Becky Sharp Overview:

Becky Sharp (1935) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and Lowell Sherman and produced by Kenneth Macgowan.

Academy Awards 1935 --- Ceremony Number 8 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActressMiriam HopkinsNominated

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Becky Sharp (Rouben Mamoulian, 1935)

By Judy on Jan 22, 2015 From Movie Classics

This is my contribution to the Miriam Hopkins Blogathon, which is running from January 22 to 25. Please do visit and read the other postings! ?I’ll admit I expected a lot from Becky Sharp.?It has a great star, Miriam Hopkins, in a powerful role giving her plenty of scope, and a great director ... Read full article

Becky Sharp (1935)

By Beatrice on Jul 18, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Becky Sharp Directed by Rouben Mamoulian 1935/USA Pioneer Pictures Corporation First viewing Rouben Mamoulian’s adaptation of Thackeray’s Vanity Fair?is chiefly notable for being the first feature film shot in the three-strip Technicolor process. ?Unfortunately, the print available t... Read full article

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The play by Langdon Mitchell, "Becky Sharp", opened in New York City, New York, USA on 12 September 1899 and had 116 performances. There were 3 revivals, the last in 1929. Another play with the title "Vanity Fair", by different authors opened in New York in 1911.
Being the first Technicolor film, the color at the time did not look too realistic; one critic commented that the cast looked like "boiled salmon dipped in mayonnaise".
After the tremendous success of the short La Cucaracha, John Hay Whitney and his cousin Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney formed Pioneer Pictures to produce color films, of which this was the first.
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