Attaboy Clarence

Attaboy Clarence
Classic Movies and Old-Time Radio

The Wizard Himself
Dec 5 • 56 min
This week’s show is dedicated to the Wizard himself, one of the Golden Age’s greatest character actors, Mr Frank Morgan! We’ll be conjuring up reviews of two of his lesser-seen yet equally as charming film appearances, 1935’s The Perfect Gentleman and…
Pools Of Darkness
Nov 29 • 80 min
In this week’s noir-themed edition of Attaboy Clarence, I’ll be telling you about a trio of shadow-soaked dramas to spice up your Noirvember viewing… Victor Mature goes head-to-head with Laird Cregar in 1941’s ‘I Wake Up Screaming’ Robert Cummings is on…
Oh Johnny, Heavens Above!
Nov 12 • 60 min
In this week’s show… Who would be the best Golden Age SUPERHEROES? How did Adam become a classic movie LOVER? How did Sookie become a REALITY TV star? There’s MUSIC from Eddie Cantor and The Andrews Sisters, PLUS… Reviews of THREE movies featuring Ronald…
Agony Uncle
Nov 4 • 92 min
This week… …winter’s closing in, and if only there was some way of achieving a certain dream… …the Question Pot features a singing dog, a trip to Ocono… Oconwo… to somewhere… plus a discussion on fish out of water… …there’s music from Nat King Cole, Bing…
Killer B’s!
Sep 20 • 69 min
In this week’s show, we’re diving into the second tier of Hollywood for three awfully-brilliant, brilliantly-awful B-movie shockers! We’ll be watching a killer man-cat, a Hitler impostor/assassin, and a jungle bride who can’t make up her jungle mind!…
Something To Show You
Sep 3 • 12 min
There might be something in here you’ll like
Lighter Than Air
Aug 22 • 143 min
Take my hand and waltz with me through a very special episode dedicated to the world’s greatest musical-dance-comedy team, Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire! I’ll be reviewing three of their movies, as well as presenting a gallery of clips, some of the…
Sunshine And Psychopaths
Jul 22 • 79 min
In this week’s show… …who knew cigarettes could be so refreshing? …advice on how to make yourself irresistible to the opposite sex? …sublime music from Jo Stafford and Tommy Dorsey! And reviews of two movies! One’s a battle of the sexes set around rival…
Happy Birthday, Mr Cagney!
Jul 17 • 38 min
In this special episode, we give a salute to a very special birthday guy, Mr James Cagney! Hear a review of the movie you voted for, as well as a special radio appearance from the man himself
Is There A Doctor In The House?
Jun 28 • 95 min
This time it’s a deep dive into one of the greatest film series’ from the Golden Age! Yes, the Dr Kildare series from MGM provided audiences then and now with a collection of the best stars, the best scripts, and the best stories, all from the hand of…
The Hundredth Episode!
May 31 • 90 min
What a thrill it’s been to make one hundred of these shows, so let’s celebrate in the only way I know how, namely to tell you about some amazing movies, to present a wonderful piece of old-time radio, to snap our fingers to some classic music, and… …TIME…
Poison Ivy
Apr 17 • 52 min
It’s Episode 99… goodness me… Well, having clambered across ninety-eight episodes of the podcast to get here, let’s see what’s inside… There are some CANTERBURYS to dish out! You have an all-new EXCELLENCY ear worm! There’s music from SIR LANCELOT, and…
Romancing The Joan
Mar 19 • 84 min
In this week’s show… There was a meet-up in London, and people came! Imagine, if you will, that you are a struggling musician… And imagine if you will, the tune you’d write to make you immortal… I have podcast recommendations for you! We’re diving into…
The Deluxe Experience
Mar 11 • 6 min
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97: The Light Fantastical
Feb 27 • 82 min
In this week’s episode… Sookie drops in to tell us about her week! The Question Pot is open for business! There’s music from Doris Day and The Andrews Sisters! AND we’ll be taking a look at two supernatural films that aren’t out to scare you (although you…
96: Black Bette
Feb 5 • 75 min
In this week’s episode… We’re touring the world with the help of a very special guide book! There’s a whole bunch of thank-yous! There’s a very TUMS remedy to consider! And then we’ve got a dive into some unconventional noir… The first is a Jules Dassin…
95: I Wouldn’t Say That
Jan 19 • 125 min
Welcome back to a new season of Attaboy Clarence, edging ever closer to the 100th episode… In this week’s show… Sookie has made a chart! Jim has got B.O! Bing Crosby has some advice! The Merry Macs have got it in for my spellchecker! There’s a real over…
A Very Canterbury Christmas!
