The inside story of one of Broadway's most legendary shows. An engaging and amusing historical look at the makings of the legendary fictional character of Auntie Mame and the impact it has had on numerous lives and careers including such celebrities as Rosalind Russell Angela Lansbury and Lucille Ball. Paperback When the novel Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis was first published in 1955 it became an instant hit and national bestseller. More than forty years later it was brought back in print in a trade paperback edition and has again proven to be a commercial success. ABC is currently planning to air a two-hour special Auntie Mame movie starring Cher and "Mame" is headed back to Broadway for theWWWW 2004 season. Now industry insider Richard Tyler Jordan - who works as a senior publicist for Disney - provides an engaging and amusing historical look at the makings of this legendary and fictional character and the impact it had on numerous lives and careers including such celebrities as Rosalind Russell Angela Lansbury and Lucille Ball. But Darling I'm Your Auntie Mame! colourfully chronicles the novel's journey from book to stage to play to film to Broadway musical and then film version of the musical. Filled with gossip and descriptions that bring every character life But Darling I'm Your Auntie Mame! vividly brings to life the character that combines the most interesting features of Tallulah Bankhead the Duchess of Windsor Cinderella and a touch of Princess Diana tossed in for good measure.