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10 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
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[on Lauren Bacall
] We discovered Bacall was a little girl who, when she becomes insolent, becomes rather attractive. That was the only way you noticed her, because she could do it with a grin. So I said to Bogey [Humphrey Bogart
], "We are going to try an interesting thing. You are about the most insolent man on the screen and I'm going to make this girl a little more insolent than you are."
Despite his collaborations and associations with politically outspoken stars, such as the famously right-wing John Wayne
or the left-wing Humphrey Bogart
, Hawks himself remained resolutely apolitical throughout his life.
Heroes in his films are often professionals who always get the "job" done and who often wind up learning teamwork is the best way of dealing with problems.
Wife No. 2, "Nancy" Gross, went by nickname, "Slim"