BETTE DAVIS Quotes

 

In France to publicise WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE in 1963, Bette Davis spoke  with her usual candour:

“Well, in Hollywood you’re only as good as your last film – and only if your last film made beaucoup d’argent!”

 

One preview card for Baby Jane said, “After this you will not have to advertise for work again.”

Bette responded:

The ad was tongue in cheek – really a rib – the whole thing was done like a newspaper ad.”

(Reference to the 1962 ad which Bette put  in Variety under Situation Wanted.)

 

I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work……..success only breeds a new goal.”

 

 

I will not retire while I’ve  still got my legs and my make-up box.”

 

In this business, until you’re known as a monster, you’re not a star.”

 

“Everybody has a heart. Except some people.”

 

 

I don’t think of myself as a character  actress – that’s become a phrase which means you’ve had it.”

 

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