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)
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’
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.