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Dinner at Eight
(TV Movie) (earlier screenplay - as Herman Mankiewicz)
(scenario) / (titles)
"Blessed Event" on Broadway. Comedy. Directed by Harlan Thompson
. Longacre Theatre: 12 Feb 1932-May 1932 (115 performances). Cast included Herman J. Mankiewicz
2 Portrayals |
3 Articles |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[In a telegram to Ben Hecht
urging him to come to Hollywood to write movies] Will you accept 300 per week to work for Paramount? All expenses paid. 300 is peanuts. Millions are to be grabbed out here and your only competition is idiots. Don't let this get around.
One of "The New Yorker" magazine's first theatre critics, he left the magazine--like many other colleagues--to write for Hollywood.