2 Biographical Movies |
9 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
8 Interviews |
17 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
Betty Jean Perske
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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(on Confidential Agent
(1945)) A very bad experience for Boyer and myself. He was wonderful. But Herman Shumlin
, who directed, knew nothing about movies. He gave me terrible direction, if any. It was just a nightmare. Schumlin did nothing to help. The press killed me - after building me into this combination of Gabo and Dietrich and Mae West
and God-knows-who. Sddenly I became this nothing. I ...
At the funeral for her husband, Humphrey Bogart
, she put a whistle in his coffin. It was a reference to the famous line she says to him in their first film together To Have and Have Not
(1944): "You know how to whistle, don't you? You just put your lips together and blow.".
Her thick New York City accent