Warner Archive Collection Podcast
Summary: George Feltenstein hosts the Warner Archive Collection podcast, bringing you vintage radio dramas, interviews and weekly round-table discussions culled from the rich film and television history contained within the Warner Bros. vaults.
This week we tackle the classic Dr. Gillespie Film Collection (1942-47) with Lionel Barrymore, Till The End of Time (1946) with Robert Mitchum, ThunderCats (2011) on Blu-ray, Cartoon Network's Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends: The Complete Third Season and The Amazing World of Gumball: Volume 4. Paramounts back in print this week include The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Collection Volume One and Two, Here Comes The Groom (1951) Just For You (1952) Bing Crosby Double Feature and The Fan (1981) starring James Garner and Lauren Bacall.
This week we talk about the new Blu-ray of Pete Kelly's Blues (1955) starring Jack Webb. We follow up with 8 Suspense Thrillers including The Day They Robbed The Bank Of England (1960), Guns of Darkness (1962), The Password Is Courage (1962), The Hook (1963) starring Kirk Douglas, Twilight of Honor (1963) with Richard Chamberlain, Night Must Fall (1964), Of Human Bondage (1964) with Kim Novak and The 25th Hour (1967) starring Anthony Quinn. Finally we turn to TV with Sugarfoot: The Complete Fourth Season (1960-61), Cartoon Network's Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends: The Complete Third Season and The Amazing World of Gumball: Volume 4.
This week things get a little crazy with Possessed (1947) on Blu-ray starring Joan Crawford followed by a trio of rare Robert Blake DVDs including Mokey (1942), Revolt in the Big House (1958) and Corky (1972). We follow that up with two new silent films, The Cossacks (1928) with John Gilbert and Renee Adoree and the thought-long-lost Why be Good? (1929) starring Colleen Moore. Then the Crime Globe summons us forward in time to chat about Super Globetrotters: The Complete Animated Series with the Harlem Globetrotters. Finally we chat about three classic DVDs now back in print, King's Row (1942) with future President Ronald Reagan, Raymond Chandler's Murder, My Sweet (1944) with Dick Powell and Fritz Lang's Clash by Night (1952) starring Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan and Marilyn Monroe.
The Warner Archive welcomes Rhonda Fleming to the podcast. Join George Feltenstein and Rhonda Fleming as she reminisces on her roles in Out of the Past, Spellbound and other great titles from her extraordinary career. You'll enjoy hearing Ms. Fleming's stories about Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Mitchum, Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman. Out of the Past is now available on Blu-ray from warnerarchive.com.
It's Cag-tober with Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) starring James Cagney on Blu-ray along with new DVDs of St. Louis Kid (1934) with Allen Jenkins and Devil Dogs of the Air (1935), The Irish in Us (1935) and Boy Meets Girl (1938) all co-starring Pat O'Brien. Then we move onto the second season of Bronco (1959-60) starring Ty Hardin and finish off with two DVDs back in print, Best Foot Forward (1943) starring Lucille Ball and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960) with Tony Randall.
New this week on Blu-ray, DC's Beware the Batman: Dark Justice - Season One, Part Two. On DVD, we go straight to The Middle: The Complete Fifth Season (2013-14). Next up, a very special horror film, Wicked/Wicked (1973) in Duovision! Then we chat about three releases starring Olivia de Havilland including Gold Is Where You Find It (1938), Wings Of The Navy (1939) and Government Girl (1943). We wrap up with several back in print DVDs featuring famous directors including Alfred Hitchcock's Mr. and Mrs. Smith (1941), Billy Wilder's Love in the Afternoon (1957), Sergio Leone's Colossus of Rhodes (1961), Antonioni's Blow Up (1966) and Sydney Pollack's The Yakuza (1974).
