A lengthy and detailed interview with film historian Dan Van Neste about the subject of his latest book, The Magnificent Heel: The Life and Films of Ricardo Cortez, published in 2017 by BearManor Media.
Film historian Scott Allen Nollen answers questions about his latest book “The Making and Influence of I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang.” Interview covers the film, real-life influence Robert E. Burns, and Nollen’s new book.
Eleven questions for film historian Scott Allen Nollen about his latest book, Glenda Farrell: Hollywood’s Hardboiled Dame. Discover so much more to Glenda than Torchy Blane.
An interview with author Scott Allen Nollen about his latest, THREE BAD MEN: John Ford, John Wayne, Ward Bond, coming from McFarland in April 2013. Includes several rare images courtesy of the author.
UPS dropped off my Amazon pre-order of the new Spencer Tracy biography by James Curtis earlier today, so I made a 3 minute video taking it out of the box and capturing first impressions.
Taking a look at two very valuable books originally written by Michael Ankerich in the 1990’s that have been reissued in 2011: Broken Silence and The Sound of Silence, which cover 39 silent and early talkie film players that Ankerich spoke with between 1987-97. Contents of each book listed.
An interview about Boris Karloff with his authorized biographer, Scott Allen Nollen, author of Boris Karloff: A Gentleman’s Life. Includes several rare Karloff photographs.
A video review looks at Dangerous Curves atop Hollywood Heels by Michael G. Ankerich, a 2011 release profiling 14 Hard-Luck Silent Film Actresses. Plus I’m curious, should a book like this still carry a good filmography or is the IMDb enough?
A video review of Scott O’Brien’s 2007 Kay Francis biography, I Can’t Wait to Be Forgotten. Plus the entire Kay Francis birthday schedule of films airing on TCM, January 13, 2011.
Laura Wagner, film book reviewer of Classic Images, answers a few questions about her new book, Let Me Tell You How I Really Feel … The Uncensored Book Reviews…