Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 28, 1933

Morning Glory (RKO). This banal story adapted from a play by Zoe Akins brings a stagestruck young girl (Katharine Hepburn) from Vermont to a Manhattan theatrical office where her naive conceit amuses a famed producer (Adolphe Menjou), engages the admiration of a playwright (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) and the friendly tutelage of an old actor (C. Aubrey Smith). She vainly loves the producer, uses the other two. When the star of a play demands an impossible salary raise 15 minutes before opening night curtain, the understudy turns out to be the little girl from...

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