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Movie Masterpiece: All About Eve

             Three Performers: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders.
             Costume/Wardrobe: Edith Head, Charles LE Maire, Sam Benson, Josephine Brown, Ann Landers, Merle Williams.
             Hair and Make-up: Ben Nye, Bunny Gardel, Franz Prehoda, Kay Reed, Gene Roemer, Gladys Witten.
             Set and Stage Design: Thomas Little, Walter M. Scott.
             Musical Score Composer: Alfred Newman.
             Cinematographer/Photographer: Milton R. Krasner.
             Screenplay: Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
             Original Novel, Play, or Story: Mary Orr – The Wisdom of Eve.
             Academy Awards (Oscars) Won:.
             1. Best Actor in a Supporting Role – George Sanders.
             2. Best Costume Design, Black-and-White – Edith Head & Charles LE Maire.
             3. Best Director – Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
             4. Best Picture – 20th Century Fox.
             5. Best Sound, Recording – 20th Century-Fox Sound Dept.
             6. Best Writing, Screenplay – Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
             All About Theater.
             Like all major art forms, theater has been in a constant evolutionary process for centuries. The origins of theater can be traced to the 6th century BC and stamping it's footprint in Ancient Greece. Around 1750, the art of theater was introduced to New York City, where it flourished. "All About Eve", directed and written by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, is a based on the novel "The Wisdom of Eve", written by Mary Orr. All About Eve is a movie about Broadway theater and the harsh competition that it brings. It is a film that entertained so many people because of its clever story line and unique sense of portraying human nature. Joseph L. Mankiewicz's clever writing and good directing helped capture the audience in All About Eve. Later to become Academy Award winner in Three Coins in the Fountain (1954), Milton R. Krasner's cinematography projected Joseph L. Mankiewicz's vision with good angles and clever techniques. Alfred Newman's musical score was ranked 5 out of 5 on the Turner Classic Movie database, and set a good background for the movie setting the right moods at the right times.

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