At the end of the day I think Humphrey Bogart's impression of "Katie" sums it up best:
"Hepburn has unassailability. She is a dyed in the wool eccentric. There is nothing phony about her. She is not beautiful, more like a nylon-covered skeleton. She's no chicken any more either, but she's really fascinating with a tremendous off-beat kind of sex appeal which throws out a challenge that not any hunk of man can take up. She's shy, though. At interviews she shakes like a leaf, although she has the guts not to show it. She's got maybe half a dozen friends in Hollywood and she just circulates among them. You never see her at the nightclubs. When you spend six weeks on a boat in the jungle with a woman and all around you are down with malaria you kind of get to know her. I got to know Katie like a favourite book."(London Daily Mirror, 1953)
The Love of her Life, Spencer Tracy
With Cary Grant in "Bringing Up Baby" 1938
Hepburn Family in Hartford 1914
Home in Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Katherine Hepburn 1907 - 2003
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