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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gloria Grahame. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gloria Grahame, often where they are interviewed.

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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gloria Grahame. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gloria Grahame, often where they are interviewed.

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Falls From Grace: Gloria Grahame

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In the 1940s and ‘50s, Gloria Grahame was known for her sophisticated acting style and signature lipstick. But what really thrust her into the public eye was her tumultuous personal life. As events escalated at home, Gloria’s career backslid into oblivion.

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Jul 29 2020 · 39mins
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S7E4: Bad Reputation | The Forgotten Trash Queen Gloria Grahame & Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe

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Ready for a glimpse at Hollywood, old and new? First up, Alicia has a story so trashy that it erased a two-time Academy Award winner from Hollywood history: Gloria Grahame. At one point, she was married to her ex-son-in-law which meant that one of her four ex-husbands was her father-in-law. Yeah, it’s like that.

Then, Stacie has the much requested youthful marriage and divorce of certified Hollywood beautiful people Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe. Warning: This episode contains a lot of trash cans.

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Jul 26 2020 · 1hr 5mins

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47 - Smackdown '47: Gloria Grahame in Crossfire, preachy Gentleman's Agreement, and more!

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On this "Smackdown" edition of the podcast  -that it's episode '47 featuring the year 1947 is accidental! -- Nathaniel welcomes actors Dana Delany (The Code, China Beach) and Patrick Vaill (Oklahoma), as well as lyricist Thomas Mizer (The Marvelous Mrs Maisel) and culture critic Angelica Jade Bastién. We discuss the film year of 1947 but especially anti-semitic dramas Crossfire and Gentleman's Agreement (which competed for Best Picture), the Hitchcock courtroom thriller The Paradine Case, and the farm comedy The Egg and I. 

May 28 2020 ·
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Gloria Grahame, Skip E. Lowe

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It’s all about film noir actress, Gloria Grahame! Dedicated to Skip E. Lowe.
Apr 13 2020 · 46mins

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Our Seventh Blonde Bombshell Is The Noir Dame, Gloria Grahame

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My summer series The History Of Blonde Bombshells has one more blondeshell to go after Gloria Grahame, The finale will be the greatest blonde bombshell of them all, Marilyn Monroe. Thanks to April VeVea for being my guest for the series. She's fab..

Gloria was the queen of 50's noir. I absolutely love her. Gloria could be funny, poignant, a great southern dame, in The Bad And The Beautiful, she won best supporting actress Oscar. She had lots of insecurities about her looks, especially her lips. She's be in heaven today with lip injections.She thought her top lip was too small so Gloria would stuff tissue in her mouth to give her bigger lips, she also used cotton. Talk about dry mouth. Se had repeated  surgeries until finally the surgeon hit a nerve and her top lip was paralyzed. I thought Gloria was gorgeous regardless. She was married to director Nicholas Ray. Their marriage was falling apart while he directed and she starred in A Lonely Place. The set was no fun. Humphrey Bogart was upset he did not get his wife Lauren Bacall to be his costar. The HUGE scandal were reports that Nicholas Ray walked in on Gloria and her stepson (age thirteen) in bed together. Anthony was sent away and Gloria Was divorced. She made a bunch of great noirs like The Big Heat and Sudden Fear with Joan Crawford. To say the women didn't get along is an understatement. Then came another scandal involving Anthony  Ray. Gloria at age 35 married her former stepson aged 22 in 1960. It made a great Hollywood scandal and led to a bitter child custody battle with former husbands. Anthony and Gloria were married, had two children together and eventually divorced. Her marriage to Anthony was the longest,  lasting 14 years. Gloria was a strong woman but cancer eventually got her. She died in NYC at the age of 57. 

Thanks so much to April.



Mostly thanks to the listeners. I so appreciate you all. 






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Sep 04 2019 · 59mins
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool, Gloria Grahame

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With Francine Stock.

Peter Turner explains why his book Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, about his relationship with Gloria Grahame, took 30 years to make it to the screen, and how Elizabeth Taylor and Madonna were once mooted to play the lead.

To complement the release of Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, the British Film Institute is showing a season of Gloria Grahame's best bad girl roles, from The Big Heat to Human Desire. Film historian Pamela Hutchinson picks the most fatale of all her femmes.

