Chapter

The 1970s

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/9780813136059.003.0007
The 1970s

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Mankiewicz writes his only Broadway show, Georgy!, meets Cubby Broccoli and Harry Saltzman and writes or rewrites five James Bond films including Live and Let Die and Diamonds are Forever. He doctors three big features including The Eagle Has Landed and Mother, Jugs and Speed. Mankiewicz lands the opportunity to rewrite two Superman scripts. He becomes a director as he helms Hart to Hart and ushers it onto a major network. His dad, Joe, retires from the film industry.

Keywords: Marlon Brando; Superman; Sean Connery; Roger Moore; James Bond; Robert Wagner; Paul McCartney

Chapter.  49925 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Film

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