Babbitt (1934 film)

Babbitt is a 1934 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Sinclair Lewis directed by William Keighley and starring Aline MacMahon, Guy Kibbee and Claire Dodd. The screenplay is about a staid small-town businessman who gets ensnared in shady dealings.

Directed byWilliam Keighley
Produced bySamuel Bischoff (uncredited)
Written byMary C. McCall, Jr.
Tom Reed (adaptation)
Niven Busch (adaptation)
Ben Markson (additional dialogue)
Based onBabbitt
1922 novel
by Sinclair Lewis
StarringAline MacMahon
Guy Kibbee
Claire Dodd
Music byLeo F. Forbstein
CinematographyArthur L. Todd
Edited byJack Killifer
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • December 8, 1934 (1934-12-08)
Running time
74-75 minutes
CountryUnited States

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Further readingEdit

  • Tibbetts, John C., and James M. Welsh, eds. The Encyclopedia of Novels Into Film (2nd ed. 2005) pp 21–22; includes 1924 film.

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