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Episode 97: The Light Fantastical

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In this week’s episode…

Sookie drops in to tell us about her week!

The Question Pot is open for business!

There’s music from Doris Day and The Andrews Sisters!

AND we’ll be taking a look at two supernatural films that aren’t out to scare you (although you may find yourself eeried out…), 1945’s The Enchanted Cottage and 1948’s Portrait Of Jennie.

Radio entertainment is from the Lux Radio Theatre

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Episode 95: I Wouldn't Say That

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Welcome back to a new season of Attaboy Clarence, edging ever closer to the 100th episode…

In this week’s show…

Sookie has made a chart!

Jim has got B.O!

Bing Crosby has some advice!

The Merry Macs have got it in for my spellchecker!

There’s a real over use of exclamation marks!!

And then… there’s a trio (A TRIO) of radio adventures with one of Adam’s favourite old-time characters, followed by reviews of all four films that span off from his series!

It’s a bumper edition, so leave your cares outside and let’s start the new year off right with Episode 95 of Attaboy Clarence…

…!

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The Aaaargh-ttaboy Clarence Halloween Special!

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Wooooooo! (That’s a ghost noise, by the way…)

It’s a spookfest this time round, with ghoulish reviews of three classic chillers, including a mad doctor with ice on the brain, a mad doctor with a murderer on his hands, and a mad doctor with a secret in the basement…

There’s eerie music from Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby and Mary Ann McCall!

Brook Darnell returns for an inside look at one of horror’s greatest icons!

There’s a dip into the Question Pot!

The winner of the Jamaica Inn competition is announced!

Sookie’s been getting into the Halloween spirit…

PLUS there’s a classic slice of Halloween radio…

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Episode 84: Look At The Stars

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In this week’s episode…

MUSIC from Doris Day, Billie Holiday and Jimmy Dorsey!

Reviews of two movies! A lesser-seen Universal Horror movie starring the Queen Of Camp and The Master Of Lumbering! And a romantic comedy featuring a war between astronomy and astrology starring William Powell and Hedy Lamarr!

ALSO…

How do you advertise oil by talking about outdoor clothing?

Who has a name that feels like ice-cream for the soul?

What ranks as “10” on the Doggie Compliment Scale?

What does the newest member of the Canterbury Pantheon sound like?

How on earth do you enter the new competition to win a book full of classic movie star posters?

The answers are all inside the new episode of Attaboy Clarence, so come on in and find out...

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The Attaboy Clarence Christmas Special 2017

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It's the Attaboy Clarence Christmas Special for 2017, featuring...

Gene Autry, Janet Leigh, Robert Mitchum, Greer Garson, Brook Darnell, Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson, a very old-time radio version of the nativity, the Christmas Pot, Sookie, Frank Sinatra, and of course, YOU the listeners!

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Episode 73: Jackpot Crackpot

Welcome back to Attaboy Clarence, now with a decided Calypso flavour...

Play another round of 'Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?'!

Fumble for answers in The Question Pot!

Thrill to FOUR reviews this time, featuring a very British murder in a very public place, a French waiter trying to save a girl from her psychopathic husband, James Stewart and the pitfalls of being lucky, and James Mason as a murderer who goes caravanning...

Music this week is from Sir Lancelot and Fats Pichon, while radio entertainment comes courtesy of the Screen Director's Playhouse, which features a very special guest star...

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Episode 70: Whole Lotta Lockwood

It's the 70th, and therefore PLATINUM edition of 'Attaboy Clarence'!

To celebrate, we'll listen to a very confusing advertisement, plus test our strength with Cheerios!

PLUS another round of 'Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?'

The Question Pot throws up another handful of conundrums...

We'll also unveil the winner of the Val Lewton competition...

This week's movies all star that most dazzling of British actresses, Margaret Lockwood, and include a newlywed bride harbouring a dark secret, a nurse who just can't seem to stop being tried for murder, and a blind girl in peril...

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Episode 68: Can't Lose

Attaboy Clarence is back!

In this episode, Thank Yous, Canterburys, Bulletins and more questions from the Question Pot!

PLUS...

Another game of 'Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?'!

Sookie muses on her Christmas!

Competition time!

Reviews of three movies featuring octopus villains, eternal youth and a con man with a heart of gold!

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Episode 67: I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby

This week, who on earth can fit eight great tomatoes into an itty-bitty can?

Apart from that, The Question Pot throws up a new assortment of queries...

Is it Clippercraft, or Clippercrap?

The Julio Iglesias-flavoured email song is back!

Sookie has a birthday wish!

We play 'Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?' again...

PLUS, we're looking at three more movies, 'Our Vines Have Tender Grapes' (a film with a title you have to give twice, EVERY TIME!), 'Over The Garden Wall' (Romeo & Juliet meets 1930's Britain), and the quintessential screwball comedy classic 'Bringing Up Baby'.

Radio entertainment comes courtesy of the Lux Radio Theatre

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Episode 66: Mermaids And Dog Parades

This week, there's a new game in town, as well as an all new (very overactive) catchphrase!

PLUS...

The reviews are over to you...

And hear about a trio of very curious movies in which you'll find a lovesick mermaid, a David-Lynchian parade of dogs, and a superhero with the worst super-power you've ever heard of!

It's all here, so dive on into Episode 66!

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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 62: The Silly Story

This week, see what happens when scientists apply themselves to the task of advertising...

PLUS...

...HELP(?) is provided to a listener who is addicted to the Question Pot song...

...NEWS of an upcoming THIRD show...

...HEAR the films that are an instant turnoff...

...followed by a concise guide to one of the most revered and respected animation series of all time, Walt Disney's laboratory of animation technique, the Silly Symphonies, which were the genesis of much of Disney's success...

aking of which, radio entertainment comes courtesy of Walt Disney himself...

PLUS...

...the competition winner is announced...

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Episode 61: Mysteries...

This time The Question Pot overfloweth, hear of how to prepare noodles like granny used to make, AND my condolences to those of you with "L & M"...

Also...

...Journey in to a mysterious realm of real-world mysteries on film, with reviews of 1924's 'Waxworks', 1956's 'Anastasia', and 1934's 'The Secret Of The Loch'; Golden Age movies based on real life legends, and hear of the weird folklore behind them all...

PLUS, it's competition time again. Join in and solve a mystery in order to win a bumper pack of very mysterious prizes...

Radio entertainment comes courtesy of 'Suspense'.

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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'.

Radio entertainment comes courtesy of The Screen Director's Playhouse

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Episode 58: Intermezzo

This week, it's competition time, and entering couldn't be simpler! Listen on for details, as well as news of the upcoming patron prizes...

Also...

How about a completely ridiculous summer drink? And whoever heard of a blue tiger?

Questions are plucked from the question pot, PLUS hear all the wonderful words of wisdom from the YouTube channel that Adam was completely unaware of...

As for movies, this week is devoted entirely to just one masterpiece, the movie that brought Ingrid Bergman to Hollywood; 1939's 'Intermezzo'

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The Attaboy Clarence Christmas Special 2015

Merry Christmas, and welcome to the second annual festive edition of Attaboy Clarence, featuring...

A completely natural conversation about a Letter To Santa!

A festive Disney Christmas gift!

Santa playing 20 Questions!

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson undergoing a very special identity crisis!

A warm and fuzzy adaptation of a true Christmas classic!

PLUS...

Special appearances from Bing Crosby, Walt Disney, Judy Garland, Sookie the dog, Arthur Askey,The Three Little Pigs, Basil Rathbone, Donald Duck, Perry Como, The Brighton Strangler, Nigel Bruce, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, YOU GUYS, and the return of Humphrey...

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