Morning Glory


Morning Glory

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In this film, Eva Lovelace is a small-town community-theatre actress who comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses producer Adolphe Menjou and playwright Douglas Fairbanks Jr. with her naively pretentious prattle, but neither man takes her too seriously. Both, however, are attracted to Eva.

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Katharine Hepburn
as Eva Lovelace
Adolphe Menjou
as Louis (Lewis) Easton
Mary Duncan
as Rita Vernon
C. Aubrey Smith
as Robert Harley Hedges
Don Alvarado
as Pepe Velez, the Gigolo
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
as Joseph Sheridan
Fred Santley
as Will Seymour
Richard Carle
as Henry Lawrence
Tyler Brooke
as Charles Van Dusen
Geneva Mitchell
as Gwendolyn Hall
Helen Ware
as Nellie Navarre
Arthur Rankin
as Frank, Easton's Front Desk Clerk
Jed Prouty
as Will Seymour
Robert Greig
as Roberts
Mildred Washington
as Emma, Rita's Dresser
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Critic Reviews for Morning Glory

All Critics (9)

Undistinguished in its general shape and actively flimsy in its particulars.

May 14, 2014 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

I was more taken down by the, at best, second-rate serviceable story than I was uplifted with Hepburn's bravo performance.

Oct 8, 2008 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Morning Glory is a great story with Hollywood glamour and exceptional performances.

Aug 24, 2007 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

it is a lousy movie and Hepburn's performance, after some strikingly enigmatic opening moments, is embarrassingly bad.

Jun 14, 2007 | Rating: 1/5

Hepburn won the first of her four Oscars for playing a brash, aspiring actress from Vermont determined to succeed at all costs, just like she was in real life at the time.

May 12, 2007 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Antique Hepburn vehicle that holds up only moderately.

Mar 1, 2004 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Morning Glory

Hepburn makes the most of poor material to deliver an Oscar winning performance. Unfortunately it only brings up the picture to the barely tolerable.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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Hepburn is a great actress, and the only reason to watch this movie is to see her performance, since there's no real plot to speak of.

Aj V
Aj V

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Enjoyable for Katherine Hepburn's performance but dated and a little too simple.

Sunil Jawahir
Sunil Jawahir

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creaks with time but Kate is luminous.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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