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Episode 300 – His Girl Friday, part 2

Posted in comedy, crime, romance on January 18th, 2015 by admin

In the podcast series finale, Hildy (Rosalind Russell) chases the biggest story of her career, but then it walks into a room with her and threatens her life. Part 2 of 2. (Note: contains offensive language)

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Rosalind Russell @ Wikipedia
Rosalind Russell Profile @ Turner Classic Movies
“Rose’s Turn” from the film Gypsy @ YouTube

(Correction: Rosalind Russell was in Auntie Mame (1958), while Lucille Ball was in the musical version Mame (1974).)

Episode 299 – His Girl Friday, part 1

Posted in comedy, crime, romance on January 7th, 2015 by admin

Newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) schemes to hang onto his ex-wife and best reporter Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell) on the eve of her new marriage and a murderer’s hanging. 1940. Part 1 of 2.

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The Front Page (undescribed) @ Internet Archive
Article @ Turner Classic Movies
Cary Grant in Bristol (text-only version)

Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell in His Girl Friday

Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell in His Girl Friday

 

Episode 298 – Holiday, part 3

Posted in comedy, drama, romance on December 18th, 2014 by admin

Fighting her own feelings, Linda (Ann Harding) tries to get Julia and Johnny to reconcile when they disagree on their future. Part 3 of 3.

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Edward Everett Horton @ Immortal Ephemera
MFTB01 – Ask Dad
MFTB198 – Lonely Wives, part 1
MFTB14 – Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Gertrude Sanford Legendre @ Wikipedia
Gertrude Sanford Legendre Obituary @ NY Times

Episode 297 – Holiday, part 2

Posted in comedy, drama, romance on December 10th, 2014 by admin

Johnny is welcomed into Linda’s own private party, and has great news about his plans. But when the party is crashed, those plans are threatened. Part 2 of 3.

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MFTB 189 – Behind Office Doors, part 1
Mary Astor @ Turner Classic Movies
Robert Ames @ Wikipedia

Episode 296 – Holiday, part 1

Posted in comedy, drama, romance on December 4th, 2014 by admin

A self-made corporate lawyer learns the woman (Mary Astor) he fell in love with on vacation is part of a very wealthy family, and finds an ally in her free-spirited sister (Ann Harding). 1930. Part 1 of 3.

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A scene from Holiday (1938) @ YouTube
Ann Harding @ Wikipedia

Robert Ames, Mary Astor and Ann Harding in Holiday.

Robert Ames, Mary Astor and Ann Harding in Holiday

Episode 290 – The Scarlet Letter, part 2

Posted in drama, romance on October 9th, 2014 by admin

As Dimmesdale’s guilt and hypocrisy continue to kill him, Hester (Colleen Moore) may have found a way out. Part 2 of 2.

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Colleen Moore @ Wikipedia
Film versions of The Scarlet Letter