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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

The Real Bette Davis

For ten years, Kathryn Sermak was at Bette Davis's side. First, as an employee, then as her closest friend. Hear the story of the great star's harrowing but inspiring final years. Assistive listening devices available.

Kathryn Sermak

Kathryn Sermak is a co-founder of the Bette Davis Foundation and a co-executor of the Bette Davis Estate. In addition to Bette Davis, Kathryn has been a personal assistant to HH Princess Shams Pahlavi, French actress Isabelle Adjani, the statesman and journalist Pierre Salinger, astronaut Dr....

Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis
Kathryn Sermak
Book / Movie Biz
Hachette Book Group
September 2017
ISBN 9780316507844
304 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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The untold story of the unique friendship between Hollywood icon Bette Davis and her young assistant and protégé, Kathryn Sermak, who became her best friend and loyal companion during the final decade of Davis's life. More/less

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