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 Lauren Bacall Collection

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Lauren BacallLaurell Bacall got into show business as a teenager and became a sensation with her statuesque figure and deep, sultry voice.

Lauren Bacall was born as Betty Joan Persky in New York City. Her parents were Jewish Immigrants from Poland and Romania. When her parents divorce, she look her mother's maiden name and became Betty Becall. In radio Lauren Bacall appeared in Let's Playwright in 1941 under the name Betty Bacall before she was a Hollywood Starlet.

She made her acting debut at age 17 in 1942 after modeling in fashion.  She landed the cover of Harper's Bazaar and was discover by Howard Hawks. The director loved her sultry style and husky voice renamed her Lauren Bacall. She took a screen test for her debut film To Have and Have Not and was cast starring opposite of Humphrey Bogart.

Bogart & BacallBacall and Bogart
On the set of "To Have and Have Not," Laurell Bacall met the much older and three time married Humphrey Bogart. She was 26 years his junior but the two started an affair two weeks after meeting. Humphrey Bogart was in a unhappy marriage with Mayo "Sluggy" Methot who's alcoholic antics which included once stabbing her husband wore thin on poor Bogey. Bacall and Bogart became a bankable Hollywood item and starred in a number of classic films together. They married in 1945 and had two children. Even though it was Humphrey Bogart 4th marriage, the two stayed married until his death in 1957.  After Humphrey Bogart death Lauren Bacall dated Frank Sinatra shortly and later married Jason Robards in 1961.

Bacall and Bogart starred together in the action adventure radio program Bold Venture. The show takes place on a boat in the Caribbean and featured Bogart as salty seadog Slate Shannon and Bacall as his sidekick sailor Duval.

In the 1950s Lauren Bacall became very selective in which films she would star and she turned down scripts that did not meet her fancy. During the McCarthy Era, she and Bogart took a stand against the Hollywood Blacklisting of perceived communists.  She created a group called Committee for the First Amendment and leant her name and voice to Hollywood Fight back speaking up against The House Un-American Activities Committee.

Lauren Bacall also made appearances on Command Performance, The Bing Crosby show, and many more.

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37 shows - total playtime 16 hours 11 minutes

Bing 520213 094 Humphrey Bogart And Lauren Bacall
Bing 520312 098 Humphrey Bogart And Lauren Bacall
Bloopers Lauren Bacall Adult Language
Command Performance 441216 154 Bob Hope Bing Crosby Anita Oday
Command Performance 450315 166 Jimmy Durante Humphrey Bogart Lauren Bacall
Hollywood Fights Back 471026
Jack Benny 470105 Humphrey Bogart And Lauren Bacall
Lux 461014 0542 To Have And Have Not

Bold Venture:
BV 510326 01 Deadly Merchandise
BV 510402 02 The Kuan Yin Statue
BV 510409 03 White Envelope
BV 510416 04 A Bullet for Shannon
BV 510423 05 Spanish Gold
BV 510430 06 He Who Laughs Last
BV 510507 07 Atomic Espionage in San Thomas
BV 510514 08 That Gun Will Kill You
BV 510521 09 Fake American Passports
BV 510528 10 Sailor Is Framed for Murder
BV 510604 11 Blue Moon
BV 510611 12 Tears of Siva
BV 510618 13 We Want Cary Martin
BV 510625 14 Sailor Framed for Treason and Murder
BV 510702 15 Russian Roulette
BV 510716 17 Death at the Wedding
BV 510723 18 Twelve Year Old Promise
BV 510730 20 Search for Tommy Reed
BV 510813 21 Sunken Spanish Gold
BV 510820 22 Ghost Ship
BV 510827 23 Slate's Old Flame
BV 510903 24 Terminal Key
BV 510910 25 Out of Control
BV 510917 26 Black Tie Affair
BV 510924 27 Murder in the Yucatan
BV 511001 28 Shannon's A Sucker
BV 511008 29 Slate Gets the Hook
BV 511015 30 Camelia for 'El Dobbin'
BV 511022 31 Row at the Cannery

28 shows - total playtime 12 hours 25 minutes

BV 511029 32 Darby and Joan Lonely Hearts, Inc
BV 511105 33 Marino Victory Mutiny
BV 511112 34 Bold Venture Is Stolen
BV 511119 35 Bold Venture by Da Vinci
BV 511126 36 Dead Men Leave No Prints
BV 511203 37 Cruise to Bata Bano
BV 511210 38 Voodoo Vendetta
BV 511217 39 Tabard of Pizarro
BV 511224 40 Paul Brewer Prison Break
BV 511231 41 Crazy Old Carlos
BV 520107 42 A Substitute Death
BV 520114 43 Ella Wiley Makes People Die
BV 520121 44 A Comeback Can Kill You
BV 520128 45 Revenge Equals Murder Times Two
BV 520204 46 Joe Norman the Laughing Sailor
BV 520211 47 Isle of Pines
BV 520218 48 The One That Got Away
BV 520225 49 Welcome to Civilization Dead Man
BV 520303 50 The Big KO
BV 520310 51 Spectre of El Indio
BV 520317 52 Deadly Diamonds
BV 520324 53 Revenge Is Sweet
BV 520331 54 Haven's Venezualen Isle
BV 520407 55 With Friends Like These
BV 520414 56 Marriage and Murder
BV 520421 57 Mystery of the Mary K
BV 520512 60 Seņor Rufio's Legacy of Death
BV 520714 69 Slate's Stolen Identity



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