Remembering Mayo Methot

Initially designated to honor the deceased who served in our military, Memorial Day for some is also connected to the memory of civilians.

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Memorializing is one way to honor others who are no longer with us. After her death at the age of 47 in 1951, actress Mayo Methot’s former husband, Humphrey Bogart, reportedly sent flowers to her crypt until he died in 1957. 

Mayo Methot, Sluggy, Humphrey Bogart

Due to this year’s Coronavirus concerns, few are expected to visit the Portland, Oregon mausoleum where Mayo is interred. Yet the memory of Mayo Methot lives on for many who appreciate her noteworthy legacy, since this small town girl ‘made it’ by achieving the most unlikely trifecta of all.

That’s because Mayo (1). Starred on Broadway, (2). Performed for years before the klieg lights of  Hollywood and (3). Married arguably the biggest screen icon of all time, Humphrey Bogart, named the greatest male star by the American Film Institute.

Curious To Know More?
This year instead of placing flowers for Mayo, consider catching up on the life of this one-of-a-kind personality who achieved so much in her short life.
Check out the debut biography about Mayo Methot here.

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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

Get the real scoop of this dynamic and controversial Hollywood couple. Order your copy of ‘Sluggy: Bogie’s Other Baby’ by clicking here or on the image below.

Mayo Methot, Humphrey Bogart, Sluggy

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Mayo Methot – Life After Humphrey Bogart

This week—seventy six years ago, in November, 1946—Ohio’s Evening Independent newspaper documented an employment offer for stage & screen star Mayo Methot.  

Mayo Methot, Humphrey Bogart

1946 News Article

The opportunity arrived more than a year after Humphrey Bogart and Mayo Methot divorced. Yet it wasn’t the only offer Mayo received. That’s because a year earlier, Mayo received a different letter from an experienced Broadway producer & director:

“…I want to bring you back to the theatre, either as a player or a co-producer. I have the play which I intend to open in N.Y…”

Learn more about the mysterious post-Bogart life of Mayo Methot in her debut biography, ‘Sluggy: Bogie’s Other Baby,’ now available here or click the image below.

Mayo Methot, Humphrey Bogart

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Discovered: Humphrey Bogart’s Secret ‘Casablanca’ Hideaway

Here’s a little known fact: After more than half a century, Humphrey Bogart & wife Mayo Methot’s Oregon love nest is STILL known as ‘Casablanca.’

Located minutes from the former home of Mayo’s mom, the picturesque waterfront residence is located on a quiet street in a tony neighborhood just outside Portland.

Learn more in the new debut biography ‘Sluggy: Bogie’s Other Baby:’

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