Movies 'Til Dawn Blog

GARBO SQUAWKS ‘Gimme a whisky, ginger ale on the side.” (Pause) ‘And don’ be stinchy baby.’ So went the first lines Greta Garbo ever uttered in a sound film, ‘Anna Christie’ from 1930. Above I’ve posted two versions of the opening whisky scene–one of them with ‘restored sound’. For my money

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‘WIVES AND LOVERS’–THE NON-TITLE TRACK I’ve been playing the Burt Bacharach/Hal David standard ‘Wives And Lovers’ for years as a jazz waltz. I always assumed that the 1963 song had been written for the 1963 movie of the same title. (A safe assumption, one would think). Now I find out–one day before I’m to

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