Baseball is a lot on the minds of Kansas Citians this summer. With that in mind, the Library is pleased to warm up the bullpen with the Hollywood Homers film series, an entire lineup of baseball movies.
Asked to pick his favorite of his movies, Vincente Minnelli always named Lust for Life . You can see why he was drawn to the story of Vincent van Gogh. The painter was all about color. And Minnelli may have had the finest grasp of color of any director of the Technicolor era.