katherinehepburnandbogartRobert Roten answers our June classic film questionnaire.

1.) What’s your favorite Katharine Hepburn film?

The African Queen

2.) What do you consider to be her three best performances?

The Lion in Winter, On Golden Pond, Adam’s Rib

3.) Hepburn was nominated 12 times for an Academy Award, winning 4 Oscars (nominated for: Morning Glory [win], Alice Adams, The Philadelphia Story, Woman of the Year, The African Queen, Summertime, The Rainmaker, Suddenly Last Summer, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner [win], The Lion in Winter [win], and On Golden Pond [win]). What movie outside of these do you think she most deserved an additional nomination?


4.) What’s your favorite movie in which she co-starred with Spencer Tracy?

Adam’s Rib

5.) What’s your favorite movie in which she co-starred with Cary Grant?

Bringing Up Baby

6.) Of her later features/TV movies, post-On Golden Pond, what do you think is her best work?

I haven’t seen anything she did after On Golden Pond.

7.) What’s your least favorite of her films?

Without Love

8.) Why do you think Katharine Hepburn is considered among the greatest screen actresses of her generation?

She was a pioneer in the Women’s Liberation cause.

9.) Wikipedia notes that she’s remembered as an important cultural figure. What do you think her cultural impact has been?

Same as number 8.

10.) What Katharine Hepburn movie you’ve already seen, would you like to see again right now?

On Golden Pond