1935. Hattie McDaniel as Malenda Burns-Maid Serving Dinner looks disinterested and unimpressed with the facade as she serves food to Fred Stone as Virgil Adams, who cracks jokes about the food and constantly messes up, Ann Shoemaker as Mrs. Adams, who seeks to impress her guest, Fred MacMurray as Harold Russell almost at the same level as Katharine Hepburn as Alice Adams, who eyes everything that may threaten the facade she created.
Happy Birthday Hattie! Here is a tribute I wrote to her five years ago:
Hattie McDaniel: A First