OSCAR LEVANT — ‘Disease of Hollywood’ or Plain Old Nutcase?

Credit this to Oscar Levant.  He could really make a memorable first impression. In 1954 essays for the British magazine Punch, drama and film critic Kenneth Tynan wrote in notebook-diary style about encountering Levant at a Hollywood party. Pianist and wit, (his) face awake bears expression of utter disgust most men wear asleep.  Am put […]