US actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

Tributes have been paid to the Hollywood screen legend Lauren Bacall, who has died - reportedly of a stroke - at the age of 89. She was best known for films like the Big Sleep, How to Marry a Millionaire, and of course, teaching Humphrey Bogart how to whistle. Helen de Witt is the BFI’s Head of Cinemas.

(Photo: A signed photo of Lauren Bacall from Hollywood's golden era. Credit: AFP)

Release date: 13 Aug 2014

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