The Philadelphia Story - Act 2 Scene 1 Part 1 Summary & Analysis

Philip Barry
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Act 2 Scene 1 Part 1 Summary

Out on the screened-in back porch, Liz takes photographs, and Mike makes notes. As they talk about the situation George is in now that Dexter has shown up, Mike wonders whether rich, beautiful Tracy is actually any use. Liz hints that Mike finds her attractive, but Mike denies it. Liz says she feels guilty about not telling the Lords the true reason she and Mike are there.

Uncle Willie and Seth come in, and Uncle Willie offers Liz a rose. As Liz takes their picture, Uncle Willie, who is still pretending to be Seth, suggests that he might invite his dancer friend from New York to the wedding. Seth, who is still pretending to be Uncle Willie, says it would be a good idea since it might put all the rumors to rest. Sandy comes out and tells them all it is time...

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