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Katharine Hepburn: My Top Five

 

Throughout her 66-year career, Katharine Hepburn appeared in 44 feature films, eight television movies and 33 plays. In a career that spanned 62 years as a leading lady, Hepburn was best known for playing strong-willed, sophisticated women in both dramas and comedies. She is the winner of a record four Academy Awards for Best Actress and her twelve total Academy Award nominations are surpassed by only Meryl Streep. Katharine Hepburn was named by the American Film Institute as the greatest female star in the history of American cinema.

 

Picking your favorite Katharine Hepburn movies is like choosing between gems of equal value and brilliance. Just about any of her movies could make a top five list. The following are my top five Katharine Hepburn movies that I enjoyed the most in no particular order.  (This is my list today, by tomorrow it may change…..)

 

"Stage Door" (1937 - RKO) - Ginger Rogers and Katharine Hepburn

 

"The Philadelphia Story" (1940 - MGM) - John Howard, Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart.

 

"Woman Of The Year" (1942 - MGM) - Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

 

"Adam's Rib" (1949 - MGM) - Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn

 

"The African Queen" (1952 - United Artists) - Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn

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