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[on her decision to devote herself to her children rather than nurse any lingering hopes of reviving her long-dormant career, a decision made manifest by her choice in 1950 to decline an offer by composer Frank Loesser
to star in the Broadway-bound production of 'Guys and Dolls'] It's tough enough being an adult, but growing up is a stinkin' job, and kids need all the help they can get. I've ...
Also notable for singing "The Bad In Every Man" in Manhattan Melodrama
(1934), made up, none too convincingly, as a woman of mixed racial ancestry in a scene set in Harlem's Cotton Club. When this song - now on its second set of lyrics after having been written, though never recorded, as "Prayer," for Hollywood Party
(1934) - once again failed to become a hit, it was re-written one last time. ...