The Philadelphia Story - Act 3 Part 1 Summary & Analysis

Philip Barry
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Act 3 Part 1 Summary

Uncle Willie, dressed in formalwear for the wedding, speaks with Dinah, who explains that she needs his advice. She asks him whether he likes George, and when he says he doesn't, Dinah asks whether he'd be happy Tracy could be stopped from marrying him. Uncle Willie says that he'd cheer, and Dinah then explains that she has proof that Tracy has feelings for someone else. She saw Tracy with someone else early that morning. Dexter appears as Uncle Willie suggests that the wedding may go ahead anyway. Dinah insists that Tracy has to marry Mike. Dexter asks why Dinah thinks that, and Uncle Willie asks Dexter what he's doing there. Dexter explains that Tracy called him to ask him for advice on what to do about a hangover accompanied by terror. He then suggests that what Dinah saw was a bad dream.

Tracy comes in...

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