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AFSCME"s Philadelphia story

Francis Ryan

AFSCME"s Philadelphia story

municipal workers and urban power in the twentieth century

by Francis Ryan

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AFSCME. District Council 33 (Philadelphia, Pa.),
  • Municipal officials and employees,
  • AFSCME,
  • Labor Unions,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementFrancis Ryan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8005.2.U53 P457 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25041075M
    ISBN 109781439902783, 9781439902806
    LC Control Number2010010129

      The Philadelphia Story Trailer Directed by George Cukor. United States, Comedy, Romance Synopsis. As a rich aristocrat from the East prepares her remarriage with an upstart man, her first husband reappears into her life and tries to stop the wedding/10(K). StoryUP! engages children and adults with interactive, improvised performances based on the imagined and true stories of our audience collaborators. Who We Are Our team is made up of some of the region’s best performers, comedians and teaching artists, whose energy and talent inspire both kids and grownups. As the curtain rises on The Philadelphia Story, Tracy Lord is in the sitting room of her family’s country house near Philadelphia hurriedly writing last-minute thank-you notes as her mother.


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AFSCME’S Philadelphia Story should become required reading for anyone who seeks to understand the rise of public sector unionism in post-World War II America and its intersection with urban politics and the movement for racial equality.

By bringing these subjects together in one narrative, this book makes an indispensable contribution to the Author: Francis Ryan. Philadelphia Story, The (DVD) Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn and Jimmy Stewart star in the classic,multiple Academy Award-winning romantic comedy--The the eve of Tracy Samantha Lord's (Hepburn) wedding, herblue-blood ex-husband, C.K.

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Playwright Philip Barry reportedly based the central character of The Philadelphia Story on Katharine Hepburn's brittle public persona, so it should be little surprise that she plays the part so well. The film is a quick-witted translation of the play, essentially a parlor drama with witty, Oscar Wilde-like banter and glib repartee from nearly every actor.5/5(11).

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The Philadelphia Story is considered one of Barry’s most popular plays. Philadelphia Ledger wrote it was “the season’s most sparkling comedy” and Barry “the best manipulator of light dialogue in American theatre.” The play also inspired a musical remake in called.

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A consistently bright, bubbly, witty delight, The Philadelphia Story could just as well have been titled "The Revenge of Katharine Hepburn." Having been written off as "box-office poison" inHepburn returned to Broadway in a vehicle tailor-made for her talents by playwright Philip Barry/ The Philadelphia Story has remained a popular staple of regional theater companies since its debut.

Although social attitudes towards adultery and divorce have changed, the play endures because of its compelling characterization of Tracy Lord, a young woman whose self-discoveries still speak to younger generations of theatergoers and movie fans. The Philadelphia Story is a wordy film, but Cukor’s direction of stars was always easy and natural.

He follows the flow of Hepburn’s impossibly slim, tall body moving around rooms and lawns that Tracy has known all her life, and the rattle of all that dialogue flows right along with her. Then, too, Cukor knows how to keep still and give his. Philadelphia Story = Classic Film.

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And at that point one becomes particularly uneasy. The Philadelphia Story () In one of her most famous roles, Katharine Hepburn plays Tracy Lord, the daughter of a well-to-do Pennsylvania family in The Philadelphia Story ().

The young socialite is about to embark on a second marriage and the lucky groom is George Kittredge (John Howard), a comparatively staid but extremely wealthy gentleman.

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While starring in the Philip Barry stage play The Philadelphia Story, Hepburn acquired the screen rights, handpicking her friend George Cukor to : C. Dexter Haven. title details and video sharing options.

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