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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)
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In a novel the hero can lay ten girls and marry a virgin for the finish. In a movie this is not allowed. The villain can lay anybody he wants, have as much fun as he wants cheating and stealing, getting rich and whipping the servants. But you have to shoot him in the end. When he falls with a bullet in his forehead, it is advisable that he clutch at the Gobelin tapestry on the wall and bring it ...
One of "The New Yorker" magazine's first theatre critics, he left the magazine--like many other colleagues--to write for Hollywood.