Tallulah Bankhead

American actress Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Brockman Bankhead was an American actress of the stage and screen, talk-show host, and bonne vivante. Bankhead was also known for her deep voice, flamboyant personality, romances with men and women, and support of liberal causes, which broke with the tendency of Southern Democrats at the time to support a more conservative agenda. She was inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 1981.
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Sunnyside Women's Missionary Union visits Dunaway Gardens - Newnan Times-Herald
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Visitors in its heyday included Walt Disney and Tallulah Bankhead. "We went out there on June 17 and were given a tour -- then lunch catered by Redneck Gourmet," said WMU member Linda Pike. "We wanted to take advantage of what our own town has to offer
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'As Bees in Honey Drown' runs Sept. 9-Oct. 9 at Rising Action Theatre in Fort ... - MiamiHerald.com (blog)
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An eccentric diva, inspired by the likes of Auntie Mame, Sally Bowles, Holly Go Lightly and Tallulah Bankhead, Alexa is a self-described promoter of British rock stars, and is now in the market for an even greater dose of fame
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Tennessee Williams Festival Continues Panel Discussion 9/24 - Broadway World
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He will also note Williams's interactions with legendary actors including Laurette Taylor, Marlon Brando, Geraldine Page and Tallulah Bankhead. His major thesis will be that Williams's passage through Broadway over twenty years made his reputation,
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Hamptons Journal: Celebrity Autobiography at Guild Hall/The Tale of the ... - Huffington Post
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Matthew Broderick reading Tommy Lee's advice on what to do with a woman's "gummy bear" stole a show that also featured Mario Cantone revealing what Tallulah Bankhead did with a variety of cats and Joy Behar reading from Madonna's now out-of-print sex
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Artist painted her life in bright colors - Tampabay.com
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"She was part Auntie Mame, part Tallulah Bankhead and part queen mother," said longtime friend Jim Porter. Her work has filled private and public collections, raised big bucks for AIDS prevention and brightened countless living rooms
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Book Review: GAY LETTERS From Millicent to Maude - Gayapolis
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With mentions and anecdotes about Colette, Adlai Stevenson, Lillian Gish, Gary Grant, Randolph, Blanche DuBois, Dorothy Kilgallen, Tab Hunter and Tallulah Bankhead to name but just a few notable individuals of yesteryear! The writings are bitchy,
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Daily technical outlook - FXstreet.com
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Tallulah Bankhead Good morning. The week starts with euro pushing on intraday support formed by the median retrace value of Friday's rally, at 1.4350 – see hourly chart below. I reiterate my view that it's probably best to sell on rallies and weakness,
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Pop culture Q&A: Lizabeth Scott got her start on stage and starred in films - Kansas City Star
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Before the movies, she was a stage actress (understudying Tallulah Bankhead, to whom she was sometimes compared) and a model. Producer Hal Wallis put her in movies where, as "The Film Encyclopedia" says, she was promoted as similar to Lauren Bacall and
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The 2000 Year Old Man, at 85 - Wall Street Journal
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Mr. Cavett tells of Chico Marx randily propositioning Tallulah Bankhead, and Fred Astaire trashing Katharine Hepburn—forgetting that the windows of his limo were wide open with pedestrians in earshot. At one point Carl Reiner, 89, stands up in the
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Tovah Feldshuh Brings Aging Is Optional at Cape May Stage 8/8 - Broadway World
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She also starred as the legendary Tallulah Bankhead in her own Tallulah Hallelujah!, which was chosen as one of the Ten Best Plays of the Year by USA Today. Among other roles, Ms. Feldshuh has portrayed Diana Vreeland in Full Gallop, Jean Brodie in The
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"Lucille Ball at 100 and 'I Love Lucy' at 60" Celebration at the Hollywood ... - Benzinga
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The famous first national TV Guide (April 3, 1953) featuring Desi, Jr. on the cover as the $50 million baby Elizabethan gown worn by Lucy opposite guest Tallulah Bankhead (“The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour,” 1957). Overalls worn by Lucy in co-star Gale
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Silvio Narizzano Dead at 84: Directors Guild Nominee for GEORGY GIRL - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Narizzano's first feature film was Hammer's Fanatic (1965), notable as Tallulah Bankhead's last movie. Along the lines of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte, Strait Jacket, The Witches, and other such fare, Fanatic was a
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Todd Helton and Carlos Gonzalez bookend big hits to give Rockies walk-off win - Purple Row