Comedian Rosemary Fletcher takes stock of the mothers, girlfriends and sidekicks that cinema has assigned to fifty percent of the population. In this week's edition of Rosemary Versus Mankind, she goes into bat for the Manic Pixie Dream Girl, whose only mission in life seems to be soothe and save the sensitive male lead.

Directors Christina Clusiau and Saul Schwarz discuss Trophy, their award-winning documentary about hunters who pay tens of thousands of dollars to kill wildlife in Africa.
Nov 16 2017 · 33mins
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Gloria Grahame - Sister Under the Mink - Episode 21

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This month we're righting some wrongs here at Any Ladle's Sweet. Gloria Grahame shone in support roles in many noir films, under many great directors but she references her mother as her only influence on her acting style. Negative stories surrounding her personal life overtook her talent and hard work and fact and fiction mixed into a tawdry Hollywood Babylon style mess. Gloria was a unique talent and we are here to celebrate her hard work and mesmerising onscreen presence. We discuss 3 of her finest, In a Lonely Place (1950), The Big Heat (1953), and Human Desire (1954).

Callahan, D. (2008) ‘Fatal Instincts: The Dangerous Pout of Gloria Grahame’

Bright Lights 30 April [Available at: http://brightlightsfilm.com/fatal-instincts-the-dangerous-pout-of-gloria-grahame/#.WX9Yq4jyvIV].

Chase, D (1997) ‘Gloria Grahame: In Praise of the Dirty Mind’ Film Comment September/October [Available at: https://www.filmcomment.com/article/gloria-grahame/].

Curcio, V. (1989) Suicide Blonde: The Life of Gloria Grahame. New York: William Morrow and Company.

Eisenschitz, B. (1996) Nicholas Ray: An American Journey translated by Tom Milne. New York: Faber & Faber.

Gunning, T. (2000) The Films of Fritz Lang: Allegories of Vision and Modernity. London, BFI with Palgrave Macmillan.

Hagen, R and Wagner, L. (2004) Killer Tomatoes: Fifteen Tough Noir Dames. Jefferson: McFarland.

Human Desire (1954) Dir. Fritz Lang [YouTube] Columbia Pictures.

In a Lonely Place (1950) Dir. Nicholas Ray. [DVR] Columbia Pictures.

Ray, N. (1993) I Was Interrupted: Nicholas Ray on Making Movies Berkeley: University of California Press.

Rickey, C. (2017) ‘In a Lonely Place: Film noir as an opera of male fury’

Library of America 28 June [Available at: https://www.loa.org/news-and-views/1301-_in-a-lonely-place_-film-noir-as-an-opera-of-male-fury].

The Big Heat (1953) Dir. Fritz Lang [DVD] Columbia Pictures.

Turner, P. (1986) Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool. London: Pan Books.
Aug 06 2017 · 1hr 2mins
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Episode 21 - Gloria Grahame Promo

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A smoky waft of our upcoming episode on the much underrated Gloria Grahame. We will discuss 3 of Gloria's finest performances in The Big Heat, In a Lonely Place and Human Desire. Excerpt taken from Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (Peter Turner, 1986). Music excerpt from Naked Alibi (1954).
Jul 28 2017 · 3mins
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68: MGM Stories Part 13: Gloria Grahame

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Gloria Grahame arrived in Hollywood in 1944, after Louis B. Mayer personally plucked her from the New York stage, and changed her name. But Grahame was the rare actress who Mayer didn’t know how to turn into a star. Finally in 1947, Mayer gave up on Grahame and sold her contract to RKO, where she flourished as a femme fatale in film noir. Grahame's career would be marred by her compulsive plastic surgery, her increasingly eccentric on-set behavior, and gossip about her love life, which included marriages to both director Nicholas Ray, and his son, Tony. This episode is brought to you by Harry's. Make every morning he shaves feel like a Holiday. Harry’s will give you $5 off your first order with code REMEMBER. Free shipping for the Holidays ends on December 10th, so act now. Harrys.com enter code REMEMBER. This episode is also brought to you by The Message, a new science fiction podcast from Panoply and GE Podcast Theater. Search for The Message in iTunes.

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Dec 08 2015 · 46mins