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Title: You Can't Take It With You

Date: 1938
Type: Drama/ Comedy
Rating: 4 Stars 4/5
Colour: Black and White
Director: Frank Capra

The son (James Stewart) of a wealthy business man (Edward Arnold) is in love with his secretary (Jean Arthur) and proposes to her. However their familes are very differnt, one about money and status and the other about fun and friendship. When they meet up there is the inevitable clash and fall out. THis is an enteratininf class of clutures and lifestyles that is well directed by Frank Capra who brought together a large and impressive cast for this film that won him a best director Oscar.


Jean ArthurJean Arthur
Lionel BarrymoreLionel Barrymore
James StewartJames Stewart
Edward ArnoldEdward Arnold
Mischa AuerMischa Auer
Ann MillerAnn Miller
Spring Byington
Samuel S HindsSamule S Hinds
Donald MeekDonald Meek
H B WarnerH B Warner
Mary ForbesMary Forbes
Ann DoranAnn Doran
Harry DavenportHarry Davenport


Won - Best Picture
Won - Best Director - Frank Capra
Nomination - Best Supporting Actress - Spring Byington