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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 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 ...
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.