Celebrating Doris Day — Stephen Boyd Blog

I was sad to hear about the passing of Doris Day, but at 97 this amazing had done about everything there was to do! Let’s celebrate her incredible career, personality and animal championship today!! She will be missed!! https://stephenboydblog.com/category/doris-day/

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Love this blog! I’ve had a poster of this Liz film on my wall for decades and yet I have not gotten around to seeing this film believe it or not! I love the shots of her in that dress. Now I need to head over to Amazon and buy this movie!! Thx for the inspiration. I’ve been a fan of hers since seeing Martha Ivers years ago. Besides that film my other favorites are Desert Fury and Too Late for Tears. I own the Southern Stolen Face DVD and need to watch it as well. I also have yet to see her two films with Charlton. I’ve have seen her western films Red Mountain and Silver Lode. Good luck with the blog!

Lizabeth Scott

In celebration of the birth of this account, I’d like to start everything off with the Lizzie role, and that is the role of Coral “Dusty” Chandler, Humphrey Bogart’s love interest in the 1947 film noir Dead Reckoning.

While not her first rodeo in the Hollywood scene, Liz wasn’t really anyone’s first choice in 1947, especially since the role of Dusty was originally meant to be a vehicle for Rita Hayworth after her success in Gilda (photographed on the left). Hayworth refused the offer, as she was already signed to play in the film noir The Lady from Shanghai, directed by her estranged husband Orson Welles. Once Columbia, Rita’s studio, realized that their star contract player was unavailable, they reached out to Warner Brothers, in an effort to borrow Lauren Bacall (photographed on the right) in what could have been her fifth collaboration with husband Humphrey Bogart. Lauren…

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