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As an actress, Ida Lupino referred to herself as “a poor man’s Bette Davis,” and as a director, she called herself “the poor man’s Don Siegel,” but for me, she wasn’t the poor man’s anything. For me, Ida personified the hard-boiled, scotch-drinking, tough-talking dame from the wrong side of the tracks. In one of her films, she says, “I’ve seen and heard it all, buster.” That’s Ida Lupino to me.
Ida was born in London on February 4, 1918 – according to legend, she was born under a table during a zeppelin raid in the first World War. She had a real show-business family. Her father, Stanley, was a famous dance hall performer, her mother was once known as the fastest tap dancer alive, her paternal great-grandfather was an acrobatic ballet dancer and singer, and her great-uncles were stage headliners.
Ida really wanted to be a writer, but she said…
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