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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?
I don't know how it is that you start working at something you don't like, and before you know it you're an old man.
Under contract at Paramount (1926-32), MGM (1933-40) and RKO (1940, 1944-48). He was often at odds with the studios. On one occasion, Warner Brothers assigned him to a Rin Tin Tin
picture as a form of punishment. Mankiewicz consequently presented a script which had the dog carrying a baby INTO a burning house.