Tales From Hollywoodland

Tales From Hollywoodland | The AFI Top 100 Movies of the Past 100 Years

The AFI Top 100 – What Were They Thinking? | Tales From Hollywoodland

This week, Arthur, Julian, and Steve analyze the most recent movie polling for the AFI Top 100, toasting the good choices, arguing over the questionable, and wondering how they could leave off classics like “Dr. Zhivago,” “The Great Escape” and many others.     Links Tales From Hollywoodland on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/talesfromhollywoodland  Tales

Tales From Hollywoodland Ep 26

Empowered Women In Hollywood | Tales From Hollywoodland

In this episode of “Tales from Hollywoodland,” the hosts explore the evolution of empowered women in the film and television industry. They celebrate early pioneers like Mary Pickford and discuss the founding of United Artists. The episode highlights influential figures such as Mae West, Joan Crawford, Sherry Lansing, Lucille Ball,

Tales From Hollywoodland Ep24 - A Look At Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg: The Box-office King of Hollywood

This week, Steve, Julian, and Arthur showcase the amazing career of director Steven Spielberg, from his first feature “Sugarland Express,” through the enormous success of “Jaws,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “ET” to the present day. We want to hear from you! Feedback

Tales From Hollywoodland Ep 23 - Great Comedians

Who Are the Most Influential Comedians of All Time? | Tales From Hollywoodland

In this podcast episode, Julian Schlossberg, Arthur Friedman, Steven J. Rubin, and producer Mike Faber engage in a rich discussion about the evolution of comedy and the influence of legendary comedians across different eras. They reminisce about the comedic genius of icons like Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Mel Brooks, Don

Tales From Hollywoodland Ep 22 - Movie Director Spotlight

Movie Directors Spotlight: Otto Preminger and John Sturges | Tales From Hollywoodland

In this podcast episode, hosts Julian Schlossberg, Arthur E. Friedman, and Steven J. Rubin discuss the careers and films of directors Otto Preminger and John Sturges. They delve into Preminger’s reputation for being a tyrant on set, his bold directorial choices, and his notable films, including “River of No Return”

Tales From Hollywoodland Ep 21 - Christmas Movies

Christmas Movies | Tales From Hollywoodland

Ho! Ho! Ho! Action! This week, appropriately, Tales from Hollywoodland offers a fun overview of the best Christmas Movies of all time, and yes, we consider “Die Hard” a Christmas movie.  Here they are: from George Bailey and the iconic “It’s a Wonderful Life” family to the wild shenanigans of

Tales From Hollywoodland Ep 20 - All About Marilyn Monroe

All About Marilyn Monroe | Tales From Hollywoodland

The Face that Launched a Billion Libidos This week on Tales from Hollywoodland, Arthur, Julian, and Steve examine the life and meteoric career of actress Marilyn Monroe, who redefined the definition of sex symbol for the ages. We want to hear from you! Feedback is always welcome. Please write to

Tales From Hollywoodland, Hollywood Movie Bombs

Hollywood Movie Bombs | Tales From Hollywoodland

This week on Tales from Hollywoodland, Arthur, Julian, and Steve review the movies that truly bombed at the box office, including such disasters as Ishtar, Howard the Duck, Town & Country, Cleopatra (which nearly bankrupted 20th Century Fox), Tomorrowland, The Lone Ranger, and many more.  We want to hear from

Tales From Hollywoodland Ep 17 - Hollywood's Greatest Duos

Hollywood’s Greatest Duos

This week on Tales from Hollywoodland, Arthur, Julian, and Steve showcase the great Hollywood acting duos. It’s a great lineup that includes Abbott & Costello, Hepburn & Tracy, Newman & Redford, Hanks & Ryan, Pryor & Wilder, Thelma & Louise – even Donald O’Connor and Francis the Talking Mule…and much

Tales From Hollywoodland Ep 16 - Sex Scandals of Classic Hollywood

Hollywood Sex Scandals

This week the Tales from Hollywoodland gang interviews author and film historian Lionel Friedberg, about his book Full Service co-written with the legendary Scotty Bowers, who, working out of a gas station on Hollywood Blvd, provided sexual services to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, including Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, Bette

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