Dec 24, 2018 • 3 min
Dear listeners, a very Merry Christmas from myself, Sookie, Brook et al! To become a supporter of the podcast CLICK HERE For more information on The Lives Of Harry Towers CLICK HERE Talking Pictures TV
94: The Scream Queen
Nov 23, 2018 • 65 min
In this week’s show… SING along with a Mexican stereotype! Do you have enough BLADES? Tap your foot to music by Charles Trenet and Freddy Martin! And THRILL to the tale of Universal Horror icon, the “Queen Of The Screamers”, Miss Evelyn Ankers! There’s…
The Aaaargh-ttaboy Clarence Halloween Special!
Oct 29, 2018 • 90 min
Wooooooo! (That’s a ghost noise, by the way…) It’s a spookfest this time round, with ghoulish reviews of three classic chillers, including a mad doctor with ice on the brain, a mad doctor with a murderer on his hands, and a mad doctor with a secret in the…
92: Come On, Inn
Oct 16, 2018 • 64 min
In this week’s episode… A glimpse of the FUTURE courtesy of Admiral! Alka-Seltzer reinvents the ALPHABET! Talking DONKEYS! The Dr Crespi remix refuses to DIE! (Just like the film…) Three new CANTERBURYS! Music from Sir Lancelot and Charles Trenet! Reviews…
91: Ready, Eddie, Go!
Oct 2, 2018 • 62 min
In this week’s episode… There’s a lovely new Sherlock Holmes book to investigate! A new Canterbury! The winner of the Audrey Hepburn competition is announced! Advice for all you white-shoe-wearers! Gorgeous music from Cab Calloway and Bessie Smith! And… A…
90: Auf Wiedersehen
Sep 13, 2018 • 91 min
Attaboy Clarence is back! In this episode, hear the most (un)impressive song that ever sold a beer! There’s a brace of musical delights from Benny Goodman and Johnny Mercer! The Question Pot throws up more queries… There’s a rather huge announcement!…
89: Murder On The Air
Jul 8, 2018 • 62 min
In this week’s show… Gift ideas! FASCINATING MUSICAL gift ideas! A dive into the murky QUESTION POT (featuring all new Canterbury… Musical interludes from Sir Lancelot and Dinah Shore! The improbable conversations between Terry The Fly and the victim of…
88: All About Myrna
Jun 1, 2018 • 134 min
This week’s show is dedicated to a very special lady… Myrna Loy remains one of the Golden Age’s most beloved stars. But do you know how she got her start? And what can the marvellous Brook Darnell dig up about her from the Library Of Congress in this…
87: Hoods In The Woods
May 17, 2018 • 55 min
In this week’s episode, some belated thank yous, gorgeous music from Perry Como, Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly… PLUS… Reviews of three movies… 1947’s ‘When The Bough Breaks’ (most definitely NOT a psychological thriller), 1948’s ‘Here Comes Trouble’ (most…
86: Gumshoes And Gentlemen
May 9, 2018 • 77 min
Welcome back to an all-new series of Attaboy Clarence! In this week’s show, the benefits of fanfares, the most romantic song ever about a food product, more chances to guess at ‘Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?’, PLUS… News of a brand new FILM CLUB……
Mar 8, 2018 • 119 min
In this week’s episode… The “clever mademoiselle” herself, Miss Brook Darnell returns for another edition of ‘Brook’s Inside Looks’… There’s a new Canterbury, courtesy of Smokey from Rated H… The competition winner is announced. Have you won? The Question…
84: Look At The Stars
Feb 21, 2018 • 62 min
83: The Same Procedure As Every Year
Feb 1, 2018 • 58 min
Welcome back, everyone! To kick off 2018, there’s news of a new REWARD for audiophiles! Behold the CHRISTENING of an ALL-NEW CANTERBURY!!! FIND OUT what Sookie’s favourite song is! A brand new edition of ‘Who The Hell IS That Hollywood Legend?’ A dip into…
The Attaboy Clarence Christmas Special 2017
Dec 22, 2017 • 115 min
It’s the Attaboy Clarence Christmas Special for 2017, featuring… Gene Autry, Janet Leigh, Robert Mitchum, Greer Garson, Brook Darnell, Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson, a very old-time radio version of the nativity, the Christmas Pot, Sookie, Frank Sinatra, and…
81: What, Ho!
