You Can't Take It with You (1938)

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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.


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  • Ann Miller in You Can't Take It with You (1938)
  • James Stewart and Jean Arthur in You Can't Take It with You (1938)
  • Lillian Yarbo in You Can't Take It with You (1938)
  • James Stewart and Jean Arthur in You Can't Take It with You (1938)
  • James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, and Edward Arnold in You Can't Take It with You (1938)

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Frank Capra first became aware of the play when he caught a performance of it when he was in New York in 1937 for the premiere of Lost Horizon (1937). He tried to persuade Columbia boss Harry Cohn to buy the rights but Cohn refused, partly because he baulked at the prospect of shelling ... ...


Quotes

Anthony P. Kirby: Mr. Vanderhoff, you once told me I was a failure as a father.
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: Oh, I didn't mean that.
Anthony P. Kirby: I know, but I am.


Goofs

The position of Mr. Vanderhof's arm on his crutch changes between shots when he apologizes to Mr. Kirby after Kolenkhov wrestles Kirby to the floor.

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Genres

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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