Adam’s Rib (1947)

As a part of our comedy of remmariage series, on Wednesday, June 10th,  we will be watching “Adam’s Rib”, and reading the 6th chapter of Cavell’s book:

The Courting of Marriage

Adam’s Rib

directed by: George Cukor

starring: Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn

When a woman attempts to kill her uncaring husband, prosecutor Adam Bonner gets the case. Unfortunately for him his wife Amanda (who happens to be a lawyer too) decides to defend the woman in court. Amanda uses everything she can to win the case and Adam gets mad about it. As a result, their perfect marriage is disturbed by everyday quarrels…


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