Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The Mama and the Pampas

When Gilda was belting 'bout Mame
her build nearly melted the frame
Less torrid canaries
would bore Buenos Aires,
or wilt if they felt such a flame

Rita Hayworth sang "Put the blame on Mame, boys..." as Gilda (Charles Vidor, 1946). Who cares if she was dubbed!

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