The enigmatic Humphrey Bogart was the great love of her life and the two – perhaps unusually in the world of fame – had a happy, 12-year-long marriage.
She was 20 and he was 45 when they got married and they remained together until he died in 1957.
Sultry, smart and magnetic – Lauren Bacall’s inimitable face may have made her one of Hollywood’s most unforgettable actresses, but she was also one of the sharpest, toughest and most original.
The apartment is cavernous, on a high floor of the Dakota, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
Huge windows overlook Central Park, 30 feet above the tree line, with the grand residential buildings of Fifth Avenue in the distance.
”“A man's illness is his private territory and, no matter how much he loves you and how close you are, you stay an outsider. If you want a good marriage, you must pay attention to that. You can't have it all.”“Find me a man who's interesting enough to have dinner with and I'll be happy.”“I don't sit around thinking that I'd like to have another husband; only another man would make me think that way.”“Men need to feel important.
You are healthy.” “I put my career in second place throughout both my marriages and it suffered. They feel better when they're with younger girls or unknown girls.”“I would hate now to be married.
I knew everybody because I was married to Bogie, and that 25-year difference was the most fantastic thing for me to have in my life.”“Well, his attention span was not long, shall we say.” “I wish Frank Sinatra would just shut up and sing.”“He was...