Apr 28, 2021

Podcasts for Classic Film Fans: April Round-up


Calling Old Hollywood 
April 5, 2021 

Interesting conversation about Ava Gardner with TCM designer/Ava Gardner Museum volunteer Lora Stocker. I went into the episode knowing a lot about Gardner, but I felt like I understood her better after listening to this.

Still Processing
April 8, 2021

Wesley and Jenna discuss the complicated legacy of Disney in their typically thoughtful way. They get right to the heart of the matter: while these films are an important part of our collective childhood, they have damaging aspects that are too significant to ignore.

Lions, Towers & Shields 
March 13, 2021 

I loved this episode about Warren William, my favorite Pre-Code cad, and one of his best films The Mind Reader (1933).

Pure Cinema Podcast 
March 21, 2021 

Great concept: rather than focusing on a single genre, in this episode hosts Brian and Elric make recommendations from a variety of popular classic Italian film types, including Giallos, Westerns, and Poliziotteschi. I watched a few of the titles they suggested and loved every one of them.

The Movies That Made Me
April 6, 2021

This is a phenomenal conversation with the one-of-a-kind  Bruce Dern. Bless his great memory. He has so many stories about Old Hollywood stars; the best by far was his memories of Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, and Olivia deHaviland on the set of Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964). He really dishes.

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