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I just watched the movie and then read the Wiki. What an interesting woman. Hers is quite a story.

That story, and the movie, speak to the nature of music as entertainment. Very cool.

Have you seen it?


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Nope, but it sounds interesting. ThumbsUp
 
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I should add I got rid of my television seven years ago.

I haven't looked back on the decision.

We watch movies on the laptop.

We have Netflix and Amazon Prime.

So, I'll look for this. Smiler
 
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Originally posted by Steve Miller:
I just watched the movie and then read the Wiki. What an interesting woman. Hers is quite a story.

That story, and the movie, speak to the nature of music as entertainment. Very cool.

Have you seen it?


I have; it popped up on Prime a while back and I caught it then. I wondered how much the syphilis and the associated treatments affected her cognitively, and if that was a contributor to what happened.


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I was most interested in the number of devoted fans she had, some of them the biggest names in music.

Entertainment takes many forms.


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I watched it and enjoyed it, but my most significant recollections are pretty trivial, to wit: Hugh Grant was poorly cast; that Meryl Streep can really act.
 
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The movie was good. And if I recall correctly, the recording of her performance at Carnegie Hall in 1944 remains to this day the best selling recording of any performance there.
 
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