Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall (1924 – 2014) has always been blunt: "I was brought up that way, except when I didn't tell Howard Hawks I was Jewish, because he was antisemitic and scared the hell out of me. He made me so nervous I didn't say anything… I was not proud of myself."

Institution: American Jewish Archives.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lauren Bacall." (Viewed on February 29, 2024) <http://jwa.org/media/film-us-1-still-image>.