Alice Adams ★★½ 1935
Based on the classic Booth Tarkington novel about a poor girl from a small Midwestern town who falls in love with a man from the upper level of society. She tries desperately to fit in and nearly alienates her family and friends. The sets may be dated, but the insight on human behavior is timeless. 99m/B VHS, DVD . Katharine Hepburn, Fred Mac-Murray, Evelyn Venable, Fred Stone, Frank Albertson, Ann Shoemaker, Charley Grapewin, Grady Sutton, Hedda Hopper, Hattie McDaniel; D: George Stevens; M: Max Steiner.
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