R.I.P. Lauren Bacall (1924-2014)

"You know how to whistle don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow" said Lauren Bacall to her future husband Humphrey Bogart in her screen debut "To Have And To Have Not." That one line made a cinematic legend. With a career that spanned over six decades, working in a number of Hollywood's most beloved classic films as well as roles in challenging contemporary arthouse fare, Bacall did it all. Passing away today at the age of 89, Bacall leaves behind a distinguished legacy. The wider world may never have heard the name "Lauren Bacall" had Howard Hawks wife not seen her picture in an issue of Vogue magazine. It was during a screen test for Hawks that she developed "the look" —lowering her head and peering at the camera— that became a hallmark. This, along with her distinctive husky voice, made Bacall stand out. But the young
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