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The Man Who Came to Dinner

A pompous writer and critic forced to stay with a midwestern family during the winter thoroughly disrupts their well-ordered lives.
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Format:  DVD-R
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DVD-R Details

  • ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.37:1
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 53 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: August 23, 2016
  • Originally Released: 1942
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)

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Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh83%

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Total Count: 6

Upright81%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 1,833
Rating: 4.5/5 -- Here, in the space of an hour and fifty-two minutes, is compacted what is unquestionably the most vicious but hilarious cat-clawing exhibition ever put on the screen, a deliciously wicked character portrait and a helter-skelter satire, withal. Full Review
New York Times
Sep 30, 2006
Rating: B+ -- The great cast mirthfully brings on the savage dialogue and relishes in the malicious nature of the satire. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Jan 7, 2005
Whiteside is not a pious gay hero. Rather his uncanny gift for throwing shade and reading the obtuse may be the secret to his eternal charm. Full Review
Out Magazine
Apr 19, 2018
Rating: 5/5 -- Wonderful cast, story and direction in classic comedy.
Video-Reviewmaster.com
Aug 14, 2007
Rating: B+ -- Monty Woolley repeats his stage role in this smart adaptation of Kaufman and Hart's Broadway play, inspired by the Algonquin celebs (Alexander Woolcott, Harpo Marx, Noel Coward). Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Jul 11, 2006

Description by OLDIES.com:

Famed author Sheridan Whiteside possesses a tongue dipped in venom and a brain that can crack The New York Times crossword in four minutes. On a lecture tour in Ohio, he slips on the ice and is confined to the home of a bourgeois couple. He proceeds to plunge the household into chaos, ruling the place like a czar and meddling in everyone's love life.

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Warner Archive Collection

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 2,162
  • UPC: 888574432515
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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