So I Wrote This Thing About Dorothy Lamour, Sexism, and Ageism! It’s Funny, Though, I Promise!

Here’s my contribution to the Dorothy Lamour Blogathon, which I hosted along with Ruth of Silver Screenings!

Enjoy (I hope!).

[Dorothy Lamour Blogathon] Welcome to the Old Stars’ Retirement Home: Murder, She Wrote Edition

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Dorothy Lamour Blogathon Starts Friday!

It’s almost here!

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Dorothy Lamour is waiting for the party to start. Image:Dorothy Lamour: Waiting for the party to start. Image: terrysmalloy.tumblr.com

Whee! The Dorothy Lamour (“Dot”) Blogathon runs this weekend, March 11-13

We, along with our co-host Front and Frock, can hardly wait to celebrate this talented actress and singer.

We’ll upload a recap of the day’s posts each evening of the blogathon. If you post later in the evening – no worries! We’ll include you in the next day’s recap.

For the full list of participants, click HERE.

See you at the Dorothy Lamour party this weekend!

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“Dot, Dot! What a Girl I’ve Got!”*: The “Dot” (Dorothy Lamour) Blogathon is Next Month!

It’s not too late to sign up for the 1st Annual “Dot” Blogathon.

Dorothy Lamour Blogathon

Dorothy Lamour Blogathon

*Yes, that is an obscure reference to an episode of The Golden Girls.

Announcing the Dorothy Lamour Blogathon

I’m co-hosting this wonderful blogathon with Ruth of Silver Screenings! Let’s get the party started.

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The Glamorous Dorothy Lamour. Image: detudoum96.tumblr.com The glamorous Dorothy Lamour. Image: detudoum96.tumblr.com

We are so excited to announce the Dorothy Lamour Blogathon!

Wouldn’t you agree it’s time we celebrated this talented woman? Dorothy was much more than the sarong she became famous for – she was a singer, an actor, a mother and a dynamic fundraiser of American WWII war bonds.

Our fab friend Maedez at Font and Frock and A Small Press Life suggested we toast the remarkable Dorothy Lamour, and so we shall: March 11-13, 2016.

For the blogathon, you can write on any movie or subject associated with Ms Dorothy, including her film, theatre or television appearances. Duplicate topics are A-OK.

A list of Ms Dorothy’s movies can be found HERE.

You can sign up using the form below, which was designed by our smarty-pants friend Kristina at Speakeasy.

Please help yourself one the banners below to help us promote the event.

We hope to see you in March!

Here’s the roster so far. (You…

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