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All About Eve Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1950
Running Time: 2 hrs. 18 min.
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Screenwriter: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Producers: Darryl F. Zanuck
Studio: 20th Century Fox

All About Eve Synopsis

This often-quoted satire of the "theater world" is must-see Bette Davis. Davis is brilliantly supported by a fantastic cast (Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm and Gary Merrill) and terrific screenwriter/director (Joseph Mankiewicz) in this six-time Academy Award winner that was originally released in 1950 but still entertains today.

All About Eve Cast

Bette Davis - Margo Channing
Anne Baxter - Eve Harrington
George Sanders - Addison de Witt
Celeste Holm - Karen Richards
Gary Merrill - Bill Sampson
Thelma Ritter - Birdie Coonan
Hugh Marlowe - Lloyd Richards
Marilyn Monroe - Miss Claudia Caswell

All About Eve Awards and Nominations

1950 Academy Awards® Best Picture (Win)
Best Director (Win)
Best Screenplay (Win)
Best Sound (Win)
Best Supporting Actor (Win)
Best Costume Design (Win)

Best Actress - Bette Davis (Nom)

Best Actress - Anne Baxter (Nom)

Best Supporting Actress - Celeste Holm (Nom)

Best Supporting Actress - Thelma Ritter (Nom)

Best Art Direction (Nom)

Best Cinematography (Nom)

Best Editing (Nom)

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All About Eve

Margo Channing ( Bette Davis ):

"Bill's thirty-two. He looks thirty-two. He looked it five years ago. He'll look it twenty years from now. I hate men."

What did the character Addison De Witt do for a living in the movie?