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“Auntie Mame”

The 1955 Patrick Dennis Novel Vs. The Rosalind Russell Classic Film


The Margos decided to celebrate the holiday season by honoring  the most joyful book/movie they have covered yet–“Auntie Mame!” They compare and contrast between the 1955 Patrick Dennis novel and the 1958 classic movie starring the incomparable Rosalind Russell. Have a sip of something bubbly and enjoy!  

In this episode the Margos discuss:

  • The complicated life of author Patrick Dennis
  • The amazing Rosalind Russell
  • The big differences between the book and movie
  • Art Direction for the set and the jaw-dropping costumes
  • The inspiration for the lead character
  • The conservatism of the 1950s
  • How quickly Rosalind Russell can speak dialogue
  • Lucille Ball vs. Angela Landsbury musical “Mames”

Clips used:

Rosalind Russell being amazing

Cool Yule

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