Esther Williams

Esther Williams, star of screen and swimming pool, has a best-selling autobiography, The Million Dollar Mermaid.

Q. Who's mad at you for the book?

A. Merv Griffin. He canceled the party he was going to throw for me. I could forgive Merv anything. When you get that round at that age, you suffer enough just getting dressed.

Q. How come all those old bathing suits are so dorky-looking?

A. How old are you?

Q. I'm 28.

A. God, all you're looking at is T. and A. What the woman has to worry about is containment. Thank God for latex....

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