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Bette Davis: I’ve Had It With Gratitude | Follies Of God by James Grissom

Listen, I’ve had it with gratitude! You know I love Marian [Seldes], and she is why we are here, in this fashion, together, but she’s awfully gaga about who we … Continue reading


How Bette Davis Turned 18 Minutes into a Whole Movie – Silver Screenings

*Spoiler Alert* We found a Bette Davis film that made us cry. Now, as much as we adore Ms Davis, we never cry at her films, not even if she’s dying of … Continue reading

03/26/2017 · 3 Comments

“I don’t take the movies seriously, and anybody who does is in for a headache,” Bette Davis | BEGUILING HOLLYWOOD

Hm… She worked consistently for 58 years in film, radio, and TV (from 1931 to the year of her death in 1989). I think… Source: “I don’t take the movies … Continue reading

07/16/2016 · Leave a comment

First Night Design | Dame Gladys Cooper #Quote #Actress #Cards

Originally posted on First Night Design:
Miss Gladys Cooper [1888-1971] in Fancy Dress Greeting Card by FirstNightVintage Looking into a mirror on her deathbed: ‘If this is what virus pneumonia…

03/16/2016 · 1 Comment

Bette Davis: Underacting for William Wyler – Silver Screenings

*Spoiler Alert* They created the best opening scene in the history of cinema: On a moonlit night, on an isolated rubber plantation in Malay, a woman follows a man out … Continue reading

01/24/2016 · 4 Comments

“He was just beautiful . . . Errol. He himself openly said, “I don’t know really anything about acting,” and I admire his honesty because he’s absolutely right.” Bette Davis

Photo post by @toobeguiling. Source: “He was just beautiful . . . Errol. He himself openly said, “I don’t know really anything about acting,” and I admire his honesty because … Continue reading

11/21/2015 · 1 Comment

Bette Davis: Bring the Bitch Back!

Originally posted on A R T L▼R K. On the 6th of October 1989, actress Bette Davies died of breast cancer at the age of 81 in the American Hospital in … Continue reading

10/06/2015 · 2 Comments

Happy 99th Birthday Olivia de Havilland

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is the 99th birthday of one of the last living actors/actresses from the Golden Age of Hollywood:  Olivia de Havilland.  The world is a better place…

07/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Quote • BETTE DAVIS • Glamour

“Go easy on the glamour, George. I’m not the type.” – Bette to photographer George Hurrell Posted by Bette Davis on Monday, 18 May 2015

05/21/2015 · 3 Comments

“Without wonder and insight, acting is just a business. With it…”

Originally posted on Art of Quotation:
“Without wonder and insight, acting is just a business. With it, it becomes creation.” ~ Bette Davis, actress, Academy Award ?

04/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Quote | BETTE DAVIS ON GRETA GARBO | Beguiling Hollywood

“Her instinct, her mastery over the machine, was pure witchcraft. I cannot analyze this woman’s acting. I only know that no one else so effectively worked in front of a camera.” Bette … Continue reading

03/19/2015 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • JOHN FRASER • Close Up • Bosie Speaks Up

Film star, Shakespearean actor and director John Fraser, is perhaps most widely known for his highly-praised portrayal of Lord Alfred Douglas (Bosie) in the movie The Trials of Oscar Wilde opposite Peter … Continue reading

03/04/2015 · 12 Comments

Book Review • CLOSE UP: An Actor Telling Tales • John Fraser

This is not the first time John Fraser has taken up his pen — earlier books include an engaging account of his travels through Africa performing Shakespeare — but the … Continue reading

03/03/2015 · Leave a comment