While filming A PLACE IN THE SUN, Elizabeth Taylor burst into Shelly Winters' dressing
room to ask if she knew what day of the month it was.
Shelly tossed her an issue of Variety.
"Look on the front page," she said. "The date will be printed there." Liz quickly scanned the newspaper, then pitched it
"This doesn't help me at all," she said. "It's yesterday's copy."
Upon leaving the theatre one night, Tallulah Bankhead was approached by a man collecting for the Salvation Army. He started bugging her for a donation. Tallulah sighed, then put twenty dollars into the tambourine. She said, "Of course, Dahling. I hear it's been a perfectly dreadful year for you Spanish dancers."
Joan Crawford once said of Bette Davis, "She's screwed everyone at Warner Brothers but Lassie."
Miss Davis, upon learning this, later responded, "Well. Joan would know."
Fanny Brice on Esther Williams: Wet, she's a star!
SUPPOSEDLY INSCRIBED ON THEIR TOMBSTONES:
W.C. Fields - "I'd rather be in Philadelphia."
Dorothy Parker - "Excuse my dust."