The Awful Truth (1937)

Columbia
Director: Leo McCarey
Cast: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy, Cecil Cunningham, Esther Dale

Considered to be one of the greatest screwball comedies of the 1930s, The Awful Truth was the film that made Cary Grant a superstar in Hollywood. It was also his first teaming with ladylike Irene Dunne, who was a master at comedy as well as soap operas and melodramas. There was a special chemistry between the two stars. Eventually they would costar in two more movies. It's a story about a divorcing couple, Lucy and Jerry Warriner, whose lives are complicated by their pet wire terrier while they wait 90 days for an interlocutory period. Much of the comedy at times is visual. Director Leo McCarey won the Oscar for Best Director of 1937 for the film.

The Awful Truth
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The Awful Truth
The Awful Truth
The Awful Truth
The Awful Truth
The Awful Truth
The Awful Truth

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