Farber on Film: ‘Lady in the Dark’ @ TCM Fest 2017

A strong female character is at the center of Lady in the Dark, a forgotten 1944 film that was presented in a beautiful 35mm nitrate print at the Egyptian Theatre on the final night of the festival. This movie was adapted from a Broadway play written by Moss Hart, with music by Kurt Weill and ...

Now that Macheath’s back in town …

Reading Terry Teachout’s biography of Louis Armstrong and loving it.