Has anyone seen this 1941 Warners film starring Thomas Mitchell and Geraldine Fitzgerald? The plot sounds intriguing. I believe it was shown on TCM a few years ago.
Mitchell plays a philosophy professor with only 6 months to live. He obsesses on the idea of a ‘social murder’ ie killing someone whom society would be better off without.
The film has some good reviews on IMDB.
Watch out when I get there.
What’s the hurry.
When Fred Astaire features in song lyrics by Cole Porter and Lorenz Hart, it’s clear how much he is revered.
In the musical ON YOUR TOES, the title song by Rodgers & Hart has the Hart lyrics,
“….the dancing crowds look up to some rare male,
like that Astaire male.”
In Cole Porter’s ANYTHING GOES, the song ‘You’re The Top’ has the line,
“You’re the nimble tread of the feet of Fred Astaire….”