Philip Barry


Playwright

Biography

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Animal Kingdom, The (1932) - You Haven't Any Clothes On Having just parted ways with his long-time butler, and about to attend a gallery opening for his best friend Daisy, new fianceè Cecelia (Myrna Loy) in a pre-code negligee persuades publisher Tom (Leslie Howard) to change his plans, in The Animal Kingdom, 1932.
Philadelphia Story, The (1941) - They Grew Up Together Complexity as Tracy (Katharine Hepburn) performs for impostor society wedding guests (really reporters) Mike (James Stewart) and Liz (Ruth Hussey), fiancè George (John Howard) arrives, and her ex, Dexter (Cary Grant) crashes in The Philadelphia Story, 1941.
Holiday (1938) - Want A Bite? Arrived early for his big meeting with father, Johnny (Cary Grant), who's just learned he's marrying into a super-rich family, visits with Linda (Katharine Hepburn), sister of his betrothed, in George Cukor's Holiday, 1938.
High Society (1956) - High Society Calpyso Louis Armstrong performs "High Society Calypso," composed to order by Cole Porter for the opening of the musical remake of The Philadelphia Story starring Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Celeste Holm and Grace Kelly, High Society, 1956.
Holiday (1938) - What Do Most Girls Do? Opening scene, Johnny (Cary Grant) pops in on New York pals Nick and Susan (Edward Everett Horton, Jean Dixon) with big news, in George Cukor's Holiday, 1938, from the Philip Barry play.
Philadelphia Story, The (1941) - Great Leveleler Well-lit journalist Mike (James Stewart in his Academy Award-winning role) visits society-playboy C.K. Dexter Haven (Cary Grant), to discuss liquor, Dexter's ex-wife (Katharine Hepburn, not seen) and an evil publisher in George Cukor's The Philadelphia Story, 1941.
Philadelphia Story, The (1941) - Opening, Tracy & Dexter Opening credits and famous scene denoting the end of the marriage of Tracy (Katharine Hepburn) and Dexter (Cary Grant), from director George Cukor's The Philadelphia Story, 1941, from Philip Barry's play.
Philadelphia Story, The (1941) - I'll Confess! Tracy (Katharine Hepburn) realizes her ex Dexter (Cary Grant) is spinning a yarn about returning for her wedding, with mom (Mary Nash) and kid sister (Virginia Wiedler) playing catch-up, in The Philadelphia Story, 1941.
Animal Kingdom, The (1932) - Just This One Marriage Publisher Tom (Leslie Howard) with new fiancee` Cecelia (Myrna Loy), explaining about long-time best pal Daisy (Ann Harding, not yet introduced), who has unexpectedly sent a wire announcing she's back in town, in The Animal Kingdom, 1932.
Animal Kingdom, The (1932) - If You Knew Her Publisher Tom (Leslie Howard) with back-in-town free-spirit and best friend Daisy (Ann Harding), having just turned down her sudden suggestion that they marry, with news of his own engagement, in The Animal Kingdom, 1932, from a Philip Barry play.
Without Love (1945) - Too Much Gas Scientist Pat (Spencer Tracy) brings colleague Professor Grinza (Felix Bressart) to meet his assistant and new wife Jamie (Katharine Hepburn), engaged in a goofy experiment in Without Love, 1945.
Without Love (1945) - I'm Afraid You Won't Do Frosty Washington D.C. widow Jamie (Katharine Hepburn) mistakes scientist Pat, visiting her house as a guest of her cousin, for an applicant for the caretaker position, their first meeting in Without Love, 1945.

Family

Philip Barry Jr
Son
Producer. Born c. 1924; died on May 16, 1998 at age 74 of cancer.

Companions

Ellen Semple
Wife
Artist. Married on July 15, 1922.

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