Joseph L Mankiewicz
Joseph L. Mankiewicz's timeless Best Picture Nominee and two-time Oscar(R) Winner (Best Directing and Best Screenplay) is even more intriguing on Blu-ray(TM). Ann Sothern, Linda Darnell and Jeanne Crain star as three women whose boat trip is delayed when they receive a letter from a friend who claims to have run off with one of their husbands. Commentary with Kenneth Geist, Cheryl Lower and Christopher Mankiewicz, Biography - "Linda Darnell: Hollywood's Fallen Angel", "Fox Movietone News: Oscars(R) Presented For Achievements in Motion Pictures, Theatrical Trailer.
The basis for Joseph L. Mankiewicz's cinematic romance starring Gene Tierney and Rex HarrisonBurdened by debt after her husband's death, Lucy Muir insists on moving into the very cheap Gull Cottage in the quaint seaside village of Whitecliff, despite multiple warnings that the house is haunted. Upon discovering the rumors to be true, the young widow ends up forming a special companionship with the ghost of handsome former sea captain Daniel Gregg.
"All About Eve": The "dialogue is scintillating, characters. extraordinary, direction. perfect and production as fine as anything 20th Century Fox has turned out" in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's "captivating" (Variety) Oscar winner for Best Picture. From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter) moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing (Bette Davis).
Internationally known silent film pianist Stuart Oderman brings together a collection of personal interviews with prominent personalities from music and film: Artie Shaw, Lita Grey, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Harry Richman, Vera-Ellen, Ann Miller, Janet Blair,
Paperback, McFarland & Company, 2014, ISBN13 9780786493791, ISBN10 0786493798