(5/31/04) CD premiere of her album, "Young At Heart". Bonus and rarities included. Released on the 50th anniversary of her film of the same name.
3 Biographical Movies |
16 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
2 Interviews |
6 Articles |
6 Pictorials |
53 Magazine Cover Photos |
Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff | Doris Kappelhoff
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on recording "Secret Love" for the movie Calamity Jane
(1953)]: When I first heard "Secret Love" I almost fainted, it was so beautiful. When we finally got around to doing the pre-recording, Ray Heindorf
, the musical director at Warner's, said he'd get the musicians in about 12:30 so they could rehearse. That morning I did my vocal warm-up, then jumped on my bike and rode over to Warner's - we ...
Has a fear of flying that stemmed from tours with Bob Hope
in the 1940s that resulted in some close calls in impenetrable winter weather. She almost turned down her role in Alfred Hitchcock
's The Man Who Knew Too Much
(1956) because it was to be filmed in London and Marrakesh. Her husband and manager, Martin Melcher
talked her into accepting it.