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Ziegfeld-less Follies

Mr. Ziegfeld, I presume…

For someone who was the pinnacle of Broadway success, Florenz Ziegfeld didn’t actually appear onscreen all that much as an actual character. 1,176 more words

Movies

Ziegfeld Girl (1941): See It For The Stars

Thank you HOLLYWOOD GENES for having me in the Ziegfeld Blogathon!

Few would claim Ziegfeld Girl to be anything close to a landmark masterpiece, but it’s got star power in spades thanks to MGMs robust lineup during the war years and that alone, followed up with a few spunky numbers, backstage melodrama, and minor laughs, is a fine starting point. 878 more words

Review

Alone (Words Fail)

Here alone

That drowns

the tender reed

Words fall through me

Someday,

I wish upon a star

Live a life

you’re proud to share.

Which one, … 21 more words

Poetry

Retro TNU: Strike Up The Band

In the nearly two months since sports (and most things) shut down thanks to the pandemic, I’ve been checking out movies and television shows that for one reason or another, I have never seen before. 1,051 more words

MOVIES

Marilyn Manson Wants To Cover “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” With Brandi Carlile

It appears Marilyn Manson is hoping to record a cover of Judy Garland‘s “Somewhere Over The Rainbow“ with Brandi Carlile. Carlile revealed the news during a recent interview on Zane Lowe’s Apple Music show. 129 more words

News

A Star is Born (USA, 1954)

Directed by: George Cukor. After being mysteriously pulled to see the modern 2019 remake with Brad Cooper and Lady Gaga (and finding it twice as insufferable and still somehow irresistible than I ever imagined), I decided that it was a good idea to check out the rest of these. 1,292 more words

Get Happy Days

Hey there again. It’s my second post since joining, so I guess it’s something that might hopefully stick. I remember when I was younger that I once got a diary for Christmas and I was so excited to write about all the thoughts that were in my head. 927 more words

College