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Mary Anne Barothy
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Mary Anne Barothy commented on Ktrek's blog post Six Years and Counting
"GAOF is a great place to learn more about this truly 'golden' age - something that sadly, does not exist today.  You provide some wonderful stories and photos - having been Doris Day's secretary in the '70s when she was…"
Mar 16, 2014
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DORIS DAY Birthday Celebration on Baltimore Net Radio

Just wanted to let you know about how you can be a part of a Birthday Tribute for Doris Day...join the party and celebrate America's Sweetheart's Birthday...Celebrate the…See More
Mar 17, 2011
Mary Anne Barothy is now a member of The Golden Age of Hollywood
Aug 22, 2009

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What are your favorite movies?
Calamity Jane with Doris Day
Love Me Or Leave me with Doris Day
Gone With The Wind with Clark Gable
All Doris Day movies!!!
Who are your favorite stars?
Clark Gable
Loretta Young
Who are your favorite directors?
Ross Hunter
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I had been a fan of Doris Day since I was 10 years old and saw "Calamity Jane" in 1954. I did all I could to learn about Doris including joining her ONLY fan club in London! Years later I left my society reporter's job at The Indianapolis NEWS and moved to Los Angeles where I met my idol. I had the opportunity to get to know Doris and eventually she asked me to work for her while she was filming her hit TV show "The Doris Day Show" at CBS. I eventually lived with her for nearly 2 years. I was privy to the years when Day was fighting to regain her fortune, starring in a TV series and as an animals right advocate.
My book "DAY AT A TIME - An Indiana Girl's Sentimental Journey to Doris Day's Hollywood and Beyond" was published in late 2007 recalling my quest and sentimental journey to Hollywood to meet America's Sweetheart, DORIS DAY! I am now busy giving author talks around the country to many who love Doris and I am happy to share my memories and rare memorabilia with others. Doris has been a huge inspiration to me over the years and I am glad to talk about my fun-loving friend, Doris Day!
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At 10:52pm on August 22, 2009, Sunny said…
welcome Mary Ann - You'll enjoy it here.
Vancouver, Wa.
At 10:27pm on August 22, 2009, Ktrek said…
Welcome Mary Anne to The Golden Age of Hollywood! We have a subgroup for fans of Doris Day that you may want to join. I'm sure your insights and your book would be greatly appreciated there. Here is a link to it:

I hope you enjoy the site!



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