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  • Dabrowski: This whole thing makes my blood boil, and I’ve probably said all I have to say on it.... 4:58 PM
  • m. croche: With a Russian invasion of Ukraine underway, perhaps it’s time to revisit an interview that... 4:25 PM
  • Camille: Dear la vociaccia, The date of Michaela Martens turn as Judit, the Woman who should have kept her... 4:14 PM
  • mirywi: Will there be a special on offer at Genevieve’s Rumpus Room in honor of Richard Tucker Day?... 4:02 PM
  • kashania: I really don’t think that’s in the cards, especially after the backlash that Gelb has... 3:49 PM
  • steveac10: With cast they own (Dramatic Mezzo, Light tenor, operetta baritone and assorted basses) –... 3:48 PM
  • Quanto Painy Fakor: If they are successful in blocking the production, what a huge buyout that would be. What... 3:12 PM
  • Camille: Right you are, Clita, and that was precisely what I had in mind! The stuffy and self-satisfied Mrs.... 2:57 PM
  • decotodd: You can catch many of Shearer’s pre-code titles next month on TCM, which is doing a festival... 2:53 PM
  • Clita del Toro: Cammiest. You have to see Norma’s “pre-code 221; movies, where she plays... 2:31 PM

Les amours de Carmen ne durent pas six mois

23 comments

  • la vociaccia says:

    18 years is not an age difference to make a fuss about. I didn’t hear anyone tut-tut at Teddy Rhodes and Isabel Leonard. And I don’t think anyone even knows how old Mr. Harteros is. Why is it always the cougars that get the pearl-clutching?

    And Renee and Ward stopped being news about 30 years ago. Yawn

    • steveac10 says:

      It’s just the way our culture is wired. My mother’s second husband was 15 years younger than her. I don’t think the local tongues stopped wagging until the Silver Wedding Anniversary party. My dad’s second wife was almost as young and I don’t think I ever heard a word about age difference from anyone.