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The Talk of the Town

The Talk of the Town
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Original title
The Talk of the Town
Year
1942
Running Time
118 min.
Country
 United States
Director
George Stevens
Screenwriter
Irwin Shaw, Sidney Buchman, Dale Van Every (Story: Sidney Harmon)
Music
Frederick Hollander
Cinematography
Ted Tetzlaff (B&W)
Cast
Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan, Glenda Farrell, Charles Dingle, Emma Dunn, Rex Ingram, Leonid Kinskey, Tom Tyler, Don Beddoe
Production Co.
Columbia Pictures
Genre
Drama. Comedy. Romance
Synopsis / Plot
When accused arsonist Leopold Dilg escapes jail, he hides out in the home of old friend (and sweetheart) Nora. Nora happens to be renting a farmhouse to Supreme Court candidate Michael Lightcap, but she lets Dilg hide in the attic while Lightcap gets settled. The next day, she introduces Dilg as the gardener. In conversation, though, Lightcap realizes that the gardener has a lot to say about the law! Nora and Dilg team up to convince him that Dilg was framed. The three dodge the cops, try to capture the real crooks, and discover that both men have fallen for Nora. Two different endings were filmed, one in which Nora gives her heart to Dilg, the other in which she leaves with Lightcap. Guess which one remains the classic comic conclusion.
Awards
1942: 7 Nominations for Oscar, including Movie, Story, OST (Drama), Editing, Screenplay
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