevens. Also starred Sam Jaffe, Eduardo Ciannelli & Joan Fontaine. Plot: In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.
IMDB: 8.7/10. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Nominated for 3 Oscars. National Film Preservation Board Award.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Jessie Royce Landis, Leo G. Carroll & Josephine Hutchinson. Plot: A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
IMDB rating 8.1/10. Director: George Cukor. 2 Oscars. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award'