Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Miles from the Mainstream
D. R. ZUKERMAN, proprietor

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June 19, 2021 --

If any LPR visitor doubts that Richard Burton could be charming, check out this link, Burton with Dick Cavett:

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Shuler Hensley as Orson Welles?

Here is a link of one of Orson Welles' appearances on the Dick Cavett show, In this video he is clearn shaven and it occurred to LPR that the wonderful actor/athlete Shuler Hensley would be great in either a one-man show about Welles, or in a movie biography of the director and star of "Citizen Kane," among his other films.

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Here is a magnificent 1978 performance of Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony ("Pathetique), conducted by the late Evgeny Svetlanov

Note how in the third movement (about 37 minutes into the video) Maestro Svetlanov stands still for a few moments, letting the music flow over him.     

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The late Theodore Bikel was the original Capt. Trapp in the Broadway musical "The Sound of Music" opposite Mary Martin.

Before going on Broadway he cut a record, "Songs of a Russian Gypsy."  Here is a video showing him singing a song from  that album, "Kretchma," The opening words: "When you hear Russian songs, do you suffer?"

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How about a revival of the musical "Subways Are For Sleeping." Here are Carol Lawrence and Sydney Chaplin singing "Comes Once in a Lifetime" from this neglected musical. 

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