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Hollywood star Kathryn Grayson

Film actress and singer Kathryn Grayson, who starred in "Anchors Aweigh," "Show Boat" and other MGM musicals of the 1940s and 1950s has died at age 88 in Los Angeles. She had an operatic singing voice, as you can tell in the clip below from "Anchors Aweigh" (1945):

Here she is with the big-voiced Mario Lanza, singing Lanza's famous showstopper "Be My Love" from "the Toast of New Orleans" (1950):

By Matt Schudel  |  February 18, 2010; 4:01 PM ET
 
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