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Rosalind Russell Rosalind Russell
Mame Dennis
Forrest Tucker Forrest Tucker
Beauregard Jackson Pickett Burnside
Coral Browne Coral Browne
Vera Charles
Fred Clark Fred Clark
Dwight Babcock
Roger Smith Roger Smith
Patrick Dennis - Older
Patric Knowles Patric Knowles
Lindsay Woolsey
Peggy Cass Peggy Cass
Agnes Gooch
Jan Handzlik Jan Handzlik
Patrick Dennis - Younger


Written by
Betty Comden Betty Comden
(screenplay) and
Adolph Green Adolph Green
(screenplay)


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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), 1958 (3), Musical (3), Christmas (2), Funny (2), 1950s (2), Camp (2), Romance (2), Color (2), Drama (2), Family Interaction (2), AFI Top 100 Laughs (1), AFI Top 100 Movie Quotes (1), Semi-biographical (1), Humor (1), Comedies (1), 50's (1), Aunt (1), HQ (1)
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