Adam's Rib Overview:

Adam's Rib (1949) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Lawrence Weingarten.

Adam's Rib was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1992.

Academy Awards 1950 --- Ceremony Number 23 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best WritingRuth Gordon, Garson KaninNominated
.

BlogHub Articles:

CMBA Spring Blogathon: "Adam's Rib," or Court and Spark

By David on Apr 14, 2016 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

This is part of the CMBA Spring Blogathon: Words, Words, Words! Check out all entries! SCENE: Upper middle-class New York City apartment, evening. Wife waits patiently by door. Husband enters. Husband: Hello, thing. Wife: Hello at last. Husband: Well well well. Wife: Well well well what? Hu... Read full article


See all Adam's Rib articles

Quotes from

Amanda Bonner: [addressing the court] For years, women have been ridiculed, pampered, chucked under the chin. I ask you, on behalf of us all, be fair to the fair sex.
Adam Bonner: We'll be here a year.


Warren Francis Attinger: [to Adam Bonner] Listen, you don't get a split lip from imagination!


Beryl Caighn: She tried to shoot me.
Adam Bonner: How do you know that?
Beryl Caighn: Because she did.


read more quotes from Adam's Rib...

Facts about

In her early monologue scene with Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday can be seen trembling. This was not acting, but nervousness. The inexperienced Judy Holliday was terrified of performing with Katharine Hepburn.
Film debut of Madge Blake.
When Tom Ewell is walking to his girlfriend's apartment at the beginning of the film, he is whistling "You Are My Lucky Star". This song is also featured in Singin' in the Rain which stars the same actress who plays Tom Ewell's girlfriend, Jean Hagen.
read more facts about Adam's Rib...
Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Best Writing Oscar 1950
















See more Academy Awards>>
National Film Registry

Adam's Rib

Released 1949
Inducted 1992
(Sound)




See All Films in National Registry >>
Also directed by George Cukor




More about George Cukor >>
Also produced by Lawrence Weingarten




More about Lawrence Weingarten >>
Related Lists
Create a list



See All Related Lists >>
Also released in 1949




See All 1949 films >>
More "Romance (Comic)" films



See All "Romance (Comic)" films >>
More "Courtroom" films



See All "Courtroom" films >>
More "Husband Wife" films



See All "Husband Wife" films >>
More "Lawyers" films



See All "Lawyers" films >>