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Doris Day Dismisses Health Rumours


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Hollywood legend Doris Day has rubbished rumours she is critically ill and in a wheelchair - insisting she is still spritely enough to tap dance.

The star, who shot to fame in classic musicals such as Calamity Jane, dismissed her health fears to gossip site PageSix.

She says, "Yes, I can dance. I still can.

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Dallas Star Keel Dies


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DALLAS star Howard Keel has lost his battle with colon cancer. He was 85.

The Illinois-born actor launched to fame in 1950 as BETTY HUTTON's love interest in musical film ANNIE GET YOUR GUN.

Keel went on to play the romantic lead in MGM classics Kiss Me Kate, SHOW BOAT, Calamity Jane and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

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Illness Forces Hall To Quit Show


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Jerry Hall has quit her role as Calamity Jane in an upcoming London play, because she is suffering from glandular fever.

The one-woman show, MY DARLIN' JANEY, was due for a four week run at the capital's King's Head from 26 October (04).

But Hall, 48, who has reportedly not attended rehearsals since September, pulled out yesterday (12OCT04), shortly after meeting the new director LUCY SKILLBECK for the first time - forcing producers to axe the entire show.

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Hall 'Can't Wait' To Play Calamity Jane


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SIR Mick Jagger's ex-wife Jerry Hall is thrilled about her upcoming role as Calamity Jane in a one-woman show at a small London theatre next month (OCT04).

The former model has already performed in several plays in London's West End, having had parts in The Graduate, THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES and THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE, but this is her first time in an intimate setting like The King's Head, which is situated above a bar in the capital's Islington area.

Of her new role, she says, "It is wonderful to be portraying Calamity Jane.

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Jerry Hall Seeking To Rediscover Her Accent


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Supermodel Jerry Hall will return to her home state of Texas to rediscover her accent in preparation for an upcoming role on the London stage.

The ex-wife of Rolling Stones legend SIR Mick Jagger has won the part of cowgirl Calamity Jane in a new stage version of the role made famous by DORIS DAY.

But Hall believes she has lived in the UK for so long now, she has lost the ability to speak in her native tongue.

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