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Moss Hart, From 'Act One' (1959)

Each actor sits at his make-up table, staring into the brilliantly lit mirror at his own image, making the proscribed movements that will detach him still further from the world of reality and allow him to achieve the anonymity of complete disguise. 158 more words

Poetry + Prose

All the mistakes I ever made were when I wanted to say...

All the mistakes I ever made were when I wanted to say ‘No’ and said ‘Yes’. – Moss Hart: http://dlvr.it/D69sdd

Moss Hart


There’s really no IMAGERY at all in this film, but look — a primordial Dean Stockwell!

“Be nice to the next Jew you meet, because he might be a gentile,” is how one friend characterized GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT, rather acidly, in which journalist Gregory Peck goes undercover as a Jew. 423 more words


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

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.  583 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

David Nelson, actor, director & producer (1936-2011)

Merian C. Cooper, aviator, United States Air Force and Polish Air Force officer, adventurer, screenwriter, film director and producer (1893-1973) 36 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

PBS Fall Arts Festival has Andrea Bocelli, "Billy Elliot", "Showboat", Kander & Ebb, much more

The 2015 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns October 9, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. ET, celebrating its fifth season, with eight new weekly programs. The Festival will launch with the inventive, high-energy UNITY– THE LATIN TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON, hosted by the legendary and world-renowned percussionist Sheila E. 1,384 more words

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Robert Cushman: Moss Hart’s Light Up the Sky makes a minor impression at Shaw

The final three openings at this year’s Shaw Festival are all, to some degree, plays about plays. We have The Divine, in which an aspiring dramatist sets about writing a play for a famous actress, a play that takes shape before our eyes. 1,009 more words

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