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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 85: CENSORED

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In this week's episode...

The "clever mademoiselle" herself, Miss Brook Darnell returns for another edition of 'Brook's Inside Looks'...

There's a new Canterbury, courtesy of Smokey from Rated H...

The competition winner is announced. Have you won?

The Question Pot throws up three new classic movie queries...

Gorgeous music from Sophie Tucker and Fred Astaire....

And a trip into the darker side of classic cinema, as we take a look at three movies from the Golden Age that were BANNED! 

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Episode 76: Brave Men

In this week's episode, we'll be flinging around a few birthday wishes, PLUS...

REVEALED! The winner of the James Cagney competition...

REVIEWS! Three more classic movies to enjoy, including Joan Blondell in a battle of the sexes (1935's Traveling Saleslady), Jon Pertwee in a murder-mystery-vaudeville-comedy-thriller (1949's Murder At The Windmill), and the first screen role for Fred Astaire (1933's Dancing Lady)

There's MUSIC from Fred Astaire, Nat King Cole, and a very, VERY unusual blast from Adam's past...

PLUS another new competition that'll give one lucky winner a chance to own an instant bundle of RKO B-Movie classics!

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Episode 75: In A Windblown Sort Of Way

It's a hat-tastic return to your ears as Episode 75 comes to town!

Featuring gorgeous music from Glenn Miller and Dinah Shore...

Plus... more 'Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?'

More questions from the Question Pot!

Reviews of two classic movies... 1939's 'The Story Of Alexander Graham Bell', the 20th Century Fox biopic that makes wiring exciting, and 1948's 'A Foreign Affair', Billy Wilder's acidic swipe at wartime morale.

And as if that wasn't enough, there's a humdinger of a James Cagney competition for you to enter...

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Episode 60: Birthdays And Grand Dames

This week, it's a celebration bonanza, with birthdays and anniversaries all over the place, including this, the Diamond jubilee of 'Attaboy Clarence'!

PLUS...

Cookie Man runs out of lyrics...

Jello Chocolate Pudding just like grandmother used to make (shudder...)...

The Question Pot overflows...

Sookie runs through her modelling plans...

...and this week's reviews are dedicated to a trio of films from the Grand Dame of Hollywood herself, Olivia De Havilland, including 'The Dark Mirror', 'Libel', and 'Call It A Day'.

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Episode 57: Shadows Of Hitchcock

This week, HEAR the way that cars should be sold!

THRILL to some doctors advice regarding laxatives!

LISTEN to reviews of two films directly inspired by the "Master Of Suspense", Alfred Hitchcock; 'Non-Stop New York' starring Adam's new crush, Anna Lee (floaty music), and 'Night Train To Munich' starring the irrepressible duo, Charters and Caldicott!

Radio entertainment this week comes from the Screen Director's Playhouse, a very interestingly cast version of Hitchcock's personal favourite movie...

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Episode 47: The Haunted Shores

This week, Adam returns to horror once more, reviews of three classic scary movies: The Ghost Train (1941), House Of Horrors (1946), and The Uninvited (1944).

There's annoyance aplenty in the form of Arthur Askey, lumbering murderers in the form of The Creeper, and chills on the coast with Ray Milland...

ALSO, hear an ad translated on the fly, LISTEN to the most niche medical product of all time, and TURN DOWN THE LIGHTS as the Screen Director's Playhouse provides the thrills...

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Night Has A Thousand Eyes

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In this week's show, Adam is revolted by Orson Welles' attempt at an Irish accent in 'The Lady From Shanghai', but manages to find two worse examples (if such a thing is possible). He tells Lon Chaney (a very unsuitable Dracula indeed) to man up, and directs your attention to a classic collection coming soon to Blu-Ray.
Reviews this week are 'Horror Island', 'Night Has A Thousand Eyes', 'The Devil-Doll' and the sublime Val Lewton production, 'The Leopard Man'.
Edward G. Robinson stars in this week's radio play, courtesy of the Screen Director's Playhouse.

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Night Has A Thousand Eyes
The Devil-Doll
The Leopard Man
Horror Island
A Brief Look: The Screen Director's Playhouse

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