'Bitter Sweet' is a brave attempt at Coward melodrama

There are 2 comments on the The Minneapolis-St. Paul Pioneer Press story from Jun 15, 2010, titled 'Bitter Sweet' is a brave attempt at Coward melodrama. In it, The Minneapolis-St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that:

It has been said that Noel Coward wept when he saw what Hollywood did to his 1929 operetta, "Bitter Sweet," when it was censoriously fashioned into a vehicle for screen warblers Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald.

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Harold Hansen

Hudson, WI

#1 Jun 15, 2010
Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy were far more than "Warblers" as you put it in your column regarding "Bitter Sweet". Aside from Noel Coward's 'weeping', these two singers were extremely popular in the 'Thirties' when music still had a 'musical' lilt.
Joe Smith

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Jun 18, 2010
For what the tickets cost, you'd think they could at least manage British accents for a show that takes place in London, and some decent chorus girls. Not worth the time or money.

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