This Week on Firing Line . . . #8

David Susskind (1966)

Facsimile Film History Lesson #8

Title: The Chaplin Puzzle
Writer: Joseph Adamson
Director/Producer: Don McGlynn
Narrator: Burgess Meredith
Studio: Jazzmedia
Year: 1992

Facsimile Afternoon Concert #8

Glenn Gould in a last-minute appearance with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
(Karel Ančerl, cond.), performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat; September, 1970

Facsimile Movie of the Week! #8

Title: Major Barbara
Screenplay: George Bernard Shaw (from his play)
Director/Producer: Gabriel Pascal
Cinematographer: Ronald Neame
Editors: David Lean, Charles Frend
Music: William Walton
Cast: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Robert Newton, Sybil Thorndike,
Emlyn Williams, Marie Lohr, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Walter Hudd, David Tree, Deborah Kerr,
Donald Calthrop and Marie Ault
Studio: Gabriel Pascal Productions
Year: 1941

Songbirds #2

Alberta Hunter

Stage Art #4

Title: Subways Are for Sleeping
Book/Lyrics: Betty Comden & Adolph Green (from a book by Edmund G. Love)
Music: Jule Styne
Director/Choreographer: Michael Kidd
Producer: David Merrick
Venue: St. James Theatre
Performances: 205
Year: 1961

Wordsmiths, Authors and Writers #2

Shirley Jackson

Apple #4

The Chrysler building (1955)

Caliphs of Cool #4

Johnny Cash

Authors in Action #6

Ernest Hemingway slaughters defenseless animals on safari

What Do Movies Look Like? #8

Title: Flaming Creatures
Director/Cinematographer: Jack Smith
Year: 1963

The Regent of the Magic Kingdom #2

Uncle Walt points to a drawing of the proposed Monorail at Disneyland

The Name of the Photographer is Fan Ho #5

Lonely Stroll (1958)

Musicians in Action #3

Maurice Chevalier checks the house

Before or After? #7: Boris Karloff



Survivors of Soul #5

Wilson Pickett

The Name of the Photographer is Richard Avedon #3

Jasper Johns (1965)

The Heretofore Unmentioned #10

Geraldine Chaplin

Portraits from Gangland #6

Carlos Marcello

What Do Movie Directors Look Like? #5

Ken Russell

The Name of the Photographer is Arthur Fellig #5

Co-Conspirators #9

Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern

Dream Machines in Extremis #5

Facsimile Podcast #9:
Radio Free Gunslinger

Series 4, Episode 9:
Hallelujah, Everybody Say Cheese!

Your host for this edition of Radio Free Gunslinger is Truman Capote

It is entitled Hallelujah, Everybody Say Cheese!

The Content

First Sequence:
The Enchanters - Mambo, Santa, Mambo
Pearl Bailey - Five Pound Bag of Money
Julie London - I'd Like You for Christmas
Louis Prima & His Orchestra - Shake Hands with Santa Claus
Babs Gonzales - Be-Bop Santa Claus

Second Sequence:
The Goons - I'm Walking Backwards for Christmas
Max Miller - The Christmas Dinner
Dora Bryan - All I Want for Christmas is a Beatle
Billy Cotton & His Band - When Santa Got Stuck Up the Chimney
The Goodies - Father Christmas, Do Not Touch Me

Third Sequence:
Jim Backus & Daws Butler - I Was a Teenage Reindeer
Ray Stevens - Santa Claus is Watching You
The Countdown Kids - I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas
Lon Chaney, Jr. - Monster Holiday
Seymour Swine & The Squealers - Blue Christmas

Fourth Sequence:
The Waitresses - Christmas Wrapping
Dwight Yoakam - Santa Can't Stay
Pledge Drive - Christmas Rhapsody
The Flaming Lips - Christmas at the Zoo
Robert Earl Keen - Merry Christmas from the Family

Stan Freberg - Green Chri$tma$

This Week on Firing Line . . . #7

Dwight Macdonald (1967)

Facsimile Film History Lesson #7

Title: Warhol's Cinema, 1963-1968: Mirror for the Sixties
Director/Producer: Keith Griffiths
Cinematographer: Lisa Rinzler
Cast: Brigid Berlin, J. Hoberman, Stephen Koch, Gerard Malanga, Taylor Mead,
Jonas Mekas, Billy Name, Amy Taubin, Ronald Tavel
Studio: Channel Four Films
Year: 1989

