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The Man Who Came to Dinner

The Man Who Came to Dinner(1942)

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Brief Synopsis

An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a midwestern family.

Cast & Crew

Bette Davis Maggie Cutler
Ann Sheridan Lorraine Sheldon
Monty Woolley Sheridan Whiteside
Richard Travis Bert Jefferson
Billie Burke Mrs. Ernest Stanley [Daisy]
Reginald Gardiner Beverly Carlton
Elisabeth Fraser June Stanley
Grant Mitchell Mr. Ernest Stanley
George Barbier Dr. Bradley
Mary Wickes Miss Preen
Russell Arms Richard Stanley
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 1 Jan 1942
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  AFI; AFI-lib
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  112, 115 or 118 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,121    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Whiteside is rarely on the right side

    Jeff Boston 2012-12-22

    "Christmas Movie" does not come to mind. Woolley plays a bully and is the bulk of non-stop dialogue at lightning speed that makes this film seem... MORE>

  • The Man who Came to Dinner

    Dashiell B. 2012-12-22

    This is an entertaining, hilarious, but overlooked Christmas film. Davis shows her light-hearted side as a secretary for the snobbish Wolley, pitch-perfect... MORE>

  • My favorite Christmas movie

    Skye 2012-12-21

    I have to see this movie every Christmas on TCM. It's not the same without seeing it at least once. I am a huge Bette Davis fan and Monte Woolley was... MORE>