The Warner Archive Podcast team welcomes author Scott Eyman to the podcast to discuss his new book John Wayne: The Life and Legend - a must have for any John Wayne or classic film fan!
No foolin' today as we discuss the previously overlooked sitcom, The Class (2006-07) and two releases starring Norma Shearer: an early talkie, The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929) and her final appearance in Her Cardboard Lover (1942). And we highlight Big Jim McLain (1952) with John Wayne, Americathon (1979) and the Our Gang shorts (1938-40) - all new to Instant!
1942 MGM Leo is on the Air promotion for The Courtship of Andy Hardy starring Mickey Rooney, Donna Reed and Ann Rutherford. The Andy Hardy Film Collection Vol. 2 is available at WarnerArchive.com.
It's our birthday and we'll watch what we want to, like Mick Jagger in Donald Cammell and Nicholas Roeg's Performance (1970) on striking Blu-ray. Then we chat about five classic Richard Dix pics including Public Defender (1931), His Greatest Gamble (1933), Ace of Aces (1933) Reno (1939) and Men Against the Sky (1940). And we finish off in the far future with The Jetsons Season 3.
1943 Screen Guild Players presentation of George Washington Slept Here with Jack Carson and Carole Landis in the roles originally played by Jack Benny and Ann Sheridan in the film. George Washington Slept Here is available at WarnerArchive.com.
Get blinded by brilliance when the Green Lantern Animated Series (2011-12) goes Blu, ride with the nine film Tim Holt Western Classics Volume 4 (1943-53), and finish off with six Paramount DVDs now back in print including The Lonely Man (1957), Joseph Andrews (1977), Permanent Record (1988), The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998), Mean Machine (2001) and Bloody Sunday (2002).
The Americanization of Emily (1964) stuns in Blu and The Big House Triple Feature (1930) goes international. We then chat about the fifth and final season of Eight is Enough (1980-81) followed by a eight TV Movies including The Delphi Bureau: The Merchant Of Death Assignment (1972), The Girl In The Empty Grave (1977) with Andy Griffith, The Rose And The Jackal (1990) with Christopher Reeve, Duel Of Hearts (1991), Beyond Betrayal (1994), Search for the Gods (1975), Death Among Friends (1975) and The Children Nobody Wanted (1981).
With this crackling quintet of Joan Crawfords, we are pleased to announce that her entire run of MGM talkies is now available on DVD from Warner Archive or Warner Home Video. Achievement unlocked! Releases include Our Blushing Brides (1930), Montana Moon (1930), I Live My Life (1935), The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937) and The Bride Wore Red (1937). Time to start dancing the Charleston! Also, we chat about Medical Center Season 4 starring Chad Everett.
1940 Lux Radio Theater presentation of Show Boat with Irene Dunne, Allan Jones and Charles Winninger reprising their original 1936 film roles. Show Boat is available at WarnerArchive.com
Fish got to swim, birds got to fly, and we gotta talk about our latest releases including James Whale's Show Boat (1936), three films starring Cagney: Winner Take All (1932), Here Comes the Navy (1934) featuring the USS Arizona, and The Oklahoma Kid (1938) with Bogart wearing the black hat. We round it off with The FBI Season 7 (1971-72) featuring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
In commemoration of Danny Kaye's 100th birthday we bring you RKO Pictures radio air trailer promoting The Kid From Brooklyn. Danny Kaye: The Goldwyn Years is available at WarnerArchive.com
This week, we Beware the Bat on Blu with Shadows of Gotham, Season One, Part One (2014), celebrate the fourth Stooge with The Vitaphone Comedy Collection Volume Two: Shemp Howard (1933-1937) and finally ask What Price Hollywood? (1932) - a Cukor classic with Constance Bennett and Lowell Sherman.
It's quite a week with Buster Keaton in a double release of Free and Easy (1930) in English and as Estrellados (1930) en Espanol! Then we talk about Marine Boy Season 2 (1966-67) and four classics back in print including Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) with Fred Astaire, I'll See You in My Dreams (1951) with Danny Thomas, Peter Weir's The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) and The World According to Garp (1982) with Robin Williams.
We chat about ten new releases including the complete sci-fi TV series, Search (1972-73). Just in time for Valentines' we discuss three classic romances including DEAR HEART (1964) with Geraldine Page, and both Smilin' Through (1932) and The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934) with Norma Shearer. Four new noirs include Roadblock (1951), Nocturne (1946), Red Light (1949) and Mystery in Mexico (1948). Finally we discuss two films co-starring an actor who would become President, Brother Rat (1938) and Brother Rat and a Baby (1940).
We celebrate 2 new DVD releases including the second season of the Dr. Kildare TV show (1962-63) starring Richard Chamberlin and Raymond Massey and the noir tinged five film collection of Bill Elliott Detective Mysteries (1955-57). And we wrap it up with discussing some great new picks on our Warner Archive Instant streaming service.