June and the Dazzling Night Sky (continued)

I found myself picturing June, doing her gentile voice, in an even prettier animated late night scene (prettier than just the setting of my own home). I pictured her doing this voice, not just in a valley or corner of Red Rock Canyon, Nevada, but in an area much closer to me........the Big Bend Valley, in Southwest Texas...........I pictured her voice, in a cartoon set in one of Big Bend's canyons, along the Rio Grande: the Santa Elena or Boquillas Canyons..........and I imagined the incredible array of twinkling and sparkling stars, in this scene.........stars so brilliant, and amazing, compared to those of any typical city horizon............

Recently I read the transcript, of a live talk/question/answer session, that June gave, in August of 1998, at Walt Disney Productions. One of the members of the audience told June, that she was in the process of trying to start her own animation studio. She asked June:

"Will you do voices for my cartoons, once I get them off the ground?".

June jokingly responded, in her Russian character voice, Natasha:

"Eet depends on how much you pay me, DAHLING!"

As I read that, I thought to myself, what a shame that I am not in the process of starting an animation studio.......I would try to hire June, to voice a nocturnal scene, like the one that I have been talking about..........How charming and neat a story that would be with her gleaming, priceless and QUAINT characterizations, which cannot really be found elsewhere.

Of course I have only scratched the surface, or tapped the tip of the ice berg, by alluding to June's soprano rendition of Marigold and Nell Fenwick. There are so many thoughts, which could be written, about the incredibly endless coterie of women, who come out of the mouth of Ms. Foray (see some of our other articles, on June for more details on her characterizations).

There is one other, of her voices, however, which I have failed to allude to very often (and this voice is not that big of a stretch from her Marigold/Nell voice): that of her little girls. June has used this voice on many an occasion: as Grettel (in a Hansel and Grettel Fractured Fairy Tale), as the little blond-haired deck hand, on Cap'n Crunch's ship (on those old cereal commercials), as Cindy Lou Who (in How the Grinch Stole Christmas), and also to fool a contestant, on the 70s game show, Truth or Consequences (she actually did trick a contestant, who was making phone calls, for host, Bob Barker, into thinking that she really was a little girl on the phone).

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