As you know, 2013 marks the 90th anniversary of Warner Bros. (WB), the “working class studio” that gave us the gritty presence of Cagney, the force of Davis and the inimitable style of Bogie. Although I’ve already dedicated a post to… Read More ›
“Hard-riding, sweet-singing, cowboy picture star Gene Autry” was heard each Sunday evening on radios across America via CBS, the Columbia Broadcasting System. Gene’s Melody Ranch radio show aired for an unprecedented 16 years (between 1940 and 1956), featuring songs, comedy and action… Read More ›
Greetings from Hollywood, Ladies And Gentleman…… Lux Radio Theater presents… “Madame Butterfly” Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Moore Original Air Date: March 8, 1937 Episode Number: 123
WELCOME TO HOLLYWOOD…for a special Alan Ladd birthday remembrance… The Hollywood Radio Theater presentation of SHANE. Starring Alan Ladd, Van Heflin and Ruth Hussey.
Alfred Hitchcock directs Herbert Marshall in a radio SUSPENSE adaptation of THE LODGER, which aired on July 21, 1940. Posted to celebrate Turner Classic Movies’ (TCM), Sundays With Hitchcock, a 43-film festival dedicated to the films of the Master… Read More ›
Lux Radio Theater: A Man’s Castle (March 27, 1939) Reprising the roles they played in Frank Borzage’s 1933 film version of A Man’s castle are Spencer Tracy and Loretta Young:
The magical and magnificent! MGM’s THE WIZARD OF OZ premiered today in 1939 in Hollywood’s Grauman’s Chinese Theater. To commemorate the occasion, here’s the Lux Radio Theater adaptation starring Judy Garland from 1950.
Here’s an entertaining episode of a variety installment of The Gulf Screen Guild Show radio program directed by W. S. Van Dyke, which aired on January 29, 1939. Boland double talks and Dietrich sings. Enjoy! Starring….. Marlene Dietrich, George Murphy,… Read More ›
In a noir mood, though no excuse is needed. A gallery of film noir posters (and more) simply because I love them. “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”
A special post honoring Independence Day – Screen Guild Theater radio adaptations of three classics. Yankee Doodle Dandy: Starring: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Jeanne Cagney, Richard Whorf, S.C. Sokol, Charles Irwin A Yank in the R.A.F.: Starring: Tyrone… Read More ›
Errol Flynn (1909-1959) would have turned 104 years old this June 20th and I post this in tribute. A Lux Radio Theater performance of “The Perfect Specimen,” which originally aired on January 2, 1939 with Errol Flynn and Joan Blondell reprising their roles… Read More ›