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This image was taken for a story that ran in the Manawatu Evening Standard on 30 September 1970. Eartha Kitt, a celebrated singer of the time, was famous for her kittenish voice. She appeared in the Opera House for two shows at 6pm and 8pm, Oct 1 1970. The show, presented by Harry M Miller featured a 20-piece showband and entertainment by magician Ken Littlewood, comedian Ray McGeary and musical acrobat Stan Penrose/ Reviews describe Kitt as singing "reclining on a green upholstered chaise-lounge or writhing close to it". Prices for the show were quite expensive for the time, 15/-, 20/-, 25/- and 30/-.

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2015N_IMCA-DigitalMaster_010131
Title
Eartha Kitt Welcomed to Palmerston North
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B&W negative
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IMCA Digital Archive

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September 1970

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