Humphrey Bogart waded hip-deep into muddy water on Sunset Boulevard to direct traffic.
Judy Blume -- In the Unlikely Event
On a whim, he had once traveled to Florida with a group of friends, bought the boat which Humphrey Bogart captained in the film The African Queen, and brought it back to Yamacraw Island, where it survived a year then rotted slowly into oblivion.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
He cupped a cigarette in his hand the way I thought Humphrey Bogart would have.
Walter Dean Myers -- Fallen Angels
Right there in the middle of the road he took the cigarette out of my mouth and put it in his, then struck a match on his thumbnail and lit the two of them together, exactly like Humphrey Bogart.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
Students went there a lot; every spring they had a Humphrey Bogart festival, with Lauren Bacall or Katharine Hepburn, women on their own, making up their minds.
Margaret Atwood -- The Handmaid’s Tale
Humphrey Bogart was in town, and Lauren Bacall, and Ida Lupino.
James Bradley -- Flags of Our Fathers
There’s a moment in The Maltese Falcon (1941) when Humphrey Bogart’s Sam Spade, at night, is leaning over Mary Astor’s Brigid O’Shaughnessy, kissing her by a window, and then the next moment we’re looking at the curtains of the window blowing gently in the morning sunlight.
Thomas C. Foster -- How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Two other popular male movies stars of the period, Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney both spoke like New Yorkers.
Robert MacNeil and William Crane -- Do You Speak American?
She’d once read that Humphrey Bogart said that a hot dog at the ballpark is better than a steak at the Ritz.
W. William Winokur -- The Perfect Game
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I thought of the people I’d read about—John F. Kennedy, James Joyce, Humphrey Bogart—who went to boarding school, and their adventures—Kennedy, for example, loved pranks.