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Directed by Dorothy Arzner • 1933 • United States
Starring Katharine Hepburn, Colin Clive, Billie Burke
Aristocrat, daredevil aviatrix . . . and an irresistibly beautiful woman: Katharine Hepburn stars as Lady Cynthia Darrington, the world’s top female pilot, afraid of nothing—except her love for Sir Christopher Strong (Colin Clive). When Lady Cynthia offers to take Sir Christopher home after a party, she meets the man she loves and he takes his first, unforgettable, flight. Both have found new loves and shared passions, but Sir Christopher is already married. And when they meet again in New York, the attraction proves stronger than their willpower. However, Sir Christopher can’t bring himself to leave his kind and loving wife (Billie Burke), and Lady Cynthia finds herself in a situation from which there can be no happy outcome.