DollFace

Fridays With Carmen Miranda: Doll Face (1945)

In just two years Carmen Miranda became a mainstay at 20th Century-Fox, mainly working in programmers, the cinematic equivalent of a paint-by-numbers coloring book. Her appearances extended to having a different name but playing Carmen Miranda nonetheless, usually accompanied by a joke describing her character as a “Carmen Miranda type.” Despite its noirish name, Doll Face is another…