Bette Davis

A Few MORE of Her Favorite Things: Bette Davis

A Few MORE of Her Favorite Things: Bette Davis

I recently had the opportunity to hear one of Bette Davis’ longtime personal assistants speak at the DTLA city library — she had some fascinating stories about this icon of the Golden Age — or “Miss D” as she affectionately referred to her.

During the Q&A I asked her about a few of Ms. Davis’ favorite things, and I wanted to make sure to update an old post to reflect what I learned. So, as always, below are a few of her favorite things, along with a story or two about why she loved them. 

A Few of Her Favorite Things: Bette Davis

A Few of Her Favorite Things: Bette Davis

April 5, 1908... one of the most talented actresses (in my opinion) who ever lived was born. The first film I really saw her in was Of Human Bondage. My husband was sleeping next to me and I wanted to get a classic film started on my laptop... it was midnight. I thought I would just watch 20 minutes or so, but by then, I was hooked!