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All about Eve / 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; written for the screen and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

Standardized Title:
All about Eve (Motion picture)
Edition:
Two-DVD special edition.
Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2019] , ©2019.
Series:
Criterion collection; 1003.
The Criterion collection ; 1003
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (138 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (44 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
4 3/4 in.
monochrome
black and white
stamping
Subjects:
Orr, Mary -- Film adaptations.
Actresses -- United States -- Drama.
Theater -- United States -- Drama.
Actresses.
Theater.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Show business films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
In English.
Open-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; full screen (1.37:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Audio monaural.
digital
optical
monaural
NTSC
video file
DVD video
region 1
Summary:
"In Joseph L. Mankiewicz's devastatingly witty Hollywood classic, backstage is where the real drama plays out. One night, Margo Channing (Bette Davis) entertains a surprise dressing-room visitor: her most adoring fan, the shy, wide-eyed Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter). But as Eve becomes a fixture in Margo's life, the Broadway legend soon realizes that her supposed admirer intends to use her and everyone in her circle, including George Sanders's acid-tongued critic, as stepping-stones to stardom. Featuring stiletto-sharp dialogue and direction by Mankiewicz, and an unforgettable Davis in the role that revived her career and came to define it, the multiple-Oscar-winning All About Eve is the most deliciously entertaining film ever made about the ruthlessness of show business"--Container.
Contents:
Disc 1. [Feature film; special features]
disc 2. [Special features].
Participant:
Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Gary Merrill, Hugh Marlowe, Gregory Ratoff, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn Monroe, Barbara Bates, Walter Hampden.
Credits:
Director of photography, Milton Krasner; editor, Barbara McLean; art direction, Lyle Wheeler, George W. Davis; costumes by Edith Head; music, Alfred Newman.
Notes:
Title and credits from screen.
Based on the short story The wisdom of Eve / by Mary Orr.
Aspect ratio 1.37:1.
Title from title frame.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Features on disc one: 4K digital restoration; Two audio commentaries from 2010, one featuring actor Celeste Holm, director Joseph L Mankiewicz's son Christopher Mankiewicz, and author Kenneth L. Geist, and the other featuring author Sam Staggs; New interview with costume historian Larry McQueen; Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (a documentary from 2010 about Mankiewicz's life and career); The secret of Sarah Siddons (a documentary from 2010 which chronicles the formation of a real Sarah Siddons Society in Chicago); Radio adaptation of the film from 1951; Promotion for the film featuring Davis -- on disc two: All About Mankiewicz, a feature-length documentary from 1983 about the director; Episodes of The Dick Cavett Show from 1969 and 1980 featuring actors Bette Davis and Gary Merrill; Hollywood Backstories: "All About Eve," a 2001 documentary featuring interviews with Davis and others about the making of the film; Joseph L. Mankiewicz: a personal journey (a documentary from 2010 in the director's life); The real Eve (a documentary from 2000 with film scholar Jonathan Kuntz and theater critic Harry Haun discussing the real-life people who inpired the film) -- in booklet: "The Wisdom of Eve," the 1946 short story on which the film is based; An essay by critic Terrence Rafferty.
Contributor:
Mankiewicz, Joseph L., screenwriter, film director.
Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979, film producer.
Krasner, Milton, director of photography.
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970, composer (expression)
McLean, Barbara, 1903-1996, editor of moving image work.
Wheeler, Lyle, 1905-1990, art director.
Davis, George W., 1914-1998, art director.
Head, Edith, costume designer.
Davis, Bette, 1908-1989, actor.
Baxter, Anne, actor.
Sanders, George, 1906-1972, actor.
Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012, actor.
Merrill, Gary, actor.
Marlowe, Hugh, 1911-1982, actor.
Ratoff, Gregory, 1897-1960, actor.
Ritter, Thelma, actor.
Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962, actor.
Bates, Barbara, 1925-1969, actor.
Hampden, Walter, 1879-1955, actor.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Contains:
Container of: Orr, Mary. Wisdom of Eve.
Container of: All about Eve (Motion picture)
ISBN:
9781681436616
1681436612
OCLC:
1121204290
Publisher Number:
715515237819
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