Entertainment Weekly - 05/27/1994
"...A giddy portrait of family eccentricity..." -- Rating: A
Tony (James Stewart), the eldest son of millionaire Anthony P. Kirby, has fallen in love with Alice Vanderhof. She's a sweet working girl who lives with her eccentric family and a few extra misfits in a decaying old house. It's a building that just happens to stand in the way of Mr. Kirby's plans to construct an impressive office complex. But when Grandpa Vanderhof refuses to sell, it's a clash of the cantankerous titans. Unfortunately, the fallout may send lovebirds Tony and Alice flying in different directions. YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU is a Capra-fied adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, and it earned a number of Oscar nominations and wins, including the Best Picture statuette.
Frank Capra's 1938 adaptation of the George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart play is a time-honored comic sensation.
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Additional cast includes: Lillian Yarbo, Clarence Wilson and Josef Swickard.