Episode 112: "AUNTIE MAME"
Martini Giant gets Mame'd!
"Auntie Mame" was a huge hit when it debuted in 1958, and is seen as Rosalind Russell's crowning achievement -
- But it's somehow been forgotten over the past few decades. Join Martini Giant as we try to give a little love to this classic comedy!
"I beg you to get Therapy""
Auntie Mame was a big hit for both star Rosalind Russell and Warner Brothers in 1958, winning best picture at the Golden Globes and getting nominated for six Oscars
- in fact, the character's signature line "Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!" was one of the most-quoted for decades
...but for some reason, this winning comedy has fallen out of the public eye.
Martini Giant thinks it deserves a fresh look, however, as in many ways, it's more radical and boundary-pushing than many films today!
Martini Giant has a cocktail with Auntie Mame!
Drink. Talk. Drink