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Katharine Hepburn

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Latest 26 Nov 2022 | Updated Daily

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An Imaginary Dinner Party for Katharine Hepburn with FIlm Development Exec Katharine Fish


If your tastes run to Great Kates, you’ll want to listen in on this fictive feast. Katharine Hepburn, icon of the Fashion, Feminist, and Film varieties, has been summoned by Katharine Fish, Development Executive at Hillary and Chelsea Clinton’s production company, HiddenLight, to help us understand how a strong-minded, highly-schooled, in-charge sort of woman––a wearer of pantsuits!–born in 1907 managed to go from “box office poison” in the late ‘30s to Hollywood gold until her death in 2003. Alongside our theories, we’ll be serving up American Sportswear at its best, lovingly dissected classic movies, Hollywood gossip, and waffles, as well as brownies from Hepburn’s own recipe. Katharine II is a close friend, so you can also expect Monica’s university hairstyles to come up. Trousers are optional, as always, but for this episode, a nice roomy pair might be just the ticket.Write to us at fanfarefanmail@gmail.comMonica Ainley DLV @monicaainleyDLVEmma Knight @emmalknightKatharine Fish, HiddenLight ProductionsDinner with Katharine Hepburn Playlist on SpotifyMovies in Order of Mention:Woman of the Year (1942)Bringing Up Baby (1938)The Philadelphia Story (1940, originally a play by Philip Barry) The African Queen (1951)Adam’s Rib (1949)Books We Mention:Deborah Levy’s Living Autobiography  trilogy: Things I Don’t Want to Know, The Cost of Living, Real EstateFashion Inspo:Very Casual in a ChairTennis LewkBest Look Book EverDick Cavett Interview (1973)Food Inspo:And/or pancakes <—this recipe from Mark Bittman at NYTimes is similar to the one I make most often, but —> Lemon Ricotta Pancakes this one from Bon Appétit (Rick Martinez) is incredible if you are feeling fancy. So fluffy. I don’t usually bother with the blueberry-lemon compote and put the lemon juice and zest in the pancake batter instead, but to each her own!).Half a cantoloupe, à la Adam’s Rib (/as they do in France!) Soft-boiled eggs (boil water, gently lower eggs in, turn off burner but put lid back on pot, let stand for 3-4 min, then run under cold water and serve in an egg cup) with toast soldiers (buttered toast cut into slivers for dipping). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


28 Oct 2022

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Ep. 63 - 1982 Katharine Hepburn

Best Actress

The year is 1982 and the nominees are:Katharine Hepburn - On Golden Pond 2. Susan Sarandon - Atlantic City 3. Marsha Mason - Only When I Laugh 4. Diane Keaton - Reds 5. Meryl Streep - The French Lieutenant’s Woman-In 1982 Katharine Hepburn became the first (and still only) actor to have 4 Academy Awards for a performance by an actor in a lead role. As Ethel in On Golden Pond she plays the wife/mother of the Fondas (Henry and Jane) in an emotional driven story about family and relationships, new and old. Hepburn was not present for the ceremony to receive her Oscar (as was her style) though neither was Henry Fonda or Sir John Gielgud (who won Supporting for Arthur). Susan Sarandon became a first time nominee in Atlantic City in a gritty gangster drama playing opposite Burt Lancaster. Marsha Mason became a four time nominee (still no wins) for Only When I Laugh playing a Broadway actress returning home from rehab. Meryl Streep received her first Best Actress in a leading role nomination for The French Lieutenant’s Woman, a role which she describes as her least favourite (but it’s still pretty impressive). Finally Diane Keaton plays Louise Bryant in Reds demonstrating her range and proving she can handle a historic drama. Very interesting year! Who do you think should have won?Join host Kyle Brownrigg with guest host Glenn Sumi as they discuss. 

4 Aug 2022

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144. A Visit to the Katharine Hepburn Museum at "The Kate" in Old Saybrook

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Painting by Everett Raymond Kinstler, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery   Join Walt Woodward on a visit to the Katharine Hepburn Museum at "the Kate" in Old Saybrook. His interview with Executive Director Brett Eliott and Director of Community Relations Robin Andreoli about this gem of a museum for America's most Oscar-winning actor (and long-time Saybrook resident) should  convince you to put both the Katharine Hepburn Museum and "the Kate" on your must-see-this-summer list. It's a must hear podcast about a must see museum. 


