Norman Lloyd 2015 interview Alan K Rode  

Norman Lloyd 2015 Interview - Part 1 of 3

Norman Lloyd re directing Peter Lorre; inspired by Al Jolson; the aborted Chaplin project; looking ahead; Judd Apatow and Trainwreck.

Norman Lloyd 2015 interview Alan K Rode  

Norman Lloyd 2015 Interview - Part 2 of 3

On Berthold Brecht's campaign to end Charles Laughton's nervous on-stage habit.

Norman Lloyd 2015 interview Alan K Rode  

Norman Lloyd 2015 Interview - Part 3 of 3

Directing Peter Lorre; being inspired by Al Jolson; his aborted Chaplin project; looking ahead; Judd Apatow and Trainwreck

Steven C Smith interview by Alan K Rode  

Steven C. Smith Interview - Part 1 of 3

Biographer Steven Smith on Bernard Herrmann in Hollywood; an independent contractor; Herrmann and John Brahm; failure and success.

Steven C Smith interview by Alan K Rode  

Steven C. Smith Interview - Part 2 of 3

On Bernard Herrmann's early years to Orson Welles; The Devil and Daniel Webster; birthing the biography; Herrmann's influence on Stephen Sondheim in Sweeney Todd; scoring Herrmann's Psycho shower scene; Torn Curtain, the end of Herrmann and Hitchcock

Steven C Smith interview by Alan K Rode  

Steven C. Smith Interview - Part 3 of 3

On Bernard Herrmann's score for The Ghost and Mrs. Muir; Herrmann, a romantic artist; a complicated person; interviewing Richard Widmark

Claude Jarman Jr interview Alan K Rode 004 120w 90h  

Claude Jarman, Jr. Interview - Pt. 1

Actor Claude Jarman, Jr. recalls James Meredith, filming in Oxford, Mississippi, The Yearling, Gregory Peck. 

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Claude Jarman, Jr. Interview - Pt. 2

On director Clarence Brown; winning an Oscar; being a professional actor; John Wayne and Rio Grande; director John Ford.

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Claude Jarman, Jr. Interview - Pt. 3

On Lee Marvin; running the S.F. International Film Festival; producing documentary on Bill Graham; William Faulkner; Gloria Grahame; favorite actor; Intruder in the dust.

photo of Jon Polito being interviewed by Alan K Rode  

Jon Polito Interview - Pt. 1

John Polito on Miller's Crossing; cast by the Coen brothers; Warner Bros. character actors; finding "the look"; working fast; Albert Finney in drag; critics be damned!

photo of Jon Polito at an interview by Alan K Rode  

Jon Polito Interview - Pt. 2

Jon Polito on catching the acting bug; Polito's mentors; Michael Mann's Crime Story; Homicide: Life on the Street.

photo of Jon Polito at an interview by Alan K Rode  

Jon Polito Interview - Pt. 3

Jon Polito on working with Marlon Brando; Brando's power; being gay in Hollywood; gay subtext in Miller's Crossing; audience questions.

photo of actress Barbara Hale from an interview with Alan K Rode  

Barbara Hale Interview - Pt. 1

Barbara Hale on shooting The Window in icy NYC; chasing Bobby Driscoll; Arthur Kennedy and Ruth Roman; her daughter; discovery in Chicago; Robert Mitchum; courting Bill Williams.

photo of Barbara Hale from interview with Alan K Rode  

Barbara Hale Interview - Pt. 2

Barbara Hale on RKO; the studio's generosity; Universithy of RKO; conflict on the set of The Window; Al Jolson.

photo of Barbara Hale and Alan K Rode on stage interview  

Barbara Hale Interview - Pt. 3

Barbara Hale on working with James Cagney; Raymond Burr, pratical joker; the Perry Mason family; art imitates life; Burr's generosity.

photo of Barbara Hale and Alan K Rode on stage during interview  

Barbara Hale Interview - Pt. 4

Barbara Hale on the tragic death of Bobby Driscoll, star of The Window.

