Past Imperfect

Past Imperfect – #512

Whilst other starlets dreamed of beautiful sets and handsome leading men and having a clever mansion on the good end of Sunset Boulevard, young Bette envisioned the day when she could slap Joan Crawford repeatedly during multiple takes…. 

Note: This is Exhibit #19 in Bonnywood’s March Madness. Details found here.

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  1. You have made black and white photos so appealing. Now I think I have developed a crush on them. They are so haunting. Too bad nowadays colored reels and pictures are so prevalent.

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    • Thanks, Sheila.

      On the set of “Baby Jane”…

      Joan: “What was that all about? I think you just broke a tooth!”

      Bette: “Only one? Damn. Robert, let’s do another take.”

      Robert/Director: “Sure, Bette. We’ve still got two hours of daylight before we have to wrap.”

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