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 precedent… 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 precedent… Robert Mitchum Reissues World
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Calypso--is like so... (2014)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Lead Performance: Robert Mitchum; Genres: Reissues, World

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 Nov 03, 1995 Published in issue #299 Nov 03, 1995 Order article reprints
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