More of a filmed stage play, Mamoulian’s Becky Sharp does benefit from The Old Man’s knack for pacing and for grouping people. It also gave Miriam Hopkins her best role.

Becky Sharp (1935)Miriam Hopkins is Becky Sharp and Frances Dee is Amelia Sedley in a full Technicolor film (the first 3-strip Technicolor film ever released, in fact) from RKO based on WM Thackeray’s Vanity Fair.

Becky Sharp is available in its entirety here.

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