"You Can't Take It With You" declares itself in a stage direction: "This is a house where you do as you like, and no questions asked." That license to live the carefree life of children, extended by this 1936 comedy classic by Moss Hart and George S.
Zanuck, head of 20th Century-Fox studios, to give her the role of Anne Dettrey in "Gentleman's Agreement." It was not until screenwriter Moss Hart vouched for the actress that she got the part in the film.
Directed by Nikolai Foster, it's a version of the Broadway blockbuster based on a 1934 play by Moss Hart and George Kaufman, about the compromise of youthful innocence, ideals and ambition in the pursuit of success.