Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Lady is a...





...Star! (1968)
Dir.: Robert Wise
Cast: Julie Andrews, Richard Crenna, Robert Reed (!)
Costumes: Donald Brooks











Found HERE

7 comments:

  1. Oh Dame Julie - How we love you.

    And mourn the loss of your beautiful voice.

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  2. Looking at it now (an dfrom that angle!) the dress in the last photo is actually pretty risque!

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  3. You all need to see this movie! Oh, silly me, you probably already have, but if not, buy or rent it today!

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  4. Julie Andrews was far too nice to play Gertrude, I just don't think she can plumb the depths of selfishness and depravity enough...so I think the movie fell flat. The costumes were gorgeous, though!

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  5. I agree with marksparky, From all the stories I'd heard about Gertrude I couldn't picture her as perky as Julie. The costumes did a LOT to save the film.

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  6. Oh, it's flawed, and Julie hasn't quite scraped off all the Mary/Maria/Millie saccharine from her image, but it's so enjoyable. The costumes are delish, the musical numbers are fun, and Julie never looked more beautiful. And it co-stars Mr. Brady, for goodness' sake!

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  7. DamienNZ - Dame Julie is singing again! With a much more limited and narrow range, but singing.

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