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The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

112 min - Comedy, Romance - 24 January 1942
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Lecturer Sheridan Whiteside slips on the ice on his way into the home of a prominent Ohio family. The Dr. says Whiteside must remain confined having broken his leg. He begins to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household and, once his plots are underway, learns there is nothing wrong with his leg. He bribes the doctor. The owner discovers the fraud, but Whiteside blackmails him (he finds out that the owner's sister is an axe murderer) and resumes control.

Director:  William Keighley
Stars:  Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis, Jimmy Durante, Billie Burke, Reginald Gardiner, Elisabeth Fraser, Grant Mitchell, George Barbier, Mary Wickes, Russell Arms, Ruth Vivian, Edwin Stanley, Betty Roadman, Charles Drake, Nanette Vallon, John Ridgely, Gig Young

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Lecturer Sheridan Whiteside slips on the ice on his way into the home of a prominent Ohio family. The Dr. says Whiteside must remain confined having broken his leg. He begins to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household and, once his plots are underway, learns there is nothing wrong with his leg. He bribes the doctor. The owner discovers the fraud, but Whiteside blackmails him (he finds out that the owner's sister is an axe murderer) and resumes control.



Tagline: NOTHING COULD BE FUNNIER!

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Language:  English
Release Date:  24 January 1942

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 52 min

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