Some Enchanted Evenings: The Glittering Life and Times of by David Kaufman

By David Kaufman

Mary Martin used to be one of many maximum stars of her day. transforming into up in Texas, she used to be married early to Benjamin Hagman and gave delivery to her first baby, Larry Hagman. She used to be divorced much more quick. Martin left little Larry together with her mom and dad and took off for Hollywood. She did not make a dent within the motion picture and used to be lured to ny the place she came upon herself auditioning for Cole Porter and his new exhibit "Leave It to Me!". After she sang the bawdy "My middle Belongs to Daddy", she ended up at the hide of lifestyles journal. Six years later, she grew to become the Toast of Broadway whilst she starred in "South Pacific". After that, she flew as "Peter Pan", yodeled in "The Sound of Music", took "Hello, Dolly!" at the street and shared a four-poster with Robert Preston in "I Do! I Do!". Her own lifestyles used to be simply as fascinating: In NYC, she met and married Richard Halliday, a closeted upper-class gay who loved her, Broadway and inside adorning (though not likely in that order). They have been a robust twosome. there have been rumors approximately Martin, too, being in a lesbian dating with either Janet Gaynor and Jean Arthur. Peopled with legends like Ethel Merman, Ezio Pinza, Noel Coward and a starry solid of millions, David Kaufman's "Some Enchanted Evenings" is the delectable tale of the single and purely Mary Martin, a lady who defined herself as a chook farmer from Texas merely to turn into Peter Pan and trap America's heart.

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