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My Life as a Mankiewicz: An Insider's Journey through Hollywood

Tom Mankiewicz and Robert Crane


This book details writer-director Tom Mankiewicz's fascinating journey through the ups and downs of being a member of an iconic Hollywood family, the pressures of following in the footsteps of his Oscar-winning writer-director father, Joe Mankiewicz and his Oscar-winning writer uncle Herman Mankiewicz, and the expectations of a family and the film community. Mankiewicz carves out his own niche by writing scripts that his dad and uncle never would have worked on because the subject material didn't lie in their comfort zones. Mankiewicz became a script doctor first, rewriting Legal Eagles, War G ... More

Keywords: Joe L. Mankiewicz, Hollywood, Superman, James Bond, Sean Connery, Richard Donner, Marlon Brando

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813136059
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813136059.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tom Mankiewicz, author

Robert Crane, author