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Hazel Flagg (1953). Musical satire/comedy. Book by Ben Hecht. Music by Jule Styne
. Lyrics by Bob Hilliard. Based on a story by James Street. Based on the film "Nothing Sacred" by Ben Hecht
. Musical Director: Pem Davenport
. Choral arrangements and direction by Hugh Martin. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Ballet arrangements by...
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Did You Know?
There's still the same reaction when producers hear my name. They remember me as the blond who was to have taken over from Marilyn Monroe
- 1983 interview.
Had ambitions of becoming a ballerina. During World War II, at the age of ten, danced in several USO shows. From her late teens, danced in nightclubs in Santa Monica. Eventually spotted by a talent scout, she ended up on Broadway doing a lively routine in the musical "Hazel Flagg" (1953), consequently winning a Theatre World Award. This directly led to her being cast for the film Living It Up