The fabulous Angela Lansbury was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II on April 15th.
A more deserving lady I cannot imagine:
I'm still upset that she was not the one cast in the film version.
(Don't get me started on it, please....)
The photos shown on this post are from this great vintage issue of Life Magazine:
And it has to be HER singing it; no one else will do for me!
You are an one-of-a-kind, true and genuine superstar, and I completely and utterly adore you!
It was waiting there only for ME, don't you know.