Kindaris Pictures Podcast

Kindaris Pictures Podcast

kindarispictures.com
Kindaris Pictures is a budding film company founded by your host, Adrienne. In this podcast, Adrienne chats about the Black experience in Old Hollywood. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kindarispicturespodcast/support


Louise and Fredi: The Forgotten Contenders
Feb 5 • 12 min
In this episode, we pay tribute to Louise Beavers and Fredi Washington - stars of the 1934 film, “Imitation of Life”. The actresses (and eventual friends) received high praise for their performances. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
Oscar Winner, James Baskett
Jan 22 • 13 min
Paying tribute to James Baskett - winner of an Honorary Academy Award in 1948. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kindarispicturespodcast/support
100 Years of ‘Within Our Gates’
Jan 8 • 15 min
Within Our Gates opened in Chicago on January 12, 1920. It is believed that the film was Oscar Micheaux’s response to the D.W. Griffith blockbuster, “The Birth of a Nation”. In this episode, we discuss the ruckus surrounding the movie’s release.…
Eartha Kitt Remembrance
Dec 25, 2019 • 11 min
Honoring Eartha Kitt - the dynamic entertainer we lost on December 25, 2008. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kindarispicturespodcast/support
Julia: Good Show, Bad Time?
Dec 11, 2019 • 22 min
In this episode, Adrienne briefly addresses the criticism of the NBC sitcom, “Julia” - starring Diahann Carroll. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Anita Bush and Her Players
Nov 27, 2019 • 10 min
The Anita Bush Players were an all-Black theater troupe that would later become known as the Lafayette Players. The troupe launched the careers of many stage and film greats. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
The (Black) Women - Season Finale
Sep 29, 2019 • 14 min
Season One, Episode Ten Celebrating the Black women in MGM’s 1939 classic, THE WOMEN (starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, and Rosalind Russell). —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support…
Thanks, Donald Bogle!
Sep 15, 2019 • 18 min
Paying tribute to the author and historian whose work has GREATLY inspired the Kindaris Pictures Podcast, and Kindaris Pictures in general. Donald Bogle is the author of seven (not six, as stated in the podcast) books, including “Toms, Coons, Mulattoes,…
I Want You to Be My Baby But the Casting Director Said ‘No’.
Sep 1, 2019 • 11 min
Did you know that The Ronettes were almost cast in a movie with Joey Dee and the Starlighters? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Ben Carter: Central Ave. Selznick
Aug 25, 2019 • 16 min
Learn about actor/agent Ben Carter in this episode of the Kindaris Pictures Podcast. Carter was responsible for booking the majority of Old Hollywood’s Black talent. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Kindaris Pictures: An Origin Story
Aug 20, 2019 • 20 min
A final exam. A rejection. A drive home. An epiphany. This is the story of Kindaris Pictures. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
No. They Weren’t Friends.
Aug 4, 2019 • 17 min
Adrienne discusses the use of the word “friend” (and sometimes “equal”) when referring to certain Black characters of Hollywood’s Golden Era. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this…
The Interesting Tale of THE GREEN PASTURES.
Jul 21, 2019 • 22 min
In this episode of the Kindaris Pictures Podcast, Adrienne talks about the critical reception of THE GREEN PASTURES (1936) and gives her own review. THE GREEN PASTURES was Hollywood’s 3rd all-Black cast production. Based on the play of the same name, it…
Hub of Black Los Angeles: The Dunbar Hotel
Jul 7, 2019 • 10 min
In the third episode of the Kindaris Pictures Podcast, Adrienne talks about The Dunbar Hotel - an business, political, and entertainment hub for Black Los Angeles. (Recorded July 3, 2019) —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Hallelujah, We Speak Your Names! (June 2019)
Jun 23, 2019 • 16 min
In the second episode of the Kindaris Pictures Podcast, we honor the unsung cast of the 1929 film, HALLELUJAH! The things they endured—and overcame—are worth speaking of. Their names are worthy of lifting. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Mildred Washington: A Life Cut Short (April 2019)
Apr 7, 2019 • 6 min
In this inaugural episode, Adrienne Warren of Kindaris Pictures talks about the Long Beach Earthquake of 1933—and a significant life that was claimed because of it. Uploaded: Sunday, April 7, 2019 Warning: This episode details the earthquake and includes…