Lauren Bacall

In her sigature high-waisted trousers, 1948

Actor Humphrey Bogart (l) and his wife, actress Lauren Bacall, are helping John Derek, 22 (center), get a start in Hollywood. The young ex-paratrooper met Bogart while he was training at a camp on the Colorado Desert. Derek, a Los Angeles boy without previous film experience, will play the killer in “Knock on My Door,” Bogart’s first independent production. Bogart diverges from type to play the defense attorney in the film 1948

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