The Talk of the Town (1942) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by George Stevens and produced by George Stevens and Fred Guiol.
Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Lionel Banks, Rudolph Sternad; Interior Decoration: Fay Babcock||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Ted Tetzlaff||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||Otto Meyer||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Frederick Hollander, Morris Stoloff||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Sidney Harmon||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Irwin Shaw, Sidney Buchman||Nominated|
THE CARY GRANT BLOGATHON: The Talk of the Town (1942)on Nov 29, 2016 From Caftan Woman
An idea whose time has come! Phyllis Loves Classic Movies is hosting The Cary Grant Blogathon from November 29th to December 1st: Day 1 - Day 2 - Day 3 Nora Shelley played by Jean Arthur is the prettiest little schoolteacher ever to grace a 1942 comedy/drama. Nora Shelley also owns the prettiest ... Read full article
THE CARY GRANT BLOGATHON: The Talk of the Town (1942)By Caftan Woman on Nov 29, 2016 From Caftan Woman
An idea whose time has come! Phyllis Loves Classic Movies is hosting The Cary Grant Blogathon from November 29th to December 1st. Day 1 Nora Shelley played by Jean Arthur is the prettiest little schoolteacher ever to grace a 1942 comedy/drama. Nora Shelley also owns the prettiest little out of t... Read full article
The Talk of the Town (1942)By Beatrice on Aug 23, 2014 From Flickers in Time
The Talk of the Town Directed by George Stevens Written by Irwin Shaw and Sidney Buchman; adaptation by Dale Van Every from a story by Sidney Harmon 1942/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation Repeat viewing/Netflix rental This is one of the few romantic comedies in which it is not obvious whom the lea... Read full article
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The Talk of the Town(1942).By Dawn on Dec 29, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks
The Talk of the Town(1942). Cast: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan, and Glenda Farrell. The movie was adapted by Dale Van Every, Irwin Shaw and Sidney Buchman from the story by Sidney Harmon. It was directed by George Stevens. Mill worker and political activist Leopold Dilg is... Read full article
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Leopold Dilg: What is the law? It's a gun pointed at somebody's head. All depends upon which end of the gun you stand, whether the law is just or not.
Leopold Dilg: Well, it's a form of self-expression. Some people write books. Some people write music. I make speeches on street corners.
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According to Columbia publicity materials, Claire Trevor was to play a second female lead. Although she was also in a production cast list, she did not appear in the movie.
A radio theatre presentation of The Talk of the Town was broadcast on CBS radio on the Lux Radio Theatre on 5/17/1943; with Cary Grant, Ronald Colman and Jean Arthur recreating their roles from the movie. It's a 60 minute adaptation of the movie.
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