THE QUEEN IS DEAD - The Audio Introduction


THE QUEEN IS DEAD begins with
a partial sing-along of TAKE ME BACK TO DEAR OLD BLIGHTY recorded from the film THE L-SHAPED ROOM. ... 

TAKE ME BACK TO DEAR OLD BLIGHTY is a song about English soldiers stationed in France hoping to return to England (nicknamed "Blighty"). ...

Princess Diana was killed in France and her body had to be taken back to England ("Blighty"). ...
 
The
sing-along of TAKE ME BACK TO DEAR OLD BLIGHTY is led by a woman wearing a formal military jacket. ...

When Princess Diana's body was taken back to England, it was unloaded by people in formal military jackets. ...





THE QUEEN IS DEAD begins with audio of the character Mavis, in THE L-SHAPED ROOM, leading a sing-along of TAKE ME BACK TO DEAR OLD BLIGHTY.
TAKE ME BACK TO DEAR OLD BLIGHTY is a World War 1 song about English soldiers stationed in France wanting to return home to England (nicknamed Blighty). 
Mavis wears a formal military jacket.  Princess Diana dies in France and when her body is returned to England it is unloaded by people wearing formal military jackets. ...   




The album THE QUEEN IS DEAD begins with audio from the film THE L-SHAPED ROOM. ...

THE L-SHAPED ROOM is about a young woman who has moved from France to England. ...


Lesley Caron plays the woman who's moved from France to England. ... 
 

Lesley Caron was born on July 1. ...

Princess Diana's body will have to be moved from France to England. ... 

Princess Diana was born on July 1. ... 





In THE L-SHAPED ROOM, Lesley Caron has moved from France to England.  Princess Diana's body was moved from France to England.  Lesley Caron was born July 1.  Princess Diana was born July 1. ...  




THE QUEEN IS DEAD begins with audio from the film THE L-SHAPED ROOM about a character named "Jane" who is the lone occupant of the room in the title. ... 

The last Jayne Mansfield film ever released was SINGLE ROOM FURNISHED about a woman played by "Jayne" who is the lone occupant of the room in the title. ...

The cover of the first DVD edition of THE L-SHAPED ROOM is a brick wall where "Jane" (Lesley Caron) is in a window with the title printed on the window shade above her. ...


The cover of the first DVD edition of SINGLE ROOM FURNISHED is a brick wall where "Jayne" Mansfield is in a window with the title printed on the window shade above her. ...  





The first DVD covers of THE L-SHAPED ROOM and SINGLE ROOM FURNISHED are very similar. 
Each has a brick wall with Jane/Jayne in the window, below a window-shade bearing the title of the film. ...  




THE L-SHAPED ROOM is the introduction to THE QUEEN IS DEAD, whose title announces a woman's death. ...

SINGLE ROOM FURNISHED has an introduction that is an announcement of Jayne Mansfield's actual death. ...


"You are about to see SINGLE ROOM FURNISHED, the new motion picture starring Jayne Mansfield in her last,
 and in my opinion, her finest performance. ...
 When she completed this picture, a tragic accident took Jayne Mansfield to another stage.  All of us in the theater,
 on the screen, and in the newspaper profession, miss her very much.  But Jayne left us all a legacy, the characters
 she created in SINGLE ROOM FURNISHED, the film you are about to see. ... "

- Walter Winchell


THE L-SHAPED ROOM begins with actress Lesley Caron playing "Jane" walking in front of a store named WALTERS. ... 

SINGLE ROOM FURNISHED begins with the death of "Jayne" Mansfield being announced by someone named Walter. ...





The L-SHAPED ROOM begins with "Jane" (Lesley Caron) walking by a store named WALTERS.  SINGLE ROOM FURNISHED begins with the report of "Jayne" Mansfield's death by Walter (Winchell). ... 




In 1967, Jayne Mansfield was killed in her mid-30's (34) in a car crash along with her boyfriend and their temporary driver for the night. ...

In 1997, Princess Diana was killed in her mid-30's (36) in a car crash along with her boyfriend and their temporary driver for the night. ...

Those were the only two car crashes ever in which the only people killed were a world-famous woman, her boyfriend and their driver. ...





Actress Jayne Mansfield and Princess Diana were victims of the only two car crashes in history in which the only three people killed were a world-famous woman, her boyfriend and their driver. ...    




The introduction to the album THE QUEEN IS DEAD is a sing-along of TAKE ME BACK TO DEAR OLD BLIGHTY. ...

Jayne Mansfield was killed in a car crash in 1967. ...

Princess Diana was killed crashing into a row of pillars in August 1997. ...

Jayne Mansfield is posing between pillars on the cover of a magazine named BLIGHTY in August 1957. ...

The first inner page carries a large single-panel comic of two women who have crashed a car into a post.  





The introduction to THE QUEEN IS DEAD is a sing-along of TAKE ME BACK TO DEAR OLD BLIGHTY.  Jayne Mansfield is posed between pillars on an August 1957 cover of BLIGHTY magazine. 
The first inner page is a comic showing two women who've crashed a car into a post.  In August 1997, in a car that crashed into a pillar, Princess Diana was killed along with her boyfriend and their driver. 
In 1967, Jayne Mansfield was killed in a car crash along with her boyfriend and their driver. 




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