“I was Betty Bacall always. And Lauren was Howard Hawks… he felt that Lauren Bacall was better sounding than Betty Bacall. He had a vision of his own. He was a Svengali. He wanted to mold me. He wanted to control me. And he did until Mr. Bogart got involved.”

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  1. rschulenberg
    April 10, 2016

    What happened to Betty Perskey (sp,) if she was “always Betty Bacall”?

    • April 10, 2016

      Excellent question! How are you? I am supposed to be finishing that next novel, but instead am having a blast working on my house. I owe you an email. xox, V

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