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“I will not retire while I’ve still got my legs and my makeup box.” – Bette Davis
Bette Davis injected politics into awards-show fashion when, nominated for best actress for her performance in Dangerous, a film she hated, she wore a simple blue-and-white dress designed by Orry-Kelly. Her intention was to look like the hired help, which was what she felt like under contract to Warner Bros.
Bette Davis and Paul Henreid, stars of 1942′s classic weepie Now, Voyager, acted out their famous double cigarette lighting scene from that movie when reunited on the set of 1964′s Dead Ringer, in which Henreid directed Davis in her double role. (via thebettedavis)
Did Chad Michaels’ brilliant performance as Bette Davis on last night’s RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race leave you wanting MORE MORE MORE? Here is the rest of Team Shad’s Gaff-In debut, and to view the other groups’ unaired bits with Ru and Vicki Lawrence, click on.
Bette Davis has had JUST ABOUT ENOUGH of Miriam Hopkins in Old Acquaintance. (via The Flaming Curmudgeon)