She acted in Herbert Fields and Buddy G. DeSylva's musical, "Panama Hattie," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Terence Monk and Jill Choder in the cast. Leslie B. Cutler was director.
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Johnnie Lucille Collier
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[In 1979 interview] I have worked like a dog all my life, honey. Dancing, as Fred Astaire
said, is next to ditch-digging. You sweat and you slave and the audience doesn't think you have a brain in your head.
Made something of a comeback in the early 1970s singing and dancing in the Busby Berkeley
-inspired TV ads for Heinz's "Great American Soups". The song she sang was written by humorist Stan Freberg
and choreographed by Danny Daniels
Long legs and fast tap dance routines