Donald Clarke

Whingeing about cinema and real life since 2009

Farewell, Lauren Bacall

One of the few remaining greats from Hollywood’s golden age has gone at the age of 89

Wed, Aug 13, 2014, 01:19


We have just heard that Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89. One more link to Hollywood’s golden age has been severed. We’ll have more about this as the day progresses. For now, here are some words from Variety. You will know her from To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep and a dozen other classics. What a star. What a woman. Here’s one of many great moments:

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