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April 20, 2011
Kartina Richardson

That Darn Cat

Lucille Ball

Carole Lombard

Judy Holliday

Haley Mills?

Sure Haley Mills.

Mills was a fabulous comedian. Her timing was magnificent. Two little scenes in Disney’s That Darn Cat (1965) will either back me up on this or expose my stupid sense of humor.

“Well I was away… on my holiday… to Mexico… on a bus.”

It gets me every time.

Excuse the long-winded voiceover. Allergies are fogging my brain.

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4 Comments

  1. Could I love your tastes any more? First The Thin Man….now Haley Mills. I think we could be bff’s. But I’ll settle for keeping up with your RSS feed instead. Thanks for a great blog!

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  2. Eds Wynn? Boy did you make me feel good with this one. Carried me waaay back! I can’t stop smiling. Not much of a Haley Mills fan, but I’ve always thought Ed Wynn was very cool. Thank you. Am I ever glad to be one of your fans! Hope you’re feeling better by the time you see this!.

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  3. My goodness, must apologize for misspelling Ed Wynn’s first name above.

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  4. So happy to watch this video. I adored “That Darn Cat” as a kid and yes, Haley Mills is a hidden comic gem. Have you ever watched Ida Lupino’s “The Trouble With Angels” with Mills and Roselind Russell? Nuns, “binders,” and “scathingly brilliant ideas.” It’s fantastic.

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