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232 Ratings

High Society

Directed by Charles Walters
United States, 1956


C.K. Dexter-Haven, a successful popular jazz musician, lives in a mansion near his ex-wife’s Tracy Lord’s family estate. She is on the verge of marrying a man blander and safer than Dex, who tries to win Tracy’s heart again.

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High Society Directed by Charles Walters

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1957 | 2 nominations including: Best Music, Original Song

Writers Guild of America

1957 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)

Critics reviews

The overriding problem is that High Society grapples in almost every moment with the insistent ghosts of the original. As much as you try to banish the image of Katharine Hepburn stalking through those rooms, eyes glimmering with haughty rebellion… she persists. The same goes for Grant and Stewart.
June 29, 2018
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