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  • Maj, her husband says fondly, has always been the artistic one in the family, designing clothing for Hollywood icons such as Tallulah Bankhead: "Wherever we have lived, in Los Angeles or out here in Ojai, Maj has always turned something maybe ordinary into something wonderful."

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  • Nearly every female star in Hollywood appeared in at least one “fallen woman” film, including Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Joan Crawford, Claudette Colbert, Jean Harlow, and Tallulah Bankhead.

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  • Matthew Broderick reading Tommy Lee's advice on what to do with a woman's "gummy bear" stole a show that also featured Mario Cantone revealing what Tallulah Bankhead did with a variety of cats and Joy Behar reading from Madonna's now out-of-print sex book.

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  • Though the original Broadway production which starred Tallulah Bankhead and Montgomery Clift was a hit, subsequent revivals have been rare, and the past two New York revivals, in 1986 and 1998, received mixed notices.

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  • "I could bring my family of five and I would pay $7.50 to see 'Gertrude and God,'" or perhaps Tallulah Bankhead in "Streetcar Named Desire" or Paul Robeson in "Othello."

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  • Mr. Cavett tells of Chico Marx randily propositioning Tallulah Bankhead, and Fred Astaire trashing Katharine Hepburn—forgetting that the windows of his limo were wide open with pedestrians in earshot.

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  • Money-people willing, there's a film about Tallulah Bankhead in Ms. Clarkson's future; an adaptation of Katha Pollitt's New Yorker essay "Learning to Drive"; and "quite a macho part—I'm going to leave it at that" in a project that will reunite her with "Cairo Time" director Ruba Nadda.

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  • Last year it was "Looped," in which Valerie Harper played Tallulah Bankhead.

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  • On the printed page, she's no dazzling raconteur like Alec Guinness or tell-all hellion like Tallulah Bankhead.

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  • With anecdotes galore about Liz Taylor, Richard Burton, Bob Hope, Cavett also repeated an old Chico pronounced short "i" Marx story: a renowned ladies' man, Chico had promised to be on best behavior at a cocktail party for Tallulah Bankhead.

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