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Rock Hudson and Mae West rehearse duet

Rock Hudson and Mae West rehearse duet

March 25, 1958: Rock Hudson and Mae West run through comedy number they’ll perform at the 29th Annual Academy Awards held at the Pantages Theater the next evening. Director Leroy Prinz is on right.

This photo was published in the March 26, 1958, Los Angeles Times.

Hudson and West performed “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” a song written by Frank Loesser in 1944.

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  1. February 21, 2015, 1:59 pm

    How come no woman takes on the Mae West character today? Even using her schtick, daqted as it is.

    By: cleareye1

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