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Classic Hollywood MTC Podcasts

Dec 29, 2017

As promised, here is the second CHMTC mini-episode, in which Mrs Classic Film Fan provides more on the sources of her research into the lives and careers of the late great studio movie stars.

As well as some interesting books on Stanley Baker and the making of the film Zulu, Mrs CFF spills the beans on the main sources...

Dec 22, 2017

Listen to CHMTCs last instalment of the series "the British Are Coming" about the life and career of the late, great Stanley Baker.

Stanley Baker was born in the impoverished community driven  coalmining region of Ferndale in Wales. Like his contemporary Richard Burton, he was discovered by a local school teacher, who...

Sep 29, 2017

As promised and in response to several requests this is a short CHMTC episode which will give some background on the material sourced by Mrs Classic Film Fan to inform most of the CHMTC episodes to date. 

If they are not there already all the books, websites and links referred to will be uploaded to the Classic...

Sep 13, 2017

Stewart Granger was one of the most successful Movie stars in Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s.

His looks, talent and athleticism attracted the powers that be in Hollywood, resulting in one of the best swashbuckling movies ever made absent Errol Flynn.

His marriage to the talented and beautiful Jean Simmons who also found...

Jul 4, 2017

David Niven was the son of an upper class hero, with English and Scottish military heritage that stretched back to the Battle of Waterloo.

Handsome, charming and witty he also had a strong touch of rebelliousness  and ambition which would help and hinder his  life and career in equal measure.  

One of the first of the...