Bette Davis (Great Stars)

Bette Davis (Great Stars)

David Thomson


"She may well glance demure whereas behaving like an empress. Blonde, with eyes like pearls too great for her head, she used to be very outstanding, yet marginally beautiful and definitely no longer appealing . . . however it used to be her part that made her memorable--her upstart superiority, her reluctance to faux deference to others."

Bette Davis used to be the commanding determine of the nice period of Hollywood stardom, with a force and effort that placed her contemporaries within the colour. She performed queens, jezebels, and bitches; she may perhaps out-talk any male costar; she warred together with her studio, Warner Bros., labored like a demon, received via 4 husbands, used to be nominated for seven Oscars, and--no subject what--never gave up battling. this is often her story.

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