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Alice Adams (1935)

99 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance - 23 August 1935
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In the lower-middle-class Adams family, father and son are happy to work in a drugstore, but mother and daughter Alice try every possible social-climbing stratagem despite snubs and embarrassment. When Alice finally meets her dream man Arthur, mother nags father into a risky business venture and plans to impress Alice's beau with an "upscale" family dinner. Will the excruciating results drive Arthur away?

Director:  George Stevens
Stars:  Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray, Fred Stone, Evelyn Venable, Frank Albertson, Ann Shoemaker, Charley Grapewin, Grady Sutton, Hedda Hopper, Jonathan Hale, Hattie McDaniel, Zeffie Tilbury

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In the lower-middle-class Adams family, father and son are happy to work in a drugstore, but mother and daughter Alice try every possible social-climbing stratagem despite snubs and embarrassment. When Alice finally meets her dream man Arthur, mother nags father into a risky business venture and plans to impress Alice's beau with an "upscale" family dinner. Will the excruciating results drive Arthur away?



Tagline: Twenty-two and wonderful ... as Booth Tarkington's loveliest heroine!

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  23 August 1935

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 39 min

Academy Award Nominations

ACTRESS — Katharine Hepburn {“Alice Adams“} [came in 2nd]
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION — RKO Radio


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Alice Adams (1935) Starring Katharine Hepburn and Fred MacMurray Overall rating: ☆☆☆☆☆