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  • n. a strapless corset or bustier


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  • And in The Merry Widow, which is not on this set because Warners owns it and hasn't released it yet, he's grown enough as an actor that he's actually able to make us like him.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • He contrasted her in his mind with Nora Conneely whom he had met that morning as he went to the post-office, wearing what he had heard called a Merry Widow hat, and a tight skirt, displaying open-work stockings and high-heeled shoes, a string of pearls about a neck generously displayed by the low blouse she was wearing, her right hand twirling the famous walking-stick.

    Love of Brothers

  • But me for the 'Merry Widow' and even the hoary 'Jingle Bells' every time!

    Miss Billy — Married

  • What I remember of the first, blurry, post-breakup years was the adrenaline coursing through my veins, a mix of terror and anger camouflaged under the giddy frenzy of a Merry Widow.

    Catherine Texier: The Post-Divorce Relationship

  • Lanas dress is indeed from The Merry Widow, as a poster above also mentioned.

    Ava and Lana BFF - A Dress A Day

  • Interestingly she was not the first choice for Merry Widow; MGM was thinking of Grace Moore.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Now if only Warners would bring out The Merry Widow, the end of an era in so many ways: Lubitsch's last completed musical (he started one last musical, That Lady In Ermine with Betty Grable, but didn't finish it); his last movie with Chevalier and MacDonald; his last pre-Code movie (it sustained some cuts when the Code came in, but thankfully the original version survived).

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The visions of Wayne Eyre dressed up in a wig, Merry Widow, fishnet stockings and pumps while he wrote that just got too traumatic/creepy for me to continue.

    Normally, I'd be annoyed ...

  • The Merry Widow at SFO, an overblown production with a lead-footed and tin-eared adaptation by Wendy Wasserstein, plus, Flicka called in sick that day.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • With The Merry Widow, they brought in a separate French cast to support the two stars, Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald.

    A Motion Picture Simul-Cast


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