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Oct 24 – Oct 28, 2015

All About Eve

Dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz USA 138 min G

1950 20th Century Fox

In English

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With intro’s by Bob Fischbach at all showings!

Selected by Bob Fischbach | The Omaha World-Herald (retired)

“Iconic script, stellar cast, great director (Joseph L. Mankiewicz), and it had the record for most Oscar nominations (14) to itself for 46 years until TITANIC tied it in 1997. ALL ABOUT EVE transformed my childhood love of movies into adult obsession. This backstage story of ruthless ambition is witty, sophisticated and loaded with classic moments. Many think diva actress Margo Channing is the best role of Bette Davis’ storied career. Also timeless: best pal Celeste Holm, schemer Anne Baxter, malignant critic George Sanders and plain-spoken maid Thelma Ritter — all Oscar nominees. Bonus: then-unknown Marilyn Monroe in a choice cameo.” – B.F.

Bob Fischbach was the Omaha World-Herald’s movie and theater writer from 2004 through early 2015, filing more than 2,500 reviews for Nebraska’s largest newspaper. He began at the paper in 1980 and was night copy desk chief, and then a featured wire editor before becoming a writer. He performed in eighteen shows at South Dakota State University and Iowa State University while earning Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, including a Minor in Theatre and four summers of Repertory Theater. Bob grew up on a cattle ranch in northwestern South Dakota and taught high school in Madison, SD for two years.

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