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Dorothy Lamour Blogathon: Day 3

It ain't easy to look this glam. Image: Classic Cinema Images
It ain’t easy being this glamorous. Image: Classic Cinema Images

Dorothy Lamour is a celebrity we (as in, yours truly) thought we knew.

But we really didn’t.

Thanks to the contributions to The Dot Blogathon, we discovered that Dorothy was a lot more talented and versatile than we realized. She was, frankly, an impressive woman who isn’t always recognized as such.

We’ve tried to change that with this blogathon, and we’d like to thank our co-host, Maedez, for suggesting this blogathon in the first place. Thanks to every one of you – writers and readers – for helping us celebrate All Things Dorothy.

Here are the final and fabulous contributions!

Doroothy LamourCritica Retro analyzes Dorothy’s role as a Panamanian nightclub singer in Swing High, Swing Low (1937).

 

Screen shot 2016-03-13 at 7.33.19 AMMidnight Only examines a radiant Dorothy in the strange yet compelling The Phynx (1970).

 

Dorothy Lamour MenuIn the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood features the glamorous “Dot” in a Dorothy Lamour Pictorial.

 

dorothy-lamour-with-bing-crosby-and-bob-hope-in-road-to-bali-1952Christina Wehner defends Dorothy’s under-appreciated role of straight man in the Road To… series.

 

Dorothy Lamour in Johnny ApolloSpeakeasy reviews Dorothy’s “sad, sultry and sweet” performance in Johnny Apollo (1940).

 

Dorothy Lamour Donovans ReefPhyllis Loves Classic Movies applauds Dorothy’s holding her own with John Wayne and Lee Marvin in Donovan’s Reef (1963).

 

utopia3Now Voyaging admires Dorothy as a take-charge woman in Road to Utopia (1946).

 

a-classic-dorothy-poseOur fab co-host Font and Frock shows us why producers hire stars like Dorothy, even in small roles in television shows like Murder, She Wrote (1987).

Day 1 Recap
Day 2 Recap

Dorothy Blogathon

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12 thoughts on “Dorothy Lamour Blogathon: Day 3

      1. Okay, I apologize in advance for saying this but… She’s so glamorous, I didn’t think much about what she had done beyond being the beautiful girl in films. *cringe* Back then, if you were this pretty, that’s what you did. Know what I mean?

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