Everything posted by figlet
I love watching "High Society" too. It always lifts my spirits. Since "Lili" is on at 3am, I'm setting my alarm now.
Like a majority of repliers, my first exposure was "The Wizard of Oz" because of the annual Easter airings on TV, and my mother's annual insistence that the two of us sit in front of our TV and watch the annual Easter airing. In truth, my mother and I would almost certainly continue this ritual if it were still only aired on Easter Sunday. I was struck by this statement by Dr. Ament, "Never satisfied to be just a pretty face with a magnificent voice, Garland demonstrates how she can be on stage with anyone and make it almost impossible to watch anyone else, even though she is generous wi
I watched the film in its entirety (all 3 hours - ?) this morning so I agree with a few previous commenters that it's difficult (for me) to view the clip without adding that it was a biopic. That being admitted. It was a frothy, fun, extravagant, and overly long biopic that, I'm sure, delighted the Depression-era audience at the time. Those dance sequences were incredible especially the one with the dogs! I even looked at my bored dog sitting next to me and considered a few leg kicks just to liven up our Tuesday morning. I have a question though. I thought early-era musicals were norma