It is hardly necessary to remind anyone that the Becky referred to is the principal character in Thackeray's great novel of 'Vanity Fair,' which comes to the World Theatre on Saturday for five days. Mabel Ballin plays Becky. Hugo Ballin directed the film for Goldwyn. 'Becky was a businesswoman. She wanted a business career and she couldn't have it. There's your repressed desire,' declared Mabel. 'Anyway, that's the way I figure Becky,' concluded Mabel, 'and that's the way I've tried to make her register on the screen.'
Vanity Fair': Mabel Ballin Defends Becky Sharp - Should Have Been a Business Woman
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Adventuress Becky Sharp lives by her wits and charm in an effort to ascend from humble backgrounds into society. She fails to lure Joseph Sedley, the brother of her chum Amelia, into ...
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