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Angela Lansbury

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In 1962, Lansbury earned her third Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Laurence Harvey's sinister mother in John Frankenheimer's film-noir thriller, THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE, also starring Frank Sinatra and Janet Leigh.  

Lansbury as apprentice witch Eglantine Price waltzing under the sea with Professor Brown (David Tomlinson) in Walt Disney's animated, live-action feature BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS (1971).

Click hereSee a clip of Angela and David Tomlinson "Bobbing along on the bottom of the beautiful briny sea" in BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS (1971) (a .MOV file courtesy The Walt Disney Company).

Click hereSee Ms. Price try to get her "Substitutiary Locomotion" spell under control in BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS (a .MOV file courtesy The Walt Disney Company).

(For help viewing these clips, visit the plug-ins page.)

In Walt Disney's highly successful 1991 animated feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Angela lent her voice to Mrs. Potts, the teapot housekeeper. She also sang the film's theme song.

Click hereHear a clip of Lansbury singing "Beauty and the Beast" (a .WAV file courtesy The Walt Disney Company).

Further Reading:

  • Balancing Act : The Authorized Biography of Angela Lansbury by Martin Gottfried (New York: Little Brown & Company, 1999).
  • Angela Lansbury : a life on stage and screen by Rob Edelman and Audrey E. Kupferberg (Secaucus, NJ : Carol Pub. Group, c1996).
  • Angela Lansbury : a biography by Margaret Wander Bonanno (New York : St. Martin's Press, c1987).

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