Starring Cary Grant , Raymon dMassey , Priscilla Lane , Peter Lorre , Jack Carson , Josephine Hull , Jean Adair and James Gleason . Directed by Frank Capra . Riotous screen comedy, based on the hit play , about a theater critic who learns his two old aunts have been disposing of gentleman callers by serving lethal eldeberry wine. B&W . 118 minutes . 1944. Region 1 encoding.