When Lauren Bacall Met Humphrey Bogart, A Movie Legend Had One Dire Warning For The Young Actress

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Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart shared one of the most romantic love affairs of Hollywood’s golden age. But not everyone expected them to last the course. Here’s a look at how one particularly jealous director tried to warn the young actress that she was making a big mistake.

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Born in The Bronx, New York, in 1924, Lauren Bacall first caught attention as a model. She then moved into acting with a leading role in 1944’s To Have and Have Not. She subsequently became a staple of both the film noir and romantic comedy genre. Some of her biggest early hits include Dark Passage, How to Marry a Millionaire and Designing Woman.

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