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Lighter Than Air

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Take my hand and waltz with me through a very special episode dedicated to the world’s greatest musical-dance-comedy team, Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire!

I’ll be reviewing three of their movies, as well as presenting a gallery of clips, some of the finest music to have ever featured in a Fred and Ginger movie, a double helping of radio appearances by the duo, AND my personal Top 5 Fred & Ginger Supporting Players!

All this and lots more in this bumper-sized, lighter-than-air edition of Attaboy Clarence!

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Episode 81: What, Ho!

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In this episode...

Hear all about the BFI meetup! 

Sing-along with a classic calypso melody!

And brace yourself for a... brace of reviews... 1937's 'Think Fast, Mr Moto', starring Peter Lorre, an Austro-Hungarian, playing a Japanese secret agent, disguised as an Egyptian... or something, plus  a very early big-screen outing for P.G. Wodehouse's inimitable duo, Jeeves & Wooster, in 1936's Thank You, Jeeves'... but is it worth your time?

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Episode 64: Capracorn

This week, we're celebrating one of the Golden Age's greatest directors, and Columbia's saviour, Mr Frank Capra, with a look at three of his finest films...

Also...

HEAR an ad that features a song that doesn't rhyme!

ROCK WITH LAUGHTER at America's "funniest" comedy duo (?)...

DISCOVER why the great financial crisis happened...

...and much more!

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Episode 59: Old School

This week, the SECRET of how to save yourself from drowning (by drinking a what?)...

The Top 10 "THAT GUYS/GALS"...

Find out which five movies Adam would choose to take to a DESERT ISLAND...

PIMPLE fun!

AND reviews on a very scholarly theme, as we take a trip back to school for a pair of Golden Age school movies that are very much worth your time; 1938's 'A Yank At Oxford', and 1940's 'Tom Brown's School Days'.

Radio entertainment comes courtesy of the Screen Guild Theatre, who present a very special story starring a very special guest...

Also, let prizes be drawn, and let prizes be announced!

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The New Adventures

Episode 7: The New Adventures...

This week's episode is a belt-buster, with reviews of 'Lucky Jordan', 'And Then There Were None', 'Charlie Chan In Egypt' and 'Bluebeard's Eighth Wife'.

Rita Cansino pops up in one of them, but which one? And who is she, anyway?

Thrill to not one, but two radio shows this week, as Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce get severely uncomfortable on 'The Uneasy Easy Chair', and share an early caper with 'The April Fools Day Adventure'.

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It Happened One Night

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Happy Valentine's Day! It's Episode 4, Adam's lucky number?

Thrill to Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise in that vampire film... what's it called again? Hear the greatest line of movie dialogue Adam's heard all week, and what is the Baz in Baz Luhrmann actually short for?

Enter the competition to win the perfect Valentine's present, and hear reviews of Alfred Hitchcock's often overlooked masterpiece, 'Foreign Correspondent' and the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers classic, 'Shall We Dance?".

This week's radio presentation is from the Lux Radio Theatre: Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert in Frank Capra's 'It Happened One Night'.

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Review: Foreign Correspondent

Feature: The Ten Best Classic Romance Movies

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