Articles about: “Tortilla Flat”

Directed by Victor Flemming, produced by Sam Zimbalist, and written by John Lee Mahin and Benjamin Glazer. Starring Spencer TracyHedy Lamarr, John GarfieldFrank Morgan, and Akim Tamiroff. MGM, 1942.

In Production: 11/23/41—02/12/42
Reshoots: 02/23/42—02/24/42
Released: 05/21/42

Cost: $1,201,000
Domestic Earnings: $1,865,000
Foreign Earnings: $746,000
Total Earnings: $2,611,000
Total Profit: $542,000

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Spencer Tracy and Hedy Lamarr in "Tortilla Flat"

Review: Victor Fleming’s “Tortilla Flat,” Starring Spencer Tracy

With its flimsy story and flat, obnoxious characters, “Tortilla Flat” showcases director Victor Fleming and star Spencer Tracy at their worst.

Katharine Hepburn Reportedly Furious Over New Ending for MGM’s “Woman of the Year”

MGM is excited about their new pairing of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, but Hepburn is reportedly less than pleased with new changes to the film’s ending.
Carole Lombard in Vigil of the Night

Carole Lombard, Star of “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” and Wife of Clark Gable, Dies...

Carole Lombard, the star of “My Man Godfrey,” “Twentieth Century,” and “To Be or Not to Be,” died in a plane crash alongside 21 other passengers on the night of Friday, January 16.