Woman of the Year
First screening date unrecorded / Most recently screened in March 2009
Director: George Stevens. Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Fay Bainter, Minor Watson, Reginald Owen, George Kezas, William Bendix, Gladys Blake, Dan Tobin, Roscoe Karns, William Tannen, Ludwig Stössel, Sara Haden, Edith Evanson. Screenplay: Michael Kanin and Ring Lardner, Jr.

Twitter Capsule: First and among the most satisfying of the Tracy-Hepburn vehicles, marred by the sexism that taints many of them.

VOR:   Ideal opportunity for watching a canny, soft-touch director and two smart stars with totally different styles whip something chic and charming out of material that might incline otherwise.

Photo © 1942 Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actress: Katharine Hepburn
Best Original Screenplay: Michael Kanin and Ring Lardner, Jr.

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