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HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE, Lauren Bacall, 1953.Lauren Bacall (1924-2014)
The distinctively attractive Lauren Bacall seemed more worldly-wise in her films than she really was. Born with the real name of Betty Joan Perske, Lauren Bacall made her name in 'To Have And Have Not (1944)', when she starred opposite Humphrey Bogart and famously gave him some whistling tuition. Lauren married Bogie shortly afterwards. She went on to put her marriage above her career, but still appeared in the big hitters 'The Big Sleep (1946)' and 'How To Marry A Millionaire (1953)'. When Bogart died of cancer in 1957, Lauren's career saw her continue to win acclaim, winning a Tony award for both 'Applause' - a stage musical adaptation of 'All About Eve (1950)' - and 'Woman Of The Year', in 1970 and 1981 respectively, and plaudits for her performance in Agatha Christie's 'Murder On The Orient Express (1979)'.

Lauren Bacall died on August 12th, 2014, after a massive stroke at her home in the famous Dakota apartment building in New York City. She had been born in the same city nearly 90 years earlier, on September 16th, 1924. Lauren had been a one-time neighbour of former Beatle John Lennon, and she actually heard him being shot, when he was murdered in 1980. Lauren said of Lennon on the Larry King show in 2005: "I liked him a lot."

Always good value on chat shows, Lauren Bacall received an honorary Oscar in 2009, and also received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her performance in 'The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)'. Lauren's relationship with Bogart was arguably the most famous in Hollywood history, and they were married for 12 years.

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Lauren Bacall DVDs available from booksmusicfilmstv.com - in association with Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com

LAUREN BACALL DVDs available from booksmusicfilmstv.com - in association with Amazon.co.uk
Key Largo [1948] Key Largo [1948]
Warner Home Video
DVD - July 3, 2000
The Big Sleep [1946]
Warner Home Video
DVD - July 3, 2000
The Shootist [1976] The Shootist [1976]
Paramount Home Entertainment (UK)
DVD - August 4, 2003
All Products : To Have and Have Not [1944]
All Products : The Bogart And Bacall Collection [DVD]
 

 

LAUREN BACALL DVDs available from booksmusicfilmstv.com - in association with Amazon.com
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Lauren Bacall Filmography
(most recent films listed first)

Eve (2008/IV)
The Walker (2007)
These Foolish Things (2006)
Manderlay (2005)
Birth (2004)
Hauru no ugoku shiro (voice) (2004)
Dogville (2003)
The Limit (2003)
Presence Of Mind (1999)
The Venice Project (1999)
Diamonds (1999)
Madeline: Lost In Paris (voice) (1999)
Jour et la nuit, Le (1997)
My Fellow Americans (1996)
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Prêt-à-Porter (1994)
A Foreign Field (1993)
All I Want For Christmas (1991)
A Star For Two (1991)
Misery (1990)
The Real Story Of The Three Little Kittens (voice) (1990)
Tree Of Hands (1989)
Mr. North (1988)
Appointment With Death (1988)
The Fan (1981)
Health (1980)
The Shootist (1976)
Murder On The Orient Express (1974)
Harper (1966)
Sex And The Single Girl (1964)
Shock Treatment (1964)
North West Frontier (1959)
The Gift Of Love (1958)
Written On The Wind (1956)
Blood Alley (1955)
The Cobweb (1955)
Woman's World (1954/I)
How To Marry A Millionaire (1953)
Bright Leaf (1950)
Young Man With A Horn (1950)
Key Largo (1948)
Dark Passage (1947)
The Big Sleep (1946)
Confidential Agent (1945)
To Have And Have Not (1944)

 

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