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Marlon Brando

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Marlon Brando and the Investigators

Art of Darkness

Brad and Kevin tackle the sexually intense, controversial, wildly troubled pioneering actor of the stage and screen: Marlon Brandon. You know him from On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire, the Godfather and Apocalypse Now, but how much do you really know? The AoD guys go deep in this one. Support the show and get [...]

2hr 43mins

23 Aug 2021

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Episode 11- Marlon Brando: The Greatest (Part 1 of 2)

Film Gold

I'm joined by radio host David 'Ghosty' Wills for this special 2-part look at the person we both consider the most compelling actor in cinema history, as well as a fascinating cultural figure. In this part, we don't get beyond going through our lists of top ten Brando performances, but there is information galore and some of Brando's less-known films are discussed here as well as the classics 'Film Gold' is on all the main podcast platforms. Feedback to antony@antonyrotunno.com Facebook page- https://www.facebook.com/filmgoldpod Twitter- @FilmGold75 Antony's website (blog, music, podcasts) https://www.antonyrotunno.com Ghosty's you tube channel (radio interviews) https://www.youtube.com/user/GhostyTMRS episode links Marlon Brando documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suPqM8Dx0QM&t=2957s Hearts of Darkness (making of 'Apocalypse Now') https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102015/ Podcast about 'Mutiny on the Bounty' (Antony as guest) https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/stinkingpause/id/16925084

1hr 36mins

7 Aug 2021

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Hollywood Fight Club: Frank Sinatra vs. Marlon Brando

The Tinsel Factory: A Film History Podcast

This week on The Tinsel Factory, we cover the feud between Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra on the set of Guys and Dolls. On Two Sentence Movie Reviews, Pig. Support This Podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinselfactorypod Merch: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/the-tinsel-factory/all Venmo: @tinselfactorypod Sources: https://whatculture.com/film/10-famous-actor-pairings-didnt-realise-hated-one-another-real-life?page=7 https://www.tvovermind.com/heres-what-frank-sinatra-really-thought-of-marlon-brando/ https://thelifeandtimesofhollywood.com/why-is-guys-dolls-forgotten-even-starring-frank-sinatra-and-marlon-brando/--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tinselfactorypod/support


25 Jul 2021

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Marlon Brando: When Our Greatest Actor Became Our Greatest Weirdo (w/ Sydney Battle)

Here's Where it Went Wrong

Andrew and Wen welcome on the hilarious Sydney Battle to talk about childhood crushes and the weird life and career of Marlon Brando! From his incredible work in Julius Caesar, A Streetcar Named Desire, and The Godfather, to his later years trying to play characters as talking bagels and recently surfaced allegations of assault, we examine one of the most interesting performers of all time.Enjoying this podcast? Have questions, comments, or suggestions for an episode? You can reach out to Andrew and Wen on the HWIWW Twitter account! DM anytime, they'd love to hear from you!And subscribe to their Patreon to help keep the show going!Submit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


6 Jul 2021

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Episode 30 - Marlon Brando in The Island of Dr. Moreau

Screen Actors Guilt

This movie?  The grossest.  The behind-the-scenes trivia, though?  Unbelievable.  

1hr 28mins

1 Jul 2021

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French Polynesia | The Brando: The Billionaire's Swimming Pool, The Healing Spirit of Tetiaroa, and Marlon Brando's Passion for Conservation

Luxury Travel Insider

Today we travel to a private atoll in French Polynesia called Tetiaroa. Here you’ll find The Brando, a world famous resort composed of 35 luxury villas surrounded by a sparkling turquoise lagoon. The island was bought decades ago by Marlon Brando, who once said “Tetiaroa is beautiful beyond my capacity to describe.” So if this island left a famous actor completely speechless, imagine what it will do for you. Years later as the resort was developed, Brando’s deep passion for the island and early focus on sustainability has made the resort not only beautiful, but also completely sustainable. Our guest today is Silvio Bion, who has been managing the property since the very beginning. We discuss everything from the early days of constructing The Brando, to the special spirit of Tetiaroa, to the warm heart of the people. Learn more at www.luxtravelinsider.com Connect with me on Social: Instagram LinkedIn


1 Jun 2021

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Book Vs Movie "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951) Marlon Brando

