Dorothy Lamour Blogathon: Day 1

We’re in the midst of a great blogathon!

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Dorothy is dressed & ready for her Big Party. Image: Fine Art AmericaDorothy Lamour is ready for her Big Party. Image: Fine Art America

Hooray! We’re off to a great start with our “Dot” Blogathon! Today’s posts show Dorothy’s versatility as an actress, a singer, and a trend-setting fashion icon.

Bloggers: If you post later tonight, we will include your post in tomorrow evening’s recap.

Enjoy today’s contributions!

Dorothy Lamour Slightly French

Love Letters to Old Hollywood explains why Don Ameche wants Dorothy to be Slightly French (1949).

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Mike’s Take on Movies asks if Dan Duryea is railroading Dorothy in Manhandled (1949).

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Christina Wehner looks at Dorothy’s incredible talent as a (torch) singer.

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LA Explorer laments Dorothy’s lack of screen time in They Got Me Covered (1943).

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The Motion Pictures celebrates Dorothy’s parody of the femme fatale in My Favorite Brunette (1947).

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Old Hollywood Films explores Dorothy’s role as a sarong-wearing fashion icon.

Check back tomorrow for more Dorothy love! For the full list of participants, click on the…

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