Humphrey Bogart

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Hollywood Salutes Legend Lauren Bacall

Tributes are pouring in to honor her 'magical life'

(Newser) - The iconic, smoky-voiced Lauren Bacall died yesterday at age 89, but her memory will live on in Hollywood—and in the world—forever. Stephen Bogart, her son with the equally legendary Humphrey Bogart, says "her life speaks for itself—she lived a wonderful life, a magical life," reports... More »

Humphrey Bogart Feared He Was Gay

Even though he supposedly slept with 1,000 women

(Newser) - Humphrey Bogart may have been known as a legendary lover—both on screen and off—but he feared he was gay before meeting fourth wife Lauren Bacall. A new biography by Darwin Porter alleges Bogart slept with 1,000 women before marrying Bacall in 1945, but began to fear he... More »

Dear John Is More Nicholas Sparks Schmaltz

'Bogart and Bergman it's not,' critic says

(Newser) - Dear John, the latest Nicholas Sparks film adaptation, works familiar territory: ooey-gooey love. Critics aren't falling for the tale of long-distance romance between an American soldier stationed in the Middle East (Channing Tatum) and his dream girl back home (Amanda Seyfried).
  • Tom Horgen of the Minneapolis Star Tribune decries the
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