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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 |
4 Articles |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[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.
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.