Mitzi Gaynor starred in the 1958 film musical "South Pacific." For a short time, Gaynor lived with her grandmother in Elgin.
Movie and theater superstar Mitzi Gaynor lived in Elgin as a child and says that her Midwest upbringing gave her "manners and mores."
Rossano Brazzi and Mitzi Gaynor sing a duet in the 1958 movie "South Pacific," based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
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"Oh, honey," Mitzi Gaynor told us, "it's hard to be Mitzi Gaynor. I drive myself crazy worrying and hoping all the time, and I never want to disappoint anyone." Count us definitely not disappointed. Especially when we found out that the legendary dancer/singer/actress, star of screen and stage, lived in Elgin as a little girl.