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Arsenic and Old Lace
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3.5 Stars
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Rating: NR Year: 1944 Category: Comedy
Director: Frank Capra Time: 121:00:00 min. Writer: Joseph Kesselring & Julius J. Epstein

Reviews
Mine: Cary Grant at his best. VERY funny. A real classic.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Hilarious adaptation of Joseph Kesselring's hit play (scripted by the Epstein bros. ) about two seemingly harmless old ladies who poison lonely gentlemen callers. Frantic cast is excellent, especially Lorre and Massey as unsuspecting murderers holed up in Brooklyn household. Made in 1941. Hull, Adair, and Alexander repeat their Broadway roles. Also shown in computer-colored version.
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Cast
Cary Grant Cary Grant as:
Mortimer Brewster
Priscilla Lane as:
Elanine Harper
Raymond Massey as:
Jonathan Brewster
Jack Carson as:
Pat O'Hara
Peter Lorre as:
Dr. Einstein
James Gleason as:
Lt. Rooney
Josephine Hull as:
Aunt Abby
Jean Adair as:
Aunt Martha