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Old 23-10-2011, 09:37 PM   #53
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Madonna's 1987 film Who's That Girl was a box office failure, reason being Madonna trying to do many different things together in the film. According to Taraborrelli, Madonna appropriated a Judy Holliday voice, along with Marilyn Monroe's hair and make-up for the film, which—according to critics—was somehow designed for actress Carole Lombard, and hence it failed...After the tour was announced, the first two shows at Wembley Stadium in London sold-out at a then record-breaking time of 18 hours and 9 minutes for 144,000 tickets...

Queen of the 1930s screwball comedies, she personified the anxiety of a nervous age. Graham Greene praised the "heartbreaking and nostalgic melodies" of her faster-than-thought delivery. "Platinum blonde, with a heart-shaped face, delicate, impish features and a figure made to be swathed in silver lamé, she wriggled expressively through such classics of hysteria as Twentieth Century and My Man Godfrey."

Lombard's career was cut short when she died at the age of 33 in a plane crash...Since her death in 1963 at age 30 in a private airplane crash at the height of her career, she has been considered one of the most influential, successful, and acclaimed female vocalists of the 20th century...

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