Tag: Bette Davis

Past Imperfect – #430

Leslie, left: “My dearest wish is that you understand how much I care for you. You are my pearl, my endless delight, my everything.” Bette: “Well, I’ve got a few wishes of my own. Three of them, actually. First, somebody needs to speak to you about halitosis. It’s […]

Past Imperfect – #381

Humphrey Bogart, left: “I told you to stop arguing with me. Don’t you understand that I have a gun pointed at you?” Bette Davis, right: “But that’s what I’m talking about. I can’t take that gun seriously. Did you steal it from one of the munchkins in The […]

Past Imperfect – #201

Bette: “At one point I cared, but then I sobered up. Now I just want to make sure that whatever is happening over there can’t be connected back to me in any way.”  Note: This is part of an on-going experiment at Bonnywood. Details found here. P.S. And […]

Past Imperfect – #475

Celeste, left: “I’m really not impressed with how this evening has been going so far.” Bette, middle: “I hear ya, sister. We haven’t had a fresh cocktail for at least an hour.” Hugh, right: “Do either of you even realize that we are not on the Upper West […]

Past Imperfect – #469

Bette Davis, left: “What did you just say?” Olivia de Havilland, right: “I said that I love you like a sister but I can’t fully support you leaving the house looking like that.” Bette: “And why is that?” Olivia: “Well, two reasons. One is that no one wears […]

Past Imperfect – #476

Mary, left: “Why on earth are you banging on my door at such a socially-unacceptable hour?” Bette, right: “Don’t play coy with me. I’ve known for months that my husband has been cheating on me. I just didn’t know where or who, so I hired a detective and […]

Past Imperfect – #477

Anne, far left: “Well, what do we have here? It appears that George has arrived, dubiously escorting some young strumpet with stars in her eyes. How gauche.” Bette, near left: “Oh, come now, Anne. If memory serves, you were the strumpet in question a mere two days ago, […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 21

Reporter: “Thank you for agreeing to do this interview, Baby Jane.” Bette Davis, still in her Baby Jane makeup years after said film was filmed, because that mess is hard to scrape off, left: “The pleasure is all mine. As long as you stay on the other side […]

Past Imperfect – #294

Bette Davis, left: “Olivia, girlfriend, hold up a minute…” Olivia de Havilland, right: “God, this fried rice is so good. This is better than winning an Oscar.” Bette: “You’ve got my hair caught in your chopsticks.” Olivia: “You still have hair? I assumed that was a wig.” Bette: […]

Past Imperfect – #417

Bette Davis, left: “Hmm. Just as I suspected, the gardener did not trim the begonias as I instructed.” Joan Crawford, right: “How on Earth can you be thinking about flowers at a time like this? You are keeping me prisoner in this house as we both struggle through […]