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Lauren Bacall – photos and quotes

“I’ve followed my own star. I’m crazy enough to believe in taking chances in every way, in making choices and gambling with your life. That’s the kind of gambling I believe in.”Lauren Bacall

Source: Dotson Rader (1997)

 

Lauren Bacall smoking

“I used to tremble from nerves so badly that the only way I could hold my head steady was to lower my chin practically to my chest and look up at Bogie. That was the beginning of ‘The Look.’”Lauren Bacall

 

auren Bacall Humphrey Bogart To Have and Have Not 1944

Bogie is fanatically independent, yet he can’t stand being alone.”Lauren Bacall

Source: Bob Thomas (1957)
Photo: To Have and Have Not (1944)

 

 

 

Lauren Bacall painting

Artist: Dal Holcomb Year: possibly late 1940s. Gouache on board. 20.5″ x 14.”

Holcomb was a popular magazine illustrator in the 1930s and 1940s.

 

Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall at the Hotel del Coronado in 1948. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall at the Hotel del Coronado in 1948.

 

Lauren Bacall Betty Grable Marilyn Monroe 1953

With Betty Grable and Marilyn Monroe on a 20th Century Fox sound stage during the production of How to Marry a Millionaire (1953). Photographer: Frank Worth

 

Lauren Bacall 1957

“Stardom isn’t a profession, it’s an accident.”Lauren Bacall

Photo: 1957

 

Lauren Bacall

“I’m not a social butterfly. I’m not someone who just wants to aimlessly travel or aimlessly do anything. I have to have a point of view. I have to have a place of my own.”Lauren Bacall

Source: 1988

 

Lauren Bacall at the swimming pool of the Beverly Hills Hotel in 1957. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Lauren Bacall at the swimming pool of the Beverly Hills Hotel in 1957.

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