Reynolds, Fisher honoured with hu­mour, mu­sic

New Straits Times - - World -

LAUGH­TER, mu­sic and the tap­ping of danc­ing shoes re­ver­ber­ated through­out a pub­lic me­mo­rial to Deb­bie Reynolds and Car­rie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the ac­tresses would have wanted it.

There were few tears through­out the two-hour cer­e­mony on Satur­day, which honoured the mother-daugh­ter duo’s im­pact on film, cul­ture and those who knew them with a mix of photos, videos, and anec­dotes that kept the au­di­ence laugh­ing and ap­plaud­ing.

Todd Fisher led the cer­e­mony, which he said was in­tended to give

AP PIC fans an in­ti­mate view of his mother and sis­ter. He called it a show, say­ing his mother hated to at­tend memo­ri­als.

Hun­dreds of fans — some wear­ing Star Wars at­tire — at­tended the pub­lic­cer­e­monythat­fea­tured­fam­ily photos and Reynolds’ fi­nal in­ter­view re­flect­ing on her life and phi­lan­thropy, and one of Fisher’s high school friends shar­ing her off-colour emails to him.

A troupe from Reynolds’ dance stu­dio per­formed an homage to Sin­gin’ in the Rain, the film that cat­a­pult­edReynold­stostar­do­mat19. AP

Gay Men’s Cho­rus of Los An­ge­les per­form­ing at Deb­bie Reynolds’s and Car­rie Fisher’s me­mo­rial.

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