's practice is, for New York City, a fairly old-fashioned one.
, who died last week in New York aged 89, gave PS150,000 to each of her grandsons and another PS15,000 to two employees.
With the death of Bacall
the golden age of Hollywood, with all its glamour, glitz and enigma, faded into the pages of history just a little bit more.
The lead character, played by Bacall
, emerges from an ambiguous past, but rises aristocratically above it.
They were "Bogie and Bacall
" - the hard-boiled couple who could fight and make up with the best of them.
"Do you remember that time we went to Joel Grey's book party and Lauren Bacall
was there and that publicist came up to us and was like, look, whatever you do, do not attempt to speak to, or touch, Miss Bacall
, upon being handed her statuette, blurted, "At last, a man in my life." Kirk Douglas lamented he had once made a play for Bacall
but lost out to Bogart.
"I can't believe it - a man at last," the New York Daily News quoted Bacall
He and Lauren "Betty" Bacall
- Bogart's wife - tried to play a joke on him while the couple were at London's Dorchester Hotel.
ACTRESS Lauren Bacall
, 84, singer BB King, 83, actor Peter Falk, 81, Echo reader Jean Jensen, 77, comedian Russ Abbott, 61, TV presenter Loyd Grossman, 58, magician David Copperfield, 52, singer Richard Marx, 45, actor Daniel Rymer, 33.
The advert casts Elizabeth Jagger, Erin O'Connor, Twiggy, Laura Bailey and Noemie Lenoir as Hollywood legends Rita Hayworth, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Lauren Bacall
and Jane Russell.
Which actor married Lauren Bacall
after the death of her first husband, Humphrey Bogart?