Dating an opera singer
Grayson starred as the singing daughter of an Army commander.
MGM re-paired Grayson and Sinatra for two movies in 19, It Happened in Brooklyn and The Kissing Bandit.Louis Municipal Opera House by a janitor, who introduced her to Frances Marshall of the Chicago Civic Opera, who gave the twelve-year-old girl voice lessons.Grayson's sister, Frances Raeburn (born Mildred Hedrick) was also an actress and singer, appearing alongside her in the film Seven Sweethearts. The family moved to California when Grayson was 15 years old.Show Boat was the third-highest-grossing film of 1951, earning over .533 million.She was released to the Warner Brothers studio in January 1953, with the stipulation that she return to MGM for one more film.
For the next 18 months, Grayson went through voice lessons, drama coaching, diction, diets and exercise. However, the studio executives were not satisfied, and she went through a further six months of lessons until she made her first film appearance in 1941's Andy Hardy's Private Secretary as the character's secretary Kathryn Land.