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Fridays With Carmen Miranda: That Night in Rio (1941)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jun 24, 2016

Our farewell to the month of all things Miranda sees a few other exits as well. After starting out with The Gang’s All Here (1943) which had lost its prime star, Don Ameche, we conclude with our first Ameche pairing with Alice Faye…which was also their last film together. Are you confuse read more

Fridays With Carmen Miranda: Doll Face (1945)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jun 10, 2016

In just two years Carmen Miranda became a mainstay at 20th Century-Fox, mainly working in programmers, the cinematic equivalent of a paint-by-numbers coloring book. Her appearances extended to having a different name but playing Carmen Miranda nonetheless, usually accompanied by a joke describing he read more

Fridays With Carmen Miranda: The Gang’s All Here (1943)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jun 2, 2016

The final Fridays With recipient until fall is the “lady in the tutti frutti hat,” Carmen Miranda! The Portuguese chanteuse best remembered for her fruit-inspired headgear popped up in several 20th-Century Fox musicals, usually paired with Alice Faye. We start with her fifth outing for F read more

The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon, 1944: Carmen Miranda, The Three Caballeros and the Good Neighbor Policy

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Jan 14, 2014

Introduction and Approach With the Classic Movie History Project Blogathon it was always my feeling that there was, and is, only so much of any given time period that one can truly discuss given the confines of a blog post. Truly if you’re looking at an artform such as film one that was so fru read more

The Legend of Carmen Miranda

Backlots Posted by Lara on Oct 9, 2013

By Lara Gabrielle Fowler Though many outside of the classic film world might not know her name, Carmen Miranda is, nonetheless, one of the most widely recognized figures of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Her signature look, always featuring an elaborate hat often made of fruit, has inspired countle read more

Just for Fun: the Inimitable Carmen Miranda?

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Jul 7, 2013

Just for Fun: the Fabulous Carmen Miranda, and then some… Carmen Miranda ….. Well, they do say that Imitation is the Best form of Flattery! Jerry Lewis imitating Carmen Miranda in Scared Stiff (1953 George Marshall director) Bugs Bunny as Carmen Miranda in What’s Cookin’ Doc read more

Funny Lady Blogathon: Carmen Miranda

The Vintage Cameo Posted by Emily on Jun 30, 2013

Carmen Miranda cuts a curious figure in film history. You know those actors and characters you just can’t really picture smiling? The Buster Keatons, the James Bonds, and so on. Part of what I love about Carmen Miranda is that she’s completely the opposite–I have such a hard time p read more

Carmen Miranda: The Brazilian Bombshell

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Feb 10, 2011

Carmen Miranda, nicknamed the “Brazilian Bombshell”, was a Portuguese born Brazilian samba singer, Broadway actress, and Hollywood film star very popular in the 1940′s and 50′s. She was born Feb, 9, 1909 in Portugal and moved with her family to Rio de Janero, Brazil when s read more

Monday Serenade: Carmen Miranda (1)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Oct 19, 2009

Since Carmen Miranda singing South American Way was such a happy way to start the musical Down Argentine Way (1940), I thought it would be the perfect way to start the week. read more

The Often-Imitated Carmen Miranda

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jul 23, 2009

Carmen Miranda, the Brazillian Bombshell: unique, vivacious and topped with fruit. She is best known for being a giddily cheerful representative of Brazil in a series of colorful Fox Studios musicals in the 1940’s. Though Miranda was often second banana to stars like Alice Faye and Betty Grabl read more

Monday Serenade: Carmen Miranda (2)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jun 8, 2009

Here’s Carmen Miranda performing Chattanooga Choo Choo as only she could in Springtime in the Rockies (1942). read more