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Auntie Mame

1958

Cast: Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne
Director: Morton DaCosta
Writer: Betty Comden, Adolph Green
Cinematographer: Harry Stradling, Sr.
Editor: William Ziegler
Production Designers: Malcolm Bert
Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.

Edward Everett Tanner III used the pseudonym Patrick Dennis when he wrote the novel upon which the film AUNTIE MAME (1958) and stage play are based. During his early years in Chicago, Tanner lived as colorfully as his real-life aunt, Marion Tanner. A bon vivant, critic and popular novelist, Tanner became a popular figure in New York society… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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