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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 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.
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...