Tag Archives: About Last Night

Mike Wallace’s 1958 Dali-ance

From Wall Street Journal theater critic Terry Teachout’s invaluable About Last Night blog at ArtsJournal: First, marvel at the Parliament cigarette plug Wallace delivers. Then, marvelous Salvador Dali. The interview is two ships passing in the TV night: Wallace is … Continue reading

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Small World (Edward R. Murrow, Maria Callas, And The Bottle Of Brandy)

Wall Street Journal critic Terry Teachout has a lively blog (About Last Night) at ArtsJournal.com, and here’s his latest offering: Maria Callas and Sir Thomas Beecham chat with Edward R. Murrow in 1959 on the CBS program¬†Small World. Callas is … Continue reading

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Chewing The Scenery So Hard They Need To Floss

From Terry Teachout’s About Last Night blog (via ArtsJournal): TT: Just because Charles Laughton, Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Elsa Lanchester in the denouement of¬†Witness for the Prosecution, Billy Wilder’s film version of Agatha Christie’s play: The hardworking staff loves … Continue reading

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Terry Teachout: Teach In!

Terry Teachout is a knockout. He writes a lively blog (About Last Night), recently authored a well-received biography of Louis Armstrong, and contributes regular theater reviews to the Wall Street Journal. And on Friday there was this: The Cowardly Lion … Continue reading

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The Politics of Art

Ever since the New York Times ran a piece last week on the artwork the Obamas borrowed from several Washington museums to decorate their private White House residence and the West and East Wings, there’s been a raging debate in … Continue reading

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