Humphrey Bogart & Mayo Methot: Smooth Sailing

The below 1943 news column by journalist Jimmy Fidler provides an often overlooked perspective about the relationship between Humphrey Bogart and his wife, Mayo Methot. Fidler suggests their much-reported tempestuous relationship was calmer at sea in the absence of others, especially away from the white hot media spotlight.

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The couple’s mutual nautical interests were aided by the fact that Bogart was a Navy veteran and Mayo’s father a sea captain.

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Mayo & Bogie, Happy at Sea

While aboard their boat the ‘Sluggy,’ the case can be made that these two professional actors didn’t have an audience egging them on, so it was easier to simply enjoy each other’s company.   Get the real story behind film icon Humphrey Bogart’s seven year marriage to stage and screen actress Mayo Methot here in the new book ‘Sluggy: Bogie’s Other Baby.’

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The Wartime Hairstyle of Mayo Methot

This 1944 news column helps to explain Mayo Methot’s headgear while touring with husband Humphrey Bogart during WWII:

The simple act of hair washing wasn’t practical during that wartime visit, so ladies, including Mayo, got creative.

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Mayo Methot & Humphrey Bogart in 1944

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