Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year (1942)

The picture of the year!

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 1942-02-05
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 139 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: George Stevens
star 6.9/10
From 139 Ratings


Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.

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  • Spencer Tracy

    as Sam Craig
  • Katharine Hepburn

    as Tess Harding
  • Fay Bainter

    as Ellen Whitcomb
  • Reginald Owen

    as Clayton
  • Minor Watson

    as William J. Harding
  • William Bendix

    as Pinkie Peters
  • Gladys Blake

    as Flo Peters
  • Dan Tobin

    as Gerald Howe
  • Roscoe Karns

    as Phil Whittaker
  • William Tannen

    as Ellis
  • Ludwig Stössel

    as Dr. Lubbeck
  • Sara Haden

    as Matron
  • Edith Evanson

    as Alma
  • George Kezas

    as Chris
  • Jimmy Ames

    as Cab Driver (uncredited)
  • Herbert Ashley

    as Stage Doorman (uncredited)
  • Dorothy Ates

    as Phone Girl (uncredited)
  • William Bailey

    as Baseball Fan (uncredited)
  • Brooks Benedict

    as Clayton's Secretary (uncredited)
  • John Berkes

    as Pal (uncredited)
  • Symona Boniface

    as Tess' Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Elfriede Borodin

    as Leni (uncredited)
  • Jack Carr

    as Baseball Spectator Behind Tess (uncredited)
  • Ruth Cherrington

    as Foreigner (uncredited)
  • Ann Codee

    as Madame Sylvia (uncredited)
  • Jimmy Conlin

    as Reporter at Bar (uncredited)
  • Jules Cowles

    as Joe (uncredited)
  • Floyd Criswell

    as Policeman (uncredited)
  • Fern Emmett

    as Mrs. Calverton (uncredited)
  • Curt Furburg

    as Foreigner (uncredited)
  • Lisa Golm

    as Yugoslav Consul's Wife (uncredited)
  • George Guhl

    as Door Attendant (uncredited)
  • Winifred Harris

    as Chairlady (uncredited)
  • Carey Harrison

    as Spaniard (uncredited)
  • William Holmes

    as Man at Banquet (uncredited)
  • Bobby Larson

    as Dickie Dunlap (uncredited)
  • Ben Lessy

    as Punchy (uncredited)
  • Murdock MacQuarrie

    as Head Copy Reader (uncredited)
  • Edward McWade

    as Adolph (uncredited)
  • Frank Mills

    as Mug (uncredited)
  • Gerald Mohr

    as Radio Emcee (voice) (uncredited)
  • Amber Norman

    as Showgirl (uncredited)
  • Sergio Orta

    as Mr. Yes (uncredited)
  • George Ovey

    as Little Sports Reporter (uncredited)
  • Bob Perry

    as Referee (uncredited)
  • Jack Raymond

    as Mug (uncredited)
  • Cyril Ring

    as Mr. Harding's Chauffeur (uncredited)
  • Julian Rivero

    as Spaniard (uncredited)
  • Henry Roquemore

    as Marcus Calverton (uncredited)
  • Cy Schindell

    as Pinkie's Listener in Bar (uncredited)
  • Harry Semels

    as Mug (uncredited)
  • John Sheehan

    as Red Face (uncredited)
  • Eddie Lou Simms

    as Champ (uncredited)
  • Walter O. Stahl

    as Yugoslav Consul (uncredited)
  • Charles Sullivan

    as Cabby (uncredited)
  • Ray Teal

    as Married Sports Reporter (uncredited)
  • Harry Tenbrook

    as Mug (uncredited)
  • Michael Visaroff

    as Russian Guest (uncredited)
  • Larry Wheat

    as Reporter at Baseball Game (uncredited)
  • Harry Wilson

    as Lubbeck's Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Duke York

    as Football Player (uncredited)
  • Joe Yule

    as Building Superintendent (uncredited)
Directing George Stevens Director
Production Joseph L. Mankiewicz Producer
Writing Ring Lardner, Jr. Screenplay
Writing Michael Kanin Screenplay
Sound Franz Waxman Original Music Composer
Art Cedric Gibbons Art Direction
Camera Joseph Ruttenberg Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Adrian Costume Design
Art Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration
Directing Robert A. Golden Assistant Director