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Retrospettiva George Cukor

A Bill of Divorcement

USA  ·  1932  ·  35 mm  ·  Black and White  ·  69'  ·  o.v. English

Christmas Eve for the women in the Fairchild family is upset by the unexpected return of the head of the family, after 15 years in a psychiatric institution. His ex-wife leaves with her fiancé, but his daughter breaks off her own engagement to be with him. The screen debut of Katharine Hepburn: “She was quite unlike anybody I’d ever seen. She was born for the movies” (Cukor).

35mm preservation print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
Screenings
Wednesday 7 | 8 | 2013  ·  19:00  ·  GranRex
Director
George Cukor
Cast
John Barrymore Billie Burke David Manners Katharine Hepburn Paul Cavanagh
Producer
David O. Selznick
Cinematography
Sidney Hickox
Music
Max Steiner
Screenplay
Harry Wagstaff Gribble, Howard Estabrook
Editing
Arthur Roberts
Production
RKO Radio Pictures

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