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BetteBack September 2, 1974: Who’ll Play Carmen Miranda On Broadway?

Chester Delaware County Daily Times
September 2, 1974

FrontBlog

In 1946 Carmen Miranda was the highest-paid woman ($201,OOO J in show business.

While .starring in “Streets of Paris,” she doubled into the Versailles night club, making three taxi trips back and forth in two hours. She was also in “Sons O’Fun” with Olsen and Johnson. .And she’s remembered for a famous photograph dancing with Ceasar Romara in “The Road to Rio.”

“Who’ll plav Carmen Miranda on Broadway?”

“The girl doesn’t have to look like Miranda.” Stan Hurwitz, producer said. “Bette Midler or Charo or Luci Arnaz are three ladies I have in mind!”

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