True Stories Of Tinseltown

Classic movies, true stories of tinseltown. All about classic Hollywood.

March 31st, 2019    

Part 2 I talk to the wonderful Steve Hayes A.K.A. Tired Old Queen at the movies….We talk MOVIES!

Steve and I had a great time talking movies and his youtube show Tired Old Queen At The Movies.
​Steve has been doing the show for ten years. Go check him out. His reviews are smart, funny and helpful. Steve actually knows the words to the awful song the children sing in the classroom scene in The Birds. The song makes me insane and makes me want to do a semi Elvis, no gun, but clicker it off.  Steve is a lot of fun and has great knowledge of Classic Films and the wonderful stars of the golden days of Tinseltown. I envy his library of wonderful books about classic Hollywood and its stars.. I know you will love Steve. I did..
You can find Steve at


www.youtube.com/tiredoldqueenatthemovies.

Thanks so much to Steve for coming on the show. 

Thanks mostly to the listeners. I so appreciate you tuning in. 
Grace
xoxo

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March 29th, 2019    

Part 1 I talk to the wonderful Steve Hayes A.K.A. Tired Old Queen at the movies….We talk MOVIES!

Steve and I had a great time talking movies and his youtube show Tired Old Queen At The Movies.
​Steve has been doing the show for ten years. Go check him out. His reviews are smart, funny and helpful. Steve actually knows the words to the awful song the children sing in the classroom scene in The Birds. The song makes me insane and makes me want to do a semi Elvis, no gun, but clicker it off.  Steve is a lot of fun and has great knowledge of Classic Films and the wonderful stars of the golden days of Tinseltown. I envy his library of wonderful books about classic Hollywood and its stars.. I know you will love Steve. I did..

You can find Steve at
www.youtube.com/tiredoldqueenatthemovies.

Thanks so much to Steve for coming on the show. 

Thanks mostly to the listeners. I so appreciate you tuning in. 
Grace
xoxo

​You can listen on iTunes, pod bean, Spotify, Spreaker, youtube I heart radio and lots of other places.

www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com
www.truestoriesoftinseltown.podbean.com
Please follow my facebook page. I have loads of great pictures and tidbits on tinseltown. 
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March 20th, 2019    

I talked to the lovely Monika Henreid, the daughter of Paul Henreid, on being the daughter of Hollywood star and documentary she is making about her dad.

The lovely Monika Henreid was such a doll to come on the show.  She tells us what it's like growing up as Hollywood royalty, much about her mom and dad and the documentary she is working on "Paul Henreid: Beyond Victor Laszlo...a daughters memoir. She tells us what it was like to star with Bette Davis and be directed by her dad in Dead Ringer. Paul was many things besides being an actor, he was a director, he directed a few movies and loads of television. He directed almost THIRTY episodes of Alfred Hitchcock presents. I love that show. So many great stories. Paul was a loving husband and devoted dad. I wondered when in Now Voyager Bette and Paul blew smoke in each others faces, how one of them didn't choke. I also found out the truth behind the two cigarette in mouth light up. Many folks have taken credit for that. Monika also makes appearances. She's gone to many of The Key Largo movie festivals hosted by Steven Bogart. I saw Steven being interviewed by TCM's Eddie Muller and was surprised at how much his eyes look like his moms. Monika did not notice. Everyone thinks he's like Bogies twin. Somebody please check him out and see if I'm correct. We learn much about Paul and Monika. Also Monika gives you the link to donate money to get her dream project made.
Thanks so much to  the lovely Monika for coming on the show. I hope she will come on again when the documentary is completed.

