Sunday, March 20, 2016

Quote for the Day

He [Bogie] had tremendous character and a great sense of honor and would not tolerate lies, even if they asked him what he thought of a movie. We were once at a screening at somebody's house, I forget whose, and they ran a movie that he was in, that he never thought much of. Afterward, the producer asked what he thought of it, and Bogie said "I think it's a crock." And this producer was horrified! He was about to release the movie, and he said to Bogie "Why would you say that?!" Bogie shrugged and said "Then don’t ask me." He never played the schmoozing game. He was not into that at all. 

- Lauren Bacall (1924-2014)

Portrait of Lauren Bacall by Yousuf Karsh (more on Yousuf Karsh below)

Portrait of Humphrey Bogart by Yousuf Karsh


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