You Can't Take It With You

You Can't Take It With You
by Frank Capra2h061938United States

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Academy Award® winner James Stewart (1940 Best Actor, The Philadelphia Story and 1985 Honorary Oscar®), Jean Arthur, Academy Award® winner Lionel Barrymore (1931 Best Actor, A Free Soul) and Edward Arnold star in this classic screwball comedy. Based on the phenomenally successful Kaufman-Hart play, You Can't Take It With You was directed by Frank Capra and won two Academy Awards® (1938 Best Picture, Best Director) and garnered five more nominations. It was Capra's third Oscar® for directing. Arthur stars as Alice Sycamore, the stable family member of an offbeat clan of free spirits who falls for Stewart, the down-to-earth son of a snooty, wealthy family. Amidst a backdrop of confusion, the two very different families rediscover the simple joys of life.

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  • Credits

    • Director : Frank Capra
    • Production Compagny : Colombia Pictures
    • Photo Director : Joseph Walker
    • Set Decoration : Lionel Banks, Stephen Goosson
    • Editing : Gene Havlick
    • Producer : Frank Capra
    • Distributor : Sony Pictures
    • Sound Recorder : Edward Bernds, Garry A. Harris
    • Original Music : Dimitri Tiomkin
    • Scenario : Robert Riskin
    • Costume Design : Bernard Newman, Irene
    • Original Work Author : Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1938
    • French release date : 3 novembre 1938
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : English

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