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Ever since 19-year-old Lauren Bacall smoldered in the scene in To Have and Have Not, and famously taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle (just put your lips together . . . and blow), fans have been fascinated by the palpable heat between these two movie legends. Their onscreen passion blossomed into a full-blown offscreen love affair, and culminated in a happy marriage that lasted twelve years, until Bogartand#8217;s untimely death in 1957. Now Bogie and Bacall celebrates their love, featuring rare photos of the couple, along with tips and vignettes that will inspire readers to ignite their own legendary romances.
Anyone can learn from the epic romance of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall or so de la Hoz opines. Outlining the relationship principles that this legendary couple embodied she aims to show readers how to create their own great love affairs. Among the nuggets of valuable advice: don’t swear by “your type” don’t be afraid to make the first move follow your heart’s desire be silly together and love what you do—making sure to do it together sometimes. This famous couple may have lived 50 years ago but their lessons are every bit as relevant today as they were then. (Dec.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
He adored me. I'd never had it before, and I'll never have it again. I was lucky to have it at all. --LAUREN BACALL
Ever since nineteen-year-old Lauren Bacall seductively taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle in the most famous scene from 1941's To Have and Have Not, fans have been fascinated by the palpable heat between these two movie legends. Their onscreen passion blossomed into a full-blown off-screen love affair, and culminated in a blissful marriage that lasted twelve years, until Bogart's untimely death in 1957. Bogie & Bacall celebrates their love, with rare photos of the couple, along with tips and anecdotes that will inspire you to ignite your own legendary romance.
About the Author
Cindy De La Hoz is a film historian inspired by the legends of the silver screen. She is the author of several books, including A Touch of Grace: How to be a Princess, the Grace Kelly Way
, So Audrey
, Lucy at the Movies
, and Elizabeth Taylor: A Shining Legacy on Film
. She lives in Philadelphia, PA.