I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The Films of Vincent Price and Stanley Kramer: Next on TVC
Singer/actress Kat Kramer and author Joel Eisner will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Oct. 30-Nov. 5 at the following times and venues:
WROM Radio Detroit, MI Wednesday 10/30 8pm ET, 5pm PT 2am ET, 11pm PT Sunday 11/3 8pm ET, 5pm PT 2am ET, 11pm PT Click on the Listen Live button at WROMRadio.net
Indiana Talks Marion, IN Wednesday 10/30 11pm ET, 8pm PT with replays at various times throughout the week Click on the player at IndianaTalks.com or use the TuneIn app on your smartphone and type in Indiana Talks
Passionate World Radio Ann Arbor, MI Tuesday 11/5 9:30pm ET, 6:30pm PT with replays at various times throughout the week at PWRTalkonDemand.com Click on the Listen Now button at PWRTalk.com
The undisputed King of Horror Movies from the late 1950s through the early 1970s, Vincent Price was also a fixture on television throughout his career, including hundreds of appearances on Hollywood Squares, plus memorable guest roles on such classic series as Get Smart, The Brady Bunch, F Troop, Columbo and Batman.
The only authorized biography of Price, Joel’s book features a foreword by Peter Cushing, remembrances by the likes of Roger Corman, Richard Matheson and Jack Nicholson, and a wealth of stories on just about every stage, film and television production in which Vincent appeared — all told in the actor’s own words. Joel Eisner will join us in our second hour.
Kat Kramer will join us in our first hour as we continue our coverage of the centennial celebration of the career of Stanley Kramer. Kat is founder of Kat Kramer’s Films That Change the World, a series of motion picture screenings that raise awareness about important social issues. The fifth anniversary screening of Kat’s series will be a showing of the documentary Fallout at the Sunset Gower Studios in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Fallout is about the making of On the Beach, the 1959 film directed by Stanley Kramer, which was based on the novel by Nevil Shute. The Nov. 13 screening will mark the U.S. premiere of the documentary.
We’ll talk to Kat about Fallout, but we’ll also ask about the first annual Stanley Kramer Film Festival, which will take place Nov. 15-17 at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs, California. The lineup will include screenings of The Defiant Ones, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, The Wild One, Judgment at Nuremberg, The Caine Mutiny and It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, plus panel discussions, live performances and more. For tickets and more information, call (888) 718-4253 or go to camelottickets.com.