From the La Petite Comet Vol. 61, No. 3
Thank you Clara
and Tessa for permission to use this wonderful quote.
speaks of true Greatness....
RUDOPH FRIML SPEAKS
OF JEANETTE MacDONALD
In James Bacon's column in Beverly Hills 213, he tells of visiting with
Rudolph Friml while standing outside Jeanette MacDonald's funeral. The great
composer was always singing the praises of Miss MacDonald On this occasion
Mr. Friml said, "She sang my songs better than any other star." the operetta
king spoke earlier about sending flowers to her funeral: "I sent Only a
(Thanks to: Howard William Jones)
Happiness is a
butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will
sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Oh, Jeanette How Talented You Are!
William Tuttle, makeup-artist with MGM mentioned at
the Clan Clave, giving us insight to just how marvelous our Jeanette was.
He said that Jeanette was so good at applying her own make-up that she would
do it and then would seek his opinion.
Yet another facet of the our Brilliant Diamond Glittering and Sparkling not
only on the Silver Screen and Concert Stage (note: she broke box office
numbers at her concerts), but also in her everyday life.
There is only
one Golden Diva and thank our lucky Star she still shines in our lives.
We send our
best to Mr. Tuttle and his wife, hope they are enjoying the California life.