Adam's Rib

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Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn star in director George Cukor's Adam's Rib. The film is presented in 1.33:1 full-frame in black-and-white and looks very good. While a few inherent problems exist in the transfer (a small amount of grain), overall this is a very sharp image that sports solid black, gray, and white levels. The soundtrack is presented in Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono in both English and French. Not surprisingly, this 1.0 mix is focused in the front and center speakers without any directional effects ...
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Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn star in director George Cukor's Adam's Rib. The film is presented in 1.33:1 full-frame in black-and-white and looks very good. While a few inherent problems exist in the transfer (a small amount of grain), overall this is a very sharp image that sports solid black, gray, and white levels. The soundtrack is presented in Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono in both English and French. Not surprisingly, this 1.0 mix is focused in the front and center speakers without any directional effects whatsoever. What fidelity is lacking on this mix is made up for by the fact that it's free and clear of any excessive hiss or distortion. Also included on this DVD are English, Spanish, and French subtitles. For such a classic film, it's sad to see the disc receive such bare-bones treatment -- the only extra feature available on this disc is a theatrical trailer for the film.
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Special Features

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Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Dan Jardine
Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin's witty and intelligent script (despite many improbabilities, such as the conflict of interest in having a husband and wife contest the same case, and the plausibility-defying circus-like theatrics that Amanda deploys in the courtroom) propels this funny and barbed courtroom comedy. The legal and gender-fueled debates at the center of the film may seem somewhat antiquated today, but the intelligence and wit that inform much of the film's dialogue are still surprisingly fresh. Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn share an onscreen ease and familiarity usually reserved for long-married couples. Ironically -- given that the film is about the legal ramifications of a woman's shooting of her philandering husband -- they had become an extramarital item themselves by the time this film was being made. Judy Holliday gives an unexpectedly affecting performance as the woman wronged, while bug-eyed Tom Ewell is solid as her weasel-like philandering husband. However, David Wayne as the lascivious piano composer
eighbor of the feuding legal eagles gives the most impressive supporting performance. His best line? "Lawyers should never marry other lawyers. This is called inbreeding, from which comes idiot children and more lawyers." Technically, the film is very conventional. Outside of the opening sequences, in which George Cukor's camera roams the busy streets of rush hour New York, the film has a stage-like feel, with static shots of the battling spouses dominating the proceedings. Perhaps Cukor didn't want to distract us from the real star of the show, the clever and insightful Kanin/Gordon script.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/19/2000
  • UPC: 012569505520
  • Original Release: 1949
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  • Source: Warner Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White / Pan & Scan / Mono / Dolby 5.1
  • Sound: Dolby Digital, monaural
  • Language: English, Français
  • Time: 1:40:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Spencer Tracy Adam Bonner
Katharine Hepburn Amanda Bonner
Judy Holliday Doris Attinger
Tom Ewell Warren Attinger
David Wayne Kip Lurie
Jean Hagen Beryl Caighn
Hope Emerson Olympia La Pere
Eve March Grace
Clarence Kolb Judge Reiser
Emerson Treacy Jules Fr-ikke
Will Wright Judge Marcasson
Elizabeth Flournoy Dr. Margaret Brodeigh
Harry Cody Criminal Attorney
Bert Davidson Subway Guard
Glen B. Gallagher
George Magrill
Gil Patric
Polly Moran Mrs. McGrath
David Clarke Roy
John Maxwell Court Clerk
Marvin Kaplan Court Stenographer
Bill Self Benjamin Klausner
Paula Raymond Emerald
Charles Bastin Asst. District Attorney
Madge Blake Mrs. Bonner
Sidney Dubin Amanda's Assistant
Rex Evans Fat Man
Lester Luther Judge Poynter
Louis Mason Elevator Operator
Anna Q. Nilsson Mrs. Poynter
Tommy Noonan Reporter
Ray Walker Photographer
Marjorie Wood Mrs. Marcasson
James Nolan Dave
Joseph E. Bernard Mr. Bonner
Technical Credits
George Cukor Director
George Boemler Editor
Jack Dawn Makeup
William Ferrari Art Director
George Folsey Cinematographer
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Arnold A. Gillespie Special Effects
Ruth Gordon Screenwriter
Henry W. Grace Set Decoration/Design
Garson Kanin Screenwriter
Walter Plunkett Costumes/Costume Designer
Miklós Rózsa Score Composer
Douglas Shearer Sound/Sound Designer
Lawrence Weingarten Producer
Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration/Design
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Scene Index

Side #1
0. Scene Selection
1. Logos [:22]
2. Main Title [1:05]
3. Doris in Pursuit [2:29]
4. Doris Uses the Gun [1:58]
5. The Bonners Arise [3:27]
6. The Drive to Work [1:17]
7. A Case of the Attingers [6:05]
8. Doris Recounts the Crime [5:04]
9. The Dinner Party [5:43]
10. Bonner Home Movies [3:55]
11. A Bonner Spot [1:18]
12. The Jury Selection [4:37]
13. "Pinky Cranky?" [5:18]
14. Farewell Amanda [4:05]
15. Beryl Caighn Testifies [3:51]
16. Warren Attinger on the Stand [2:57]
17. Doris Attinger on the Stand [4:23]
18. The Massage [1:03]
19. The Slap [3:02]
20. Battle of the Sexes [5:28]
21. "The Law is the Law!" [4:08]
22. "I Like Two Sexes!" [1:17]
23. The Sex Change Summation [3:39]
24. Adam's Closing Argument [3:44]
25. The Verdict [4:21]
26. Kip and Amanda on Marriage [3:42]
27. Adam Points the Gun [4:29]
28. The Accountant's Office [3:51]
29. "Vive La Difference!" [3:39]
30. Cast List [:39]
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Menu

Side #1
   Language Selections
      Spoken Languages
         English
         French
      Captions & Subtitles
         Captions for the Hearing Impaired
            English
         Subtitles
            English
            French
            Spanish
            None
   Theatrical Trailer
   Play
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Same as the Other One

    I have to say that I love Spencer and Katie no matter what the're in. If you have seen one of there films together you've seen them all. Seriously it is the exact same story line everytime. The interesting part about all their films is that I never get sick of the story line. The chemistry is amazing and I love that Hepburn always gets a little to crazy and Tracey has to do something drastic to pull her back to reality and ultimatly him.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2001

    A TOTALLY AEWSOME MOVIE!!!

    Adam's Rib is the best movie! I loved it from the frist five minutes to the very last line! It is full of romance, comedy,and what makes this masterpeice a wonderful flim is that it is a classic battle between the sexes.... That has to be what everybody wants, isn't it? Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy ROCK!!!!

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