Book Vs Movie Podcast

Book Vs Movie: “A Streetcar Named Desire” The Tennessee Williams Play Song Vs the Elia Kazan Movie The Margos are feeling very fragile and need to take long, hot baths when discussing one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century--A Streetcar Named Desire. The play by Tennessee Williams thrilled the Broadway stage in 1947 starring young buck Marlon Brandon who went full method with Kim Hunter, Jessica Tandy, and Karl Malden.  The play is Williams’s follow up to the incredible success of The Glass Menagerie in 1944 which was greatly based on his own life story. Williams grew up in an unhappy home and had family members with mental health issues. The writing was his escape and many of his characters tend to be lost souls who are searching for meaning and/or companionship.  In post-World War 2 America, musicals were making the most money in New York theater but when A Streetcar Named Desire--audiences stood in lines for hours to watch  Brando and his masculinity on full display. He was a fan of Stella Adler and her acting technique which as first scared Jessica Tandy (playing Blanche Dubois--an “aging” southern belle who is looking for help in a time of crisis.”) Her husband, fellow thespian Hume Cronyn convinced this type of drama will change theater forever.  Taking place in New Orleans in 1947, Blanche Dubois is a woman who has just lost her family home in Laurel, Mississippi, and moves in with her younger sister Stella (Kim Hunter) and her brutish husband Stanley Kowalski. Brando plays Stanley as a cross between man & animal who resents his sister-in-law moving into their tiny home.  The tension between Blanche & Stanley fuels most of the scenes and has consequences for everyone in their lives culminating in violence.  The film was directed by Elia Kazan based mostly on his Broadway production though because of the Hays Code, many changes had to be made to make it “appropriate” for a 1950s movie audience. (There were no rating systems back then and movies were meant for a more general audience.) Most of the hyper-sexuality was toned down and were under the guise of symbolism to get their point across.  It’s one of the top dramas of all time and we really enjoyed digging into the changes with the film (which started with the casting of Vivien Leigh as Blanche who was thought to be more commercial than Jessica Tandy.)  So between the play and the movie--which did we prefer? Have a listen and find out!  In this ep the Margos discuss: The life of Tennessee Williams New York theater in the 1940s & 1950s and how it changed acting forever  The backstory and controversial life of Elia Kazan The cast: Marlon Brando (Stanely Kowalski,) Vivien Leigh (Blanche DuBois,) Stella Kawalsky (Kim Hunter,) and Karl Malden as Mitch Mitchell.   Clips used: Blanche meets Stanley A Streetcar Named Desire trailer “Napoleonic Law”  “Stella!” Mitch confronts Blanche Music by Alex North Book Vs Movie is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find more podcasts you will love Frolic.Media/podcasts Join our Patreon page to help support the show! https://www.patreon.com/bookversusmovie Book Vs. Movie podcast https://www.facebook.com/bookversusmovie/ Twitter @bookversusmovie www.bookversusmovie.com Email us at bookversusmoviepodcast@gmail.com Brought to you by Audible.com You can sign up for a FREE 30-day trial here http://www.audible.com/?source_code=PDTGBPD060314004R Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik www.brooklynfitchick.com brooklynfitchick@gmail.com Margo P. @ShesNachoMama https://coloniabook.weebly.com/ Our logo was designed by Madeleine Gainey/Studio 39 Marketing Follow on Instagram @Studio39Marketing & @musicalmadeleine 

1hr 14mins

28 May 2021

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Hacking the Afterlife with The Librarian ("5") and Marlon Brando

Hacking The Afterlife podcast

It's our 60th podcast.  Yippee.   Jennifer was out of town last week, so I was thinking about a couple of people who showed up during previous sessions that we didn't speak to. She mentioned the "Librarian" (whom I described as Danny DeVito because someone else described him that way in "Architecture of the Afterlife") So I asked if there was a reason he wanted to chat with us. He implied that he had put it in my mind this past week to ask him some questions - which is often the case. In "Architecture of the Afterlife" he shows up in a session, and in this session I refer to the interview in "It's a Wonderful Afterlife" where a "curmudgeony librarian" who "doesn't look old but has a really old vibe" (who was asked "What are Who is God?" What makes this so unusual - is that I've met him now through three different people who don't know each other, who couldn't have read about him in any of my books.  And in all three cases, they described the same fellow and in two of the cases, I was invited to speak to him. So I didn't seek him out - he shows up in "Architecture of the Afterlife" and in a session with Jennifer in "Backstage Pass to the Flipside." When I quote him, even when it's via Jennifer she has no conscious memory of what he said - but she repeats what he said.  Or she refers to what he said to me in a zoom session with someone else entirely (another Jennifer that is in "Architecture.") So I asked him some questions about the Akashic library.  Interesting answers. In terms of Marlon, our moderator on the flipside Luana Anders knew many people who knew him (Robert Towne, who wrote that final scene of his in the Godfather, Sam Gilman, Wally Cox, Sally Kellerman and others) - so I have no problem asking him to come forward.  Jennifer doesn't remember that he was hesitant to speak when we did interview him - but in this case, he had shown up to talk about Audrey Hepburn. But as noted in the previous podcast, Jennifer couldn't think of his name "that actor who plays the Mafia guy who was Al Capone" (clearly not coached as Marlon never played Al) - and two weeks ago, I missed it. But I thought I'd ask him what he wanted to share about her. In the interim I looked up the fact that he had spent an evening with her and because he was unnerved by her, didn't speak - and she took that to mean he didn't like her. And it's a matter of public record that he wrote to Audrey when he heard that and apologized - public record that Jennifer is not aware of. Again - not trying to prove anything to anyone - there is no hierarchy on the flipside, it is accurate that his will was found in a chair in Jack Nicholson's house, I've seen it, and I know what happened to it.  She mentions that as well, but it's not common knowledge. Anyways - a bit all over the map, but not less interesting than the rest. 


6 May 2021

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5° of Marlon Brando


Brewing disaster. Part 2 draft review. RIP Big Maple. Best Week 1 match-up. Week 2 preview.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/chicago-beef/support

1hr 13mins

11 Apr 2021

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A scandal at the Oscars: Marlon Brando & me


When Hollywood legend, Marlon Brando won a Best Actor Oscar for his role in The Godfather in 1973, he chose not to accept it. Instead he asked a young Native American woman called Sacheen Littlefeather to go on stage, in front of a televised audience of 85 million people and reject it on his behalf. It was the first time someone had made a political point at the Oscars and would have a profound effect on Sacheen’s life and future. Now in her 70s and living with stage four breast cancer, Sacheen tells Jo Fidgen about her controversial speech.Sacheen LittleFeather is the subject of a documentary called 'Sacheen: Breaking the Silence'.Presenter: Jo FidgenProducer: Thomas Harding AssinderPicture: Sacheen Littlefeather Refuses Marlon Brando's Academy AwardCredit: Getty Images


16 Nov 2020