All About Eve

Director:   Joseph Mankiewicz
Year:   1950
Language:   English
Time:   138 minutes

In this story of backstage life, an ingenue (Anne Baxter) insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress (Betty Davis) and her circle of friends.

The film received six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor (George Sanders). Marilyn Monroe appears luminously and briefly as Sanders' protégé.

Not rated.

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