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bogarted: “ The above cover for the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar was when Lauren Bacall was first noticed by Hollywood.It caught the eye of Slim Keith, who then persuaded her husband the director Howard Hawks to bring Bacall out from New York for a...

Katharine Graham, says, "Truman called me up to give a party for me, I think he had always wanted to give a party at the Plaza. I suppose he chose me because I didn't conflict with all the glamorous women he knew." Capote's celestial flock of swans—Babe Paley, Marella Agnelli, Slim Keith, Gloria Guinness, Lee Radziwill, C. Z. Guest—presumably would not have appreciated his showing favoritism by designating just one of them belle of the ball.

Slim Keith - Nancy "Slim" Keith, Lady Keith (July 15, 1917 – April 6, 1990) was a New York socialite and fashion icon during the 1950s and 1960s, exemplifying the American jet set.


Is 1945's "To Have and Have Not" really a film noir? Well, you got your Bogey and Becall, your Hawks, your Hemmingway and Falkner and even your Hoagy Carmichael. Let's check the dialogue: "Oh, maybe just whistle. You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and... blow." Oh, yeah, film noir.