singin' in the rain (1/2) (1952). hollywood pays homage to the silent film era after only 25 years of "talkies." movies like this and "the artist" speak to us about the innovations and cultural achievements that continue to dismantle and reconstruct our experience of art and life
David Leaf (born April 20, 1952) is an American writer, producer, and director known for documentaries, music programs, and pop culture retrospectives. Among his best-known documentaries are "The Night James Brown Saved Boston" (2008), "The U.S. vs. John Lennon" (2006), "Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile" (2004), and "Bee Gees: This Is Where I Came In" (2001).
Eduardo Paolozzi. I was a Rich Man's Plaything (1947) is considered the initial standard bearer of "pop art" and first to display the word "pop". Paolozzi showed the collage in 1952 as part of his groundbreaking Bunk! series presentation at the initial Independent Group meeting in London.
The mild men of rock 'n' roll: The Hollies have toured with some of rock's wildest stars, but as they celebrate 50 years in the business guitarist Tony Hicks says thanks to their clean-cut ways he can remember every riotous minute!