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First Nighter: George Kelly's Fatal Weakness Not Fatally Weak

David Finkle | Posted 11.15.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

In The Fatal Weakness, George Kelly's 1946 vehicle for Ina Claire and now revived at the Mint after 68 years, Ollie Espenshade (Kristin Griffith) is a spoiled rich woman who initially looks as if she could be Harriet Craig's younger sister. She's so off-putting that it very soon seems the script in which she's embedded is becoming unfortunately weak, if not fatal.

Remembering Timeless Grace Kelly

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Grace Kelly was born in Philadelphia 84 years ago today, November 12, and somehow I've never stopped searching for the woman inside the myth. Though she retired from films when she married Prince Rainier of Monaco, she has moved into the pantheon of American movie icons.