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Carmen Miranda - Beneath the Tutti Frutti Hat

Profile of singer Carmen Miranda.

Profile of singer Carmen Miranda, forever remembered as the lady in the tutti frutti hat, charting her remarkable rise from humble beginnings to become Brazil's most famous singer, before going on to conquer Broadway and Hollywood. However, like many Hollywood success stories, there was sadness behind the smiles. Featuring interviews with her biographer Ruy Castro, her niece Carminha and Mickey Rooney, who impersonated her in the 1941 film Babes on Broadway.

59 minutes


Role Contributor
Director Paul Bullock
Producer Paul Bullock
Writer Paul Bullock