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Lauren Bacall’s movie on TCM

Posted by on Aug 26, 2010 | Leave a Comment

An American film and stage actress and model, Lauren Bacall had Turner Classic Movies “Summer Under the Stars” day yesterday, August 25 (Wednesday). She is known for her husky voice and sultry looks. In the decades of 1940s and 1950s, Bacall did not do well in box-office but now she is considered as the “Old Hollywood” star. Bacall is highly prestigious nowadays and she won an Honorary Oscar in 2009 for her supporting role in Barbra Streisand’s “The Mirror Has Two Faces.”

Lauren Bacall's movie on TCM

Lauren Bacall became a movie star when she trained Humphrey Bogart how to whistle in the movie “To Have and Have Not” of 1944, her initial film role at the age of only 20. Their real-life stink story put up headlines available the country and marriage did not anything to power the duo’s on-screen chemistry in following pairings these kinds of as “The Big Sleep,” “Dark Passage” and “Key Largo.”

Lauren Bacall's movie on TCM

Bacall has summative 50 film credits and preserved iconic status as the epitome of Hollywood glamour in spite of a selective system to scripts and a greater commitment to her get as divergent to box office returns.

Successful movies of Bacall include Confidential Agent (1945), Dark Passage (1947), Blood Alley (1955), The Cobweb (1955), Key Largo (1948), Designing Womkan (1957), Young Man With a Horn (1950), The Big Sleep (1946), and Bright Leaf (1950).

Lauren Bacall’s movie list on TCM:

3:00 AM Confidential Agent (1945):

  • A Spanish spy and an American heiress battle fascists in England.
  • Cast: Charles Boyer, Lauren Bacall, Peter Lorre.
  • Dir: Herman Shumlin.
  • BW-118 mins.

5:00 AM Dark Passage (1947)

  • A man falsely accused of his wife’s murder escapes to search for the real killer.
  • Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Agnes Moorehead.
  • Dir: Delmer Daves.
  • BW-106 mins.

7:00 AM Blood Alley (1955)

  • An American sailor breaks out of a Chinese jail and dodges Communist agents on the road to Hong Kong.
  • Cast: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Paul Fix.
  • Dir: William A. Wellman.
  • C-115 mins.

9:00 AM Cobweb, The (1955)

  • Inmates and staff at a posh asylum clash over love and lunacy.
  • Cast: Richard Widmark, Lauren Bacall, Gloria Grahame.
  • Dir: Vincente Minnelli.
  • C-124 mins.

11:30 AM Key Largo (1948)

  • A returning veteran tangles with a ruthless gangster during a hurricane.
  • Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall.
  • Dir: John Huston.
  • BW-101 mins.

1:30 PM Designing Woman (1957)

  • A sportswriter and a fashion designer have a lot of adjusting to do when they marry in haste.
  • Cast: Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray.
  • Dir: Vincente Minnelli.
  • C-118 mins.

3:45 PM Private Screenings: Lauren Bacall (2005)

  • Lauren Bacall discusses her life and career with host Robert Osborne.
  • BW-50 mins.

5:00 PM To Have And Have Not (1944)

  • A skipper-for-hire’s romance with a beautiful drifter is complicated by his growing involvement with the French resistance.
  • Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan.
  • Dir: Howard Hawks.
  • BW-100 mins.

7:00 PM Young Man With a Horn (1950)

  • A young trumpet player is torn between an honest singer and a manipulative heiress.
  • Cast: Kirk Douglas, Doris Day, Lauren Bacall.
  • Dir: Michael Curtiz.
  • BW-112 mins.

9:00 PM Bright Leaf (1950)

  • Two tobacco growers battle for control of the cigarette market.
  • Cast: Gary Cooper, Lauren Bacall, Jack Carson.
  • Dir: Michael Curtiz.
  • BW-111 mins.

11:00 PM Big Sleep, The (1946)

  • Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl’s involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
  • Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Dorothy Malone.
  • Dir: Howard Hawks.
  • BW-114 mins.

1:00 AM Sex And The Single Girl (1964)

  • A journalist sets out to expose a female sex expert but falls for her instead.
  • Cast: Natalie Wood, Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda.
  • Dir: Richard Quine.
  • C-114 mins.

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