Joseph L. Mankiewicz
American film director and producer
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Joseph Leo Mankiewicz was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Mankiewicz had a long Hollywood career and is best known as the writer-director of All About Eve (1950), which was nominated for 14 Academy Awards and won six. He was brother to screenwriter and drama critic Herman J. Mankiewicz who also won an Oscar for co-writing Citizen Kane (1941).
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Nữ minh tinh giữ hồn Việt trên đất Mỹ - VNExpress
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Sau đó, bà được nhà làm phim Mỹ Joseph Mankiewicz phát hiện và khởi nghiệp diễn viên tại Sài Gòn. Năm 1975, nữ diễn viên Kiều Chinh rời Việt Nam tới Toronto, Canada, sau đó, tìm đường tới Hollywood, Mỹ, nhờ quan hệ với một ngôi sao ở đây và trở lại
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Vietnamese star selling art to keep house - OCRegister
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She also was discovered by American filmmaker Joseph Mankiewicz outside a sidewalk cafe in Saigon. With the help of Vietnamese filmmaker Bui Diem, she launched an acting career and soon became a household name in South Vietnam
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Les meilleurs films de ce mardi 23 août - Télé Moustique
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Le roman de Graham Greene avait déjà été adapté peu après sa parution par Joseph Mankiewicz. Cette nouvelle version présente le grand mérite d'éclairer les faits décrits avec un recul que le récit original ne pouvait avoir en 1954
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Joan Crawford's star shines from comedies to dramas on TCM Aug. 22 - Examiner.com
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Joseph Mankiewicz, uncle to TCM host Ben Mankiewicz, wrote the screenplay. Among his other screenwriting credits, Bette Davis' All About Eve. At 7:30am/6:30c it's 1935's I Live My Life, another romantic comedy directed by Van Dyke and written by
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Wie der Wilde Westen - WELT ONLINE
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So drehte Joseph Mankiewicz mit Liz Taylor hier Einstellungen für "Cleopatra", und Peter O'Toole stapfte in "Lawrence von Arabien" durch den andalusischen Wüstensand. Mit dem Jeep geht es durch ausgetrocknete Flussbetten und Steppenlandschaften,
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La Piel que habito : Quand Pedro joue à la poupée... - Vodkaster
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Et puis il y eut Tout sur ma mère, le manifeste mélodramatique par excellence, et l'aveu explicite d'une double reconnaissance : envers Eve (All About Eve) de Joseph Mankiewicz, dont Almodóvar emprunte le titre autant qu'il revendique une filiation
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'Furious Love': Liz & Dick: Full of Sound & Fury... Signifying Not a Whole Lot - PopMatters
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Meanwhile, everyone who disliked them is themselves dislikeable (poor Joseph Mankiewicz, Cleopatra's director, gets this in a particularly egregious attempt to distract from the trouble the duo's new affaire was causing him), every one of their
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- Applause : Broadway notre monde - spectacle - viaFrance
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Applause est le titre de la comédie musicale tirée du film de Joseph Mankiewicz All about Eve. Ce sera également celui du cabaret : il retrace la passion dévorante pour le théâtre de deux actrices rivales. De Tous en scène de Minelli à Une étoile est
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John Ford gets a stamp; we need a new John Ford - Baltimore Sun (blog)
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Then Ford cut to the absurdity of the controversy: "You know, when you get the two blackest Republicans I know, Joseph Mankiewicz and Cecil B. DeMille, and they start a fight over Communism, it is getting laughable to me." To end the chaos, Ford,
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Cornell Cinema - July 14-20 - Ithaca Journal
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Directed by Joseph Mankiewicz. With Elizabeth Taylor, Katherine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift. In this fantastically outrageous adaptation of a Tennessee Williams' play, Katharine Hepburn plays an aging Southern belle seeking to lobotomize her niece for
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Paris Cinéma 2011: Michael Lonsdale, un nain philippin et des ados suédoises - Les Inrocks
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Une sorte de version barrée (et philippine) de Eve de Joseph Mankiewicz sur les affres du star system, à peu près aussi malade que les deux films cités. 3. Voir un buffle être dépecé vivant. On ne quitte pas les Philippines
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Cuarto Festival de Cine Clásico Retroback en Granada - Cinequo
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... de Branco serán proyectadas en varios de los cines de Granada como por ejemplo: “Hombres” que fue estrenada en 1950 y fue dirigida por Fred Zinnermann, “Superman” de 1978, “Julio Cesar” un filme de Joseph Mankiewicz de 1953 entro algunas otras
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Fred et Jo Vargas, fausses jumelles, vraies sœurs - Rue89
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Toujours est-il que c'est le cinéma noir qui fut sa première grande fascination intellectuelle et artistique » : « Les Tueurs » de Robert Siodmak notamment, ou encore « La Comtesse aux pieds nus » de Joseph Mankiewicz. C'est d'ailleurs dans ce dernier,
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Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah' Project Attempting To Anchor At Paramount - The Film Stage
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Auteurs taking on epics has long been the dream and bane of many a film studio, from Joseph Mankiewicz's Cleopatra to Beatty's Reds to Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York. They're the kind of films everyone wants to make, but no one wants to deal with
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Mind Menu Where to feed your intellect | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-06-26 - Philadelphia Inquirer
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director Joseph Mankiewicz, starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra. Free popcorn if you wear a costume. Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave.; 610-527-9898 or www.brynmawrfilm.org. Adult $10, member $5, senior & student $7
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Spanien: Die Tabernas-Wüste: Andalusiens „Wilder Westen" - Hamburger Abendblatt
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So drehte Joseph Mankiewicz mit Liz Taylor hier Einstellungen für „Cleopatra“, und Peter O'Toole stapfte in „Lawrence von Arabien“ durch den Wüstensand. Bei einem seiner Massaker musste auch Jesus López als kleines Kind im Film sterben
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Die Tabernas-Wüste: Andalusiens "Wilder Westen" - Kleine Zeitung
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So drehte Joseph Mankiewicz mit Liz Taylor hier Einstellungen für "Cleopatra", und Peter O'Toole stapfte in "Lawrence von Arabien" durch den Wüstensand. Bei einem seiner Massaker musste auch Jesus López als kleines Kind im Film sterben
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Joseph L. Mankiewicz
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1993
    Age 84
    Mankiewicz died of a heart attack on February 5, 1993, six days before his 84th birthday.
