Woman of the Year
Woman of the Year is a 1942 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by George Stevens and starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. The film was written by Ring Lardner Jr., Michael Kanin, and John Lee Mahin, and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Tess Harding (Katharine Hepburn) and Sam Craig (Spencer Tracy) are journalists for the fictional New York Chronicle. Tess, the daughter of a former ambassador, is a highly educated, well-travelled political affairs columnist who speaks several languages fluently. Sam is a knowledgeable and well-informed sports writer. Their difficulties are presented as stemming from differences of class, experience and temperament, as well as from gender.
|author||Garson Kanin John Lee Mahin Michael Kanin Ring Lardner|
|award||Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay National Film Registry|
|contentLocation||New York City|
|keywords||baseball game begin belong cocktail party first time flirt fly foreign language greek refugee greek refugees justice of the peace listen married nothing south carolina sports writer unspoken love want wedding night world war ii|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay|
|producer||Joseph L. Mankiewicz|
|theme||comedy of remarriage romantic comedy war|