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Alice adams / Directed by George Stevens.

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  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
  • Distributor: Wilmington : Echelon Studios, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Katharine Hepburn stars as Booth Tarkington's would-be society belle Alice Adams. The product of a family of modest means, Alice nonetheless dreams of being accepted by the "better people." Luck of luck, she meets well-to-do young Fred MacMurray at a social gathering; he is charmed by her pathetic attempts at putting on airs and accepts her invitation to dine at the Adams home. The meal is a disaster: Alice's parents (Fred Stone and Anne Shoemaker) are obviously way out of MacMurray's league, while the servant (Hattie McDaniel) that the family hired for the occasion shows up drunk and very surly.
Subject: Comedy.

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