Who knew that she was a child film actress who also played a violin from the age of 4 and sang with the Roger Wagner Chorale? She was an accomplished opera singer who at the age of 17 starred in the Hollywood Bowl's Carmina Burana with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Leopold Stokowski.
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend in Gentlemen Prefer Blonds (1950).
She did double duty by enhancing Rita Moreno's voice in West Side Story, but only got paid because Leonard Bernstein gave her 1/4 of 1% of his personal royalties from the film. Her only visible screen appearance was as a nun on The Sound of Music.
I Could Have Sung All Night. Welcome back into my memories, Marni.
My meals yesterday were eminently satisfying. First, breakfast of abaraki (a German pork sausage), eggs, rice, tsukemono and sashimi with...
My lunch, a Mitsu-Ken bento of stew and garlic chicken, in the environs of the Reef Runway, where I could feel the vibration and pressure of planes taking off:
Today golf, followed by lau lau and Hawaiian food accompaniments on my lanai for sunset. Just another terrific two days in Purgatory.