Old-Timey Radio

“Victory Theater: The Philadelphia Story” (July 20, 1942) After the success of the film version of The Philadelphia Story, there were two different radio productions of the movie featuring the three leads. The first one, for Victory Radio Theater, also featured Ruth Hussey and Virginia Weidler reprising their roles. Both adaptations are interesting enough, particularly as […]

The Films of Jimmy Stewart

The Philadelphia Story (December 1940) Synopsis  On the eve of her wedding, socialite Tracy Lord exchanges witty dialogue with her fiance, her ex-husband and a gossip writer hired to report on the wedding, all while under the influence of champagne and blackmail. Thoughts  This is a sophisticated romantic comedy, where the men wear tuxes and […]