Bette Davis — A Pictorial


“Today everyone is a star – they’re all billed as ‘starring’ or ‘also starring’. In my day, we earned that recognition.” ~ Bette Davis


Bette Davis


“Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life.” ~ Bette Davis


Bette Davis


“I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn’t dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.” ~ Bette Davis


Bette Davis


“I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed.” ~ Bette Davis


Bette Davis — “Fashions Of 1934” (1934)


“Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn’t do much for women, though we do have an advantage, make-up.” ~ Bette Davis


Bette Davis — “Jezebel” 1938


“When a man gives his opinion he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion she’s a bitch.” ~ Bette Davis


Bette Davis — “Dark Victory” (1939)


“Why am I so good at playing bitches? I think it’s because I’m not a bitch. Maybe that’s why Miss Crawford always plays ladies.” ~ Bette Davis


Bette Davis — “The Private Lives of Elizabeth And Essex” (1939)


“We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.” ~ Bette Davis


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  1. […] Elizabeth “Bette” Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theater. Davis […]

  2. […] by William Wyler, “Jezebel” stars Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Richard Cromwell, and Fay Bainter. The […]

  3. […] regarded by Bette Davis, George Brent became her most frequent male co-star, appearing with her in eleven films, including […]

  4. […] Awards Directed by William Wyler Produced by William Wyler, Hal B. Wallis, Henry Blanke Starring Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Fay Bainter, and Richard […]

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