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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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[on MGM chief Louis B. Mayer
] He had the memory of an elephant and the hide of an elephant. The only difference is that elephants are vegetarians and Mayer's diet was his fellow man.
Distinguished American screenwriter, noted for his satirical, often iconoclastic wit and sophisticated style of writing. Educated at Columbia University and in Berlin, he first worked as a correspondent for "The Chicago Tribune". After his return to the US, he became drama editor for "The New York Times" and "The New Yorker" magazine, before his move to Hollywood in 1926. Through his journalistic...