Morning Glory
Morning Glory (1933)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 18, 1933
DVD Release Date: May 29, 2007
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

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

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Douglas Pratt

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

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Dated, but still fun to see a young Hepburn

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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

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Emanuel Levy

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.

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Diana Saenger
Classic Movie Guide

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

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Antique Hepburn vehicle that holds up only moderately.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
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.
Sunil Jawahir
Enjoyable for Katherine Hepburn's performance but dated and a little too simple.
jay nixon
creaks with time but Kate is luminous.
John Ballantine
Hepburn makes the most of poor material to deliver an Oscar winning performance. Unfortunately it only brings up the picture to the barely tolerable.