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RIP Eartha Kitt

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RIP Eartha Kitt

Post by SonjaMarie » Thu December 25th, 2008, 10:41 pm

Eartha Kitt has died today at age 81, sigh :(
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Post by donroc » Thu December 25th, 2008, 10:55 pm

Saw her perform live in New Faces of 1952 and a few years later at the Fairmont in San Francisco. Unique voice, ultimate "sex kitten" and no one could sing Santa Baby, I Want to be Evil, and Monotonous as well as she did.
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Post by Helen_Davis » Thu December 25th, 2008, 11:30 pm

sucks to die on Christmas.

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Post by Misfit » Fri December 26th, 2008, 12:11 am

Another blast from the past. She was wonderful as catwoman.

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Post by Ash » Fri December 26th, 2008, 1:36 am

Oh wow - she's one of those people I had assumed had passed on years ago. What a voice - and Santa Baby is hers, its the one holiday song I look forward to hearing over and over....RIP, there aren't many voices like hers any more.

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Post by diamondlil » Fri December 26th, 2008, 10:22 am

I hadn't heard that she had died! She definitely had a unique sound! I loved her as the voice of Izma (sp) in The Emperor's New Groove!
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri December 26th, 2008, 7:00 pm

[quote=""diamondlil""]I hadn't heard that she had died! She definitely had a unique sound! I loved her as the voice of Izma (sp) in The Emperor's New Groove![/quote]

That's one of my favourite animated movies, she was Yzma (you were close). "WRONG LEVER!" (in her voice of course).

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Post by Telynor » Fri December 26th, 2008, 9:39 pm

Ms. Kitt had a wonderful voice, so sultry and just ooozed sex appeal. As far as I am concerned, she was -the- catwoman, and the way that she could purr with her voice.

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