Nancy Olson interview Alan K Rode 120w 90h  

Nancy Olson Interview - Pt. 1

Nancy Olson reflects on her Best Supporting Actress nomination for Sunset Boulevard, working with Gloria Swanson and William Holden, selling one's soul, destiny.

photo of Nancy Olson interview by Alan K Rode  

Nancy Olson Interview - Pt. 2

Nancy Olson discusses Sunset Boulevard's wardrobe artist Edith Head, Erich von Stroheim, kissing William Holden, "leading man protocol" and her four films with William Holden.

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Nancy Olson Interview - Pt. 3

Nancy Olson on making art in Hollywood, wholesome opportunist, marriage to Alan Jay Lerner and Alan Livingston, The Beatles, Marilyn Monroe.

Conrad Janis 1

 

Conrad Janis Interview - Pt. 1

Conrad Janis on John Brahm and George Montgomery, from Broadway to Hollywood, noir atmosphere, trouble on the set, under contract at Fox.

Conrad Janis 2  

Conrad Janis Interview - Pt. 2

Conrad Janis on "That Hagen Girl" with Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple, 1950's live tv, Lloyd Nolan's gun.

Conrad Janis 3  

Conrad Janis Interview - Pt. 3

Conrad Janis re jazz career, Kid Ory, working with Robin Williams on "Mork and Mindy".

 

Lynn Carter Interview -  Pt.1

Lynne Carter on Port of New York, Yul Brynner, Laslo Benedek, William Talman, going to Hollywood.

 

Lynn Carter Interview -  Pt.2

Lynne Carter on theater with Orson Welles, Gloria Swanson, Marvin Paige, working on Port of New York, Scott Brady.

 

Kirk Douglas on "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers"

Here's the great Kirk Douglas recalling his film debut in "The Strange Love of Martha Ivers" (1946)

 

Robert Wagner on "A Kiss Before Dying"

Robert Wagner on his role as a ruthless gold-digger in "A Kiss Before Dying" (1956)

Robert Loggia interview with Alan K. Rode - Pt 1

Robert Loggia on replacing Robert Aldrich, Vincent Sherman, Harry Cohn and Columbia

Robert Loggia interview - Pt 2

Robert Loggia on college journalism, early career, Cowboy 101, Norman Foster, THE Cat.

Robert Loggia interview - Pt 3

The Garment Jungle

Barrie Chase interview with Alan K. Rode – Pt 1

Barrie Chase on Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Stanley Kubrick, post-screening of Cape Fear

Barrie Chase interview with Alan K. Rode - Pt 2

Barrie Chase on White Christmas, dance career, Jack Cole, Fred Astaire

Barrie Chase interview with Alan K. Rode - Pt 3

Barrie Chase on The George Raft Story, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Flight of the Phoenix.

Film Noir Expert Alan K. Rode On Location at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival 2009

In this episode of Snowbiz247, Nicholas Snow interviews Alan K. Rode, Film Noir expert, on location at the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival.

Tommy Cook – Pt 1 - on Robert Siodmak, Debra Paget, Victor Mature, Shelly Winters, and Richard Conte with Alan K. Rode

Tommy Cook on Robert Siodmak, Debra Paget, Victor Mature, Shelly Winters, and Richard Conte.

Tommy Cook - Pt 2 - on Robert Blake, Elia Kazan, Jack Palance, Raoul Walsh

Tommy Cook on Robert Blake, Elia Kazan, Jack Palace, Jack Warner, Battle Cry, Raoul Walsh, The Homestretch

Kim Hamilton interview with Alan K. Rode - Pt 1

Kim Hamilton on getting cast for Odds against Tomorrow, Harry Belafonte, Robert Wise.

Kim Hamilton interview with Alan K. Rode - Pt 2

Kim Hamilton on Leech Woman, To Kill a Mockingbird, Werner Klemperer, The Twilight Zone.

Alan K. Rode introduces THE HUNTED at Noir City: Chicago 3 (8-14-11)

Author and film noir historian Alan K. Rode introduces film noir rarity, THE HUNTED, at the Music Box Theatre for Noir City: Chicago 3 on August 14th, 2011. Intro organ music provided by Dennis Scott.

