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True Stories Of Tinseltown Grace Collins

    • TV & Film
    • 4.7, 38 Ratings

#Classic movies #classicmovieactors #TCM #old hollywood #vintagehollywood #scandals #golden age of hollywood

    Part 6 Frank and Ava are the iconic couple we discuss today. They passionately loved, the, passionately fought.

    Part 6 Frank and Ava are the iconic couple we discuss today. They passionately loved, the, passionately fought.

    April and I talk Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner. These two crazy kids were crazy about each other, and made each other crazy. They were up and down. Sometimes love just aint enough. We discuss their meeting, Frank was still married to Barbara, their eventual marriage and their horrible jealousies that drove them apart. 
     
    Thanks to April as always.. 
    www.classicblondes.com
     
    Mostly thanks to the listeners. I so appreciate your listening. 
    Grace
    xoxo
     
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Part 1I talk to author Dan Callahan about my fave actress Barbara Stanwyck..We talk her career, love life and her fab movies..

    Part 1I talk to author Dan Callahan about my fave actress Barbara Stanwyck..We talk her career, love life and her fab movies..

    I talk to Dan Callahan about his fab book Barbara Stanwyck...The Miracle Woman. I had a wonderful time talking to Dan about my favorite actress. WE discussed her movies, her love life and lots more. 
     
    Thanks so much to Dan for coming on show.
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Dan-Callahan/e/B0053V2V7G/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1
     
    Mostly thanks to the listeners. I am so thrilled you listen.
     
    Love,
     
    Grace
    xoxo
     
    Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 
    www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown
    you can listen to podcast 
    www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com
     
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488
     
    https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg
     
    I'm on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I'm also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 
    I'm also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.
    Stay SAFE!!!
     
     
     

    • 44 min
    I talk to author Dan Callahan about my fave actress Barbara Stanwyck..We talk her career, love life and her fab movies..

    I talk to author Dan Callahan about my fave actress Barbara Stanwyck..We talk her career, love life and her fab movies..

    I talk to Dan Callahan about his fab book Barbara Stanwyck...The Miracle Woman. I had a wonderful time talking to Dan about my favorite actress. WE discussed her movies, her love life and lots more. 
     
    Thanks so much to Dan for coming on show.
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Dan-Callahan/e/B0053V2V7G/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1
     
    Mostly thanks to the listeners. I am so thrilled you listen.
     
    Love,
     
    Grace
    xoxo
     
    Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 
    www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown
    you can listen to podcast 
    www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488
     
    https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg
     
    I'm on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I'm also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 
    I'm also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.
    Stay SAFE!!!

    • 45 min
    Part 5 of iconic love stories of Classic Hollywood are the musical couple Betty Grable and Harry James...Harry rumbled with George Raft over Betty..

    Part 5 of iconic love stories of Classic Hollywood are the musical couple Betty Grable and Harry James...Harry rumbled with George Raft over Betty..

    On part 5 of iconic love stories of classic Hollywood my pal April VeVea Whitaker and I discuss Pin up Betty Grable and Harry James. They both had crazy childhoods. They met and it was KABOOM. The problem was Harry was still married to wife numero uno and Betty was involved in a two year on and off relationship with George Raft. After some drama they married. Harry was on the road a lot and Betty stayed in Hollywood doing movies. They both got addicted to booze and gambling. Their daughters definitely did not think Betty was Mommy Bestest. She was distant and could sometimes be abusive. Harry was away he got to be Disneyland dad. There was infidelity, IRS problems and after a while absence did not make the heart grow fonder. Betty found out about Harry's infidelity (she had heard rumors but chose to ignore them) in a gossip column so that was it after 22 years of marriage. We talk after the divorce up to their deaths. We believe they loved each other up until the end. 
    Thanks to April as always.. 
    www.classicblondes.com
    Mostly thanks to the listeners. I so appreciate your listening. 
    Grace
    xoxo
     
    Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 
    www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown
    you can listen to podcast 
    www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488
    https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg
    I'm on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I'm also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 
    I'm also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.
    Stay SAFE!!!
    PS
     
    I hope you like my new little ditty of a theme song. I wrote the lyrics (took me five minutes at most..HA!) I want to give humongous thanks to  Dennis Bach, who edits the show, wrote the music and produced, and the wonderful broadway babies that sang the ditty 
    Madeline Hamlet
    and 
    Justin McEllroy
     

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Part 4 of Iconic Romances of Classic Hollywood deal with the love and life of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Their divorce broke the heart of Millions of Americans that loved Lucy too.

    Part 4 of Iconic Romances of Classic Hollywood deal with the love and life of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Their divorce broke the heart of Millions of Americans that loved Lucy too.

    My cohost April VeVea Whitaker and I discuss Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and their tumultuous love story. Desi was a compulsive womanizer but thought "How could she/Lucy be mad, they're only hookers." Nice try Desi. They stuck it out for twenty years. The divorce broke not only their hearts, but millions of their fans. We discuss how they met, their whirlwind romance, their success with Desilu and finally their divorce. Each remarried but we like to think they loved each other til the end. 
    Thanks mucho to April for doing this with me. I love that Ms VeVea.
    www.classicblondes.com
    Mostly thanks to the listeners. I so appreciate you all.
    Love,
    Grace
    xoxo
    Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 
    www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown
    you can listen to podcast 
    www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id1363744889
    I'm on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I'm also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 
    I'm also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.
    Stay SAFE!!!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Part 3 of Iconic romances of classic Hollywood. April and I discuss Tracy and Hepburn..Was Spencer really gay..

    Part 3 of Iconic romances of classic Hollywood. April and I discuss Tracy and Hepburn..Was Spencer really gay..

    In part 3 of iconic romances of classic Hollywood we discuss Tracy and Hepburn. They have been controversial since Scotty Bauers book came out and said he had sexual contact with Spencer. First he told Katherine Hepburn biographer he fixed Katharine up with one woman, then he changed it to about 120..In the Katharine book the author claims they were beards for each other. We say, poppycock..HA! He stayed married until the day he died and K and S never went out publicly. That doesn't mean its not possible about their sexuality, but beards no way. Regardless we admire both very much and I believe they loved each other. So give it a listen..
    Thanks so much to April for being my partner in crime for the series..She's the best.
    www.classicblondes.com
    Thanks mostly to the listeners,
    Much love,
    Grace
    xoxo
    Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 
    www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown
    you can listen to podcast 
    www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id1363744889
    I'm on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I'm also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 
    I'm also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.
    Stay SAFE!!!
       

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

🤦🏼‍♀️😵😑 ,

Great show

I wish Grace could have had a little more input on e Barbara stanwyck episode (especially since babs is her fav) but she was constantly interrupted by the guest. He was very interesting but it’s hard to listen when someone refuses to let the other party contribute. Otherwise awesome show!

DALRC ,

I love this!!!

This is the only podcast I will listen to! The exact thing I was looking for to entertain my love of classic Hollywood!

vrcblc ,

BLC

Grace is always a pleasure to listen to. Look forward to listening.

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