Lauren Bacall: Articles

Lauren Bacall: Hollywood & Broadway Star Dies

Lauren Bacall Lauren Bacall Dead: 89-year-old Oscar nominee who starred opposite Humphrey Bogart in 'To Have and Have Not' and 'The Big Sleep' Lauren Bacall has died following a massive stroke earlier today, August 12. Curiously, the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nominee for The Mirror Has Two Faces, and […]

Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall Movies: 'To Have and Have Not' & 'Key Largo'

Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall: From 'To Have and Have Not' to 'Key Largo' Humphrey Bogart (born on Christmas Day 1899, in New York City) is Turner Classic Movies' first “Summer Under the Stars” star on Thursday, August 1, 2013. TCM will be showing several Bogart movies not made at […]

Lauren Bacall vs. Juliette Binoche: The 1997 Academy Awards

Lauren Bacall, Mimi Rogers in Barbra Streisand's The Mirror Has Two Faces (bottom) In her 2005 autobiography By Myself and Then Some, Lauren Bacall's updated version of her 1978 bestseller By Myself, the two-time Tony Award-winning actress (for Applause in 1970 and Woman of the Year in 1981) candidly discusses […]

Movie Veterans & the Oscars: From Roman Polanski & Lauren Bacall to Sandra Bullock

Lauren Bacall, Mimi Rogers in Barbra Streisand's The Mirror Has Two Faces 1996 Lauren Bacall Lauren Bacall was nominated as Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Barbra Streisand's domineering mother in the Streisand-directed melodrama The Mirror Has Two Faces. In one of the biggest upsets in Oscar history, Bacall […]

Julie Andrews, Doris Day, Gloria Swanson, Lauren Bacall: NYPL's “High Fashion in the Movies” Series

Julie Andrews, Gloria Swanson, Lauren Bacall, Cary Grant, Linda Darnell, George Hamilton, Melvyn Douglas, and Louise Brooks are some of the female and male clotheshorses on parade in the New York Public Library's Performing Arts film series “Not Off the Rack: High Fashion in the Movies,” which kicks off on […]

Lauren Bacall Movies: 'To Have and Have Not,' 'The Big Sleep'

Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart in Howard Hawks' The Big Sleep Lauren Bacall, hardly a top box office attraction in the 1940s or 1950s, but a major “Old Hollywood” star today, will have her Turner Classic Movies “Summer Under the Stars” day on Wed., Aug. 25. Bacall is so prestigious nowadays […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raquel Welch Present Katharine Hepburn & Humphrey Bogart Movies

Basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will join Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne to present four of his favorite films in TCM's “Guest Programmer” series on Monday, March 22. Most “Guest Programmer” evenings are devoted to the best-known old classics, and Abdul-Jabbar (and Raquel Welch's on April 1) will be no […]

Lauren Bacall + Gordon Willis & Roger Corman: Governors Awards Honor Oscar-less Talent

Honorary Oscar recipients Roger Corman, Lauren Bacall, and Gordon Willis at the 2009 Governors Awards ceremony held at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland on Saturday, Nov. 14. “It's so much better … that nobody's worrying whether 36.5 million people are watching us or 29.2,” remarked Warren Beatty, a […]

Anjelica Huston, Jonathan Demme & Kirk Douglas: Honorary Oscar Presenters

Oscar winners Anjelica Huston, Jonathan Demme, and Quentin Tarantino, and Honorary Award recipient Kirk Douglas will be some of the presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' first Governors Awards event on November 14 at Hollywood & Highland Center's Grand Ballroom. The evening will feature presentations of […]

Honorary Oscars: Lauren Bacall, Gordon Willis & Roger Corman

Lauren Bacall, Roger Corman, and Gordon Willis have been chosen by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be the next recipients of the Academy's Honorary Award. Additionally, producer-executive John Calley will be given the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. Previously, special awards […]

'How to Marry a Millionaire' Screening: Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe & Lauren Bacall at Academy

Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, and Lauren Bacall try to calculate the number of hunky young men they'll be able to buy once their millionaire husbands kick the bucket.Photo: © A.M.P.A.S. One of the earliest examples of CinemaScope, How to Marry a Millionaire is an enjoyable romp starring three of Hollywood's […]

Oscar Ceremony: Historic Upset + 'Out of Touch' George Clooney

This year, I decided to watch the Oscars so I could write a little something about it. I was expecting to be bored to tears by my self-imposed assignment, but thanks in large part to Jon Stewart's comedy skills (including the hilarious “Don't Vote for Them, Vote for Me” ads […]

Joan Collins Quotes + Lauren Bacall vs. 'Movie Legend' Nicole Kidman & Greek Attorneys vs. Gay Alexander the Great

Joan Collins in Dynasty. Joan Collins quotes have been media fodder for decades, as the British actress has been around since the early 1950s. Half a century after Decameron Nights, The Slasher, and Our Girl Friday, Collins continues to be quoted, this time after weighing in on the multifaceted controversy […]