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Sister Carrie
"A Strangely Strong Novel
in a Queer Milieu"
Curated by Nancy M. Shawcross
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
University of Pennsylvania

Pictorial for the Movie Carrie
1952

RKO never produced a movie based on Sister Carrie, but in 1952 Paramount Pictures premiered the first and only screen adaptation. It was titled Carrie and starred Jennifer Jones as Carrie, Laurence Olivier as Hurstwood, and Eddie Albert as Drouet. Produced and directed by William Wyler, the screenplay was written by Ruth and Augustus Goetz.

The Hollywoodization of Carrie
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