Ladies and Gentlemen, Miss Barbara Bain


Just having a moment.

16 comments:

  1. I think some of the Botox used to cement her forehead slid down to her vocal cords.

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  2. Now that is soft focus. Both from the camera and from Ms. Bain's vocals.

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  3. I thought that was a song so tightly written that it would be impossible to ruin. I was wrong.

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    1. The final lines, "Please don't" and "Go away" were just what I was thinking!

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  4. I think you could get a few murder confessions out of this one if you marketed it to police precincts....

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  5. Darling, you are the Bain of my existence.

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  6. I didn't know that Barbara Bain could sing! And I still don't.

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    1. She's going all Shatner on us!

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    2. Perhaps she would have fared better if she had attempted this in its original form, as "Ne Me Quitte Pas" -- 'cause it sure doesn't sound as if English is her native tongue!

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  7. At 0:40 she goes all Lucy/Mame on us! The only thing that could have saved this would be Peter Graves lighting a fuse that led from backstage to her little cocktail table.

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    1. I'm always stunned by the hubris involved in such performances. I'll never think of Miss Bain the same after this! Not that I thought of her that much to begin with.

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  8. I feel sorry for that poor rose! Her performance AND that cheap FTD bud vase!

    BrianB

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