Dec 11, 2017 • 55 min
In this episode… Hear all about the BFI meetup! Sing-along with a classic calypso melody! And brace yourself for a… brace of reviews… 1937’s ‘Think Fast, Mr Moto’, starring Peter Lorre, an Austro-Hungarian, playing a Japanese secret agent, disguised as an…
80: My Fair Girl
Nov 15, 2017 • 40 min
In this, the OAK Anniversary episode, we’ll hear music from George Formby and Doris Day, PLUS… A chat with Secret History Of Hollywood researcher, Brook Darnell… Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend has even the great Orson Welles stumped… It’s the…
79: Time To Kill
Oct 2, 2017 • 52 min
In this week’s show… EMAILS from a nostalgic film lover, a Swedish girl with great taste, an almost-murder victim, and a PR guru who hasn’t done her research… MUSIC from The Andrews Sisters, Ray Noble and Billie Holiday… NEWS of Film Festivals and Film…
78: Revenge Of The Klaxon
Sep 20, 2017 • 60 min
Attaboy Clarence returns with exciting news of BBC Old-Time Radio treats! Also… There’s a dangerously BREATHTAKING ad for Dentine… THANK YOUS to fling around! MUSIC from Hoagy Carmichael and Cole Porter! And MENU RECOMMENDATIONS to go with the two movies…
77.5 - My Kingdom For A Dram!
Aug 26, 2017 • 69 min
The show is on a temporary break (the school holidays are punishing!), but I just couldn’t resist dropping in with an episode to keep you going! This slightly diet-edition version of the normal show features reviews of two classics, 1949’s ‘Whisky Galore’…
77: Cary Grant-arama
Aug 2, 2017 • 95 min
In this week’s show… A new radio star has been born! (literally… I have proof!) Who knew that boys toys could be for girls, too? Someone’s been visiting another podcast to talk about stuff. See if you can guess who…? Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend…
76: Brave Men
Jul 12, 2017 • 64 min
In this week’s episode, we’ll be flinging around a few birthday wishes, PLUS… REVEALED! The winner of the James Cagney competition… REVIEWS! Three more classic movies to enjoy, including Joan Blondell in a battle of the sexes (1935’s Traveling Saleslady),…
75: In A Windblown Sort Of Way
Jun 27, 2017 • 89 min
It’s a hat-tastic return to your ears as Episode 75 comes to town! Featuring gorgeous music from Glenn Miller and Dinah Shore… Plus… more ‘Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?’ More questions from the Question Pot! Reviews of two classic movies… 1939’s…
74: Chicken Soup
Jun 5, 2017 • 80 min
This week, hear all about the wonderful thing that “SCIENCE” discovered lately… There’s some classic MUSIC from Johnny Mercer, Bing Crosby and Bea Wain… ‘Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?’ RETURNS with a new mystery to solve… Find out who’s won the…
73: Jackpot Crackpot
May 5, 2017 • 101 min
Welcome back to Attaboy Clarence, now with a decided Calypso flavour… Play another round of ‘Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?’! Fumble for answers in The Question Pot! Thrill to FOUR reviews this time, featuring a very British murder in a very…
72: Ida The Incredible
Apr 12, 2017 • 54 min
In this week’s show… Let’s forget all about the old cannibalism and torture and necrophilia and incest for a moment shall we, and concentrate on the happy-go-lucky BLOOD CRISIS!! The Question Pot throws up a very interesting William Powell related query……
71: The Man With The Dog
Mar 27, 2017 • 52 min
This week, the most bizarre ad EVER! The Question Pot is once again open for business! There’s a ridiculously hard edition of ‘Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?’ Reviews this week come courtesy of Humphrey Bogart’s breakout hit, the dramatic…