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~Tallulah Bankhead "Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good too." ~Greg, age 8 by jrockies on Jul 20, 2011 10:06 PM MDT reply actions Something to say? Choose one of these options to log in
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Tovah Feldshuh Brings Aging Is Optional at Cape May Stage - Broadway World
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She also starred as the legendary Tallulah Bankhead in her own Tallulah Hallelujah!, which was chosen as one of the Ten Best Plays of the Year by USA Today. Among other roles, Ms. Feldshuh has portrayed Diana Vreeland in Full Gallop, Jean Brodie in The
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Seattle needs more shrines to writers - Crosscut
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Henry Fonda, James Dean, Tallulah Bankhead, John Malkovich, Nick Nolte: These are how many of us really remember Steinbeck's work. The museum is made with kids in mind: You can see a replica of the Red Pony in a corral. A lot of money went into the
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The Greatest Hollywood Director You May Never Have Heard Of - Huffington Post (blog)
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Adapted from Lillian Hellman's Broadway smash (which starred Tallulah Bankhead), this third and final collaboration between Wyler and Davis, again playing a viper in petticoats, is a caustic, chilling mood piece set in the turn-of-the-century South
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Your blog moment of the day..... - oralhealthjournal.com (blog)
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Steps to creativity........what really really disturbs me is of the four of you who read this, three have no idea who Tallulah Bankhead is...........sob......... Nobody can be exactly
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tallulah Bankhead
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1968
    Age 66
    On December 12, 1968, Bankhead died in St. Luke's Hospital in Manhattan at 7:45 am, aged 66.
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    She also appeared on NBC's famous lost Tonight Show Beatles interview that aired on May 14, 1968.
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  • 1967
    Age 65
    Her last appearances onscreen came in March 1967 as the villainous Black Widow in the Batman TV series, and on the December 17, 1967, episode of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour comedy-variety TV series, in the "Mahta Harry" skit.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1956
    Age 54
    In 1956, Bankhead appeared as Blanche DuBois (a character inspired by her) in a revival of Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire (1956).
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    In 1956, playing the truth game with Tennessee Williams, she confessed, "I’m fifty-four, and I wish always, always, for death.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1944
    Age 42
    In 1944, Alfred Hitchcock cast her as cynical journalist Constance Porter in her most successful film, both critically and commercially, Lifeboat.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1941
    Age 39
    Bankhead filed for divorce in Reno, Nevada, in May 1941.
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  • 1940
    Age 38
    Although Bette Davis played the leading character in 1940 film version, she openly admitted in later years that she had emulated Bankhead in the role.
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  • 1937
    Age 35
    Bankhead married actor John Emery, the son of stage actors Edward Emery (circa 1861–1938) and Isabel Waldron (1871–1950), on August 31, 1937, at her father's home in Jasper, Alabama.
  • 1934
    Age 32
    In 1934, after recuperating in Alabama, she returned to England.
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  • 1933
    Age 31
    In 1933, Bankhead nearly died following a five-hour emergency hysterectomy due to venereal disease.
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    In 1933, Bankhead nearly died following a five-hour emergency hysterectomy due to venereal disease, which she claimed she had contracted from George Raft.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1932
    Age 30
    An interview that Bankhead gave to Motion Picture magazine in 1932 generated controversy.
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    She later said, "Dahling, the main reason I accepted part was to fuck that divine Gary Cooper!" Later in 1932, Bankhead starred opposite Robert Montgomery in Faithless.
    Her 1932 movie Devil and the Deep is notable for the presence of three major co-stars, with Bankhead receiving top billing over Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, and Cary Grant; it is the only film with Cooper and Grant as the film's leading men.
  • 1931
    Age 29
    Bankhead returned to the United States in 1931, but Hollywood success eluded her in her first four films of the 1930s.
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  • 1924
    Age 22
    Her fame as an actress was ensured in 1924 when she played Amy in Sidney Howard's They Knew What They Wanted.
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  • 1923
    Age 21
    In 1923, she made her debut on the London stage at Wyndham's Theatre.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1919
    Age 17
    In 1919, after roles in three other silent films, When Men Betray (1918), Thirty a Week (1918), and The Trap (1919), Bankhead made her stage debut in The Squab Farm at the Bijou Theatre in New York.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1902
    Age 0
    Ada died of blood poisoning (septicemia) on February 23, 1902, three weeks after Bankhead's birth.
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