The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

Director
William Keighley

Main cast
Bette Davis; Ann Sheridan; Monty Woolley; Richard Travis; Jimmy Durante

Genres
Comedy, Romance

Description
Lecturer Sheridan Whiteside slips on the ice on his way into the home of a prominent Ohio family. The Dr. says Whiteside must remain confined having broken his leg. He begins to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household and, once his plots are underway, learns there is nothing wrong with his leg. He bribes the doctor. The owner discovers the fraud, but Whiteside blackmails him (he finds out that the owner's sister is an axe murderer) and resumes control.


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