Alice Adams (1935) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by George Stevens and produced by Pandro S. Berman.
The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Booth Tarkington published in 1921.
A small-town girl (Hepburn) attempts to climb the social ladder in a midwestern town. Hiding her reduced circumstances from her rich but unassuming beau (MacMurray), she alienates both friends and family. A mild melodrama based on the 1921 novel by Booth Tarkington. Silent version released in 1923.
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Academy Awards 1935 --- Ceremony Number 8 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Katharine Hepburn||Nominated|
|Best Picture||RKO Radio||Nominated|
A Mulher que Soube Amar / Alice Adams (1935)By L? on May 11, 2016 From Critica Retro
A Mulher que Soube Amar / Alice Adams (1935) Se voc? gosta de cinema cl?ssico, j? deve ter ouvido falar do renascimento da carreira de Katharine Hepburn em 1940, dois anos depois de ela ter sido chamada de “veneno de bilheteria”. Mas talvez voc? n?o saiba que este foi o segundo re... Read full article
Alice Adams (1935) (2)By Beatrice on May 22, 2013 From Flickers in Time
Alice Adams Directed by George Stevens 1935/USA RKO Radio Pictures First viewing This romantic drama made me get pretty darn misty. ?Katharine Hepburn plays Alice Adams, daughter of a working class family, who hides her origins under a facade of “quality” and a nervous laugh. ?Her moth... Read full article
Review: Alice Adams (1936)By benobrian on Jan 2, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films
In Alice Adams a young fresh-faced Katharine Hepburn plays, not surprisingly, Alice Adams. Alice is ashamed of her wretchedly middleclass family and her every thought and action is trained toward her ultimate goal: to marry into the upper echelon of her small Midwestern town. Alice resides in South ... Read full article
Alice Adams (1)By RBuccicone on Jul 26, 2012 From MacGuffin Movies
Alice Adams (1935) ???? History paints Katharine Hepburn as anything but a?delicate, girlish sort, and the woman is often discussed as an ideal feminist. In Alice Adams, a young Hepburn does indeed embody a sort of feminist part, but it is hidden beneath so thick a mask of social properness and fema... Read full article
Alice Adams (1935) (1)By Lindsey on Mar 23, 2012 From The Motion Pictures
Alice Adams (1935): 3/5 Alice Adams is an early-ish Katherine Hepburn film. Hepburn herself seems very young and fanciful, despite the fact that she was in her late 20s when it was filmed. (via silverscreenaffair.blogspot) Her character, Alice, is a young social climber who hopes to woo a rich bache... Read full article
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Virgil Adams: Did she break any of our things?
Arthur Russell: I heard a great deal at Mildred's this afternoon, too.
Alice Adams: So they did talk about me.
Arthur Russell: Yes, they talked about you a lot. And I found out one thing. I love you, Alice.
Alice Adams: Gee whiz!
Arthur Russell: I love you.
Virgil Adams: Why, you think you're going to be pushed right spang up against a wall - you can't see any way out, or any hope at all - then something you never counted on turns up - and you kind of squeeze out of it, and keep on going.
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Jane Loring, the frequent editor of Katharine Hepburn, did not receive onscreen credit, and studio files indicate she was paid out of the directing budget.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 3, 1938 with Fred MacMurray reprising his film role.
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