70: Whole Lotta Lockwood
Mar 1, 2017 • 74 min
It’s the 70th, and therefore PLATINUM edition of ‘Attaboy Clarence’! To celebrate, we’ll listen to a very confusing advertisement, plus test our strength with Cheerios! PLUS another round of ‘Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?’ The Question Pot throws…
69: Here’s To You, Mr Robinson
Feb 15, 2017 • 53 min
In this week’s episode… HOW MANY adjectives does it take to describe a record player? We talk NUN-sense, RELAXATION and GANGSTER NURSES in the QUESTION POT! There’s another HOLLYWOOD LEGEND for you to identify… PLUS… Reviews of three incredible Golden Age…
68: Can’t Lose
Jan 30, 2017 • 85 min
Attaboy Clarence is back! In this episode, Thank Yous, Canterburys, Bulletins and more questions from the Question Pot! PLUS… Another game of ‘Who The Hell Is That Hollywood Legend?’! Sookie muses on her Christmas! Competition time! Reviews of three…
67: I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Baby
Nov 21, 2016 • 88 min
This week, who on earth can fit eight great tomatoes into an itty-bitty can? Apart from that, The Question Pot throws up a new assortment of queries… Is it Clippercraft, or Clippercrap? The Julio Iglesias-flavoured email song is back! Sookie has a…
66: Mermaids And Dog Parades
Nov 3, 2016 • 62 min
This week, there’s a new game in town, as well as an all new (very overactive) catchphrase! PLUS… The reviews are over to you… And hear about a trio of very curious movies in which you’ll find a lovesick mermaid, a David-Lynch-ian parade of dogs, and a…
65: Hidden Treasures
Oct 19, 2016 • 51 min
This time round… THANK YOUs fly to some very special people, including the proprietor of the greatest hair salon on Earth, which features as part of its decor ‘THE BRIGHTON STRANGLER!’, automatically earning the greatest soft-rock “Canterbury!” yet… PLUS……
64: Capracorn
Sep 30, 2016 • 125 min
This week, we’re celebrating one of the Golden Age’s greatest directors, and Columbia’s saviour, Mr Frank Capra, with a look at three of his finest films… Also… HEAR an ad that features a song that doesn’t rhyme! ROCK WITH LAUGHTER at America’s “funniest”…
63: Pre-Code Gals
Sep 8, 2016
62: The Silly Story
Aug 21, 2016 • 63 min
This week, see what happens when scientists apply themselves to the task of advertising… PLUS… …HELP(?) is provided to a listener who is addicted to the Question Pot song… …NEWS of an upcoming THIRD show… …HEAR the films that are an instant turnoff……
61: Mysteries…
Aug 5, 2016 • 70 min
This time, there are announcements to be made, The Question Pot overfloweth, hear of how to prepare noodles like granny used to make, AND my condolences to those of you with “L & M”… Also… …Journey in to a mysterious realm of real-world mysteries on film,…
60: Birthdays And Grand Dames
Jul 20, 2016 • 48 min
This week, it’s a celebration bonanza, with birthdays and anniversaries all over the place, including this, the Diamond jubilee of ‘Attaboy Clarence’! PLUS… Cookie Man runs out of lyrics… Jello Chocolate Pudding just like grandmother used to make…
59: Old School
Jul 5, 2016 • 56 min
This week, the SECRET of how to save yourself from drowning (by drinking a what?)… The Top 10 “THAT GUYS/GALS”… Find out which five movies Adam would choose to take to a DESERT ISLAND… PIMPLE fun! AND reviews on a very scholarly theme, as we take a trip…
58: Intermezzo
Jun 20, 2016 • 84 min
This week, it’s competition time, and entering couldn’t be simpler! Listen on for details, as well as news of the upcoming patron prizes… Also… How about a completely ridiculous summer drink? And whoever heard of a blue tiger? Questions are plucked from…
