Panama Hattie (1940). Musical comedy.
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5' 1" (1.55 m)
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[assessing her appeal as a performer] I have big teeth. I lisp. My eyes disappear when I smile. My voice is funny. I don't sing like Judy Garland
. I don't dance like Cyd Charisse
. But women identify with me. And while men desire Cyd Charisse, they'd take me home to meet Mom.
Filed for divorce once during her marriage to Dick Powell
, but the turbulent marriage lasted until his death from cancer in 1963. She struggled with alcoholism following his death which may have triggered a custody battle against her mother.
Her husky speaking and singing voice