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Calypso -- is Like So... Robert Mitchum Calypso — is like so... Long before Johnny Depp and Keanu Reeves mistook themselves for rock stars, tough guy Mitchum set the...Calypso -- is Like So... Robert Mitchum Calypso — is like so... Long before Johnny Depp and Keanu Reeves mistook themselves for rock stars, tough guy Mitchum set the...1995-11-03
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Calypso -- is Like So...

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Robert Mitchum Calypso — is like so… Long before Johnny Depp and Keanu Reeves mistook themselves for rock stars, tough guy Mitchum set the precedent by getting in on the Caribbean-music craze touched off by Harry Belafonte’s 1956 Calypso. Relentlessly sexist in lyrical content, borderline racist in delivery, and brilliantly campy in every respect, this long out-of-print 1957 gem is a must-have for any swinging bachelor or bachelorette. A

Originally posted November 3 1995 — 12:00 AM EST

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