Valerie Betts

  1. Mitzi Gaynor, Golden Girl, 1951.    ‘Twas the biopic season for Mitzi Gaynor. Her life of  Civil War-era chanteuse Lola Crabtree, 1847-1924, known as The Golden Girl –  for her talent and being the wealthiest star of her day – was followed by playing vaudeville star Eva Tanguay in The I Don’t Care Girl, 1951.   Ballerina Bettis was also seen for Lola.

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