Love Among the Ruins

Love Among the Ruins

Katharine Hepburn
Director: George Cukor Cast: Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
, Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
, Colin Blakely
Colin Blakely
George Cukor

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Made for television, Love Among the Ruins was a precious one-time-only collaboration between stars Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Oliver, and director George Cukor. The scene is Victorian London, where wealthy widow Hepburn is being sued for breach of promise by her much-younger ex-fiance. Olivier is the highly respected barrister engaged to defend Hepburn in court. The usually reserved Olivier relishes the opportunity to see Hepburn, who 40 years earlier had been his lover. He is driven to hilarious distraction by Hepburn's adamant insistence that she has never seen him before in her life! Written by Emmy-winning TV veteran James Costigan, Love Among the Ruins was first telecast March 6, 1975.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/21/2020
UPC: 0738329245351
Original Release: 1975
Rating: NR
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:42:00
Sales rank: 20,568

Special Features

Audio commentary by film historian Stephen Vagg; Trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Katharine Hepburn Jessica Medlicott
Laurence Olivier Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones
Colin Blakely J.F. Devine
Richard Pearson Druce
Joan Sims Fanny Pratt
Leigh Lawson Alfred Pratt
Gwen Nelson Hermione Davis
Robert Harris The Judge
John Blythe Tipstall
Arthur Hewlett The Usher
John Dunbar The Clerk of the Court
Colin Thomas 2nd Barrister
Edward Arthur 4th Barrister
Peter Lund 2nd Reporter
Frank Forsyth Jessop
John Heller Headwaiter

Technical Credits
George Cukor Director
John Barry Score Composer
John F. Burnett Editor
James Costigan Screenwriter
Allan Davis Producer
Margaret Furse Costumes/Costume Designer
Germinal Rangel Costumes/Costume Designer
Douglas Slocombe Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Love Among the Ruins
1. Chapter 1 [14:23]
2. Chapter 2 [15:09]
3. Chapter 3 [15:01]
4. Chapter 4 [12:13]
5. Chapter 5 [15:05]
6. Chapter 6 [11:31]
7. Chapter 7 [8:39]
8. Chapter 8 [10:39]

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