Feb 15, 2018

Episode #37: Devotion (1946)

February's Centennial star is actress/director Ida Lupino. Lauren Humphries-Brooks returns this month as we look at Ida Lupino, actress, with the 1946 costume drama Devotion

 

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NEXT TIME: Lauren Humphries-Brooks and I turn to Ida Lupino, director, and examine her 1950 feature Outrage.

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Jan 25, 2018

Episode #37: On the Waterfront (1954)

My Leonard Bernstein tribute comes to a close as Kaci Kielmar and I discuss Bernstein's only original film composition, 1954's On the Waterfront.

 

Want to support the podcast? Consider leaving an iTunes rating and review or becoming a Patron via Patreon. And if you're a TCM Backlot member you can read my article about Leonard Bernstein right now, going further on the composer.

 

NEXT TIME: February brings the arrival of a two-episode tribute to director/actress Ida Lupino with guest Lauren Humphries-Brooks. Lauren joins me as we look at Lupino's acting work in 1946's Devotion.

 

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Jan 18, 2018

Episode #36: West Side Story (1961)

My year-long Centennial Celebration kicks off with a two-episode look at composer Leonard Bernstein.

 

Guest Kaci Kielmar joins me to start things off with a look at Sharks, Jets and brownface in the Bernstein-composed musical adaptation, West Side Story

 

Want to support the podcast? Consider leaving an iTunes rating and review or becoming a Patron via Patreon. If you're a TCM Backlot member you can read my article about Leonard Bernstein right now, going further on the composer.

 

NEXT TIME: Our Bernstein tribute continues with a look at the only score he created for a film, 1954's On the Waterfront.

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Jan 5, 2018

Episode #35: Classic Film Discoveries of 2017

Guest Diana Bosch joins me as we share the classic films we each discovered in 2017.

Want to support the podcast? Consider leaving an iTunes rating and review or becoming a Patron via Patreon. Right now Patrons can vote on which centennial star I'll be honoring in February. 

NEXT TIME: Ticklish Business' year-long Centennial Celebration kicks off with a tribute to composer Leonard Bernstein and 1961's West Side Story.

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Dec 29, 2017

Episode #34: The Bishop’s Wife (1947)

A belated Christmas gift sees my Walt Sent Me cohost Todd Liebenow join me in a special crossover episode as we discuss Cary Grant in 1947's The Bishop's Wife.

If you want to hear our thoughts on The Bishop's Wife's 1995 remake, The Preacher's Wife you can find it by listening to Walt Sent Me

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NEXT TIME: Diana Bosch joins me to discuss our classic film discoveries of 2017!

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Dec 21, 2017

Episode #33: Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

Podcaster Lauren Humphries-Brooks joins me as we talk Barbara Stanwyck, feminism and whether Dennis Morgan is good in the 1945 romantic drama Christmas in Connecticut

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NEXT TIME: The final Christmas episode of the year sees Todd Liebenow join me to talk about the 1947 drama The Bishop's Wife.

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Dec 14, 2017

Episode #32: Miracle on 34th Street (1947/1994)

It's Christmas at Ticklish Business and our first episode sees guest Howard Casner and I compare and contrast the 1947 George Seaton feature, Miracle on 34th Street, with the 1994 remake.

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NEXT TIME: Lauren Humphries-Brooks joins me as we visit Barbara Stanwyck for a Christmas in Connecticut (1944).

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Nov 1, 2017

Episode #31: House on Haunted Hill (1959)

How appropriate that our 31st episode comes out on Halloween night. In the last of four special Halloween episodes I talk to writer Kimberly Pierce about William Castle's House on Haunted Hill (1959).

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NEXT TIME: In honor of Veronica Lake's 95th birthday I share a special tribute episode in her honor.

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Oct 25, 2017

Episode #30: Classic Hollywood Unsolved Murders

It's October which means it's all about Halloween at Ticklish Biz HQ. In the third of four special Halloween episodes I talk to Hollywoodland Unsolved host Ansley Gordon about our favorite unsolved Hollywood murder mysteries.

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NEXT TIME: Kimberly Pierce joins me to discuss the Vincent Price spook-tacular The House on Haunted Hill.

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Oct 16, 2017

Episode #29: Young Frankenstein (1974)

It's October which means it's all about Halloween at Ticklish Biz HQ. In the second of four special Halloween episodes I talk to Once Upon a Crime host Esther Ludlow about Mel Brooks' homage to Frankenstein, Young Frankenstein.

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NEXT TIME: Ansley Gordon joins me to discuss some of our favorite Old Hollywood murder mysteries!

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