Beggar's Holiday. Musical. Music by 'Duke Ellington,'. Book by John La Touche
. Lyrics by John La Touche. Musical Director: Max Meth. Orchestrations under personal supervision of Billy Strayhorn. Based on "The Beggar's Opera" by John Gay. Lyrics of "Brown Penny" based on poem by William Butler Yeats
. Choreographed by Valerie ...
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[on James Dean] I had realized that, for a successful collaboration, he needed a special kind of climate. He needed reassurance, tolerance, understanding.
Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1961
Often contrasts frustrating city life with nature, which usually brings inner peace to his protagonists