Facsimile Afternoon Concert #7

Pete Seeger demonstrates why many wish he were still alive; Sweden, 1968

Facsimile Movie of the Week! #7

Title: Derek and Clive Get the Horn
Director/Editor: Russell Mulcahy
Producer: Lexi Godfrey
Cinematographers: Mike Dodds, Nic Knowland, Brian Loftus
Cast: Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
Year: 1979

Wordsmiths, Authors and Writers #1

John Dos Passos

British Film Art #3

Title: Woman in a Dressing Gown
Director: J. Lee Thompson
Studio: Associated British Picture Corporation Ltd.
Year: 1957

Atheists, Fools and Madmen #1

Madmen: Howard R. Hughes

Apple #3

The Flatiron building (1914)

Lovebirds #4

Philip Mountbatten and Elizabeth Windsor

The Name of the Photographer is Richard Avedon #2

Gov. George C. Wallace (1963)

Julie #4

What Do Movies Look Like? #7

Title: Satan Never Sleeps
Director: Leo McCarey
Cinematographer: Oswald Morris
Studio: 20th Century-Fox
Year: 1962

The Heretofore Unmentioned #9

Pete Best

Eros in Our Times #2

Charlotte Rampling

American Film Art #6

Title: Panic in the Streets
Director: Elia Kazan
Studio: 20th Century-Fox
Year: 1951

Before or After? #6: Harold Pinter



Co-Conspirators #8

Frank Sinatra and Keely Smith

The Name of the Artist is David Levine #5

Drew Pearson (1969)

The British Comic Artist #4

Joyce Grenfell

Facsimile Podcast #8:
Radio Free Gunslinger

Series 4, Episode 8: The Buried History

Your host for this edition of Radio Free Gunslinger is Betty Friedan

It is entitled The Buried History

This edition was programmed, I promise, by Zach Mitchell

The Content

First Sequence:
The Rolling Stones - Star Star
Jimmy Lunceford & His Orchestra - Blues in the Night
Grizzly Bear - He Hit Me (And It Felt Like a Kiss)
Virginia O'Brien - Say That We're Sweethearts Again
Eminem - Kim

Second Sequence:
Jelly Roll Morton - Winin' Boy Blues
Esther Williams & Ricardo Montalban - Baby, It's Cold Outside
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - I Want You
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five - That's When I'll Come Back to You
N.W.A. - A Bitch is a Bitch

Third Sequence:
Bikini Kill - White Boy (live)
Fugazi - Suggestion
Tori Amos - Precious Things
Ursula Rucker & The Roots - The Unlocking
Anne Sofie von Otter - I Am Just a Girl

Fourth Sequence:
Sandy Posey - Born a Woman
The Beatles - Run for Your Life
Abbey Lincoln & Max Roach - Triptych: Prayer/Protest/Peace
Leslie Gore - You Don't Own Me
John Lennon - Woman is the Nigger of the World

The Knife - Full of Fire

This Week on Firing Line . . . #6

Al Capp (1969)

Facsimile Film History Lesson #6

Title: Michael Powell
Director: David Hinton
Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Studio: London Weekend Television
Year: 1986

Facsimile Afternoon Concert #6

A cadaverous Chet Baker performs at the International Jazz Festival
in the Netherlands; August, 1975

Facsimile Movie of the Week! #6

Title: Crime Without Passion
Written/Directed/Produced: Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur
Cinematographer/Associate Director: Lee Garmes
Montage: Slavko Vorkapich
Editor: Arthur Ellis
Music: Frank Tours
Cast: Claude Rains, Margo, Whitney Bourne, Stanley Ridges, Leslie Adams
Studio: Paramount
Year: 1934

The Name of the Photographer is Cecil Beaton #1

Francis Bacon (1951)

The Heretofore Unmentioned #8

Dorothy Parker

Survivors of Soul #4

Solomon Burke

Songwriters, Composers and Tunesmiths #3

Jimmy Webb

The Name of the Photographer is Leonard Freed #2

Rome (1958)

American Film Art #5

Title: Intruder in the Dust
Director: Clarence Brown
Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Year: 1949

Lovebirds #3

Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas

The Name of the Photographer is Stanley Kubrick #4

News vendor (1945)