BILL CRIDER'S POP CULTURE MAGAZINE
As usual this is skewed to the famous and the new. What about Bette Davis and Miriam Hopkins?Hopkins had well-publicized fights with her arch-enemy Bette Davis (Davis was having an affair with Hopkins' husband at the time, Anatole Litvak), when they co-starred in their two films The Old Maid (1939) and Old Acquaintance (1943). Davis admitted to enjoying very much a scene in Old Acquaintance in which she shakes Hopkins forcefully during a scene where Hopkins' character makes unfounded allegations against hers. There were even press photos taken with both divas in boxing rings with gloves up and director Vincent Sherman between the two.Jeff
Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz (who made a movie together). Jeanette MacDonald & Nelson Eddy (he's rumored to have eaten garlic prior to scenes where they had to caterwaul in each other's faces).