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Movies @Columbus Library Presents: "Adam's Rib" (1949)
Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Judy Holliday
Turner/MGM; Directed by George Cukor
Black and White; Not Rated; 101 minutes; 1949
Prosecutor Adam Bonner (Spencer Tracy) is up against his defense attorney wife Amanda (Katharine Hepburn) in this witty and sophisticated courtroom comedy. Amanda is defending Doris Attinger (Judy Holliday) who is on trial for the attempted murder of her cheating husband. The legal battle carries outside the courtroom as the two lawyers come to new terms in their own marriage.