August 13, 2014

Lovely Lauren

Sad news again today with the passing of screen legend, Lauren Bacall. She’s always been one of my favourites for her classical good looks, her elegance and her beautiful deep voice.

It’s incredible to think that she’s only 19 in this picture, and when she first appeared on screen in “To Have and Have Not”.


With just a few tweaks, this could be a contemporary image!image

She always looks very serious in her early images, perhaps trying to play older than she is? And always great eyebrows!image

Even as she aged a bit, she was still stunning.image

Who can forget her in the classic Designing Women, with the stunning dresses she designed?Des Women

Finally, a big smile.image

In 1993, if she had work done, it was done very well.image

Still gorgeous in 2009.image

This is my favourite image of Lauren Bacall.image


  1. The biggest bitch in show business.

    1. Oh come on, the BIGGEST? Surely there are stronger contenders out there for that award...

  2. I have no idea what she was like in her personal life.
    She was a tough cookie who had a very successful life
    after being widowed with 2 kids at a very young age.
    Strong woman are always called bitches.
    Regardless,she was somebody that demanded you
    look at her photographic elegance!

    1. She was so elegant. They don't make'em like that anymore.

  3. An iconic movie star with such great presence!

    The Arts by Karena

  4. Thanks, Meg. She wasn't like anyone else.

  5. Always loved the eyebrows and her classic look. And, btw, no wonder you wouldn't want to sign your name when your post is mean, shallow, and thoughtless.

  6. Mean, shallow, and thoughtless perfectly describes Ms. Bacall. Thank you for providing the perfect nomenclature.

    1. Did you know her personally, or are you spreading gossip? It's tacky to spread rumors about dead people, especially when the corpse isn't even in the ground yet. Just sayin'...

  7. she will be missed. RIP LB

  8. Thanks for this post, Meg. Love Lauren! Authentic, self-directed women who author their own lives are fascinating, complex and quite frightening to some. Targeting a woman because she claims ownership of her life and all that entails is evidence of one's fear-based attempt to bolster one's sadly inadequate sense of agency.

  9. Thank you so very much!! Lauren Bacall taught me how to whistle, for which I'm eternally grateful.


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