struggles to drag the dead weight of Joan Crawford off the bed
And while you might imagine Bette Davis
and Marilyn Monroe were as unalike as two actors could be, they shared one quality -- an odd manner of speaking.
Laura Bailey as Lauren Bacall The model's a dead ringer for the 19-year-old actress in 1944 film To Have And Have Not; Twiggy Lawson as Bette Davis
A sultry appearance just like Bette in the classic 1942 weepie Now Voyager; Erin O'Connor as Audrey Hepburn The sensuous supermodel does a superb Audrey Hepburn in the 1954 classic Sabrina; Liz Jagger as Rita Hayworth Mick's gorgeous girl plays raunchy Rita as a femme fatale in Gilda from 1946; Antonio Banderas as Clark Gable Suave Antonio has the Gone With The Wind star's brooding intensity; Noemie Lenoir as Jane Russell Noemie dazzles as a showgirl from 1953's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Pictures: KOBEL/REX FEATURES
With: Bette Davis
, Humphrey Bogart, Henry Fonda, Miriam Hopkins, Joan Crawford.
Raised in Boston's industrial city of Lowell, Massachusetts, Bette Davis
was born in the shadow of one war, and worked through the next.
They tell the story of films like Casablanca, All About Eve, Gone With the Wind (It could have been Bette Davis
instead of Vivien Leigh), Born Yesterday, Psycho and others.
Kennedy undermines the colonizing images of white Hollywood icons such as Bette Davis
, Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Montgomery Clift, and Shelley Winters, who portray "her-selves" in "starring roles" in order to dramatize the personal/familial domestic saga of the leading "protagonist," "Clara--The Playwright," with Clara's mother, father, and husband in "supporting roles.
The world will celebrate the life of one of America's iconic film stars when a stamp honoring actress Bette Davis
is dedicated and a car once owned by her is sold at No Reserve during the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company's inaugural event in Las Vegas.
The stage play, which opens on Tuesday, June 6, examines what happened when iconic Hollywood movie stars Bette Davis
and Joan Crawford worked together on the now-famous 1962 psychological drama Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
The eight-part FX Networks series focuses on the legendary rivalry between Bette Davis
(Susan Sarandon) and Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) as it also explores ageism and sexism that were and still are prevalent in Hollywood today.
So it went between Bette Davis
, Gary Merrill and Anne Baxter in "All About Eve," moments before everybody had to "fasten their seat belts
And when screen icons Bette Davis
and Joan Crawford come face to face during the filming of 1962 classic Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?