Barbra Streisand directed a few films, one of which was The Mirror Has Two Faces. She directs and stars along with Jeff Bridges. It is about two professors, Gregory Larkin (Bridges) and Rose Morgan (Streisand), at Columbia University who struggle to find the right balance of love and romance in their relationship. Rose’s sister, played by Mimi Rogers, gets married early in the movie. As the two of them walk from the Bride’s Room to the Sanctuary they descend a staircase that is actually in the rotunda (adjacent to the Burke Library) of Union Theological Seminary. The scene takes them down the hallway of the administrative wing of the seminary.
Towards the end of the second season of Orange is the New Black, there is an episode, “Take a Break from your Values” which gives the backstory of one of the inmates, Sister Ingalls, played by Beth Flower, who landed in jail for chaining herself to a flagpole at a nuclear test site. As they […] Continue reading →
Sally and I were sitting in the theatre watching a new film when the very spot where we met came onto the screen, the top of the stairwell just outside the refectory at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. We noisily exclaimed to the people around us, “That’s where we met!” Since that day […] Continue reading →
Before ending this series, one last post: A brand new Netflix TV Show, Bloodline was made available back in February. It should be no surprise since the show is set in the Florida Keys, to hear a reference to Florida’s capital city. In the pilot episode of this series, starring Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Sam […] Continue reading →