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In His Own Words

In His Own Words

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 12th 2018

After decades of writing melodies ranging from cleverly ragtag to professionally functional to supremely memorable with words by Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers, following the

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Circling the Horizon

Circling the Horizon

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 18th 2016

Old-school Hollywood producer Ross Hunter enjoyed modest success with his first movie musical Flower Drum Song (1961) and had an enormous hit with his second song-and-dance effort Thoroughly Modern

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Back to School (4): 55 Years Young

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 16th 2015

Arriving in theatres 55 years ago today, Pinehurst University in High Time (1960) is in the same Hollywood Ivy League as Huxley College in Horse Feathers and Pottawatomie College in Too Many Girls:

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