Wednesday, January 10, 2007

In Memoriam

Yvonne De Carlo, the 1940s & 50s Hollywood glamour queen, leading-lady and television star died today of natural causes at the Motion Picture & Television facility in L A. She was 84.

Fans will remember her in roles ranging from Moses’ wife, Sephora, in Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments; to Herman Munster’s wife, Lily, on The Munsters TV series - as well as countless B-movie dramas, adventure fantasies and westerns. Along the way she sang opera at the Hollywood Bowl and played a key role in the Tony-winning Broadway musical hit “Follies.”

Bijou Bob remembers her in such A and B movies as 1957’s Band of Angels, (Clark Gable); McClintock, (John Wayne), The Scarlet Angel, (Rock Hudson), A Global Affair (Bob Hope); Passion, Magic Fire, River Lady, Frontier Gal, Black Bart, Salome – Where She Danced, Song of Scheherazade, Slave Girl and many more.

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