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Culture, Stage Greed Is Great

Greed Is Great

When writer and activist Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes first appeared in 1939, some critics warmed to the play's brittle social message about the destruction wreaked by rampant greed. "The Little Foxes is a play to put into a small…
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Calendar, Night&Day Foxy Lady

Foxy Lady

Great American writer Mary McCarthy said of great American writer Lillian Hellman: "Every word she ever wrote was a lie, including 'and' and 'the.'" This funny line is on par with Dorothy Parker's cut on Katharine Hepburn's acting: "Her emotions…
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Second Time Around

Two by Penn For a few years in the late 1960s, director Arthur Penn employed Method acting, nouvelle vague filmmaking, and his own intuitive left-liberal sympathies to make three landmark films that sum up their era as much as any…
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