The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth
by Leo McCarey1h311937United States

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A comic battlefield presided over by two superbly-matched sparring partners, The Awful Truth also stars Cary Grant as the other half of a couple facing divorce and fighting over custody of their beloved dog, Mr. Smith. Somewhere before the final divorce decree, however, Jerry decides he wants Lucy back, only to learn that she's marrying a country bumpkin (hilariously played by Ralph Bellamy). Jerry counters with an engagement to the aristocratic Molly Lamont, sparking a sexy, sophisticated battle of wits that ranks among the wackiest comedies in screen history.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Sound Recorder : Edward Bernds
    • Production Compagny : Colombia Pictures
    • Photo Director : Joseph Walker
    • Set Decoration : Lionel Banks, Stephen Goosson, Babs Johnstone
    • Costume Design : Robert Kalloch
    • Editing : Al Clark
    • Distributor : Sony Pictures
    • Producer : Leo McCarey
    • Director : Leo McCarey
    • Scenario : Viña Delmar
    • Original Work Author : Arthur Richman
    • Original Music : George Parrish
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1937
    • French release date : 20 avril 1938
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : English

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