Sylvia Scarlett Reviews
August 10, 2020
Cukor sets the group's sordid schemes awhirl with giddy revelry and unveils the grim realities of scuffling troupers-along with the desires and frustrations that put the whole machine in motion.
July 30, 2020
As it turns out, the pairing of Hepburn and Grant alone (and even with George Cukor directing) can't save a picture with no focus and seemingly no purpose.
April 16, 2020
Surprise performance by Cary Grant. He's good.
September 25, 2019
Another girl - into - boy picture. Katharine Hepburn is the girl this time who puts on trousers.
May 12, 2019
Sylvia Scarlett suffers from a convoluted plot ... Contemporary audiences will be more apt to appreciate the film's exploration of gender identity. It's truly ahead of its time.
April 4, 2011
A peculiar, rather audacious gender-bender tale, with Katharine Hepburn as a man for most of the film, keeping Cary Grant (and us) on his toes.
June 7, 2007
Cukor handles these bizarre plot turns with consummate grace.
May 27, 2007
...an interesting if ultimately fruitless collaboration of two of the screen's biggest legends.
March 2, 2006
Grant gives one of his most energetic and best film performances ever.
May 3, 2005
The earliest and least successful pairing of Hepburn and Grant, Sylvia Scarlett is of interest to their diehard fans but not to many others.