This week we chat about our new release of Classic Shorts from the Dream Factory Vol. 3, featuring Howard, Fine, and Howard (1933-34), AKA the men who would become the Three Stooges. The collection includes the formerly lost short, Hello, Pop! Then we tackle new Early Talkies including The Man Who Played God (1932) starring Mr. George Arliss and Bette Davis, Five and Ten (1931) with Marion Davies, One Night At Susie's (1930) starring Billie Dove and Oh, Sailor Behave (1930). We finish off with a discussion of the final 9th season of The FBI (1973-74) starring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
Strap in for a ride with Robert Mitchum in The Lusty Men (1952) along with the WB westerns Raton Pass (1951) and Shoot Out At Medicine Bend (1957). Then we mosey over to Allied Artists' oaters with The Young Guns (1956), Oregon Passage (1957) and Gunsmoke In Tucson (1958). Then get ready for some spaghetti a la MGM with Gunfighters Of Casa Grande (1964), Son of a Gunfighter (1965) starring Russ Tamblyn and Sergio Corbucci's Ringo and His Golden Pistol (1966). Finally we move over to television with Dylan McDermott and Toni Collette starring in Hostages (2013-14) and finally settle into Hanna-Barbera's Shirt Tales.
Push the button to hear our praise for two new Blu-rays including Blake Edwards' The Great Race (1965) with Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis as well as Batman: The Brave and the Bold Season 2. Then we hold forth on two versions of The Desert Song - 1943's with Dennis Morgan and 1953's starring Kathryn Grayson. Finally we tackle a collection of early Hanna-Barbera theatrical shorts starring the French-Canadian wolf, Loopy De Loop.
Another great visit with Eddie Muller from the Film Noir Foundation! Join George Feltenstein and Eddie Muller for a conversation about film noir classic, Out of the Past. Pick up your copy of Out of the Past on Blu-ray from warnerarchive.com.
This week, Robert Urich stars as the legendary Beantown gumshoe-with-a-difference in Spenser For Hire S1 (1985-86). Then we dive into our final Bowery Boys Collection, Vol. 4 (1946-58) with 12 films featuring Slip (Leo Gorcey) and Sach (Huntz Hall). Then we look at a few upcoming back-in-print releases including I Love You Alice B. Toklas (1968) with Peter Sellers, Deal Of The Century (1983) with Chevy Chase, Reversal Of Fortune (1990) with Jeremy Irons, Waiting For Guffman (1996) with Christopher Guest and Trick (1999) with Tori Spelling.
This week we discuss a pair of moonshiners, Maya and Mothers (Superior) with The Moonshine War (1970) starring Alan Alda, Lolly Madonna XXX (1973) with Rod Steiger and Jeff Bridges, Nasty Habits (1977) with Glenda Jackson and Geraldine Page, and Maya: The Complete Series (1967-68) with Jay North, Sajid Khan and a very large elephant - all new to DVD.
The Warner Archive Podcast welcomes Brandon Vietti, Greg Weisman, Jason Spisak and Stephanie Lemelin for a behind-the-scenes conversation about Young Justice Season 1. Young Justice Season 1 on Blu-ray is available at warnerarchive.com.
Jacques Tourneur's noir masterpiece Out of the Past (1947) starring Robert Mitchum and DC Animation's Young Justice: Season One (2011-12) lead the pack this week with sparkling new Blu-ray discs. Then we follow those up with six new DVDs from producer Samuel Goldwyn including Raffles' Double Feature (1930 and 1939) starring Ronald Colman followed by David Niven, They Shall Have Music (1939) with Jascha Heifetz, the silent The Winning Of Barbara Worth (1926) and The Adventures Of Marco Polo (1938) both starring Gary Cooper, Sinclair Lewis' Arrowsmith (1931) and the heart-breaking romance Enchantment (1948).
First up, we discuss the DVD releases of two contemporary TV series, Almost Human (2013-14) a sci-fi cop show with Karl Urban followed by the gritty cop drama Golden Boy (2013) starring Theo James. Then we chat about the Big Mouth himself, Joe E. Brown and his five new releases including Broad Minded (1931) with Bela Lugosi, Local Boy Makes Good (1931), You Said a Mouthful (1932), Elmer, the Great (1933) and A Very Honorable Guy (1934).