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In Memory of Lauren Bacall: 1924-2014


One of the last remaining classic actresses, Bacall was part of the Golden Age of Cinema…the 1940s-1950s. She was a screen siren from day one, with her sultry performance as the ultimate Femme Fatale in To Have and Have Not, directed by Howard Hawks and starring Humphrey Bogart. From that catapult to stardom in 1944, Bacall never looked back. She starred in three more movies with Bogart, who in addition to being her favorite leading man on screen, became her leading man off screen when they married in 1945.

Over the next few days, I will highlight some of my favorite Bacall movies. We have truly lost one of the greats.

Check out these Lauren Bacall movies at the Niles Public Library:

All I Want for Christmas (J)

The Big Sleep


Blood Alley

Bright Leaf

The Cobweb

Confidential Agent

Dark Passage

Designing Woman


Ernest & Celestine (voice) (J)

A Foreign Field

The Forger


How to Marry A Millionaire

Howl’s Moving Castle (voice) (J)

The Madeline Movie Lost in Paris (voice) (J)


The Mirror Has Two Faces

Misery (also on Blu-ray)

Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

My Fellow Americans

Sex and the Single Girl

The Shootist

To Have and Have Not

The Walker

Written on the Wind

Young Man With A Horn

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