It’s Kristen’s birthday and with that dealer’s choice, so she picked the 1973 swoony romantic drama The Way We Were. Guest Jill Marie Morris joins Kristen and Samantha to talk … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #118: The Way We Were (1973)
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-piftr-10bdc24 We’re celebrating Gene Kelly’s birthday and what better way to do that than with a look at our top 3 favorite Kelly movies? And we’re joined by a very … Continue Reading #117: Gene Kelly Top 3 (with Patricia Ward Kelly)
Drea, Samantha, and Kimberly unite to discuss the changing face of propaganda and satire by exploring two controversial films of their day: the 1940 feature The Great Dictator and 1964’s … Continue Reading #116: Satire, Dr. Strangelove & The Great Dictator
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2emp7-10897c4 Charles Casillo, author of the new book Elizabeth and Monty: The Untold Story of Their Intimate Friendship, joins Kristen and Kimberly to discuss the enduring friendship of Montgomery Clift … Continue Reading #115: Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, and ‘A Place in the Sun’
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-52kwu-107cb1f We’re celebrating Natalie Wood’s birthday by discussing not one, but two films with not one, but two special guests. Maureen Lee Lenker and Oriana Nudo of Hollywood-ography stop by … Continue Reading #114: Natalie Wood Birthday Tribute
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ua7u2-1073b7e Get your surfboard and let’s hit the waves with Sandra Dee in one of her most famous roles, Gidget! We talk about Dee’s struggles, the reason this movie … Continue Reading #113: Gidget (1959)
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-yzhrj-106f7d3 In this special bonus episode of Ticklish Business, You Must Remember This host Karina Longworth discusses tackling her latest season on Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons. Listen to … Continue Reading Karina Longworth on Hedda Hopper & Louella Parsons
Jane Russell biographer Christina Rice joins Samantha and Kimberly to discuss the writing process, Jane Russell’s complicated legacy, and the films that made her iconic. Buy Christina’s book Mean, … Continue Reading #112: Jane Russell (with Biographer Christina Rice)
Kristen may be out this week but the Ticklish Trio holds down the fort by getting detective lessons from Buster Keaton! They’re discussing 1924’s Sherlock Jr., Buster Keaton’s vaudeville past … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #110: Sherlock Jr. (1924)
Originally Published January 25, 2018 My Leonard Bernstein tribute comes to a close as Kaci Kielmar and I discuss Bernstein’s only original film composition, 1954’s On the Waterfront.
Originally published January 18, 2018 My year-long Centennial Celebration kicks off with a two-episode look at composer Leonard Bernstein.
We may not be gathering in-person this year for the TCM Classic Film Festival, but in its place we’ll be sharing the top 3 memories we have from festivals past. … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #109: Top 3 TCM Classic Film Festival Memories
Actress Kym Karath sits down with Kristen and Kimberly to discuss being a child star, her memories of working with Christopher Plummer in The Sound of Music, and meeting Paul Newman. … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #108: Kym Karath on Child Stardom and ‘The Sound of Music’
The Ticklish Trio says maybe this time they’ll win as they discuss Liza Minnelli, Michael York, and Bob Fosse’s Cabaret. If you want to know what classic film DVDs, Blu-rays, and … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #82: Musical March – Cabaret (1972)
Bob Koster joins Kristen and Kimberly to talk about his father, director Henry Koster. Hear about Henry’s journey out of Germany, what makes his movies special, and Kristen confesses to … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #107: Bob Koster On His Father, Henry Koster
In honor of Debbie Reynold’s passing, special guest Lady P and I honor the lady of song and dance by talking about her films and Academy Award-nominated performance in The … Continue Reading Ticklish Business – Debbie Reynolds Tribute/The Unsinkable Molly Brown