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Friday, February 22, 2013

The Sweet Story of A Seattle Artist's Ballerina Mother and Her Lover, Cantinflas

Posted by on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 1:21 PM

The lovers.
  • Courtey of Ellen Ziegler
  • The lovers.

I like what Ellen Ziegler is doing with a chapter from her mother's past, and how she is doing it.


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Fnarf 1
Whoa! What a story! Cantinflas is the soul of Mexico; he's like Charlie Chaplin, if everybody in America still watched Charlie Chaplin every day. I never heard this story, and never saw these magnificent photos. Thank you for this.
Posted by Fnarf on February 22, 2013 at 1:58 PM · Report this
rob! 2
The story is considerably fleshed out beyond the bare bones of the Kickstarter page by Googling "miriam golden ballet" (there's a different Miriam Golden at UCLA in the political science dept.) and reading the Wikipedia page on Cantinflas.
Posted by rob! on February 22, 2013 at 1:59 PM · Report this
Fnarf has got it. Yes, he is the Charlie Chaplin of Mexico. For a fine outline of the story:…
Posted by ellenziegler on February 22, 2013 at 5:22 PM · Report this

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