"There was a time, Humphrey Bogart maintains, when he saw all interviewers and tried to answer all questions put to him..."
"But I can't take it anymore, I've had to cut the fan magazines off my list entirely. Just the sheer smell of them drives me crazy. They smell of milk. The interviewers themselves treat you like a two-year-old child with their will-Debbie-marry-Eddie and can-Lance-Fuller-live-without-a-wife kind of idiocy. You know the whole sorry groove of the thing."
It was no wonder that in 1949 the Hollywood Women's Press Club awarded Bogie their highly uncoveted Sour Apple Award for his crass treatment of the press. In the not too distant future the Hollywood press corps would grow to love one Hollywood star who gave them 100 percent access and was always cheerful: William Holden; click here to read that article..