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The 1950s

Tom Mankiewicz

in My Life as a Mankiewicz

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780813136059
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813141169 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813136059.003.0004
The 1950s

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Joe Mankiewicz makes legendary films such as All About Eve, Julius Caesar, and Guys and Dolls during the 1950s. Tom's family moves to New York where Tom attends a private school on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Tom has his first drink at eleven with Humphrey Bogart on a film set. Joe finishes the decade with Suddenly, Last Summer while Tom attends Exeter then Yale. His mother's mental problems continue culminating in her suicide.

Keywords: Bette Davis; All About Eve; Guys and Dolls; Marlon Brando; Elizabeth Taylor; New York City; Yale

Chapter.  10522 words. 

Subjects: Film

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