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Has anyone ever heard of this one-name celeb?
Self | 1/21/'13 | Zionist Conspirator

Posted on 01/21/2013 12:14:37 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator

I bought my first World Almanac in the last week of December 1970 (I have bought one each year since then). I was fascinatined by the miscellaneous facts and statistics. One section I enjoyed was the "celebrities" section, giving the birth place and birth years of famous people in the entertainment business. Of course, there were many listed in this section I had never heard of.

One of my major discoveries was the "one-name celebrities." I had never heard of such a thing before. But here they were--Annabella, Cantinflas, Dagmar, Fabian, Fernandel, Genevieve, Hildegarde, and Margo. Who were these people?

Since then I have learned who all these people were (they're mostly gone now). But one mysterious name is still utterly unknown to me. I can't find it in Wikipedia or the Internet Movie Database, and any name that isn't on one of those two lists must have been a very strange kind of celebrity.

The name was listed as "Lili." To the side it had in parentheses "Liliane Lewin." The only information was that she was born in France in 1925. That was all.

As I said, I can't find a "Liliane Lewin" or "Lili" in either of the two major online celebrity references. I did an Internet search and turned up plenty of hits, but they appear to be referring to currently living non-celebrities on Facebook of Linked In. So I am at a complete and total loss.

Does anyone out there recall a celebrity of any kind named Liliane Lewin, born in France in 1925, who went by the name of "Lili?"

Thanks!

PS: Please don't refer me to the MGM movie Lili starring Leslie Caron. That's not the subject.


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1 posted on 01/21/2013 12:14:41 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Those names are from a time long ago when America itself and not indoctrinated yet into becoming entitlement minded government dependent losers.

Was that harsh?


2 posted on 01/21/2013 12:17:48 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

(Google has already indexed this page!)


3 posted on 01/21/2013 12:19:12 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Well, yeah, I’ve heard of all of them. Not that I’m overly familiar with them, necessarily. Margo was a 1930s actress, who was married to Eddie Albert. Dagmar was a fixture on early-50s television, before my time. Annabella starred in the British film “Wings in the Morning,” an early Technicolor movie from 1937. Fernandel and Cantinflas were big foreign film stars.


4 posted on 01/21/2013 12:20:07 PM PST by greene66
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To: greene66

Ah, I misread the title. I thought you were asking about the ones you named. Not “Lili.” Don’t know a one-name Lili.


5 posted on 01/21/2013 12:22:11 PM PST by greene66
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To: greene66
Well, yeah, I’ve heard of all of them. Not that I’m overly familiar with them, necessarily. Margo was a 1930s actress, who was married to Eddie Albert. Dagmar was a fixture on early-50s television, before my time. Annabella starred in the British film “Wings in the Morning,” an early Technicolor movie from 1937. Fernandel and Cantinflas were big foreign film stars.

Yes, I eventually learned about all of these. But who was Lili (Liliane Lewin)???

6 posted on 01/21/2013 12:23:33 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Pictures of Lili helped me sleep at night.


7 posted on 01/21/2013 12:26:00 PM PST by Last of the Mohicans
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To: Zionist Conspirator; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Dagmar with Frank Sinatra: “Mama will bark”

http://www.amazon.com/Mama-Will-Bark/dp/B001BKQ4F8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1358799509&s=dmusic&sr=1-1


8 posted on 01/21/2013 12:26:03 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

When everything under the sun is now on Internet and this Lili ain’t, is it possible that Lili never existed and was somebody’s inside joke when you saw the reference?


9 posted on 01/21/2013 12:26:30 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Revolting cat!
(Google has already indexed this page!)


10 posted on 01/21/2013 12:29:34 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

http://www.reelz.com/movie-friends/201949-219057/albert-lewin-liliane-montevecchi/

Perhaps a union between an older director and younger actress?

Albert Lewin | Liliane Montevecchi

The Living Idol 1957??


