Famously, Rodgers said he wrote "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning" in about 15 minutes. Yowsa!
The images of the ping pong balls raining down on his head- and his reaction shots- always thrilled me.
Cole Porter was our #1 Hoosier hero for the Broadway era, an urbane and sophisticated songwriting master.
Go on and see Finding Nemo, mate. You won't be disappointed.
Daily Variety reports that the (Dahl) estate gave the final go-ahead after learning the studio's choice of director. Burton, whose eccentric creative vision dovetails with Dahl's, also produced 1996's version of the author's James and the Giant Peach.