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On the set of “Casablanca” (1942) Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman

 

“Casablanca” is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid, and featuring Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre and Dooley Wilson. Set during World War II, it focuses on a man torn between, in the words of one character, love and virtue. He must choose between his love for a woman and helping her and her Czech Resistance leader husband escape from the Vichy-controlled Moroccan city of Casablanca to continue his fight against the Nazis. “Casablanca” won three Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Its characters, dialogue, and music have become iconic, and the film has grown in popularity to the point that it now consistently ranks near the top of lists of the greatest films of all time.

 

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman on the set of “Casablanca” (1942)

 

Claude Rains watches Humphrey Bogart and Paul Henreid play chess on the set of “Casablanca” (1942)

 

Humphrey Bogart and Dooley Wilson hanging out on the set of “Casablanca” (1942)

 

Director Michael Curtiz with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman on the set of “Casablanca” (1942)

 

Humphrey Bogart filming home movies of production from a ladder on the set of “Casablanca” (1942)

 

Director Michael Curtiz filming Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman on the set of “Casablanca” (1942)

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On the set: “Sabrina” (1953) Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, William Holden

 

“Sabrina” is a 1954 comedy-romance film directed by Billy Wilder, adapted for the screen by Wilder, Samuel A. Taylor, and Ernest Lehman from Taylor’s play Sabrina Fair. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, and William Holden. “Sabrina” was Wilder’s last film released by Paramount Pictures, ending a 12-year relation between Wilder and Paramount.

 

“Sabrina” won an Academy Award for Best Costume Design (Edith Head) and was nominated for five more Academy Awards; Best Director (Billy Wilder), Best Actress (Audrey Hepburn), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White (Hal Pereira, Walter H. Tyler, Sam Comer, Ray Moyer), Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Charles Lang), and Best Writing, Screenplay (Billy Wilder, Samuel A. Taylor, Ernest Lehman).

 

Audrey Hepburn on the set of "Sabrina" (1945)

 

William Holden and Audrey Hepburn on the set of "Sabrina" (1945)

 

Humphrey Bogart and Audrey Hepburn on the set of "Sabrina" (1945)

 

Audrey Hepburn on the set of "Sabrina" (1945 photo by Mark Shaw)

 

Audrey Hepburn on the set of "Sabrina" (1945)

 

Audrey Hepburn on the set of "Sabrina" (1945)

 

Audrey Hepburn with make up artist Wally Westmore on the set of "Sabrina" (1945)

 

Audrey Hepburn being ahampooed on the set of "Sabrina" (1945 Photo by Mark Shaw)

 

Audrey Hepburn being ahampooed on the set of "Sabrina" (1945 photo by Mark Shaw)

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On The Set of “How To Marry A Millionaire” (1953) Monroe, Gable, and Bacall

 

“How to Marry a Millionaire” is a 1953 romantic comedy film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Jean Negulesco and produced and written by Nunnally Johnson. The music score was by Alfred Newman and the cinematography by Joseph MacDonald. The costume design was by Travilla. The film stars Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, and Lauren Bacall, as three gold diggers along with actors William Powell, David Wayne, Rory Calhoun, Cameron Mitchell, Alex D’Arcy, and Fred Clark. “How to Marry a Millionaire” was the first film ever to be photographed in the new CinemaScope wide-screen process, and the second released, after The Robe.It was also the first 1950’s color and CinemaScope film ever to be shown on prime time network television, when it was shown as the first installment of NBC Saturday Night at the Movies in 1961.

 

Marilyn Monroe on set of "How to Marry a Millionaire" (1953)

 

Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable on set of "How to Marry a Millionaire" (1953)

 

Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable, and Marilyn Monroe on the set of "How To Marry A Millionaire" (1953)

 

Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall on the set of "How To Marry A Millionaire" (1953)

 

Lauren Bacall and Marilyn Monroe at the premiere of "How to Marry a Millionaire" (1953)

 

Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, and Marilyn Monroe at the premiere of "How to Marry a Millionaire" (1953)

 

 

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On the set of “The African Queen” (1951) Humphrey Bogart

 

On the set of “The African Queen” (1951)

 

The African Queen” is a 1951 adventure drama film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester. The film was directed by John Huston and produced by Sam Spiegel and John Woolf. The screenplay was adapted by James Agee, John Huston, John Collier and Peter Viertel. It was photographed in Technicolor by Jack Cardiff and had a music score by Allan Gray. The film stars Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn with Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Walter Gotell, Richard Marner and Theodore Bikel. Humphrey Bogart won an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for “The African Queen”. The movie also recieved three other Academy Award nominations: Best Actress in a Leading Role nomination for Katharine Hepburn, Best Director nomination for John Huston, and a Best Writing, Screenplay nomination for James Agee and John Huston. “The African Queen” has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry, with the Library of Congress deeming it “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant”.

 

Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn relaxing during location shooting on "The African Queen" (Photo by Eliot Elisofon) LIFE

Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn relaxing during location shooting on “The African Queen” (Photo by Eliot Elisofon) LIFE

 

Humphrey Bogart and wife Lauren Bacall sharing a meal during the filming of "The African Queen"

Humphrey Bogart and wife Lauren Bacall sharing a meal during the filming of “The African Queen”

 

John Juston putting rubber leaches on Humphrey Bogart during the filming of "The African Queen." Huston wanted to use real leeches but Bogie nixed that idea!!

John Juston putting rubber leaches on Humphrey Bogart during the filming of “The African Queen.” Huston wanted to use real leeches but Bogie nixed that idea!!

 

Katharine Hepburn relaxing with a cigarette during filming of "The African Queen" (Photo by Eliot Elisofon) LIFE

Katharine Hepburn relaxing with a cigarette during filming of “The African Queen” (Photo by Eliot Elisofon) LIFE

 

Katharine Hepburn, Lauren Bacall, and Humphrey Bogart relax between shoots on the set of "The African Queen"

Katharine Hepburn, Lauren Bacall, and Humphrey Bogart relax between shoots on the set of “The African Queen”

 

Lauren Bacall making sandwiches for cast and crew of "The African Queen" (Photo by Eliot Elisofon) LIFE

Lauren Bacall making sandwiches for cast and crew of “The African Queen” (Photo by Eliot Elisofon) LIFE

 

Lauren Bacall, director John Huston, Katherine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart resting between takes on the set of the film "The African Queen" (Photo by Eliot Elisofon) LIFE

Lauren Bacall, director John Huston, Katherine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart resting between takes on the set of the film “The African Queen” (Photo by Eliot Elisofon) LIFE

 

Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, and Katharine Hepburn

Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, and Katharine Hepburn

 

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Grace Kelly on the set of “To Catch A Thief” (1955)

 

Grace Kelly on the set of “To Catch A Thief” (1955)

 

“To Catch a Thief” is a 1955 romantic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis and John Williams. The movie is set on the French Riviera, and was based on the 1952 novel of the same name by David Dodge. This was Grace Kelly’s final film for Hitchcock as she became Princess Grace of Monaco in 1956.

 

Grace Kelly between scenes on the set of "To Catch A Thief" (1955)

 

Grace Kelly between takes on the set of "To Catch A Thief" (1955)

 

Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, and Alfred Hitchcock on the set of "To Catch A Thief" (1955)

 

Grace Kelly and Alfred Hitchcock take a break on the set of "To Catch A Thief" (1955)

 

Cary Grant and Grace Kelly help Alfred Hitchcock celebrate his birthday on the set of "To Catch A Thief" (1955)

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