- Original title
- Running time
- 100 min.
- United States
Dorothy Yost, Mortimer Offner (Novel: Booth Tarkington)
Max Steiner, Roy Webb
Robert De Grasse (B&W)
RKO Radio Pictures
Drama. Comedy | Remake
- Synopsis / Plot
- In the lower-middle-class Adams family, father and son are happy to work in a drugstore, but mother and daughter Alice try every possible social-climbing stratagem despite snubs and embarrassment. When Alice finally meets her dream man Arthur, mother nags father into a risky business venture and plans to impress Alice's beau with an "upscale" family dinner. Will the excruciating results drive Arthur away?
: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Movie, Actress (Katharine Hepburn)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actress (Katherine Hepburn)
: National Board of Review (NBR): Top 10 films
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