The Philadelphia Story
Unspooled #68 August 21, 2019
Amy & Paul flirt with 1940’s archetypal Katharine Hepburn romantic comedy The Philadelphia Story! They discover the origins of the industry trope of “box office poison,” explore the strange social mores of the 40s, and learn that everyone on set may have been in love with Jimmy Stewart. Plus: Screenwriter Katie Silberman (Set It Off, Isn’t It Romantic) explains why The Philadelphia Story is one of her top romantic comedies ever.
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