57: Shadows Of Hitchcock
Jun 8, 2016 • 72 min
This week, HEAR the way that cars should be sold! THRILL to some doctors advice regarding laxatives! LISTEN to reviews of two films directly inspired by the “Master Of Suspense”, Alfred Hitchcock; ‘Non-Stop New York’ starring Adam’s new crush, Anna Lee…
56: Curses
Jun 3, 2016 • 53 min
This week’s accursed offering comes courtesy of Schaefer Beer, when one drink is never enough! There are thank yous to dish out! Questions clanking their way into The Question Pot! A very perplexing piece of advice concerning Salem (?) AND… …reviews of…
55: Murder By Gaslight
May 26, 2016 • 75 min
To celebrate Episode 55, how about we find out which movie was the highest grossing of 1955. The answer may surprise you… There’s Popsicles, okaysicle? Sookie returns at the behest of of a listener! The Question Pot throws up some very interesting posers!…
54: Sci-Fi, So Good
May 17, 2016 • 51 min
It’s a cosmic return for the Attaboy Clarence podcast as the hiatus ends, and a new, weekly, and most definitely un-improved show returns! This week, milestones have been hit, and there’s a new section, the shiny new Question Pot! Throw a question into…
53: The French Girl
Apr 12, 2016
A bittersweet episode this week… On one hand, a celebration of a true Golden Age legend, the divine Miss Claudette Colbert with reviews of four of her classic performances, and a radio performance not to be missed! On the other hand, this is a brief…
52: Quiet Please
Apr 12, 2016
Creep on into Episode 52, as new diets are put to the “tesht”… Adam discovers a trade secret, and we get hygiene tips from Sookie… Reviews this week include’The Man Who Broke The Bank At Monte Carlo’, ‘Quiet Please - Murder!’, and ‘The House On 92nd…
51: Crime Time
Apr 12, 2016
This week, we’re hanging out at the dark end of the street, as Adam presents three classic crime movies: 1932’s ‘The Hatchet Man’, 1939’s ‘King Of The Underworld’, and 1947’s ‘Kiss Of Death’… Also, listen to how survey men used to waste their time……
50: First Class Or Nothing
Apr 12, 2016
This week a SHOUTY MAN gets Adam on the straight and narrow… …discover the answer to that question you’ve often asked yourself, namely “What Are The Four Maddest Songs From Years Gone By?”… …a completely unexpected advert, AND… …reviews of three more…
49: Bogie Man
Apr 12, 2016
Attaboy Clarence returns featuring… …vegetable cocktails, thank yous, computer-operating dogs, AND… …three movies featuring Humphrey Bogart as a pilot, a cowboy, and a visitor to the east! Radio entertainment comes courtesy of a very special pairing……
The Attaboy Clarence Christmas Special 2015
Apr 12, 2016
Merry Christmas, and welcome to the second annual festive edition of Attaboy Clarence, featuring… A completely natural conversation about a Letter To Santa! A festive Disney Christmas gift! Santa playing 20 Questions! Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson…
47: The Haunted Shores
Apr 12, 2016
This week, Adam returns to horror once more, reviews of three classic scary movies: The Ghost Train (1941), House Of Horrors (1946), and The Uninvited (1944). There’s annoyance aplenty in the form of Arthur Askey, lumbering murderers in the form of The…
46: Brother To Sun, Friend To Rain
Apr 12, 2016
This week, Adam receives some unwanted attention from a bad piano player, and tries to work out what the hell the “green can” song is all about… CANTERBURYS of all varieties! A competition WINNER! A special GUEST! AND… THREE movies to tell you about:…
45: Here Be Monsters!
