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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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Michael St. John, Film Noir and the Worlds Fair: Next on TVC
Actor and author Michael St. John and film historian Alan Rode will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Apr. 30-May 5 at the following times and stations:
WROM Radio Detroit, MI Wednesday 4/30 8pm ET, 5pm PT 2am ET, 11pm PT Sunday 5/4 8pm ET, 5pm PT 2am ET, 11pm PT Click on the Listen Live button at WROMRadio.net
Joining us in our first hour willAlan Rode, one of the foremost experts on the subject of film noir, and the author of such books as Charles McGraw: Biography of a Film Noir Tough Guy. Alan is also the producer and host of The Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, which will take place May 8 thru May 11 at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. The lineup will include screenings of Sunset Boulevard, The Window, Sorry, Wrong Number, Too Late for Tears, Laura and the original 1946 version of The Killers, while the weekend’s scheduled guests include Barbara Hale, Nancy Olson, Terry Moore, Susie Lancaster and Barbara Stanwyck biographer Victoria Wilson. We’ll ask Alan about the eternal appeal of film noir, plus we’ll preview his upcoming book on iconic film director Michael Curtiz.