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Classic Hollywood MTC Podcasts

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...


Feb 20, 2017

Tony Curtis was one of the biggest film stars of the 1950s. Born in poverty and saddled with less than positive memories of his childhood, his good looks got him a lucrative Hollywood contract and the pick of  Hollywood's most beautiful actresses, including Marilyn Monroe and Janet Leigh.

His talent gave him the will...


Jan 3, 2017

For those who want to know what fed the rise of the 2016 OscarsSoWhite scandal listen to this podcast about the life and career of the late great Hattie McDaniel.

This podcast, the first 2017 Classic Hollywood MTC episode and the 7th of all the Classic Hollywood MTC episodes, will seek to explain the talent, the...