The New Pictures, Jan. 20, 1941

The Philadelphia Story (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). Come on back, Katie, all is forgiven. This absolution was spoken last fortnight by one Harry Brandt, an independent Manhattan cinema theatre owner who two years ago gave Hollywood the jitters by proscribing Actress Katharine Hepburn and ten other cinemarvels as box-office poison. Mr. Brandt's reprieve came after watching the longest line in the eight-year history of the Radio City Music Hall queued up during a spell of foul weather to pay top prices for a view of Miss Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story. When, after its first four days, the film had set a new...

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