About

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo Channing. Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and pe...

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Directed by

Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Written by

Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Screenplay)
Mary Orr (Short Story)

Runtime

139 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

It's all about women... and their men!

Cast

Keywords

jealousy relationship actress party black and white theatre celebrity fan engagement obsession based on short story hollywood envy manipulation broadway insecurity playwright director critic entertainment

Photos

Lists

#114 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#117 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#28 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#347 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Director Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Oscar for Best Picture Darryl F. Zanuck

Oscar for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White Edith Head Charles Le Maire