Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Happy Birthday: Cary Grant!

Cary Grant.(January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986). With his distinctive Mid-Atlantic accent, he was best known as the most debonair of leading man.

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.

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TCM is celebrating Cary Grant's birthday with the movies featured below:

Sylvia Scarlett (1935) . A female con artist masquerades as a boy to escape the police. Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Edmund Gwenn. Dir: George Cukor.

Toast Of New York, The (1937) .A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street. Cast: Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer.

Bringing Up Baby (1938). A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist. Cast: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Charlie Ruggles. Dir: Howard Hawks.

Gunga Din (1939). Three British soldiers seek treasure during an uprising in India. Cast: Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Victor McLaglen. Dir: George Stevens.

Only Angels Have Wings (1939) . A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country. Cast: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth. Dir: Howard Hawks.

Night And Day (1946). Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley. Cast: Cary Grant, Jane Wyman, Alexis Smith. Dir: Michael Curtiz.

Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2004). Documentary that explores the life and career of leading man Cary Grant through film clips and interviews.

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