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Matt Hough

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Frank Capra’s screen version of Joseph Kesselring’s dark farce Arsenic and Old Lace brings a mostly faithful adaptation of the long-running hit into spontaneous combustion with a mix of Hollywood stars, original stage performers, and a first-rate production resulting in a mirthful if occasionally shuddery movie-going experience.



Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)



Released: 21 Sep 1944
Rated: Not Rated
Runtime: 2 min




Director: Frank Capra
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller



Cast: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey
Writer(s): Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Joseph Kesselring



Plot: A Brooklyn writer of books on the futility of marriage risks his reputation when he decides to tie the knot. Things get even more complicated when he learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are habitual murderers...

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