11 posted on 01/21/2013 12:31:47 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator
Dagmar was actually quite...ahem...memorable.


12 posted on 01/21/2013 12:32:36 PM PST by LaybackLenny (Bibi Netanyahu: de facto "Leader of the Free World)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Cantinflas
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantinflas


13 posted on 01/21/2013 12:36:14 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Zionist Conspirator
Maybe she was on those, you know, French postcards?

Nobody in polite society would admit to knowing who she was?

-PJ

14 posted on 01/21/2013 12:37:02 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

From what I was able to find out, Lilli is a fictional character, originally dreamed up by a German cartoonist in June of 1952 as a filler. The name came to represent a girl that was a lot of fun and a bit of trouble, someone that a man would hang out with, not necessarily date.


15 posted on 01/21/2013 12:38:55 PM PST by Eva
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To: Zionist Conspirator

“I had never heard of such a thing before.”

ZC, you never heard of Cher? Bono?


16 posted on 01/21/2013 12:39:05 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Zionist Conspirator

I believe Lili was the private laundress of flatulist Le Petomane. She dies of overwork and exhaustion.


17 posted on 01/21/2013 12:39:40 PM PST by eartrumpet
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To: LaybackLenny

Those things will put yer eye out!


18 posted on 01/21/2013 12:40:09 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: greene66

Cantinflas was in “Around the World in 80 Days”


19 posted on 01/21/2013 12:40:56 PM PST by DManA
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Zionist Conspirator
As a pioneer of the cinema of Mexico, Moreno helped usher in its golden era. In addition to being a business leader, he also became involved in Mexico's tangled and often dangerous labor politics. Although he was a political conservative, his reputation as a spokesperson for the downtrodden gave his actions authenticity and became important in the early struggle against charrismo, the one-party government's practice of co-opting and controlling unions.[citation needed] Moreover, his character Cantinflas, whose identity became enmeshed with his own, was examined by media critics, philosophers, and linguists, who saw him variably as a danger to Mexican society, a bourgeois puppet, a kind philanthropist, a transgressor of gender roles, a pious Catholic, a verbal innovator, and a picaresque underdog.[citation needed]

Although he was a political Conservative, Mexican Hollywood (Mexiwood?) guilted him into pushing a liberal agenda. We have lost America because our entertainers have almost, to a man, been guilted into not standing up for what is right--a valuable lesson to be learned here.

20 posted on 01/21/2013 12:45:14 PM PST by Captainpaintball
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Check this scrap out: http://www.jmberlin.de/berlin-transit/en/orte/lewin.php


21 posted on 01/21/2013 12:54:24 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: vladimir998

Imagine the wonders of a world without Sting or Madonna.


22 posted on 01/21/2013 12:54:42 PM PST by SoothingDave
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Maybe Liliane Bettencourt, wealthiest woman in Europe circa 2010, who gave $1Bil to François-Marie Banier (French novelist, actor, gigilo, photographer, etc) with anybody named Lewin she chose???


23 posted on 01/21/2013 12:55:23 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: LaybackLenny

“You’ll poke your eye out!”


24 posted on 01/21/2013 1:00:05 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Cantinflas was an actor...the only film I know of was “Around the world in eighty days”

Fabian was a teen idol in the 60s!!


25 posted on 01/21/2013 1:00:05 PM PST by ontap
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To: Last of the Mohicans

Oh.

Verhy good!


26 posted on 01/21/2013 1:00:38 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Zionist Conspirator; a fool in paradise
There were also Toto, Dalida, Adamo, Lolita, Freddy and the never to be forgotten:

(on the left)

27 posted on 01/21/2013 1:02:24 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: LaybackLenny

5’ 8” figure (measuring 42”-23”-39”)

Wowza!


28 posted on 01/21/2013 1:03:35 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: DManA

As David Niven’s valet/travel companion character “Pas Partou” the troubleshooter/causer.

