Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

Year: 1938
Country: United States
Run Time: 126 minutes

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

Adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Moss Hart-George S. Kaufman play. Lionel Barrymore plays the father of the zany Vanderhof family who believe in doing just what they like and to hell with the consequences. The father decides one day that he has earned enough money and wants to spend the next 30 years having fun. Up against him - Wall Street business tycoon Edward Arnold who need to demolish the Vanderhof home as part of his plans to expand his business plant. Winner of two 1939 Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture. Also received five other nominations.

Screenplay
Robert Riskin (from the play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman)

Producer
Frank Capra

Cinematography
Joseph Walker

Editing
Gene Havlick

Principal Cast
Lionel Barrymore, Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Edward Arnold, Spring Byington

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