It’s been another disastrous writing week, unfortunately. I’m hoping that I will be able to return to full concentration soon, but it just isn’t possible at the moment. Whenever an idea pops into my head, I take notes, and my noticeboard is full of Post-Its for future use.
Film research-wise, I watched Annie Get Your Gun this week. I must have seen this as a child, but it’s one of the few classic musicals I have no recollection of. Betty Hutton is a revelation as Annie Oakley, I had no idea she was such a wonderful physical comedian. This number below is just glorious:
I also didn’t know that this is where the song There’s No Business Like Show Business originated from. Quite an education!