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
||CleanDid I Mention...?||A brief message for all you Bonus Content lovers||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShadows: The Lost Child||Val Lewton has finally agreed to create a sequel to his biggest hit, 'Cat People'. But rather than produce a conventional continuation, Lewton has decided to delve into his own past, and to tell his most personal story yet, that of a childhood cut short by an over-zealous guardian. But in doing so, will he repeat the mistakes of his own past? Aiding him in his quest is a new director, whose meticulous plans for the film may be at odds with his own... Featuring Mark Gatiss||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShadows: Blood On The Water||It is a time of change at RKO. Val Lewton's horror movie unit is being widely imitated by Hollywood at large, all hoping to attract the kinds of audiences flocking to Lewton's modern brand of horror. But Lewton himself is facing an insurmountable probl||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||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||10/30/2017||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||9/17/2017||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||7/27/2017||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||6/25/2017||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||5/30/2017||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||1/17/2017||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...||5/9/2016||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.||4/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
A fine podcast! The production values are impeccable and the stories fascinating. One of the best podcasts on the subject of cinema that I've heard in a very long time.
Every now and again a series of podcasts are released that are in a league of their own with their subject matter and overall quality of production. The Secret History of Hollywood sits high on the hill of excellence. The production is top notch and rightfully deserves your full attention. The choices of subjects are inpsired and the level of research undertaken is impressive. Delivered with passion and intelligence, laced with incredible choices of music that infuse this presentation with beauty makes this series required listening to anyone interest in history and/or Hollywood.
Loved this podcast
I loved each and every podcast. I hope he makes more. They were informative and interesting.