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What a joy it was to read this autobiography of an actor who seemingly did it all: from a contract player at MGM in the early 50s famously paired with Debbie Reynolds singing "Aba Daba Honeymoon" and "Row, Row Row" in "Two Weeks With Love" (which ear ...more
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"I love Carleton Carpenter. He is in one of my favorite movies, Two Weeks With Love, kind of like Dirty Dancing set in the Edwardian Era. It is the film that made him a household name because of his duet with Debbie Reynolds singing "Aba Daba Honey..." Read more of this review »
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