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RIP Eartha Kitt

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Her version of Santa Baby may be the best of the many out there.

    http://www.broadway.com/Legendary-Performer-Eartha-Kitt-Dead-at-81/broadway_news/5018441
     
  2. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Really, truly Catwoman.
     
  3. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    She was terrific in that role. I forgot about it until I did a second read on the obit I posted.
     
  4. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I was just talking about her yesterday when Santa Baby came on the radio and my mom said how she didn't like the song. It's one of my faves.

    She was legendary.
     
  5. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    I was just talking about her today while Madonna's version of "Santa Baby" played. We were talking about how exotically sensual she was, and remained right up to the end.

    She was one of the true legends. RIP Eartha Mae Kitt.
     
  6. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    did a musical 20 or so years ago in dallas that was the adult, contemporary version of snow white. miss kitt played the evil queen, barbi benton was snow white and one of the dwarfs (none were under 6 feet tall) was 7-foot kevin peter hall, who later played harry in harry and the hendersons and the predator opposite schwarzenegger. miss kitt was very much larger than life.
     
  7. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    A powerful life story, too. "C'est si bon" is hot...and I'm not a sucker for altos.
     
  8. Petrie

    Petrie Guest

    "Maaaaaarcus, daaaaaarling."

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    Maybe it's because I'm practically still a child, but she'll always be Lady Eloise to me. RIP.
     
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  9. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    That must have been an interesting show to watch. I would have loved to see it just for Kitt and I always tried to see anything with Hall in it (our fathers were friends). Hall died in 1991. He had been infected with HIV during surgery after a bad car accident.
     
  10. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Uneven film.

    But a couple of total-urination, double-over-in-laughter moments.
     
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  11. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  12. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    she very much acted the part of a diva but in a good way, had a wicked sense of dirty humor during rehearsals and kept me supplied with more cigarettes since i was but a college kid working for scale. kevin peter hall was hilariously funny and as easy-going as they come. his death was very sad.
     
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