A birthday present to myself.
I'm both a process geek and a musical theatre geek so this punches all the right buttons for me. I love it.
I had forgotten how much people smoked 50-odd years ago because DAMN the smoky haze in this movie, from the sound technicians, to the musicians, to the SINGERS. I could almost feel my lungs close up while watching.
Pennebaker got a gift with Elaine Stritch's recording session for "Ladies Who Lunch" and he…