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Cary Grant: A Class Apart 

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Jeanine Basinger ... Herself
... Himself (archive footage)
... Himself
... Herself (archive footage)
... Herself (archive footage)
... Himself (archive footage)
David Denby ... Himself
... Himself
Russell B. Downing ... Himself (archive footage)
... Herself
... Herself
... Himself (archive footage)
... Himself (archive footage)
Barbara Harris ... Herself (as Barbara Grant)
James Harvey ... Himself
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Included in Turner Home Entertainment's 2-disc special edition DVD of Bringing Up Baby (1938), released 1 March 2005. See more »

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Features His Girl Friday (1940) See more »

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Copyright ©1963 Northridge Music Company administered by Universal-Northern Music Company
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One of the best biographies/career retrospectives on any actor
26 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

Part of my enjoying this biography I and career retrospectives was because I adored the films of Cary Grant. But, at the same time, I wanted a complete picture of the man--warts and all. That may not sound like a tall order, but it is. Too often, such films are fluff pieces--only praising the man and discussing only a few of their most famous films. However, in this case, while it extols him as an amazing actor (which he was), it also is able to give a balanced portrait of him as a man--something I really appreciated.

Well written and constructed and filled with great interviews (though I would have loved more archival footage of him), it's a must-see for fans of classic Hollywood.

By the way, you MUST pay attention to his ex-wife, Betsy Drake, as she discusses rumors of his being gay.


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