All About Eve
is a movie
written and directed in 1950
by Joseph L. Mankiewicz[?]
from a story by Mary Orr[?]
. Anne Baxter
plays scheming young starlet Eve Harrington, who is determined to succeed at all costs. She does so without consideration to others, including her idol Margo Channing, an aging theatre star played by Bette Davis
. Marilyn Monroe
is effective in a small part as a dumb blonde.
This film was the big winner of Academy Awards in 1951, winning six Oscars:
It received a further eight nominations:
The film also won many awards including, in 1997, placement on the Producers' Guild[?] Hall of Fame, and has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.
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