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Classic Hollywood MTC Podcasts

Dec 17, 2016

Unless you have been living under a tadpole you will know that one of the last surviving Hollywood movie stars Kirk Douglas has just reached his 100th birthday and that the celebrations have been glorious.

Douglas seemed to specialise in anti-hero figures long before it became fashionable to do so. Ace in the Hole, the...

Oct 18, 2016

At 100 years of age Olivia De Havilland is one of the last great movie stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood. At the peak of her film career she appeared in some of the best films ever made, including Captain Blood, Robin Hood, They Died with their Boots On and the Charge of the Light Brigade with the devilishly handsome...

Sep 9, 2016

Sammy Davis Junior was one of the greatest light entertainers America ever produced.

Singer, dancer, actor and impersonator he could do anything that the entertainment world could throw at him to the highest standard. 

During a show business career of 60 years he experienced unimaginable success on the  night club...

Jul 24, 2016

In the 1950s Doris Day was one of the  most famous women in the world. Unfairly remembered as the actress who played professional virgins, Doris's talent was such that she was able to tackle a broad range of movie roles, including classic appearances in   Calamity Jane, the Man Who Knew To Much and Pillow Talk. 

By the...

Jul 23, 2016

In the 1950's Jeff Chandler was one of the biggest film stars created by Universal Studios.

His good looks, tanned complexion, melodic voice and silver hair made him the perfect hero for a wide variety of Universal adventure movies, including one of his most famous parts the Native American chief Cochise in Broken...