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True Stories Of Tinseltown Grace Collins

    • TV & Film
    • 4.5 • 57 Ratings

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

    I Talk To Fabulous Christina Lane, We talk A Bit About Her Book Phantom Lady, And I AskChristina One Of The Most Tough Questions About Noirvember and Betty Shaefer..

    I Talk To Fabulous Christina Lane, We talk A Bit About Her Book Phantom Lady, And I AskChristina One Of The Most Tough Questions About Noirvember and Betty Shaefer..

    Christina was such a great guest. I wanted to ask her a few more questions about her book Phantom Lady:Hollywood Producer..The Forgotten Woman Behind Hitchcock. Its a wonderful book and lots of juicy tidbits. 


    Christina was a good sport, we talked some good girls of Noir, first up Ella Raines, next Betty Shaefer. The million dollar question I asked Christina was did she think Betty would go back to the sweet and actually non stiff, just the facts ma'am, Artie Greene. See what her answer is. We talked before we started and chose a couple extra people. Christina was game. It was a lot of fun. 


    Question to you all, I love Gloria Grahame as a bad girl, but in the film The Big Heat, she risked her life for Glenn Ford, got scalding coffee thrown in her face. For real, she saved the day. She asked GlennFord about his wife..Don't you dare ask me about my wife. You are not even worthy to use the word wife." Debbie gave her life. AS she was dying after she saved his butt, he started telling her about his wife...What a trooper. She was a good girl.


     


    Check out Christina's author page. I can't recommend Phantom Lady enough. 


    https://www.amazon.com/Christina-Lane/e/B00448NGTQ?ref_=dbs_p_pbk_r00_abau_000000


     


    Thanks so much to all of you for getting me noticed as one of the best old Hollywood podcasts. Funny, I was just thinking about rolling up my microphone. He changed my mind. He is the darling Matthew Chernov, and the article was written in Variety.


    Thanks so much to my loyal listeners. I love you all!!


    Grace


    If you want to contact me about a show you'd like me to do, or a be a guest, or most importantly help (HA!) me tune up my new YouTube channel you can contact me at


    truestoriesoftinseltown@gmail.com


     


    You can listen anywhere podcasts are posted.


    www. Facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown


    I also have a group page. I'm going to make a new twitter account and be better with my instagram page.


    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


    You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio,


    amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. 


    I'm om Tumblr and Pinterest and will start doing shorts on tidbits from  fave classic


    movies, stars and interesting places in NYC from Classic Hollywood, Stay tuned!! I will be starting a you tube channel..HELP!! and will be adding my own video and little tidbits about a certain, star or movie a couple times a week. 


     


    My twitter. I've used it maybe 12 times, but I will be doing it more 









    Graycee1@Tiseltowntrut1
     


     









     
     
     

    • 58 min
    I TalkTo The Fab Robert Matzen About His Book Errol Flynn Slept Here. He Was A Peeper In Life, Was He A Peeper In Death..I

    I TalkTo The Fab Robert Matzen About His Book Errol Flynn Slept Here. He Was A Peeper In Life, Was He A Peeper In Death..I

    I loved this book. It talks about Errols great love for his home, his two way mirrors, his alcohol and drug addiction and his love for young chickypoo's. Of course we get into his statutory rape trial. He found his next girlfriend at the cigarette counter in the court house. She was the ripe old age of 18...LEGAL..


    WE talk Errols horrible demise. Then Robert tells about the following two owners. One was a Christian music singer, that had tons of kids and grandchildren. His wife was a good Christian woman so she removed the bar...Horrors and put in an organ. They left and next owner was Rick Nelson. His daughter Tracy lived there for a time and said she saw Errol a lot...Of course, she was a young cutie. Rick died on New Years eve going to a gig in an airplane crash. 


    You will love the chapter on the paranormal happenings in the house. Truly spooky..


    Thanks mucho, once again to Robert. He is always a great guest. 


    Most of all thanks to my listeners. I love you all!!


    Grace


    xoxo


    Roberts amazon page


    https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Matzen/e/B001HD2ZAC%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share


     


    I will be starting a YouTube channel in January. I'll be doing 5 to 10 minute blips on a scandal or love life or some cool stuff I find. 


     


    You can listen anywhere podcasts are posted.


    www. Facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown


    I also have a group page. I'm going to make a new twitter account and be better with my instagram page.


    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


    You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. 


    I'm om Tumblr and Pinterest and will start doing shorts on tidbits from  fave classic movies, stars and interesting places in NYC from Classic Hollywood, Stay tuned!! I will be starting a you tube channel..HELP!! and will be adding my own video and little tidbits about a certain, star or movie a couple times a week. 


     

    • 58 min
    Put On Your Tap Shoes. Today The Fab John DiLeo and I Talk Broadway To Film. Marnie Nixon..Too Dub Or Not To Dub..

    Put On Your Tap Shoes. Today The Fab John DiLeo and I Talk Broadway To Film. Marnie Nixon..Too Dub Or Not To Dub..

    In the first minute nothing was edited but I guess the download did. SPOOOOOOOOKKKY.. Not much was missed except I explain I've done no musical shows because it's not my fave genre. Never Fear...John is here and he knows them all. We talk Broadway to Screen adaptations. Poor Julie Andrews lost two of her Broadway shows to Audrey Hepburn in MY Fair Lady, and Vanessa Redgrave in Camelot. WE talk dubbing, dueling  A Star Is Born, Babs and much more. John chose the topic and he lead the pack and was so great. I learned a lot to.


    Thank you to John. You are always Great. 


