What it does have, though, is the glacial beauty of Jennifer Ehle, in the role of Tracy Lord originally immortalised by Katharine Hepburn, and then in the subsequent musical version by Grace Kelly.
Watching this ice-maiden of a principled prig eventually thaw is one of the chief dramatic pleasures of the convoluted plotting that also involves a tabloid journalist and his photographer partner stalking the proceedings.
Monday, June 13, 2005
BBC reviews The Philadelphia Story
Another ho-hum review, included for the sake of completeness.