(1970s) TV commercial: "Tuesday Morning" retail store
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 ...
Bacall lived in the same New York apartment building (The Dakota) as Beatle John Lennon
when he was shot and later died on December 8, 1980. When interviewed on the subject in a recent British television program hosted by former model Twiggy
, Bacall said she had heard the gunshot but assumed that it was a car tire bursting or a vehicle backfiring.