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Judy Garland Performs in Blackface: (Before OZ)

In lieu of the recent upset over the Wiz….??

But wait…She gets better!

It’s amazing that this was not considered unusual in 1938. Two years before she became an immortal megastar with… 272 more words

Sing For Your Supper: Dick and Larry in the '30s (III)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation of our six week series on the yet-to-be covered ’30s scores of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, whose work from both the ’20s and ’40s has been well represented here. 648 more words


Just a Crybaby

By Jessie Scott

It’s Thursday morning and I’m driving up Moreland rd singing loudly in an attempt to calm down (or block out?) the baby crying in the back seat. 1,312 more words

Jessie Scott

Jazz Standards on Broadway: Hal McIntyre and His Orchestra w/ Ruth Gaylor on vocals - "My Funny Valentine" (Rodgers and Hart)

My guess is I would not be alone thinking “My Funny Valentine” has something to do with being someone’s Valentine. But that would be wrong. 204 more words

Hey Kids, Let's Put-on a Show!

Director Sarah Faye Bernstein produced a one-week run of a terrific play (the title of which was all-but-undisclosed) in her apartment, with superb performances from Anjela Magpantay, Carmine Santavenere, and  Jamie Taylor, and excellent technical work by Daniel O’Shea, Annie Therrien-Boulos, Nancy Tam, and Clinton Ackerman. 71 more words

Art & Culture

Babes in Arms (1939)

Directed by Busby Berkeley, the 1939 picture Babes in Arms features the pairing of Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland in their first musical together. It’s their third film coupling following… 608 more words


Not PC in a Politically Correct World

 Politically Incorrect Films in Hollywood History

With the release of 2013′s The Lone Ranger, audiences were treated to the latest in a long line of demeaning and politically incorrect depictions of an ethnic minority by Hollywood: 
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