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The Awful Truth DVD
SKU ID #314836
- Technical Specs
- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 91 Minutes
- Region: 1
- Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
- Studio: Sony Pictures
- DVD Release Date: March 11, 2003
- Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Portuguese
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo [CC]
- Color: Black & White
Leo McCarey won a 1937 Best Director Oscar and star Irene Dunne was nominated (one of her five Best Actress nominations) for The Awful Truth, one of the most captivating screwball comedies ever made.
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.