Names from a more decent time, when the “play was the thing” and not the personage. People had to know how to do things... not just suck up to some political machine.

I mean really, Lady Gaga-— the queer’s number one choice is the headline at obamaomau’s white house (the male queers who really hate women— love lady gg and madonna-— sort of like the cult following of Anne Bancroft— the “tough” look-— what a peculiar psychology and then they try to dress up to look like them— sorry, day ranting about reduced culture). I didn’t live then, but surely do miss Carmen Miranda.


29 posted on 01/21/2013 1:04:09 PM PST by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Revolting cat!
You skipped Orion.


30 posted on 01/21/2013 1:07:16 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise
Not only Orion, I skipped Zygi (Szymanski!)


31 posted on 01/21/2013 1:09:49 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Revolting cat!

I used to love the Zygi comic panel. Was I guilty of schadenfreude?


32 posted on 01/21/2013 1:13:18 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise
And who can forget Herselvis (& the Straight White Males)?


33 posted on 01/21/2013 1:13:28 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

“Lalaine Vergara-Paras, or simply Lalaine, is best known for her role as Miranda Sanchez, Lizzie’s (Hilary Duff’s) best friend, in the hit TV series Lizzie McGuire. “ from imdb.com


34 posted on 01/21/2013 1:13:54 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Lily - Lily - Lily ....

Lily Von Sthupp!

35 posted on 01/21/2013 1:15:15 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Cvengr

"God bless Lili St. Cyr...."

36 posted on 01/21/2013 1:20:00 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Revolting cat!

Looks like Liberace’s cousin or sumpthin.


37 posted on 01/21/2013 1:21:40 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Superciliousness is the essence of Obama)
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To: Revolting cat!

First name that came to mind was Fabio.

Can’t seem to place the 1925 born Lili.


38 posted on 01/21/2013 1:25:05 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: a fool in paradise

39 posted on 01/21/2013 1:28:18 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: LaybackLenny

Dagmar was actually quite...ahem...memorable
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =

Dagmar definitely ‘made a point’.

Didn’t she ‘start’ with Jerry Lester and a running gag was with bean bags?
Then she went out on her own.

She was the type that young lads would sneak down the stairs to get a peak at and if they ‘messed up’ and she made it on ‘prime time’ the younguns would get sent to their rooms.

Remember the ‘Legion of Decency’? I never did get to see “From Here to Eternity” till in my 30’s....to young when it came out (ala Legion of Decency)....


40 posted on 01/21/2013 1:29:45 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Zionist Conspirator
Fabian - Turn Me Loose
41 posted on 01/21/2013 1:30:08 PM PST by chopperman
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42 posted on 01/21/2013 1:30:16 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Fabian was a teen idol from the 60s. Played in North To Alaska with John Wayne.


43 posted on 01/21/2013 1:31:04 PM PST by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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To: Revolting cat!
"I'm hunting down the one-named celeb."


44 posted on 01/21/2013 1:32:45 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

When I was about 10 or 11 (which would have been in the mid-60s), I had a piano teacher who must have been at least 65 at the time who claimed that she had traveled with and played in the shows put on by Hildegarde, who was a renowned concert pianist and singer back in the 20s and 30s.


45 posted on 01/21/2013 1:42:25 PM PST by nd76
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Until recently, “Lili” had been dating Manti Te’o.


46 posted on 01/21/2013 1:43:16 PM PST by GreenHornet
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To: Zionist Conspirator

It’s Lilo, an actress.


47 posted on 01/21/2013 1:44:16 PM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

She’s mentioned in the Wiki entry for the song “I Love Paris.” Sang it on Broadway.


48 posted on 01/21/2013 1:51:40 PM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: greene66

That was one of the categories on The Jokers Wild...One Name Celebs. You would have cleaned-up!


49 posted on 01/21/2013 1:59:21 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Just checked google images. There are pics of her. Search “Lilo, Can-Can.”


50 posted on 01/21/2013 2:01:14 PM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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