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  1. Can you identify classic movie musicals from dialogue bits alone? (*Not Song Lyrics) Here's one to start off the game: "Have you ever tried spreading ideals on a cracker??!!"
  2. Does anyone else think they have suddenly crammed notes from the last 3 weeks and beyond all into today’s (Thursday) material? Yikes!! :spinning head: Or is it me? And a ton of it is all new material about the time line we covered! It’s a 4 week wrap up!
  3. So, in watching the discussion of High Society today, I found it difficult to agree that High Society's musical numbers give more depth to the characters. I would argue it has less dimension than the non-musical Philadelphia Story. I see just as much psychoanalysis of Tracy in the original as the father tells her a daughter's love is what keeps a father young, and his affairs are her fault. I've always felt that that aspect of the tale was a "Just, wow!" moment that is hard for contemporary women to swallow. They cut her down to size quite deftly in the original with the same complaints abo
  4. I can remember seeing what is being called a roadshow throughout the 50s. My parents would take me into Center City Philadelphia to all the large extravagant theatres to see films like The Robe, The Ten Commandments, Around The World in Eighty Days, Pepe, Oklahoma!, South Pacific, Ben-Hur, Giant, for starters. They all came replete with overtures, intermissions, programs in the lobby and my favorite - bon bons! So I’m thinking roadshow wasn’t new to the 60s. In fact, I recently got the roadshow edition of Since You Went Away! Wasn’t that the 40s?
  5. Otto Preminger’s Porgy and Bess was not in B&W but in stunning technicolor and widescreen.
  6. Just finished watching Born to Dance. About an hour and a half in - just before Lucy throws the glass thing at McKay - something falls behind her from the ceiling. Try as I might, I can't figure out what it is. Can anyone else do better. It's one of those crazy things that for some reason gets by the editors.
  7. So "Shall We Dance" is on now to be followed by "Swing Time" (my personal favorite of their pairings). Our wonderful instructor keeps alluding to the outsized size of the clubs and apartments, and she isn't kidding. I think this is an essential element of the musical....space. Sets are spectacular and impossible in reality for these films. I adore it all, and I wonder what folks make of the device of impossible spaces in musicals. This goes beyond Astaire and Rodgers straight through to the musical dream sequences in The Big Lebowski. Is it because it's all just a little to fantastic? Wha
  8. Very odd that Jeanette MacDonald's sister was Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald (Blossom Rock) who played "Grandmama" on the original The Addams Family. Nelson Eddy sang many major operatic roles including some unusual works such as Strauss' Feuersnot and Berg's Wozzeck, before he gave up opera for Hollywood and big bucks.
  9. Anyone else signed up for this online collaboration between TCM and Canvas? The course starts June 3.
  10. The problem with this offer is that's not academic enough and more commercial than a real education on film history. It's focusing on just the popular. At least it works that way.
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