All About Eve

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950. Revised Final script for the legendary 1950 film, dated April 5, 1950.

Based on the 1946 story The Wisdom of Eve by Mary Orr. Bette Davis is a Broadway star who finds her life slowly and insidiously overtaken by her new assistant, an ambitious young woman named Eve. Nominated for 14 Academy Awards, winning six, including Best Picture. The only film in Oscar history to receive four acting nominations for women—Davis and Baxter for Best Actress, and Celeste Holm and Thelma Ritter for Best Supporting Actress.

Set and shot on location in New York, San Francisco, and New Haven.

Red titled wrappers, noted as REVISED FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 218, dated April 5, 1950. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page present, dated April 5, 1950, noted as Revised Final, with credits for screenwriter Joseph L. Mankiewicz. 182 leaves, with last page of text numbered 180. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three gold brads. Housed in a custom clamshell box.

National Film Registry. Criterion Collection 1003. Ebert I. Rosenbaum 1000.

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