a comedy by Elizabeth L. Fuller
What if Margo Channing came for dinner and Baby Jane stayed for breakfast?
Star-struck Elizabeth Fuller's dream came true one evening in 1985 when
legendary actress Bette Davis came to dinner at her dilapidated New England
cottage and ended up staying for over a month like The Man Who Came to
Dinner. Fuller’s hilarious true story captures the challenges of trying to
please the irascible queen of Hollywood in so adverse a condition as
ordinary life. Then, after 32 days, the New York hotel strike ends, and the
star departs as quickly as she arrived. But she leaves behind a gracious
thank you letter and, as Bette Davis herself might have said, one hell-uv-a
"The story is delightful, the writing is
entertaining, and what comes out of Bette Davis’ mouth is priceless." –
New York Post.
zingy comedy....a hoot...as funny as you could hope for..." –