The Australian beauty thoroughly researched Hepburn's life and achievements before sitting down for a chat with the deceased actress' great pal Bacall, who offered a fascinating insight into the ADAM'S RIB star's personality - and her penchant for laughter.
Blanchett says, "First I scoured her films. I read everything written about her.
"Lauren was generous with her memories and it was beguiling to hear about a friendship between two goddesses. The main thing she told me about was laughter. It was a fun time to be alive."07/12/2004 14:22