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All About Eve (1950)

NOTE: Both commentaries are only available on the Fox Studio Classics edition. Nike Air Max %% Chaussure Nike

Commentaries on this disc:

Commentary 1: Actor Celeste Holm, director's son Christopher Mankiewicz and Kenneth Geist, author of "Pictures Will Talk: The Life and Films of Joseph L. Mankewicz" Rating:7.1/10 (8 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by musíl65 on January 23rd, 2012:Find all reviews by musíl65
Holm don’t say much but her points are interesting. It’s nice to have her on the track because she is in this great movie. Geist talks about Mankiewicz’s style and his life. He dislikes the guy and his gossip for the other commentary.

Christopher Mankiewicz dominats the track. He has a lot to say about his father’s career and his life as a family man. These parts are very honest and interesting. There are a lot of connections between the family llife and the movie. The alcoholism of Mankiewicz’s wife and brother (he has co-written the script of Citizen Kane) are also discussed. A funny point is that Mankiewicz never worked in a theatre or wrote a play.

They all agree that this movie is his best film.

The commentary is good but don’t expect too much information about the movie itself. It’s more about Mankiewicz’s life and films in general. 8 out of 10.
Reviewed by ipatrick on September 9th, 2016:Find all reviews by ipatrick
I don't know what I expected from these tracks but this was not it. With these three there is substantial dead air, Mankiewicz dominates narrating some harsh albeit honest stories about his father. the other two contribute little to nothing but altogether is bland and rather pointless.
Commentary 2: Sam Staggs, author of "All About 'All About Eve': The Complete Behind-The-Scenes Story of the Bitchiest Film Ever Made" Rating:7.6/10 (7 votes) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by ontheroof on June 10th, 2008:Find all reviews by ontheroof
I liked this commentary, but later discovered that the validity of many of Staggs anecdotes (and of his book) is questionable.
Reviewed by ipatrick on September 9th, 2016:Find all reviews by ipatrick
Page 6 type commentary with little interest to the movie itself beyond the anecdotical. The whole commentary with additional bits from the other track has been bastardized on the IMDB Trivia section so go read that instead.