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Alice Adams


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Comedy drama, based on the novel by Booth Tarkington, starring Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray.

Alice Adams is young, vivacious, pretty - and poor. In her small American town, she finds that her "social disadvantage" outweighs her attributes. When she falls in love with Arthur, her troubles really begin.
(1935) (Black and white)
See Films: pages 48-55 ***

Including at 2.55 News Regional News and Weather


Based on the novel by: Booth Tarkington
Director: George Stevens
Alice Adams: Katharine Hepburn
Arthur Russell: Fred MacMurray
Mr Adams: Fred Stone
Mildred Palmer: Evelyn Venable
Walter Adams: Frank Albertson
Mrs Adams: Ann Shoemaker
Mr Lamb: Charles Grapewin
Frank Dowling: Grady Sutton
Mrs Palmer: Hedda Hopper

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