Carmen Miranda A Tribute to a Hollywood Legend 2015
Roseberry Press Film & Stage Stars Pre-1940 Carmen Miranda A Tribute to a Hollywood Legend 2015 Carmen Miranda A Tribute to a Hollywood Legend 2015 10 - This set by Roseberry Press features delightful colour pictures of legendary performer Carmen Miranda. The comprehensive text on the numbered backs tell us that she was born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha in Portugal on 9th February 1909 and she and her family moved to Brazil shortly after her birth. She began as a singer on the radio, but after appearing in several films people began to see she could also act and she went on to appear in numerous Broadway musicals and films the most popular of which was “Week-end in Havana”. She became known for her dramatic headdresses especially a hat decorated with fruit which was immortalised by American cartoonists. Carmen sadly died at only 46 years old, but her legend lives on.
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Carmen Miranda A Tribute to a Hollywood Legend 2015

Issuer: Roseberry Press Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: This set by Roseberry Press features delightful colour pictures of legendary performer Carmen Miranda. The comprehensive text on the numbered backs tell us that she was born Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha in Portugal on 9th February 1909 and she and her family moved to Brazil shortly after her birth. She began as a singer on the radio, but after appearing in several films people began to see she could also act and she went on to appear in numerous Broadway musicals and films the most popular of which was “Week-end in Havana”. She became known for her dramatic headdresses especially a hat decorated with fruit which was immortalised by American cartoonists. Carmen sadly died at only 46 years old, but her legend lives on. Number of cards in set: 10

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