“Lauren Bacall TCM Star of the Month” is a short tribute created by TMC in 2012 for the star of Hollywood’s Golden Age narrated by Kelsey Grammer. Bacall passed away in her New York home August 12th, 2014. Bacall is best known for her films starring with Humphrey Bogart, who she married after their first film together at age twenty. She was ‘discovered’ by the wife of director Howard Hawks who saw her on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar.
Voted as one of the 25 most significant actresses in history by the American Film Institute, Bacall was honored with numerous awards including the Golden Globe, the Kennedy Center Honors, the Katherine Hepburn Medal and an Honorary Academy Award. For a complete list of her awards visit Wikipedia.
Although she appeared in numerous television productions including The Rockford Files, Mr. Broadway, Dr. Kildare and Chicago Hope, she is best known for her film roles, and her first love, the stage.
A few of the more than seventy film credits:
To Have and Have Not (1944)
Confidential Agent (1945)
The Big Sleep (1946)
Dark Passage (1947)
Key Largo (1948)
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Woman’s World (1954)
Designing Woman (1957)
Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1966)
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
She starred in numerous Broadway productions including Goodbye, Charlie (1959), Cactus Flower (1965), Applause (1970) and Woman of the Year (1981), winning Tony Awards for her performances in Applause and Woman of the Year.
Written and produced for Turner Classic Movies by Scott McGee. Edited by Jay Bellissimo. Narrated by Kelsey Grammer. Return to Thumbnail View.
Lauren Bacall TCM Star of the Month Tribute
Dark Passage Original Trailer
Dark Passage Clip
Confidential Agent Original Trailer
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