[Dixielandjazz] Chicago

Elazar Brandt jazzmin at actcom.net.il
Thu Mar 20 10:34:32 PST 2003

But Anton, wasn't that the very point of the story? If so, wasn't the film all
the more successful for selling its own premise to a skeptical audience? I took
the whole thing as a tongue-in-cheek satire of the blurring of distinctions
between show business and real life, which I myself manage to do almost every
day. That's probably one of the reasons I loved it so much. And I thought
Richard Gere's  flashing between courtroom and stage during the trial scenes was


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anton Crouch [mailto:a.crouch at unsw.edu.au]
> Sent: Thursday, 20 March, 2003 02:52

> ... A triumph of presentation over content, a demonstration that
> it is possible to fool some of the people all of the time.

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