When she died on Tuesday night, Lauren Bacall left behind an incredible work record—and a mythic Hollywood persona.
While the latter lives on best in rumors and anecdotes, the former is worth revisiting onscreen. Leaping into Hollywood legend with the flick of a match in 1944′s To Have and Have Not, Bacall made a name for herself as one of Hollywood’s darkest femme fatales, following up her work with Humphrey Bogart with The Big Sleep (1946), Dark Passage (1947), and Key Largo (1948). But Bacall’s work extended well past the golden age of Hollywood to appearances onstage and even guest spots on television.
Below, have a look at some of the best moments and most quoted lines from the actress who herself was “The Look.”