The Talk of the Town1942

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The Talk of the Town
Directed by:
George Stevens

Released on August 20 of 1942 in the USA, "The Talk of the Town" (also known as "George Stevens' The Talk of the Town", "Zeuge der Anklage", "Evaso ha bussato alla porta, Un") is a Drama/Comedy/Romance/Thriller film directed by George Stevens, and written by Dale Van Every (adaptation) and Irwin Shaw . Cary Grant and Jean Arthur are starring, alongside Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan, Glenda Farrell and Charles Dingle.

Screen comedy so gay... drama so thrilling... love so exciting, it will be the talk of YOUR town!

Who is the director of "The Talk of the Town":

The Talk of the Town was directed by George Stevens, an American director, producer, cinematographer, actor, and writer.

Before making The Talk of the Town, George Stevens had directed Woman of the Year, released in 1942, Vigil in the Night (1940), Gunga Din (1939), Vivacious Lady (1938), A Damsel in Distress (1937), and Swing Time (1936). Since, he directed On Our Merry Way, released in 1948, I Remember Mama (1948), A Place in the Sun (1951), Something to Live For (1952), Shane (1953), and Giant (1956).

When was "The Talk of the Town" released:

The Talk of the Town was initially released on Thursday, August 20, 1942, in the United States.. This was seventy-seven (77) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, October 02, 1946 in France; Wednesday, January 19, 1994 in Germany and on Thursday, November 04, 1943 in Australia.

What is the cast of "The Talk of the Town":

At the casting of The Talk of the Town we find Cary Grant, previously seen in Suspicion (1941) and Suspicion (1941); Jean Arthur (The Devil and Miss Jones (1941), Arizona (1940)); Ronald Colman (If I Were King (1938), Under Two Flags (1936)) [ more... ]

  • Charles Dingle and Don Beddoe can be seen in Unholy Partners, released in 1941.
  • Leonid Kinskey and Charles Dingle can also be seen in Somewhere I'll Find You, released in 1942.
  • Emma Dunn and Glenda Farrell also worked together in Little Big Shot, released in 1935.

What is the Storyline of "The Talk of the Town":

Mill worker and political activist Leopold Dilg (Grant) is accused of burning down a mill and causing the death of a foreman in the fire. In the middle of his trial, Dilg escapes from jail and seeks shelter in a house owned by former schoolmate Nora Shelley (Arthur), now a schoolteacher on whom he has had a crush for years. Shelley has the house rented for the summer to distinguished law Professor Michael Lightcap (Colman), who plans to write a book. Both Lightcap and Dilg arrive within minutes of each [...]

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