Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda – photos and quotes

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“The lady who wear my turban, my funnee shoes and my treek jewelry, she gotta have the skinny face and the big-a-mouth like me, eh? After all, how would I going to look in hoop-skirts and Watteau hats, huh?”Carmen Miranda

Source (and accent): Duncan Underhill (1941)
Photo: 1941

 

Carmen Miranda

“Call me Carmen. I tell you how come thees turbans begin. In Bahia, Brrrazeel, the black womans go to market weeth fruits and vegetables or flowers in beeg baskets which they wear on the head. So I say…thees ees unusual…and I design my turbans from them.”Carmen Miranda

Source: Dorothy Raymer (1947)

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