Becky Sharp is a 1935 American historical drama film directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Miriam Hopkins who was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. Other supporting cast were William Faversham, Frances Dee, Cedric Hardwicke, Billie Burke, Alison Skipworth, Nigel Bruce, and Alan Mowbray.
Becky Sharp (Miriam Hopkins), a socially ambitious English young lady, manages to survive during the background years of Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo. Becky climbs the British social ladder, overcoming poverty and class distinctions, through her best friend Amelia Sedley (Frances Dee), praising any rich man who would listen.
|author||Francis Edward Faragoh|
|contentLocation||Belgium England London|
|director||Lowell Sherman Rouben Mamoulian|
|genre||drama historical social|
|keywords||battle of waterloo becky sharp best friend british society class distinction end napoleon overcome rich man sing waterloo|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actress|
|producer||Kenneth Macgowan Robert Edmond Jones|
|publisher||RKO Radio Pictures|