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[on beating sister Olivia de Havilland
for the Oscar] I froze. I stared across the table, where Olivia was sitting. "Get up there!" she whispered commandingly. Now what had I done? All the animus we'd felt towards each other as children, the savage wrestling matches, the time Olivia fractured my collarbone, all came rushing back in kaleidoscopic imagery.
She and Katharine Hepburn
both appeared in productions of "The Lion in Winter" (Hepburn in the 1968 film version [The Lion in Winter
(1968)]), Fontaine in a 1979 Austrian stage production), and both passed away at the age of 96. Fontaine had appeared onscreen with Hepburn in Quality Street
Often played delicate women put through emotional turmoil