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Aro Recommended Arsenic and Old Lace


USA 1944, 113 minutes, B/W.
Dir. Frank Capra
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Classics / Black Comedy

Topics: Stageplay, Late-life.


Aroview: Renowned black farce features a frenzied Cary Grant trying to convince his two elderly aunts that their habit of poisoning lonely old men, out of pity, is wrong.

Peter Lorre and Raymond Massey, also pop up, as two less charming killers. Considered a model for stageplay adaptations.

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DVD Features

  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired

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