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Ethel Merman

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Ethel Merman Born: 01/16/1908
Birth Place: Astoria, New York, USA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 02/15/1984

This Broadway singing giant ("Girl Crazy", "Annie Get Your Gun", "Gypsy") had a brassy, larger-than-life star persona and a uniquely powerful, heart-felt voice and popularized songs by George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, among others. Merman's belt-it-out rendition of Berlin's "There's No Business Like Show Business" has become the anthem of the entertainment industry. In occasional films from 1930, Merman undeniably brightened a number of features (several of which, like "Anything Goes" 1936, "Call Me Madam" 1953 and "There's No Business Like Show Business" 1954, were full-fledged star vehicles), but the mediu...

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1980-07-02 Airplane!
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1965-06-23 The Art of Love
1963-11-07 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
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