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Humphrey Bogart


Humphrey Bogart was a Navy veteran.
  legendary U.S. film actor who starred in such films as Casablanca (1899-1957)
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In 1999, Bogart was named the Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.
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  • Humphrey Bogart was a Navy veteran.
  • 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

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  • 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.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
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