A review of the 2015 BearManor Media release Nobody’s Stooge: Ted Healy by Bill Cassera. A biography of the creator of The Three Stooges, who met an untimely and controversial death in 1937.
Preview and recommendations for March 2015 on Turner Classic Movies. Pick of the Month: Big City Blues (1932) on March 6. TCM’s Star of the Month is Ann Sothern. Other marathons feature Guy Kibbee, Robert Donat, Katharine Hepburn, Joan Crawford, Granville Bates, and the Perry Mason movies.
A look at two pre-Code courtroom melodramas, Unashamed and Two Against the World, compared to the sensational real-life society murder that inspired the movies. Unashamed stars Helen Twelvetrees, Robert Young, and Monroe Owsley, while Two Against the World stars Constance Bennett and Neil Hamilton.
Preview and recommendations for November 2014 on Turner Classic Movies. Various silent stars in several major silent films stand in for the more traditional Star of the Month. Other highlights include a Joel McCrea birthday tribute and a marathon of The Whistler.