    More Details Hide Details He was interred in Saint Matthew's Episcopal Churchyard cemetery in Bedford, New York.
  • 1983
    Age 74
    In 1983, he was a member of the jury at the 33rd Berlin International Film Festival.
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  • 1972
    Age 63
    Mankiewicz made more films, however, garnering an Oscar nomination for Best Direction in 1972 for Sleuth, his final directing effort, starring Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1968
    Age 59
    He also was the uncle of Frank Mankiewicz, a well-known political campaign manager who officially announced the death of the assassinated presidential candidate, Robert F. Kennedy, in 1968.
    More Details Hide Details He was not related to the similar sounding British screenwriter, Wolf Mankowitz.
  • FORTIES
  • 1958
    Age 49
    In 1958 Mankiewicz directed The Quiet American, an adaptation of Graham Greene's 1955 novel about the seed of American military involvement in what would become the Vietnam War.
    More Details Hide Details Mankiewicz, under career pressure from the climate of anti-Communism and the Hollywood blacklist, distorted the message of Greene's book, changing major parts of the story to appeal to a nationalistic audience. A cautionary tale about America's blind support for "anti-Communists" was turned into, according to Greene, a "propaganda film for America". Cleopatra consumed two years of Mankiewicz's life and ended up both derailing his career and causing extreme severe financial losses for the studio, Twentieth Century-Fox, which were not fully recovered until Rodgers and Hammerstein's immensely popular and acclaimed The Sound of Music was released two years later.
  • 1953
    Age 44
    In 1953 he directed Julius Caesar for MGM, an adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
    More Details Hide Details It received widely favorable reviews, and David Shipman, in The Story of Cinema, described it as a "film of quiet excellence, faltering only in the later moments when budget restrictions hampered the handling of the battle sequences". The film serves as the only record of Marlon Brando in a Shakespearean role; he played Mark Antony, and received an Oscar nomination for his performance.
  • 1951
    Age 42
    In 1951 Mankiewicz left Fox and moved to New York, intending to write for the Broadway stage.
    More Details Hide Details Although this dream never materialised, he continued to make films (both for his own production company Figaro and as a director-for-hire) that explored his favourite themes – the clash of aristocrat with commoner, life as performance and the clash between people's urge to control their fate and the contingencies of real life.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1944
    Age 35
    In 1944, he produced The Keys of the Kingdom, which starred Gregory Peck, and featured Mankiewicz's then-wife, Rose Stradner, in a supporting role as a nun.
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  • 1941
    Age 32
    During his long career in Hollywood, Mankiewicz wrote forty-eight screenplays. He also produced more than twenty films including The Philadelphia Story which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1941.
    More Details Hide Details However, he is best known for the films he directed, twice winning the Academy Award for Best Director.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1928
    Age 19
    In 1928, he obtained a bachelor's degree from Columbia University.
    More Details Hide Details At 19, he was sent by his college professor father to Berlin where he was to study German drama at the University of Berlin. Instead, Mankiewicz got work at the UFA film studio translating film intertitles from German to English. Comfortable in a variety of genres and able to elicit career performances from actors and actresses alike, Joseph L. Mankiewicz combined ironic, sophisticated scripts with a precise, sometimes stylised mise en scène. Mankiewicz worked for seventeen years as a screenwriter for Paramount and as a producer for MGM before getting a chance to direct at Twentieth Century-Fox. Over six years he made 11 films for Fox, reaching a peak in 1950 and 1951 when he won consecutive Academy Awards for Screenplay and Direction for both A Letter to Three Wives and All About Eve, which was nominated for 14 Academy Awards and won six.
  • 1924
    Age 15
    At age four, Mankiewicz moved with his family to New York City, graduating in 1924 from Stuyvesant High School.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1909
    Age 0
    Born on February 11, 1909.
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