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All About Eve Film Summary & Analysis

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Context

All About Eve is a classic film about the competition in the theater industry. Eve Harrington is a young woman who has become obsessed with Margo Channing, the most successful actress in New York. One night, she finally meets Margo, tells her sad story, and begins her climb to fame.

Eve begins to study Margo, and she eventually becomes like Margo in many ways. After manipulating some of the situations in her life, Eve finally gets the chance to perform in Margo's place at an opening. When Margo receives a bad review from Addison, a critic, she is crushed, and Eve's dreams begin to come true. Finally, Eve gets the opportunity to star in her own play. Eve also tries to steal Karen's husband.

Addison discovers that Eve's entire story has been a fake from the beginning, and he takes her to task. Addison decides that...

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