Bette and good friend Paul Henreid sharing a special moment. 🖤
The pair photographed together capturing the iconic cigarette moment in one of Bette's most popular films Now Voyager, 1942. Henreid was the perfect choice opposite Bette in the film as he was mysterious, handsome and charming for audiences. ◇
Henreid and Bette remained good friends after making the film and even worked on a second project together in 1964 with Dead Ringer were Paul directed Bette as she played twins for the second time her in her career after the film A Stolen Life in 1946 which Bette took control of herself.
Now Voyager become on of the most famous movies distributed by Warner Bros in 1942 and earned Bette another Oscar nomination for best leading actress along with her other 9. She took control over this movies as the director was not working hard enough for Bette's liking and wanted to show him who's boss! (As Bette always did). She had this incredible way with people were if you earned her respect she gave it to you. No question.
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sophia loren & jayne mansfield, 1957
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“Paramount had organized a party for me. All of cinema was there, it was incredible. And then comes in Jayne Mansfield, the last one to come. For me, that was when it got amazing. . . . She came right for my table. She knew everyone was watching. She sat down. And now, she was barely . . . Listen. Look at the picture. Where are my eyes? I’m staring at her nipples because I am afraid they are about to come onto my plate. In my face you can see the fear. I’m so frightened that everything in her dress is going to blow—BOOM!—and spill all over the table.” Sophia Loren about the infamous side-eye photo.