All About Eve

Joseph L. Mankiewicz (director, screenwriter)
Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Marilyn Monroe, Thelma Ritter (starring)

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950. Vintage reference photograph from the 1950 film, showing actors George Sanders and Ann Baxter. Printed mimeo snipe in French affixed to the verso, along with a provenance stamp.

Based on the 1946 story "The Wisdom of Eve" by Mary Orr. An aging Broadway star 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—Bette Davis and Anne Baxter for Best Actress, and Celeste Holm and Thelma Ritter for Best Supporting Actress.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, moderately faded.

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

[Book #157686]