Gay Nor Good But Great

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Funny lady Julie Klausner has directed our attention to Mitzi Gaynor, a woman of average talents and fab outfits which naturally translates to variety show super-stardom. This was the trash TV of the '70s!

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Here are some clips of classic Mitzi, whom Klausner (lovingly) describes as "Casserole Culture at room temp, with crushed-up Wheat Thins on top:"


Some clips of Mitzi's best work for the PBS special Mitzi Gaynor: Razzle! Dazzle!:

A clip of Gaynor singing which gives hope those of us who have little-to-no singing talents but love to make a hammy entrance:









Neither Gay Nor Misty. Discuss. [All That Klausner]

DISCUSSION

Oh I loved her! She was a hell of a dancer, and had these great costumes, and her legs were to die for, even as she aged. And I thought she was pretty in that Hollywood musical kind of way.