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Esther Williams

Esther Williams

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Take Me Out to... Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Esther Williams. Step up to the plate for this... more info $9.71was $14.98 Buy Now

Jupiter's... Esther Williams stars as the beautiful woman whose love saves Rome in this... more info $17.56was $21.99 Buy Now

Skirts Ahoy! ... Three women, three different situations: Whitney (Williams), a rich girl who... more info $14.36was $17.99 Buy Now

The Duchess of... She can ski too! Slipping a fur-lined parka over her trademark bathing suit,... more info $14.36was $17.99 Buy Now

Tim Holt... Tim Holt 'The Cowboy Star of the Movies' as his long running comic book called... more info $31.96was $40.99 Buy Now

Texas... Esther Williams dazzles the eye and Red Skelton tickles the funny bone in Texas... more info $14.36was $17.99 Buy Now

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Born: August 8, 1921 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Inglewood, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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"Esther Williams was to MGM what Sonja Henie had been to Twentieth Century-Fox--an athletically talented woman who for a virtual decade brought countless filmgoers to theatres. With her ... apple-pie-on-water escapist motion pictures, she racked up some $80 million at the boxoffice between 1944 and 1955."

"Wet she was a star." --Hollywood producer Joe Pasternak

"All they ever did for me at MGM was change my leading men and the water in my swimming pool." --Williams, quoted in "Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion"

She was named to the Swimming Pool Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1967.

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