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For The Boys: Betty Hutton (1945)

For The Boys Betty Hutton performing for sailors at Naval Air Station Kaneohe, Oahu June 1945

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Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda (February 9, 1909 – August 5, 1955) was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film star who was popular in the 1940s and 1950s. After establishing a successful singing and acting career in Brazil, Lee … Continue reading

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Gracie Allen

Gracie Allen (July 26, 1895 – August 27, 1964), was an American comedienne who became internationally famous as the zany partner and comic foil of husband George Burns. For contributions to the television industry, Gracie Allen was honored with a … Continue reading

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Frances Langford: Singer, entertainer, and actress

Julia Frances Langford (April 4, 1913 – July 11, 2005) was an American singer, entertainer, and actress who was popular during the Golden Age of Radio and also made film appearances over two decades. During World War II, Frances Langford … Continue reading

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Dixie Dunbar actress of 1930s Broadway and Hollywood musicals.

Dixie Dunbar (January 19, 1919 – August 29, 1991) was a vivacious, kewpie doll-like dancer, actress, and entertainer of 1930s Broadway and Hollywood musicals. Her movies include “Pigskin Parade” (1936), “Girls’ Dormitory” (1936), “Sing, Baby, Sing” (1936), “Life Begins in … Continue reading

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