With her husky voice and non-traditional looks, Bacall really stood out among the female star hierarchy of the Fifties and Sixties. In many ways, she was the consummate ensemble player, an actor who gathered strength and sharp focus through her interplay with others.
This week’s question: The films of Lauren Bacall. What’s your favorite Lauren Bacall film?
From our host Richard Peña, “One of my favorites that’s not too well-known is Women’s World, directed by the underrated Jean Negulescu; it’s one of those Fox multi-star vehicles of the Fifties, and despite some real competition Bacall really shines in it.”