The Secret History Of Hollywood
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An ongoing series of specially produced histories, bringing to life the stories and secrets that shaped cinema. @moviehistories secrethistoryofhollywood.com www.patreon.com/attaboysecret
||ExplicitShadows: The Devil In The Village||Val Lewton's wildly ambitious plan for his fourth film, 'The Seventh Victim', is to create a New York fairytale; a fractured picture of his beloved Greenwich Village distorted by underlying evil and populated by an eclectic assortment of bruised charact||30 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitShadows: The Black Hearted||'The Leopard Man', Val Lewton's third horror film for RKO Studios, is to be an adaptation of Cornell Woolrich's shocking murder mystery novel, Black Alibi. But in Lewton's hands, the project has become an opportunity to not only express his dark creativ||17 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitShadows: Song Of The Dead||Following the success of 'Cat People', Val Lewton has been assigned to create a film entitled 'I Walked With A Zombie'. RKO's B-movie boss, Lew Ostrow, is insistent that the film should follow the formula being employed by the horror department at Un||27 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShadows: The Cat Strikes||Val Lewton has been hired by RKO Studios to oversee the creation of their new horror division. However, the job has come with a set of curious conditions... Having had the name of his first movie, 'Cat People' decided for him in advance, Lewton must as||25 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShadows: The Boy From The Black Sea||Once upon a time, horror cinema was changed forever by the fiercely inventive imagination of a remarkable man... In Part One of 'Shadows: The Val Lewton Story', hear the curious beginnings of a cinematic legend, whose uniquely terrifying creations were||30 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBullets And Blood - Part 3||James Cagney is in exile. The lives of Harry Warner's children have been threatened. Jack Warner's megalomania is spiralling dangerously out of control. Life in general is about to change forever, as Adolf Hitler begins his horrifying assault on huma||17 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBullets And Blood - Part 2||During the 1930's, Warner Brothers Studios established themselves as the master purveyors of the contemporary crime drama, or as audiences have forever since called them, "The Gangster Movie"... But all fiction springs from truth...||9 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBullets And Blood - Part 1||The story of the Warner Brothers studio is the story of the American dream - an immigrant family who escaped a violent beginning, and arrived penniless in America, only to conquer its newest and most lucrative art form.||11 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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