Philip Barry's play, Holiday, in film form was a smash hit in the Depression's depth in 1930. Futility of riches is the topic and Donald Ogden Stewart and Sidney Buchman, who wrote this version, have…
It isn't Stage Door, as written [for the stage] by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman. Instead, it is a hall bedroom view of aspiring young actresses who live in a New York theatrical boarding house…
Of a dramatic texture which never was too strong even in the theatre, Quality Street is a theatrical memory involving Maude Adams in a J.M. Barrie piece. It was not rated among her best. Incredibly…
Sylvia Scarlett is puzzling in its tangents and sudden jumps, plus the almost poetic lines that are given to Katharine Hepburn. At moments the film [from the novel by Compton MacKenzie] skirts the…
When RKO set about the task of transmuting this Maxwell Anderson-Theatre Guild play to the screen, it had two possibilities. Could have softened the story and played up the business of a woman who…
Translating Booth Tarkington's sometimes poignant and pathetic 1921 novel of the pretending, wistful Alice, whose economic background almost proves too much of a hurdle to surmount, must have been a…
Rather than a picture with Katharine Hepburn, this is Hepburn with a picture built around her and the part she plays, that of a backwoods mountain girl of the south.
Little Women is a profoundly moving history of youth and in this celluloid transcription [of the novel by Louisa M. Alcott] its deeply spiritual values are revealed with a simple earnestness.
Morning Glory isn't an entirely happy choice for Katharine Hepburn but the star provides a strong performance. This one is heavy on legit class and lacks action and sustained conflict.
Standout here is the smash impression made by Katharine Hepburn in her first picture assignment. She has a vital something that sets her apart from the picture galaxy.
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If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%