Dating my daughter contract
“Miss Davis has been very sad about the whole thing,” says her lawyer, Harold Schiff. writes or says, Mother has been devoted to that family.” The man who survived five tempestuous years, from 1945 to 1950, as Davis’ third husband takes a harsher view. ’ She told me there was room for only one star in this family.” Perhaps inevitably there were bitter fights, and during one, Sherry threw a “small steamer trunk” at Davis. She realized I wasn’t someone she could manipulate, although she never stopped trying.” The next Mr. “I cannot say I saw anything but love on Bette’s part.” R. Wagner, who produced and starred in Madame Sin with Bette, observes that “motherhood was her thing.
Davis’ son, Michael, a Boston attorney who is running for his second term as a member of the Brookline Board of Selectmen, fears that the book may be emotionally—and possibly physically—hazardous to his mother. William Grant Sherry, 70, a landscape painter in Mill Valley, Calif., succeeded Harmon Nelson, the band leader Davis married at age 24, and businessman Arthur Farnsworth, who died two years after their 1941 wedding. Davis, Michael’s father, Gary Merrill, is slightly more sympathetic to Bette—though not to Sherry. She couldn’t have been more generous or caring.” The dynamics of mothering are of major interest to B.
The money from the book will not be unwelcome, but B. A final plea to Davis to listen, it grows increasingly religious near the end: “Regard this, Mother, as my cry in the wilderness, to prepare the way and make straight your path.” Curiously, neither B.
As the pouty-lipped, vodka-voiced tough broad Margot Channing in All About Eve, Bette Davis brandished her typical cigarette and sarcasm and delivered a now famous line: “Fasten your seat belts.
It’s going to be a bumpy night.” Offscreen, too, the demeanor and the sentiment characterize the legendary actress.
film crew, newly arrived from London, are unloading their equipment.
In the lobby, the film’s director Polly Steele is pacing up and down, her phone clamped to her ear.