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Bridging Some 'S Wonderful Gershwin Gaps (V)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation  of our six week series on the yet-to-be covered scores of George Gershwin. Although we’ve highlighted a lot of the master composer’s work in the past, the entries in this series are either really early in his career or those I initially deemed too popular and well known to be considered “forgotten.” But the time has come to give all of his brilliant work fair play, and so far we’ve highlighted  911 more words

Broadway

Bridging Some 'S Wonderful Gershwin Gaps (IV)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the continuation  of our six week series on the yet-to-be covered scores of George Gershwin. Although we’ve highlighted a lot of the master composer’s work in the past, the entries in this series are either really early in his career or those I initially deemed too popular and well known to be considered “forgotten.” But the time has come to give all of his brilliant work fair play, and so far we’ve highlighted  1,040 more words

Broadway

Make Way for Tomorrow, 1937, Leo McCarey

“Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother.”

Aging is a not a sexy topic for Hollywood. Coming of age stories are different. Dealing with the adversity of adulthood is different. 1,312 more words

Film

Thou Swell, Thou Witty, Thou Rodgers & Hart in the '20s (X)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday and the conclusion of our two month series on the 1920s book musicals of Rodgers and Hart, a team whose ’30s and ’40s work had been fairly well represented here in the past. 362 more words

Musicals

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Richard Thorpe, director (1896-1991)
See the work of Richard Thrope tomorrow in What Next, Corporal Hargrove (1945) at 8:00AM (ET) as part of TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar… 57 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Setter's 'Spectives: When a Little Bit's Enough

I only got the chance to see the last 30 minutes or so of Make Way for Tomorrow last night on TV, but I didn’t need any more. 192 more words

Film

Gold Diggers of 1937 (Lloyd Bacon, 1936)

As usual with films which have dates in the title, Gold Diggers of 1937 was actually made the previous year. It stars Joan Blondell, one of my favourite actresses, opposite her real-life husband of the time, Dick Powell. 1,073 more words

Classic Movie