GOOD TASTE

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A popular film of a few years ago, and a very funny comedy it was too, was  ‘The Producers’.

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It tells the story of two unscrupulous men, played by Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, who set up a financial scam to make money out of what they feel will be a certain Broadway musical flop.

The play in question is entitled ‘Springtime for Hitler’.  And the opening musical number ‘Springtime for Hitler and Germany’ complete with chorus girls in Nazi uniforms is in the worst possible taste imaginable.

The show, however, is a success, and the Producers lose all their money, ending up in jail for fraud.

That film was, of course, fiction, but in reality it seems that what many would consider to be in bad taste is successful and popular.

Recently, I watched a film about Liberace-  the pianist with the twinkle in his eye, the flamboyant costumes, and…

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