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This week on Here’s The Thing, Alec talks with Robert Osborne, host of Turner Classic Movies. Today Osborne plays the role of ambassador to a bygone era. We hear the journey he took to get there — which could have been a classic movie itself.
Osborne tells Alec about meeting Lucille Ball: “If it had been Lana Turner I met or somebody I wouldn’t have been able to talk, but it was Lucille Ball.” Nonetheless, Ball ended up playing an influential role in Osborne’s life, encouraging him to pursue writing over acting. Later Osborne explains some of challenges he faced at The Hollywood Reporter, when he found himself writing what was really supposed to be a gossip column: “I never felt comfortable intruding upon people that wanted to keep a secret. Because I think secrets are important to have.”
April 23, 2012
What if 2001 had been released as a modern summer blockbuster? All copyrighted materials belong to their respective holders. For those asking about the soundtrack: Label: Position Music, Music: “Tactical Dominance” Composed by: Jack Trammell (ASCAP) 2001: A Space Odyssey (2012 Trailer Recut)
Another one day sale from Amazon: The Mel Brooks Collection @ $29. This is a great collection of Mel Brooks movies, but it is not the definitive collection — froma film perspective, it is missing the original The Producers (1968) as well as the musical remake. Also missing is the 2000 Year Old Man, Brook’s…Read More