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
Earlier this year we lost the great Christopher Plummer and in his honor we’re talking about his star-making role in The Sound of Music. Though the role didn’t immediately please … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #106: Sound of Music
Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography author William Schoell sits down with Kristen and Samantha to talk about Joan Crawford, her career at MGM, and her Oscar-winning role in 1945’s Mildred Pierce. Listen … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #105: Mildred Pierce (1945 with William Schoell)
Song: “More” sung by the Lennon Sisters. Song by Riz Ortolani and and Nino Oliviero. English lyrics by Norman Newell. Happy March! This month, I wanted to put together a … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Birthdays: March 2021
The episode’s a bit later than I anticipated but blame it on the TCM Classic Film Festival. Guest host Diana Bosch joins me to close out our William Holden tribute … Continue Reading Ticklish Business Episode #42: Top 3 Favorite William Holden Films
William Holden expert Diana Bosch joins me all month as we honor April’s centennial star. Diana and I look at Holden’s performance opposite Gloria Swanson in 1950’s Sunset Boulevard.
Kimberly Pierce helps me close out our tribute to actor Robert Preston as we discuss the feature that made him a legend, the 1962 musical The Music Man.
Kimberly Pierce joins me this month as we honor March’s Centennial Celebrant, Robert Preston. This episode we look at Preston’s earliest major role in Cecil B. DeMille’s 1939 epic Union Pacific.