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Doris Day on the set of “Calamity Jane” (1953)

Doris Day on the set of “Calamity Jane” (1953). “Calamity Jane” is a Warner Brothers musical starring Doris Day in the title role with Howard Keel as Wild Bill Hickok. The film won the Academy Award for Best Original Song … Continue reading

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Betty Hutton popular actress during the 1940’s and early 50’s

Betty Hutton (February 26, 1921 – March 11, 2007) was an American stage, film, and television actress, comedienne and singer. Hutton’s greatest screen triumph came in “Annie Get Your Gun” (1950) for MGM, which hired her to replace an exhausted … Continue reading

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Howard Keel starred in some of the most famous musicals ever made

Harold Clifford Keel (April 13, 1919 – November 7, 2004), known professionally as Howard Keel, was an American actor and singer. With his rich baritone singing voice, Keel starred in some of the most famous musicals ever made which include; … Continue reading

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Kathryn Grayson – actress and operatic soprano singer

Kathryn Grayson (February 9, 1922 – February 17, 2010) was an American actress and operatic soprano singer. Under contract to MGM, by the early 1940s, Kathryn Grayson established herself as a lead performer in such films as “Thousands Cheer” (1943), “Anchors … Continue reading

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