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I'll Take Tallulah lyrics, from Ship Ahoy, starring Bert Lahr, Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Virginia Mayo
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I’ll Take Tallulah  lyrics, from the MGM romantic comedy, Ship Ahoy

Skip Owens (Bert Lahr): Have you met Dolores?

Tommy Dorsey: Yes, I’ve met Dolores.

Skip Owens (Bert Lahr): she’s queen of the chorus.

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton) You can have the chorus.

Skip Owens (Bert Lahr): Have you met Olivia?

Tommy Dorsey: Her I’d take, Olivia.

Skip Owens (Bert Lahr): Her I’d gladly give ya

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton) Throw her in the river-ya.

Skip Owens (Bert Lahr): Who’s your queen, your rulah?

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton) Tallulah!
For that gal Tallulah I would fight a duela,
I would climb a hillah, I’ll paddle to Brasil-a.

Skip Owens (Bert Lahr): But this is getting sillah.

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton): ‘Cause I love her true-lah.

Skip Owens (Bert Lahr): Who?

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton) Tallulah.

Skip Owens (Bert Lahr): When she starts out the conga, like an anaconda, it’s fricassee.

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton): No one doing her hula can do what Tallulah can do to me.

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton): I have met Fatima

Tallulah Winters (Eleanor Powell): Fatima is a schemma

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton): I have met Marquita

Tallulah Winters (Eleanor Powell): Marquita is a cheeta

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton): I have met Jemima

Tallulah Winters (Eleanor Powell): She’s a social climba

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton): I have met Ophelia

Tallulah Winters (Eleanor Powell): She will double deal ya,

Merton Kibble (Red Skelton): The one who loves me trullah, I’ll take Tallulah

from the MGM musical-comedy-romance  Ship Ahoy starring Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Bert Lahr, Virginia Mayo

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