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Lela Bliss Lela Bliss
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Margaret Dumont Margaret Dumont
Noblewoman in Play
Sandra Edwards Sandra Edwards
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Adolph Faylauer Adolph Faylauer
Sleeping Man in Audience
Robert Gates Robert Gates
Actor as 'Lord Dudley'
Gregory Gaye Gregory Gaye
Vladimir Klinkoff
James Gonzalez James Gonzalez
Party Guest
Rand Harper Rand Harper
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Adolph Green Adolph Green
(screenplay)
Betty Comden Betty Comden
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5 years, 9 months ago at Jan 14 0:12
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It’s hard for me not to be complete enamoured by a movie and a character like Auntie Mame. Two and half hours of zany histrionics with a central character who is a free-thinking, non-conformist and constantly has a joyous, optimistic outlook on life; oh, and did I mention she is a total screwball. Few other fictional characters seem to lead such an exciting life that I as the viewer am actually ... read more
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Description: Remember darlings, "Life's a banquet, and most suckers are starving to death." That tag line sums up this exuberant and immensely amusing 1958 comedy that can be seen repeatedly, as it never grows stale. Rosalind Russell plays the flamboyant aunt who takes in poor, orphaned Patrick, played with sophisticated ease by Jan Handzlik. Mame, all glitter and martinis, raises her nephew in a world filled with acceptance and her oddball literati friends. Nothing is too bohemian. This unfolds in colorful episodic segments that allow us to watch Patrick grow as Mame oversees his unusual upbringing while she juggles a few spouses ... (more)
Release date: 27 December 1958
UPC: 085391115229
Tags: Comedy (6), Based On A Play (4), Musical (3), 1958 (3), Family Interaction (2), Drama (2), Color (2), Camp (2), Christmas (2), Romance (2), 1950s (2), Funny (2), HQ (1), 50's (1), Semi-biographical (1), Growing Up (1), Adoption (1), AFI Top 100 Laughs (1), AFI Top 100 Movie Quotes (1), Comedies (1)
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" Jan Handzlik and Rosalind Russell Patrick Dennis (Jan Handzlik), orphaned in 1928 when his father unexpectedly dies, is placed in the care of Mame Dennis (Rosalind Russell), his father's sister in Manhattan. Mame is a flamboyant and exuberant woman, who hosts frequent parties with eclectic, bohemian guests. Patrick is quickly introduced to his aunt's free-spirited and eccentric friends, including Vera Charles (Coral Browne), a Broadway actress, who spends many of her nights passed out drunk in "


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"“La vida es un banquete¡y la mayoría de los pobres se están muriendo de hambre!”"


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