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Lucy Lawless tackles 'Vampire Bats'

...Broadway as Rizzo in the musical "Grease." Earlier this year in Seattle, she performed in a production of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." Those experiences reminded her that being a musical star was her dream back in Mount Albert, Auckland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/30/tel_17786.shtml
Television
Entertainment Briefs

...version Get news on your PDA Get e-mail headlines Monroe, the star of such films as "Some Like It Hot" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," died in August 1962 at 36. --- In Sweden, an opera about St. Birgitta to be performed STOCKHOLM, Sweden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/16/ent_475919.shtml
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'Peter Pan' flies into Bell Auditorium

...musical-comedy version in 1954. Some of the music was written by Jule Styne, who also wrote music for Funny Girl, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Gypsy. The tale of a boy who never wants to grow up, his friends, the Lost Boys, pirates and fairies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/08/app_300347.shtml
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Nice to naughty, celebrities list their top books for 2006

...veterans: Jane Russell and Eva Marie Saint. Russell, who played opposite Marilyn Monroe in the 1953 movie "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," looks to the heavens these days for her literary inspiration, citing "Hearing God" by Lory Basham Jones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/01/art_75019.shtml
Arts
AFI goes 'Over the Rainbow' to find top American movie tune

...11. "The Man That Got Away," "A Star Is Born," 1954. 12. "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," 1953. 13. "People," "Funny Girl," 1968. 14. "My Heart Will Go On," "Titanic," 1997. 15...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/23/tel_419942.shtml
Television
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life

Now Playing Synopsis: Born in Seattle, WA, in late 1921, Carol Channing made her Broadway debut in 1941 in the show Let's Face It, and she's been on the stage ever since, landing the star-making role of Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes in 1949 and originating the role of Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! in 1964. Since then, the actress with the big eyes, red lips, blonde mane and bubbly personality has been a one-of-a-kind presence on stage, in movies and on television, still maintaining a busy schedule at the age of 90. Filmmaker Dori Berinstein offers a fascinating profile of this singular talent in the documentary Carol Channing: Larger Than Life, which chronicles her life on and off the stage as she rehearses a new show while discussing her life in the theater, her four marriages (including a late-in-life reunion with her high-school sweetheart, who she wed in 2006), her political causes, her status as a gay icon and the persona she's created for herself. Carol Channing: Larger Than Life was an official selection at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi Cast: Carol Channing, Harry Kullijian, Loni Anderson, Mary Jo Catlett, Marge Champion, Tyne Daly, Phyllis Diller, Betty Garrett, Tippi Hedren, Jerry Herman, Angela Lansbury, Rich Little, Bob Mackie, Jimmy Nederlander, Sr., Debbie Reynolds, Chita Rivera, Harvey Sabinson, George Schlatter, Richard Skipper, Lily Tomlin, Tommy Tune, Bruce Vilanch, Barbara Walters, Jo Ann Worley Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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