Ernest Borgnine Pt 1 - Pay or Die, the Black Hand

Ernest Borgnine interviewed by Alan K. Rode at the screening of Pay or Die at the 2010 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs.

Ernest Borgnine Pt 2 - on Siodmak, From Here to Eternity

Ernest Borgnine on working with Robert Siodmark, his early years in NY, From Here to Eternity, and a knife fight with Montgomery Cliff.

Ernest Borgnine Interview Pt 3 - Bad Day at Black Rock

Ernest Borgnine talks with interviewer Alan K. Rode about Bad Day at Black Rock, Spencer Tracy, Marty, and Lee Marvin at the screening of Pay or Die.

Ernest Borgnine Pt 4 - The Wild Bunch

Ernest Borgnine talks with Alan K. Rode about The Wild Bunch, Samuel Peckinpah and William Holden.

Ernest Borgnine Pt 5 - Television Work

Ernest Borgnine talks about McHale's Navy and television work, current projects and The Devil's Rain

Norman Lloyd - Pt 1 - Hitchcock's Saboteur - Statute of Liberty scene

Norman Lloyd on Statue of Liberty scene in Hitchcock's Saboteur, stunt work.

Norman Lloyd - Pt 2 - Film v. theatrical acting

Norman Lloyd on transition to film acting from stage, Orson Welles, John Huston.

Norman Lloyd - Pt 3 - Alfred Hitchcock, Chaplin, Alma Hitchcock

Hitchcock, Chaplin, Alma Hitchcock.

Film Noir Festival - Palm Springs, CA - May 28-31, 2009

A compilation of interviews from some of this year's special guests: Anne Jeffreys - Riff-Raff (1947), Sherry Jackson - The Breaking Point (1950), Robert Loggia - The Garment Jungle (1957), Patty McCormack - The Bad Seed (1956) and Ann Rutherford - Inside Job (1946). The lighting was too dark in the theatre and the video didn't turn out, but the audio was too good to waste. Interviews conducted by Alan K. Rode, Foster Hirsch and Kim Morgan. Photos of Anne Jeffreys, Sherry Jackson, Robert Loggia and Patty McCormack taken at the festival are by Gordon Parr, NotesFromPalmSprings.com.

American Cinematheque @ Egyptian Theater on Mahalo Daily

Today on Mahalo Daily, join Leah in learning about the history of the Egyptian Theater and the mission of American Cinematheque to keep classic films alive.

June Lockhart on Anthony Mann - T-Men, Bernard Vorhaus - Bury Me Dead

June Lockhart's May 2010 interview with Alan K. Rode on working with Anthony Mann on T-Men, and Bernard Vorhaus, director of Bury Me Dead.

June Lockhart on Gene Lockhart, parents, Edison, Boyer

June Lockhart on Gene Lockhart, her parents, Thomas Edison, A Christmas Carol, auditioning, All This and Heaven Too, French lessons with Charles Boyer.

June Lockhart on John Alton, Bury Me Dead co-stairs Mark Daniels & Cathy O'Donnell

June Lockhart on cinematographer John Alton, and Bury Me Dead co-stairs Mark Daniels & Cathy O'Donnell.

June Lockhart on Sergeant York, William Beaudine, Lassie, early TV career

June Lockhart on Sergeant York, William Beaudine, her early television career, getting cast in Lassie.

Julie Adams 2010 Pt 1: Hollywood Story, William Castle, Jim Backus

Julie Adams re Hollywood Story, William Castle, Richard Conte, Jim Backus, Chaplin's ghost, Universal Studios.

Julie Adams 2010 Pt 2: early years, Creature from the Black Lagoon

Julie Adams' early years in Hollywood, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Easter Sunday.

Julie Adams 2009 Pt 1: Six Bridges to Cross, Joseph Pevney, Tony Curtis

Julie Adams on Six Bridges to Cross, Joseph Pevney, Tony Curtis, early career, work with Universal.

Julie Adams 2009 Pt 2: Anthony Mann, Jimmy Stewart, Slaughter on 10th Ave

Julie Adams re Anthony Mann, Jimmy Stewart, Slaughter on 10th Avenue, Walter Matthau, Creature from the Black Lagoon.

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