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Classic Hollywood MTC Podcasts

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...


May 27, 2017

This is the first of a series of podcasts called "the British Are Coming." The series will cover the lives and careers of 4 great British film stars who left their mark on British and American Films in the 1930s, 40s and 50s.  

Merle Oberon, David Niven, Stewart Granger and the late great Stanley Baker were and remain...


Apr 8, 2017

Marlon Brando was a legend in his own lifetime. At the peak of his film career in the 1950s he created a series of film performances including the character Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront that not only defined him as an actor, but defined an era marked by the rise of the Stanislavsky and method schools of acting.

By...