Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 26, 1935

Alice Adams (RKO). The tests of time and translation into cinema have had an unpredictable effect upon the Booth Tarkington novel which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1922. Then it was a sad little story about a small-town girl so ashamed because her parents were poorer than those of her friends that, when a glamorous visitor fell in love with her, she destroyed her one real chance of happiness by carrying on an absurd pretense of being richer and more popular than she was. Nowadays,, because people whose circumstances are as comfortable...

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