Born yesterday

George Cukor, 1899-1983, Albert Mannheimer, 1913-1972, Garson Kanin, 1912-1999

DVD - 1999

A corrupt millionaire junk dealer, embarrassed by his girlfriend's lack of social sophistication, arranges to have her trained in a crash course in "culture." He is surprised and outraged when after becoming aware of her role as pawn in his crooked business deals, she refuses to cooperate.

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Series
Columbia classics.
Subjects
Genres
Feature films
Comedy films
Romantic comedy films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
Culver City, California : Columbia TriStar Home Video [1999]
Edition
Full screen
Language
English
Chinese
Korean
Portuguese
Spanish
Thai
Item Description
Full screen.
Based on the stage play by Garson Kanin.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Format
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Awards
Nominated for Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actress (Judy Holliday, winner), Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Costume Design.
Named to the National Film Registry in 2012 by the Library of Congress.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Joseph Walker ; film editor, Charles Nelson ; production designer, Harry Horner ; musical score, Frederick Hollander.
ISBN
9780767821674
Other Authors
George Cukor, 1899-1983 (film director), Albert Mannheimer, 1913-1972 (screenwriter), Garson Kanin, 1912-1999 (-)
  • Special features: Production notes; vintage advertising; talent files; theatrical trailer; bonus trailers.