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Carrie's dreams of adventure in the big city are quickly squashed as she discovers all that awaits her there is a bleak life of grueling and poorly-paid factory work. That is, until a traveling salesman named Drouet steps into her life and changes her outlook. Breaking all the rules of morality at the time, Carrie moves in with him and at first she's content, but when Drouet introduces her to the wealthy and married Hurstwood, who manages a restaurant, Carrie instantly sizes up the difference between the two men and discovers she's falling for him.
Laurence Olivier is mesmerizing as a depressed middle-aged man who falls head-over-heels for Carrie. Read morePublished 12 days ago by T. Tinker
Lawerence Olivier and Jennifer Jones are excellent in this movie. I loved the story line.Published 24 days ago by Alicia S.
After reading the book and then watching this I was saddened that it was so upbeat. But still a good movie for it's time.Published 3 months ago by Petula65
Sir Laurence is perfect, at the peak of his acting. Jennifer Jones, the ideal woman Carrie. A woman so lovely that she attracts men, yet does not understand her own powerful... Read morePublished 6 months ago by William C. Ade Ttee
A disappointedly unsatisfying movie. Perhaps the book is better.Published 7 months ago by Adrienne Ann Timmer
Theodore Dreiser's "Sister Carrie" given a fine rendition with Lawrence Olivier and Jennifer Jones. One rises and one falls. Life's comedy of errors.Published 7 months ago by George
Excellent film. Well written and directed. Jennifer Jones gives a terrific performance.Lawrence Olivier is of course excellent. Read morePublished 7 months ago by A. Lopez