Co-Stars: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George sanders, Celeste Holm
Marilyn's Character: Claudia Caswell
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Synopsis: A famous but aging actress (Davis) takes a fan (Baxter) under her wing, unsuspecting of the woman's ulterior motives.
Marilyn's role in this film, although small, was very important to her career - the film was a huge hit and is still considered one of the best in history. The film won several Academy Awards, and Marilyn presented one of them, her only appearance at the Academy Awards ceremony.
The wittiest, the most devastating, the most adult and literate motion picture ever made that had anything to do with the New York Stage ~Leo Mishkin
A withering satire - witty, mature, and worldy-wise..~New York Times
...one of the finest and most mature pictures to emerge from Hollywood or anywhere else in years~New York Herald Tribune
Best Costume Design
Best Supporting Actor (George Sanders)
Best Writing, Screenplay
Best Sound Recording
British Academy Awards:
Best Film From Any Source
Best Actress (Bette Davis)
Jury Special Prize