    Check out John's authors page. So many great books. One is coming out in FEb. Cant wait to talk about it..


    https://www.amazon.com/John-DiLeo/e/B001HMLJB4?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1635870798&sr=1-1


    Thanks so much to the listeners. You all are truly the best. 


    Mucho Love,


    Grace


     


    You can listen anywhere podcasts are posted.


    www. Facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown


    I also have a group page. I'm going to make a new twitter account and be better with my instagram page.


    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


    You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. 


    I'm om Tumblr and Pinterest and will start doing shorts on tidbits from  fave classic movies, stars and interesting places in NYC from Classic Hollywood, Stay tuned!! I will be starting a you tube channel..HELP!! and will be adding my own video and little tidbits about a certain, star or movie a couple times a week. 


     

    • 59 min
    Part 2 of Spooktacular. Stone And I talk Horror Movies From 60‘s, 70‘s and eighties. Our Recording Was Haunted...Really

    Part 2 of Spooktacular. Stone And I talk Horror Movies From 60‘s, 70‘s and eighties. Our Recording Was Haunted...Really

    Stone and I were merrily talking horror films. We had gone about 45:00 minutes. All of a sudden I see it only recorded 32.00 minutes. We had to go back to figure where to start off again. Then this piece of wire came out again. It has NEVER happened during one of my podcasts, let alone happen twice. I was on it right away. So I edited and hopefully it flows. Also when I listened, sentences where repeated almost on top of the regular sentence. Very Creepy. It was a spooky spooktacular taping. Stone and I were at it for over 2 and a half hours. I sound it. Sorry. Stone was drinking coffee so he sounded as perky as ever. He does his Peter Lorre impersonation, which is great but his Dracula is fab.  I pronounced Stanley Kubrick like Stanley KEWWWWWbrick. Ugh.


    Anyhow it was a spooky but fun spooktacular. Thanks so much to Stone for being so great. He is the best. 


    You can check out his books here.


    https://www.amazon.com/Stone-Wallace/e/B00TR6JLY4/ref=aufs_dp_fta_dsk


    Thanks to Stone for your patience.


    Mostly thanks to the listeners. I love you guys


    Grace


    xoxo


    PS


    Happy Halloween!! Be safe!!


    I am on instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and just started twitter again. I believe it's Gracee@tinseltowntru.


    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


    You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music, vurbl and basically anywhere podcasts are played. 


     

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Part 1 It‘s Spooktacular Time Again. Yes, Annoying Spooky Laughs. My Friend Stone Wallace And I Discuss Horror films from 30‘s, 40‘s and 50‘s...So Spooky Tacular!

    Part 1 It‘s Spooktacular Time Again. Yes, Annoying Spooky Laughs. My Friend Stone Wallace And I Discuss Horror films from 30‘s, 40‘s and 50‘s...So Spooky Tacular!

    It's Spooktacular 2021. I'm joined by fellow horror movie lover and my pal Stone Wallace. He joins in with spooktacular laughter and does A Fab Dracula...Bela of course..


    We talk movies from the 20's, only two. Then the 30's, 40's and fifties.. I make an embarrassing confession.. I think Stone was secretly disgusted HA! The Wolfman and his clothes. Nostradamus, my mistake, Nosferatu..He was one scary MOFO. Stone tells his fave horror and so much more. WE are doing Spooktacular Part 2, talking about Scary movies from the 60's, 70's and eighties. Lots of good ones. 


    Sorry for my name mixups. My brain was filled with horror movie fog. 


    Check out Stones new Horror Book The Batesville Ghoul and all his other fab books


    https://www.amazon.com/Stone-Wallace/e/B00TR6JLY4?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1635166957&sr=1-2


     


    Thanks so much to Stone for being fab as usual.


    Mostly thanks to the listeners. You are Spooktacular People...


    Love,


    Grace


    xoxo


     


    I am on instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and just started twitter again. I believe it's Gracee@tinseltowntru.


    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


    You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music, vurbl and basically anywhere podcasts are played. 


     

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Author Robert Matzen And I Talk His Latest Book..Warrior...Audrey Hepburn..Son Luca Calls Her A Badass...She Was AMAZING/.

    Author Robert Matzen And I Talk His Latest Book..Warrior...Audrey Hepburn..Son Luca Calls Her A Badass...She Was AMAZING/.

    This is Robert's fourth time on the show and the fourth book we've discussed. His latest  is Warrior...Audrey Hepburn is a great companion piece to Dutch Girl. Her son Luca called his mom a badass and wanted the world to know all the courageous and kind things she did as the Ambassador Of Unicef. She traveled war zones, met the starving populations of so many countries. During her final visit before she retired from Unicef she visited a place where ten people died in the time she was there. She watched a teen take his last breath. Throughout her years she was a force to be reckoned with. Fragile in size, but not in will, compassion and spirit. Yes, Audrey was more then a badass, she was a Warrior, 


    We also talk her movies after retirement, her marriages and her finally meeting her soulmate Robert Wolders (her Robbie)who was with Audrey every step of the way. She loved to laugh, have a drink and be in her beloved garden in Switzerland. She adored her sons. This book is a triumph to Audrey in every way. I loved her even more after reading this book.


    Thanks so much to Robert for coming on the show again. You are so FAB!


    Mostly, thanks so much to all my listeners. You are all the BEST!


    Love youse all,


    Grace


    https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Matzen/e/B001HD2ZAC%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share


     


    I am on instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and just started twitter again. I believe it's Gracee@tinseltowntru.


    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


    You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music, vurbl and basically anywhere podcasts are played. 


     
     

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

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