This film received lots of Oscar love, but also one glaring snub…
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today in movie history, october 13, october 14
1950 – Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s “
All About Eve” premiered in New York City on this day. Though she was the filmmaker’s sixth choice -- behind Tallulah Bankhead, Claudette Colbert, Marlene Dietrich, Susan Hayward, and Gertrude Lawrence -- Bette Davis earned a best actress nomination for her portrayal of aging starlet Margo Channing, one of a record 14 Oscar nominations for the film.