Thanks mostly to the listeners. I have lots of great guests coming up. 
Grace
​xoxo

Monika info

Here's the link to the trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MU5fnCG_u5c&list=PLJrvGemIxYv9VaFteaiBLdZsoXPwcz0sW

Website:
http://henreidbeyondlaszlo.com/

Direct 'participate' link
http://henreidbeyondlaszlo.com/donate-now/
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Twitter - @MEHenreid 
Instagram - @welovepaulhenreid
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March 11th, 2019    

I talk to David Fantle and Tom Johnson about their wonderful book Hollywood Heyday: 75 Candid Interviews with Golden Age Legends. Fred Astaire started them off

I had so much fun talking to David and Tom. They were absolutely adorable. They were a couple teenagers from the midwest that saw the film "Thats Entertainment" and they became fans of all things classic Hollywood. They decided to write the classic stars for interviews. Much to their delight they heard back from Fred Astaire and an interview was set up. They were 18 years old and fresh out of high school. They had to get the money together to fly to L.A.. They got the tickets and decked out in their new suits they were off. They were too young to drive in CA. so they found a cheapo motel that was close enough to Freds to walk and boom, there they were with their idol Fred. Fred was kind, charming, funny and they loved him. Fred opened the doors for talking to other greats"Fred talked to you, I guess its OK." They have wonderful stories on Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen and his then wife Yvette Mimieux, Gregory Peck (swoon), Tippi Hedren, Tan Man George Hamilton, Charlton Heston, Angie Dickinson, Lucille Ball, Andre Previn, Jimmy Cagney, Mickey Rooney, a Hilarios story about lunch with Virginia Mayo and a three hour talk with RJ, alias Robert Wagner. He dished and dished. I'm sure they didn't tell me everything. There are so many interviews we did not get to, like fifty. The book is a joy to read. You will love David and Tom. They also did the last interviews of Stanley Donen, Andre Previn and Mike Connors. I highly recommend the book. It's a must read for classic movie fans. 

Thanks so much for Dave and Tom for coming on the show. PS Tom, you don't look like Art Carney..
Mostly thanks to the listeners. I have more great guests coming up.
Love,
Grace
xoxo

Heres a link to Tom and Daves book.
https://www.amazon.com/Hollywood-Heyday-Candid-Interviews-Legends/dp/1476668051/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=David+Fantle&qid=1552303613&s=books&sr=1-1-catcorr

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March 3rd, 2019    

Part 2 of my talk with Jayne Mansfield Biographer April Vevea…It’s Divoon…

It's part 2 of my chat with April Vevea about her book Puffblicity and Jayne Mansfield.
This episode deals with the late 50's until her death in 1967 at the age of 34. We talk Jaynes divorce from Mickey Hargitay., her second brief marriage, her horrible meeting with The Beatles, her starring in film and doing nude scenes. I never knew Jaynes playboy spread was the highest selling playboy to this day. The mid sixties are trying times for Jayne as she takes up drinking. She finally goes to small dinner clubs and after one of her shows, she and her posse head to New Orleans, but never make it after the car crashes into a truck and literally goes under it. April fills us in on the truth about her death, was she or wasn't she a Satanist and the final battle of the husbands. Very interesting stuff. Her follow up to Puffblicity covering the sixties will be out very soon. 

Again, Thank you to April for coming on the show and being so great.

Mostly thanks to the listeners. I have some great guests coming up.
Grace
xoxo

April

www.classicblondes.com

https://www.amazon.com/Puffblicity-Appreciation-Jayne-Mansfield-Pictures/dp/1978294352/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Puffblicity&qid=1551621345&s=books&sr=1-1

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March 1st, 2019    

Part 1 I talked to the April Vevea about Jayne Mansfield. We talk all about Jayne. We get to the bottom of the infamous Sophia Loren checking out with disdain Jaynes ample cleavage

had such a good time talking to Author April Vevea about Jayne Mansfield and her photo book about Jayne, Puffblicity. Jayne was a trip. She was certainly unique. Part 1 Covers her early life and her quest to become the bombshell with the mostest. We talk her never ending quest for puffblicity, meeting Mickey Hargitay and stealing him from Mae West. I found out she really said divoon and was she really poor in her unfurnished pink palace and so much more..Part two gets into the sixties and Jaynes sad decline and eventual death. 

Thanks so much to April. She was a lot of fun.

Mostly thanks to the listeners. I hope you enjoy learning about Jayne as much as I did..

Grace
​xoxo

​April

www.classicblondes.com

Her book
https://www.amazon.com/Puffblicity-Appreciation-Jayne-Mansfield-Pictures/dp/1978294352/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Puffblicity&qid=1551444341&s=books&sr=1-1

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