Lauren Bacall’s Guide on How To Become A Successful Model in NYC, 1941


But she still modeled for extra money, including a stint as a Montgomery Ward catalog model.   Although would soon move on to full-time acting, her experience as a model was invaluable once she was put in front of a movie camera.



These Include (and are valid at any age or any profession):

  1. Know the Finer Places
  2. Lie a Little
  3. Play Act
  4. Dress the Part
  5. Watch & Learn
  6. Composure
  7. Build from Rejection
  8. Plan Your Escape Route

via Lauren Bacall’s Guide on How To Become A Successful Model in New York City(1941) | The Bowery Boys.