Tag: “Joan Crawford”

What a Creep: Clark Gable (Season 5, Episode 3)

 

What a Creep 

Season 5, Episode 3

Clark Gable

With his big ears and a thin mustache, Clark Gable is one of the most recognizable movie stars in the world. From “It Happened One Night” and “Gone with the Wind” to “Mutiny on the Bounty” and “The Misfits,” Gable acted in 60 movies over 37 years.

He’s also a womanizing creep who cheated on every woman he was in a relationship with and reportedly raped one of his co-stars. 

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Book Vs Movie Podcast “Mildred Pierce” (Replay)

Book Vs. Movie Podcast

“Mildred Pierce”

The James M. Cain Hard-Boiled Classic Novel to Slightly Gritty 1945 Classic Film

The Margos put on some extra shoulder pads and finish out their Joan Crawford movie streak with the 1945 classic film noir Mildred Pierce which is based on 1941 novel by JM Cain.  In this potboiler of an ep they discuss

  • Joan Crawford’s amazing performance
  • The handsy-ness of the male characters
  • Differences between the book and movie (Thank Hays Code!)
  • The awfulness of Veda
  • The sexiness of the 2011 Mini Series starring Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce
  • Ann Blyth and her amazing voice
  • The sad fate of Butterfly McQueen

Audio Clips:

Official Trailer for Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce” by Sonic Youth

Joan Crawford & Jack Carson

Joan Crawford & Ann Blyth

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