#94. The Awful Truth (1937)


Columbia Pictures

– Director: Leo McCarey

– Metascore: 87

– Runtime: 90 minutes

Cary Grant and Irene Dunne play a couple getting divorced but plotting to sabotage each other’s plans for getting remarried. Their prolonged entanglement included court-ordered visits with their dog, Mr. Smith. The dog in real life was named Skippy and appeared as Asta in “The Thin Man” and its sequels. The cast had to take a break of several days from shooting when Skippy was shooting another movie.