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Some Kind Of Wonderful

They were arguably the top band in the world in 1970 or 1971, but I dismissed them as just so much noise.

I wasn’t alone. … 640 more words


The Royal Family of Broadway (George Cukor/Cyril Gardner, USA, 1930)

A legendary film, difficult to see until now, and worth watching for many reasons: it’s based on a Kaufman and Ferber Broadway hit from 1927 and is based on the Barrymores; it makes one understand why Ina Claire was a Broadway superstar and then considered without equal in light comedy, something heretofore hard for me to grasp having seen her only in supporting parts, even when she’s been very good in them, like in… 609 more words


Capital Burlesque Expo: Saturday Gala

Excuse me for a moment while I release a series of creative and amazed expletives as I cast my memory over this show, which was, by far, one of the most amazing events I’ve ever attended. 1,597 more words