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Those Confounding Renoirs

To the editors: Cinematographer Claude Renoir is not the brother of director Jean Renoir as Jonathan Rosenbaum stated in his Critic’s Choice listing of The Golden Coach [August 21]. Claude Renoir’s father, actor Pierre Renoir, and Jean Renoir are brothers–and sons of artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir. But Rosenbaum was certainly right in highlighting this film which […]

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Money Against Modernism

To the editors: In his promotion of the Milwaukee Ballet as a success story that Chicago might follow (May 31), Lewis Lazare ignores the artistic side of this story. While the Pennsylvania and Milwaukee Ballet produced the most exciting dance to be found in the midwest, the post-PM Ballet Milwaukee Ballet has staged entirely traditional […]