Television: And the Pet Goes On

All by herself, Petula Clark is an international identity crisis. In a 28-year career that began when she was nine, Pet Clark has been Britain's Shirley Temple, a French yé-yé singer and songwriter more popular at one point than Edith Piaf, and Hollywood's heiress to the fallen halo of Julie Andrews. Along the way, Petula has sold 25 million records in five languages.

Though her first tongue was English (She was born in a London suburb), Pet was discovered last in the U.S. Downtown preceded her in 1964, but Americans did not get accustomed to the face behind that big, hard-edged voice...

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