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All About Eve (13-Oct-1950)

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

From short story: The Wisdom of Eve by Mary Orr

Music: Alfred Newman

Producer: Darryl F. Zanuck

Keywords: Romantic Comedy, New York

An manipulative woman worms her way into the life of a Broadway star, in an effort to propel her own career. For Bette Davis this is her finest role. Won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Costume Design and Best Sound Recording; received 8 additional nominations including two for Best Actress, two for Best Supporting Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Dramatic Score. Entered 1990 into the National Film Registry.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Barbara Bates
6-Aug-1925 18-Mar-1969 Phoebe in All About Eve
Anne Baxter
7-May-1923 12-Dec-1985 The Razor's Edge
Bette Davis
5-Apr-1908 6-Oct-1989 All About Eve
Walter Hampden
30-Jun-1879 11-Jun-1955 Prominent American theater actor
Craig Hill
5-Mar-1926 21-Apr-2014 P. T. Moore on Whirlybirds
Celeste Holm
29-Apr-1917 15-Jul-2012 Gentleman's Agreement
Hugh Marlowe
30-Jan-1911 2-May-1982 Jim Matthews on Another World
Gary Merrill
2-Aug-1915 5-Mar-1990 All About Eve
Marilyn Monroe
1-Jun-1926 5-Aug-1962 Some Like It Hot
Gregory Ratoff
Film Director
20-Apr-1897 14-Dec-1960 Intermezzo: A Love Story
Thelma Ritter
14-Feb-1905 4-Feb-1969 Stella in Rear Window
George Sanders
3-Jul-1906 25-Apr-1972 The Saint Strikes Back


Bette Davis   ...   Margo
Anne Baxter   ...   Eve
George Sanders   ...   Addison DeWitt
Celeste Holm   ...   Karen
Gary Merrill   ...   Bill Simpson
Hugh Marlowe   ...   Lloyd Richards
Gregory Ratoff   ...   Max Fabian
Thelma Ritter   ...   Birdie
Marilyn Monroe   ...   Miss Casswell
Barbara Bates   ...   Phoebe
Walter Hampden   ...   Aged Actor
Randy Stuart   ...   Girl
Craig Hill   ...   Leading Man
Leland Harris   ...   Doorman
Barbara White   ...   Autograph Seeker
Eddie Fisher   ...   Stage Manager
William Pullen   ...   Clerk
Claude Stroud   ...   Pianist
Eugene Borden   ...   Frenchman
Helen Mowery   ...   Reporter
Steve Geray   ...   Captain of Waiters


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