Wed. Jun 12th, 2024
Tallulah Bankhead was a legendary actress with a scandalous personal life and an incredible sense of humor.

Tallulah Bankhead by Photographer:Talbot (presumably in New York)-rest of stamp is smudged., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

S22E12: Tallulah Bankhead (Trashy Divorces Classics)

While we both hope that our ties to Alabama put us on track to be considered luminaries of the state, we’ll never be in the same league as actress Tallulah Bankhead. Born into a powerful political dynasty in Huntsville, Alabama, in 1902, she won a trip to New York City at the age of just 15. She took it from there, landing movie roles and a reputation for her stage work that would take her to London, Hollywood, and permanent icon status.

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Alicia’s Receipts

In life, a love of ‘excess’ in death, a lasting allure (baltimoresun.com)

‘I Want to Try Everything Once’ / Tallulah Bankhead’s bisexual braggadocio stands up to scrutiny (sfgate.com)

Tallulah’s Back in Town, Still Famous for Her Infamy (nytimes.com)

Cruella de Vil Is Wicked – But Tallulah Bankhead Was Even Wilder (vanityfair.com)

DAH-LING: The strange case of Tallulah Bankhead (newyorker.com)

Tallulah Bankhead (encyclopediaofalabama.org)

Hollywood: Were Hattie McDaniel and Tallulah Bankhead Really an Item? (vanityfair.com)

What’s In A Name? | Bankhead (gpb.org)

Tallulah Bankhead | Vanity Fair | April 1990 (vanityfair.com)

Tallulah Bankhead was born 119 years ago today (beachamjournal.com)

Tallulah & Billie (starsandletters.blogspot.com)

Tallulah Bankhead on See It Now (YouTube link)

Bette Davis Tells A Story About Running Into Tallulah Bankhead (YouTube link)

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