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BP026 All About Eve (1950) with special guest Yasmine Akram
Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky and special guest Yasmine Akram.
Episode 26: All About Eve (1950)
Released 16 January 2019
For this episode, we watched All About Eve, written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, with cinematography by Milton R Krasner, music by Alfred Newman and starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Gary Merrill, Hugh Marlowe and Thelma Ritter.
From a haul of 14 Academy Award nominations (matched only by Titanic and La La Land), it gained six wins, two for Mankiewicz, one for George Sanders and for its costume design and sound recording as well as Best Picture.
- The Hollywood Ten (short film) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taancRcLQ8o
Next time we will be discussing The Great Ziegfeld. If you want to watch it before listening to the next episode you can buy the DVD on Amazon.co.uk, or Amazon.com, or you can download it via iTunes (UK) or iTunes (USA).
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