Auntie Mame is a 1958 film based on the novel by Patrick Dennis and its theatrical adaptation by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee. This film version stars Rosalind Russell and was directed by Morton DaCosta. Mame, a musical version of the story, appeared on Broadway and was later made into a 1974 film starring Lucille Ball as the title character. Patrick Dennis, orphaned in 1928 when his father unexpectedly dies, is placed in the care of Mame Dennis , his father's sister in Manhattan. Mame is a flamboyant, madcap woman, who hosts frequent parties with eclectic, bohemian guests. Patrick is...
|Release date:||December 4, 1958|
|Directed by:||Morton DaCosta|
|Editor:||William H. Ziegler|
|Music by:||Bronisław Kaper|
|Screenplay by:||Betty Comden, Adolph Green|
|Adapted from:||Auntie Mame|