Bette Davis was the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
When Bailey and I read poems together, he sounded like a fierce Basil Rathbone and I like a maddened Bette Davis.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I had the scholarship of Philomena Guinea, a wealthy novelist who went to my college in the early nineteen hundreds and had her first novel made into a silent film with Bette Davis as well as a radio serial that was still running, and it turned out she was alive and lived in a large mansion not far from my grandfather’s country club.
Sylvia Plath -- The Bell Jar
This picture …. Bette Davis comes home from a hard day at the grocery store ….
Edward Albee -- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
I remember seeing Migeres de Fuego with Bette Davis, Ann Dvorak, and Joan Blondell.
Christina Garcia -- Dreaming in Cuban
Mine informed me while Bette Davis was speaking that she preferred not to be touched on the knee.
Russell Baker -- Growing Up
"Please, have a seat," she said, attempting the same tones and gestures she’d seen Bette Davis use on the late movies.
Gloria Naylor -- The Women of Brewster Place
He’II he so good he’ll make Bette Davis in Dark Victory look like Ali MacGraw in Love ’Oh, but it’s not like that at all —’ Roger began.
Stephen King -- Cujo
Bette Davis gets peritonitis in the end …. she’s got this big black fright wig she wears all through the picture and she gets peritonitis, and she’s married to Joseph Cotten or something. ….