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  • Paris Blues

    1961. USA. Martin Ritt. 98 min.

  • Begone Dull Care

    1949. Canada. Norman McLaren, Evelyn Lambart. 8 min.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008, 6:15 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Paris Blues

    1961. USA. Directed by Martin Ritt. Screenplay by Walter Bernstein, Irene Kamp, Jack Sher. Music by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn. As a pair of American jazz musicians in bohemian Paris, Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier must choose between their passion for their craft and their passion for two schoolteachers on holiday (Joanne Woodward and Diahann Carroll). Though some critics have lamented the film's skirting of issues of race and miscegenation, Paris Blues is celebrated for a joyous jam session with Louis Armstrong (as Wild Man Moore), not to mention Ellington and Strayhorn's score, written in a momentous period in which they also composed five major suites, including The Nutcracker Suite and The Peer Gynt Suite. 98 min.

  • Begone Dull Care

    1949. Canada. Directed by Norman McLaren, Evelyn Lambart. Award-winning abstract animation, with music by the Oscar Peterson Trio. 8 min.

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