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In Briefs: Cary Grant

HOWARD MEGDAL: What is the finest Cary Grant film, anyway? My vote is either Philadelphia Story or North By Northwest.

LAURA ROBERTS: Hmm. Well, I do know that it was NOT Arsenic and Old Lace. I like my Cary Grant to be suave, not slapstick. I think probably NXNW, although I feel like I need to watch more of his films to have a broader comparison.

THOMAS DELAPA: Speaking of Archibald Leach, has any Hollywood star ever looked so good in a suit and tie? Continue reading

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