Alice Adams

  • 1935
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Drama

The pathetic, social-climbing heroine of Booth Tarkington's novel was never better played than by Hepburn, who brought a fierce determination, clutching coyness, and tragic optimism to the part. She plays Alice Adams, who lives only a block or two from the wrong side of the tracks, but who pretends that she and her family enjoy the status of her wealthy...read more

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Alice Adams - Official Trailer
00:23 — Booth Tarkington's story of a poor midwestern girl determined to land a wealthy man at any cost. Nominated for Best Picture Academy Award!

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The mother and daughter of a lower middle-class family scramble at every opportunity to climb the social and economic ladder, much to their frequent embarrassment.

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