You can put the blame on Mame, boys, because the 7th season of “The Online Movie Show with Phil Hall” has launched with a celebration of the ultimate Love Goddess, the one and only Rita Hayworth. Actor-writer Joe Mannetti returns as the guest for this season premiere episode.
Veronica Lake captivated audiences in the 1940s with her peek-a-boo hairstyle, but she was much more than a decorative presence. On this episode of “The Online Movie Show,” film historian Geno Cuddy returns to discuss Lake’s place in cinema history.
Most people remember Joe E. Brown from “Some Like It Hot,” but during the 1930s and 1940s he was one of America’s most popular funnymen. In this premiere episode of “The Online Movie Show” podcast’s sixth season, new attention is given to Joe E. Brown’s full career with guest James L. Neibaur, author of “The Joe E. Brown Films.”
Betty Grable was among the most popular box office stars of the 1940s and early 1950s, but she rarely received the critical acclaim she deserved. On this episode, actor and writer Joe Mannetti offers his insight on Betty Grable’s distinctive talents as a singer, dancer and actress.