Joseph L. Mankiewicz — American Writer born on February 11, 1909, died on February 05, 1993

Joseph Leo Mankiewicz was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. Mankiewicz had a long Hollywood career, and twice won the Academy Award for both Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay, for A Letter to Three Wives and All About Eve... (wikipedia)

The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn't.
I'm a schoolteacher. That's even worse than being an intellectual. Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold and hungry in this richest land on earth.
All playwrights should be dead for three hundred years.
I've been in on the beginning, the rise, peak, collapse and end of the talking picture.
There's nothing as real as money.

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