Joanie James

  1. Doris Day, Love Me Or Leave Me, 1955.    The singer was tested as Ruth Etting by MGM – opposite its lightweight Brit, Roger Moore, as Chicago hoodlum Martin “Moe the Gimp” Synder (!). Doris Day won the role and her Gimp, James Cagney, insisted that she had top billing.

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