14 episodes

Welcome to The Plot Thickens, a documentary podcast from Turner Classic Movies. Each season we'll bring you a story about the movies and the people who make them.

The Plot Thickens TCM

    • TV & Film
    • 4.6 • 2.5K Ratings

Welcome to The Plot Thickens, a documentary podcast from Turner Classic Movies. Each season we'll bring you a story about the movies and the people who make them.

    The Plot Thickens Returns This Summer

    The Plot Thickens Returns This Summer

    We've got two new seasons coming your way in 2021, and the first is dropping soon.  

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    • 48 sec
    The Plot Thickens Virtual Event

    The Plot Thickens Virtual Event

    TCM host Alicia Malone hosts a conversation with Peter Bogdanovich and Ben Mankiewicz, who share memorable stories and answer questions from listeners about Season 1 of The Plot Thickens.

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    • 30 min
    Henry Fonda, John Wayne and James Stewart

    Henry Fonda, John Wayne and James Stewart

    Highlights from Peter Bogdanovich’s interviews with three of Hollywood’s biggest movie stars, who talk about the unique challenges of working with director and legendary curmudgeon John Ford.

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    • 26 min
    Alfred Hitchcock

    Alfred Hitchcock

    Peter Bogdanovich sits down with one of his filmmaking heroes, Alfred Hitchcock, for a wide-ranging conversation about Psycho, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Rear Window and more.  Plus, Hitchcock shares stories about being arrested as a child, appearing in his own movies, and why he doesn’t like eggs.

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    • 28 min
    Howard Hawks

    Howard Hawks

    For our first bonus episode, Peter Bogdanovich interviews director Howard Hawks in the Palm Springs desert in April 1972.  Hawks tells Peter how he got started in showbiz and provides insight into many of his best movies, including Rio Bravo, The Dawn Patrol, His Girl Friday, Hatari! and Scarface.

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    • 27 min
    I’m Still Peter Bogdanovich

    I’m Still Peter Bogdanovich

    Grief-stricken for years, Peter finally goes back behind the camera and ends up shooting one of his most popular films.  But he sues the studio before the movie is released, further endangering his career.  While trying to recover, Peter once again becomes a target of the press after he marries Dorothy’s sister.

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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.5K Ratings

2.5K Ratings

Mike45321 ,

Surprised

I am a bit surprised at how impatiently I have been looking forward to the second season. Actually jonesing for more at this point.

mrklein007 ,

Season 2 & 3

Lights... Camera... Action...
If the next two seasons are on oar with the first, I am all in. And recommending to all of my film buff/nerd friends.

JD in Ashland ,

Wonderful!

I enjoyed the extras and would love to see Mr. Bogsanovich’s recorded interviews turned into their own podcast.

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