Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib

DVD - 2000
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SUMMARY: A husband and wife lawyer team clash when the wife defends a woman on trial for shooting her spouse. The lawyer-husband is the prosecutor.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment/Warner Home Video, c2000,1949.
ISBN: 9780790743936
0790743930
Branch Call Number: DVD Adam's
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (101 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in.

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Also listed on AFI's: 100 YEARS…100 LAUGHS #22


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7duffy Jul 19, 2015

Wow, almost too biting to be funny. Not what I expected from a Tracy/Hepburn film. Great dialogue and some serious moments that are lightened by the Rom-Com format. Tracy & Hepburn were great together. They duplicated their real life familiarity with each other, on screen.

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Nursebob
Jul 18, 2015

A cutting edge comedy-drama for its time, director George Cukor’s insightful opus (co-written by Ruth Gordon) features an intelligent script with just enough wit to ease the occasional sting. And the trio of leads are in perfect form—Tracy and Hepburn playing the ethically divided lovers while a timorous Holliday provides the explosive lynchpin that not only rocks their personal relationship but challenges the entire judicial system itself. And to think this film is already sixty-six years old!

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BoogerBot
May 06, 2015

I like the chemistry between Hepburn & Tracy. I think they're at their best and I like both of their characters in this story

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desertseahorse100
Oct 18, 2014

What a fun flick! Katherine Hepburn is wonderful in this, and a little too big for her britches at times! This courtroom drama may be an old black and white, but the theme is timeless.

I highly recommend!

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WormsBookChief
Mar 15, 2012

Awesome classic! Katherine at her best. This film is ahead of its time, what chemistry. Can't believe I've never heard of it before.

Veepea Sep 29, 2011

This was an interesting movie; it was nice to see a strong woman with strong views.

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phyllis49
Mar 19, 2012

A husband and wife lawyer team clash when the wife defends a woman on trial for shooting her spouse. The lawyer-husband is the prosecutor.
Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday, Tom Ewell, David Wayne, Jean Hagen, Hope Emerson.

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