four but some for six and eight. A long table of honor, for
Diner is over. Demi-tasses, cigars and brandy. The overall
Distinguished Achievement is perhaps
unknown to you. It has been spared
the sensational and commercial
publicity that attends such
questionable "honors" as the Pulitzer
annually by the film society...
is speaking. We do not hear what he says.
actor - he will go on speaking for
some time. It is not important that
you hear what he says.
However it is important that you
know where you are, and why you are
here. This is the dining room of the
Sarah Siddons Society. The occasion
theatrical programs. The waiters are all aged and venerable.
these faces, have looked upon
Booth breathed this air. It is
unlikely that the windows have been
opened since his death.
The minor awards, as you can see,
have already been presented. Minor
awards are for such as the writer
which flashes on top of it and no
eye than Eve Harrington. Eve... but
more of Eve, later. All about Eve,
mouth like the sward of D'Artagnan.
MOVE of the CAMERA to him:
To those of you who do not read,
attend the Theater, listen to
introduce myself. My name is Addison
Theater - in it I toil not, neither
do I spin. I am a critic and
commentator. I am essential to the
Theater - as ants are to a picnic,
as the boll weevil to a cotton
spilled sugar, etc., into a pile with a spoon. Addison takes
All About Eve (1950)
Synopsis: Backstage story revolving around aspiring actress Eve Harrington. Tattered and forlorn, Eve shows up in the dressing room of Broadway mega-star Margo Channing, telling a melancholy life story to Margo and her friends. Margo takes Eve under her wing, and it appears that Eve is a conniver that uses Margo.