Show Business: Hail, Poetry

Linda Ronstadt & Co. put Pirates of Penzance on film

"Moviemaking is like working in a factory gluing fenders on cars. Three minutes and stop, three minutes and stop. I said I wouldn't do it if they paid me, so they didn't pay me and I did it. I haven't talked to anyone who wasn't wearing a costume in a month and a half. "

—Linda Ronstadt

Linda, ever so slightly bored out of her mind, has gone stale in London toward the end of filming her first and maybe her last movie, Joseph Papp's New...

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