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Subject: Re: Mario Lanza (corrected)
From: Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:52:02 -0500

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Well, at least we agree. more or less, about Lanza's singing.


On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, Kurt Youngmann <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Sorry, Bob
> Occasionally I disagree with you. This is one of those times.
> Student Prince the movie desecrated Student Prince the operetta. Almost
> nothing in the film resembles anything in the operetta. The Prince is
> turned into a cad who is very hard to like. The important role of Dr.
> Engels is all but eliminated. The beautiful serenade changes from an
> ensemble to a solo. There's much more but it's been quite a while since
> I've seen it so that's all I can remember. I thoroughly dislike this movie
> despite Lanza's singing.
> Kurt Youngmann
> > On Jan 31, 2017, at 8:45 AM, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >
> > I have ambivalent feelings about a lot of his
> > work, but I do think that he is in spectacular vocal shape in "The
> > Student Prince", which will. be shown at 2:00 pm, NY time. It's not
> > a bad movie, at all, as these things go.

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