Saturday, October 2, 2010

Stop the Presses! Film Program: Woman of the Year

Burbank Public Library Presents

Stop the Presses!

A Special Burbank READS Film Program

Woman of the Year

Friday, October 8, 2:00 PM

The first film starring the legendary screen team of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, this savvy dramatic comedy from 1942 plays off the unlikely match of polar opposites--the brash sports reporter Sam Craig (Tracy) and the brilliant political commentator Tess Harding (Hepburn) from the New York Chronicle--whose marriage grabs front-page headlines. Balancing her flashy career with marital turns out to be a complicated challenge for the worldly Tess, whose down-to-earth husband struggles to support her ambition while keeping their marriage from falling apart. Woman of the Year was directed by George Stevens, from a screen'lay by Ring Lardner Jr. and Micharel Kanin. ---114 minutes.

Burbank Central Library
110 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Funded by the Friends of the Burbank Public Library

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