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 Movies: 'To Have and Have Not' & 'Key Largo'

Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in To Have and Have Not. Humphrey Bogart & 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, Aug. 1. […]

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 […]

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. 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 that she even won an Honorary Oscar last […]

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 […]

Gordon Willis & Roger Corman + Lauren Bacall: Honorary Oscar Recipients

Gordon Willis, Roger Corman, and Lauren Bacall: Honorary Oscars. 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 […]

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

Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable in How to Marry a Millionaire. 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 […]

Millionaire Match: Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe & Lauren Bacall on the Prowl

Millionaire match made in heaven – or rather, New York City. Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, and Lauren Bacall try to calculate the number of diamonds, cookies, and hunky young men they'll be able to buy once they land millionaire husbands. Image: © A.M.P.A.S. One of the earliest examples of CinemaScope, […]

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

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 + 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 […]