Tag Archives: Carol Channing

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) – reviewed by George

Anita Loos’s Lorelei Lee first appeared in a series of short stories for Harper’s Bazaar. The stories were collected into a book in 1925, and a stage version followed in 1926. The first film version, starring Ruth Taylor, was released … Continue reading

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Broadway: The American Musical (2004) – Episode 5 “Tradition (1957-1979)” – reviewed by George

This episode seems rushed, as though the airdate caught up with the folks who write the labels for the pieces of film – because people whose faces you recognize and whose names you know are not identified at all. Even … Continue reading

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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) – reviewed by George

This is a real pot dream of a movie. A plot so thin you can’t find it and when you do, you can’t remember it. Something about stolen instruments belonging to the original Sgt. Pepper’s Band that must be recovered … Continue reading

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