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Title:The Awful Truth

Date: 1937
Type: Romantic comedy
Rating: 4 Stars 4/5
Colour: Black and White
Director: Leo McCarey

After a misunderstanding a couple decide to divorce each other. However as the degree absoluute gets nearer, they try and upset each others new relationship. This is a fun romantic comedy, particularly the farce scenes with Cary Grant who is well supported by Irene Dunne as his wife and Ralph Bellamy as the man she intends to marry. The film centres around the sexual chemistry between Cary Grant and Irene Dunne.


Cary GrantCary Grant
Irene DunneIrene Dunne
Ralph BellamyRalph Bellamy
Joyce ComptonJoyce Compton
Alexander D'ArcyAlexander D'Arcy
Cecil Cunningham
Molly Lamont
Esther Dale
Robert Allen
Robert WarwickRobert Warwick
Mary Forbes


Won - Best Director - Leo McCarey
Nomination - Best Actress - Irene Dunne
Nomination - Best Supporting Actor - Ralph Bellamy

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