By day I'm a workin' man,
layin' bricks or layin' pipe.
I don't stand out in a crowd;
just look like one of the
Little do they know,
when I'm alone in bed at night,
I become the King of the Silver Screen.
I stare at the ceiling
I know where I belong.
I two step with Fred Astaire or
fighting old King Kong.
I can be any hero at all;
I know I'm the King of the Silver Screen.
Hollywood movies keep flashin' across my mind.
I could've been Valentino if I
was born in another time.
I might be solving a case or swinging from a tree. Share a joke with Crosby and Hope; we're such good
friends, you see.
Even dazzle the Academy with my versatility.
'Cause I'm the King of the Silver Screen.
Hollywood movies keep
flashin' across my mind.
I could've been Errol Flynn
if I was born in another time.
I could've been a star.
I could've been a
I could've played that part.
But Hollywood movies keep flashin' before my eyes.
I could've been Greta Garbo
if I was
born in another time.
I wake the very next day
go on back to work.
I'm just a face in a crowd;
another average jerk.
all the guys on the building site look at me flirt.
Because I'm the Queen of the Silver.
Yes, I'm the Queen of the
I admit it to all my fellow workers.
I don't care any more. I'm tired of closets.
I'm gonna eat my makeup for
Just stop hittin' me again. All right guys?
I'm going to Hollywood to be a starlet.
I know I'm 240 pounds and play
for the Detroit Lions.
I don't care any more.
I like makeup and dresses and Hollywood.
I'll make somebody a great
"Frankly, Scarlet, I don't give a damn."