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Arsenic and Old Lace

1944 Rated NR 1hr 58m

Stellar performances highlight this delightfully witty adaptation of the hit Broadway play about two dotty spinsters (Josephine Hull and Jean Adair) with a peculiar avocation: helping lonely old gents by poisoning them and burying them in the cellar. But the jig is up when the ladies' newlywed nephew, Mortimer Brewster (Cary Grant), discovers his aunts' "benevolent" deeds. Raymond Massey and Peter Lorre also star.

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Movie Details

Awards
AFI®
  • Top 100 Laughs
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
11
Common Sense rating OK for kids 11+
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English, French

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; region 1 encoding; production info