Russell Crowe

The Moviegoer, Sept. 17-23

The Moviegoer, Sept. 17-23

Laemmle Anniversary Classics The 1982 musical-romantic-comedy Victor/Victoria was the best film collaboration between director Blake Edwards and wife, actress Julie Andrews. As a down-on-her-luck singer in 1930s Paris, Andrews’ Victoria transforms into “Victor,” who becomes the toast of the cabaret world as a female impersonator. The superb cast includes James Garner as a nightclub owner who falls for Andrews’ enigmatic character, a platinum blond Lesley Ann Warren as Garner’s moll girlfriend, and Robert Preston as Victoria’s mentor. The message amid the farcical tangle: love is love. Discussion to follow with Warren, who received an Oscar nomination....

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