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Mulholland Dr.... David Lynch's surrealistic masterpiece "Mulholland Dr" (2002) has more twists... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Easter Parade... Strolling along 5th Avenue or going on the bum as A Couple of Swells, Judy... more info $7.99was $14.98 Buy Now

On The Town... New York, New York, it's a wonderful town - especially when sailors Gene Kelly,... more info $7.99was $12.98 Buy Now

Small Town... Sentenced to 30 days cooling his heels in the Duck Creek cooler for speeding,... more info $12.99was $19.99 Buy Now

Lovely To Look... This season in Paris, Red is all the rage! Red Skelton headlines a joyful... more info $12.99was $19.99 Buy Now

The Opposite... “I’ve waited a whole year to grow claws like these. Jungle Red!” One of film’s... more info $12.99was $19.99 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: January 22, 2004
Born: April 12, 1923 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Chireno, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Began tap dancing at age five (date approximate)
1937:
Lied about her age (by adding four years) and landed a seven-year contract with RKO; gained attention with a supporting role in "Stage Door"
1938:
Appeared with the Marx Brothers in "Room Service"
1938:
Loaned to Columbia for "You Can't Take It With You"
1939:
Broadway debut in George White's "Scandals of 1939"
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Set a record in the early 1940s for the fastest tap-dancing, producing over 500 tap sounds in one minute
1940:
On loan to Republic, co-starred in "Melody Ranch" and "Hit Parade of 1941"
1948:
Signed with MGM; first film there, "Easter Parade"
1949:
Co-starred in "On the Town"
1953:
Played Lois Lane/Bianca in the film version of "Kiss Me Kate"
1956:
Last films, "The Opposite Sex" and "The Great American Pastime"
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Made frequent appearances in nightclubs and in television variety specials and series throughout the late 1950s and 1960s
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Was one of the replacement stars of the Broadway musical, "Mame"; later toured with the show (1970-71)
1970:
Made classic Heinz "Great American Soup" commercial written by Stan Freberg
1974:
Played Reno Sweeney in a tour of "Anything Goes"
1976:
Again toured in "Anything Goes"
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Appeared in a tour of the stage comedy "Cactus Flower"
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Starred on Broadway in "Sugar Babies"
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Toured in "Sugar Babies"
1989:
Took "Sugar Babies" to London
1994:
Was one of the hosts of the compilation documentary looking back at the MGM movie musical, "That's Entertainment! III"
1998:
Played Carlotta Campion in a revival of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical "Follies" at the Paper Mill Playhouse
1999:
Had featured role in the David Lynch-directed pilot "Mulholland Drive"; when ABC passed on series, Lynch shot additional footage and turned project into feature film; screened at Cannes in 2001; released theatrically in USA in 2001

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