All About Eve
AFI Top 100 / Classics / Drama
Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Bette Davis as Margo Channing
Anne Baxter as Eve Harrington
George Sanders as Addison DeWitt
Celeste Holm as Karen Richards
Gary Merrill as Bill Sampson
Hugh Marlowe as Lloyd Richards
Thelma Ritter as Birdie
Gregory Ratoff as Max Fabian
Barbara Bates as Phoebe
Marilyn Monroe as Claudia Caswell
Eve Harrington dreams of becoming a big actress contrives her way into the lives of a famous group of people including, Broadway star Margo Channing, playwright Lloyd Richards and director Bill Sampson. This legendary film is full of pretension and deception.
All About Eve was selected in 1990 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry and was among the first 50 films to be registered.