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Miranda’s campy film was initially barred in her native Portugal, where censors deemed her character’s absurdist headpieces sexually suggestive. For one of the film’s songs, "The Lady in the Tutti Frutti Hat,” Miranda wore fruit on her head while bikini-clad chorus girls danced behind her holding bananas. U.S. regulators decreed that the bananas must be held at the waist, not too close to the hips.

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