15 Jun 2022

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127. Connecticut: The Vital Something of Katharine Hepburn with Emily Ley

Here's Where It Gets Interesting

In today’s episode, Sharon and Simplified founder, Emily Ley, recount the life and quirks of Hollywood’s infamous Katharine Hepburn. Katharine, a self-described tomboy from the start, carried her strong-willed and independent nature with her to her acting, often imbuing her roles with  a “vital something” that attracted audiences. But she wasn’t without her critics–those who felt she was rude and lacked the more feminine traits of a starlet. Nevertheless, Hepburn was nominated for twelve Academy Awards during her prolific cinema career and has become one of Hollywood’s most beloved leading ladies. Sharon shares tidbits about her life you may not have heard before! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


9 May 2022

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Fade Out - Katharine Hepburn

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1hr 27mins

28 Mar 2022

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Fade Out - Katharine Hepburn

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FADE OUTEpisode 15 - Katharine Hepburn's LOVE AFFAIR with Special Guest Ericka Nicole Anderson.Have a question or comment? Looking for more great content? E-MAIL: firewaterpodcast@comcast.net Follow FADE OUT on Twitter: @FadeOutPod Theme by Luke Daab: https://www.daabcreative.comYou can find FADE OUT on these podcast platforms: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fade-out/id1536486950 Amazon Music Spotify StitcherThis podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK: Visit the Fire & Water WEBSITE: http://fireandwaterpodcast.com Follow Fire & Water on TWITTER – https://twitter.com/FWPodcasts Like our Fire & Water FACEBOOK page – https://www.facebook.com/FWPodcastNetwork Support The Fire & Water Podcast Network on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fwpodcasts Use our HASHTAG online: #FWPodcastsThanks for listening!

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28 Mar 2022

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The Hollywood Actors Accent: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and Ingrid Bergman | Mid-Atlantic Accent


Why did Hollywood actors like Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and Ingrid Bergman speak with a fake British accent before 1950?   How A Fake British Accent Took Old Hollywood By Storm: The Trans-Atlantic Accent The story behind the strange way Katharine Hepburn (and others) spoke.  BY DAN NOSOWITZ - Atlas Obscura VIDEO VERSION - https://youtu.be/0XAzQc31clI JOIN THE PATREON FOR LESS THAN A $2 CUP OF COFFEE!! https://www.patreon.com/Frumess 📹 OR SUPPORT THIS CHANNEL, BUY A CUP OF COFFEE  ☕ https://ko-fi.com/frumessfilmsllc https://linktr.ee/FRUMESS We got T-SHIRTS now! 👕 NEW SHIRTS 👕 https://www.storefrontier.com/frumess OTHER SHIRTS 👕 teespring.com/stores/teeshirt-business PLEASE NOTE: This podcast IS SOURCED from the UNEDITED audio created from video live podcast streams from the Frumess channel on youtube and comes from the Streaming eviLIVE Show. Something that will change in the future. Source Article - https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-a-fake-british-accent-took-old-hollywood-by-storm--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/frumess/support


19 Jan 2022

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Legendary Collaborations Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy

Em’s Drive In

This one highlights some important parts of Hepburn and Tracy's life together as well as some of their iconic film collaborations. 


26 Aug 2021

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A Great Adventure: Katharine Hepburn & The African Queen

Vanguard of Hollywood

Katharine Hepburn Beats the Jungle with Bogie & Bacall, Steals the Show in Her Pants, Tackles Shakespeare, and Proves that Middle-Aged Actresses Rock. From 1951, it’s The African Queen.


1 Jun 2021

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Isn't She Yar: Katharine Hepburn & The Philadelphia Story Comeback

Vanguard of Hollywood

Katharine Hepburn Survives an Actual Hurricane, Golfs with Howard Hughes, Flies with Jimmy Stewart, and Pulls Off the Most Epic Comeback in Hollywood History.  From 1940, it’s The Philadelphia Story.


19 Apr 2021