8 Classic Films from George Cukor

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A consummate craftsman and one of the most esteemed directors of Hollywood’s Golden Age, George Cukor directed a number of classic movies in a career that spanned five decades. Many of his films focused on strong female characters and earned him a reputation as a women’s director. Over the course of his career, Cukor worked with some of Hollywood’s top actresses like Joan Crawford, Audrey Hepburn and most notably Katharine Hepburn, with whom he made eight films in three decades. Cukor’s body of work contained numerous hits and Oscar winners, all which displayed his talent with pacing, rapid-fire dialogue and a flawless attention to detail. Few directors of any generation have been able to match his craft. Here are eight classic movies by master director George Cukor. Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart in George Cuckor’s classic comedy ‘The Philadelphia Story’ (1940)/MGM Home Entertainment

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8 Classic Films from George Cukor


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