On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond

Acting legends Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda worked together for the first and only time in this heartwarming adaptation of Ernest Thompson’s oft-produced stage play.

Acting legends Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda worked together for the first and only time in this heartwarming adaptation of Ernest Thompson’s oft-produced stage play, earning Oscars for their performances as Ethel and Norman Thayer, an elderly couple coping with their mortality as well as their strained relationship with their adult daughter (Jane Fonda, also starring with her father for the first time). 

Director: Mark Rydell. Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon. 1981. 109 min. USA. Color. English. 35mm. New print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.

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