Apr 12, 2016
This week, we’re tiptoeing into the shadows once more, as a light is thrown onto some amazing creature features: ‘The Valley Of Gwangi’ (1969) and ‘The Fly’ (1958)… But it isn’t all good news, because Adam also accidentally watched his NEW WORST FILM OF…
44: The Girl In The Pasture
Apr 12, 2016
Notable occurrences! Bowling! Creepy phone calls! Hip-Hop-Hippity-Hop Robot Canterburys! They’re all here… But this week also belongs to Ireland’s most indomitable redhead, a star who has long carried the torch of the Golden Age, but who has now sadly…
43: Go Ahead, Remake My Day
Apr 12, 2016
Attaboy Clarence returns with… …a visit from Adam’s dog! Hygiene tips with Stinky Sue! Canterburys of every variety! News of a Hitchcock competition! A song about a cat that isn’t rude in any way! Mrs Evans, the woman who just loves some orange juice! And…
42: Champagne For Ronald
Aug 10, 2015 • 116 min
This week, Ronald Colman takes centre stage as Adam presents reviews of three of his movies, along with a double bill of his radio appearances. Elsewhere, there’s a listener with a superhero name, some macho shampoo, a rapping uncle and some terribly…
41: A Devil Of A Time
Aug 4, 2015 • 52 min
This week the Devil pops up in three movies, pimps receive some wonderful news, the Brighton Strangler returns, and Adam’s father helps him to get rid of a cold-remedy Genie!
40: Ealing Good
Jul 21, 2015 • 80 min
This week, Adam is going through a midlife crisis, plus reviews of three Ealing classics, and a golden piece of radio entertainment…
39: Jimmy The Gent
Jul 14, 2015 • 56 min
This week: how not to improve classic movie lines, birthday celebrations, news of future specials, an amicable split, mailing lists and Cagney, Cagney, Cagney!
38: Good Lawd!
Jul 7, 2015 • 83 min
In this episode, Adam puts a whole new slant on Shakespearean names, enters a competition live on air, and creates a new classic movie fan (with your help)… We’ll take a look at Humphrey Bogart’s chilling 1951 thriller, ‘The Enforcer’, Mickey Rooney’s…
36: Basil The Great
May 19, 2015 • 76 min
This week, we’re going Full Rathbone, as we look at three of his films, as well as a double bill of a very special radio show, starring Basil The Great himself as… well, you’ll see…
35: Shock, Horror!
May 12, 2015 • 50 min
We’re looking at three classic horror movies today, as well saying some thank yous, hearing a couple of classic ads, and eavesdropping on a very unique conversation…
34: Kapow!
May 5, 2015 • 53 min
This week, Adam guides you through three Golden Age superhero serials, and flings around the Canterburys like nobody’s business. Radio entertainment comes courtesy of The Shadow…
33: The Worst of The Best
Apr 21, 2015 • 47 min
Adam bucks the popular trend by presenting ‘The Worst Movies of 1939’, a list that includes Boris Karloff as a Chinese-American-English-Chinese-ish detective, a Laurel-less Hardy being stalked by a lovesick elephant, and two horror icons in the worst film…
32: Red, Green, Blue, Yellow and White!
Apr 14, 2015 • 76 min
Surprise! Attaboy Clarence is back a week early, bringing reviews of ‘Angel On My Shoulder’, ‘Confession’, and ‘Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House’, as well as news bulletins and high-fives aplenty!
30: Who Do You Think You Are Kidding?
Feb 10, 2015 • 47 min
This week, we take a trip to merry old England for reviews of three classic British movies, as well as news of a new podcast, classic ads, and useless (w)rapping…
29: This Is Getting Serial…
Feb 3, 2015 • 76 min
This week, we descend into the grim realm of serial killers on film, as Adam brings you reviews of ‘Lured’, ‘The Spiral Staircase’ and Fritz Lang’s terrifying 1931 masterpiece, ‘M’
28: The Con Is On!
Jan 26, 2015 • 76 min
Classic cons are on this week’s menu, with three brilliant examples of confidence tricks from Hollywood’s Golden Age, PLUS Adam brings you the latest headlines, corrects a terrible wrong and presents a classic slice of radio from Lux
The Attaboy Clarence Christmas Special
Dec 22, 2014 • 101 min
The Christmas Special, featuring special guests Boris Karloff, Lauren Bacall, Dean Martin, Basil Rathbone, Frank Sinatra, The Muppets, Humphrey Bogart, John Barrymore, Rudy Vallee, Orson Welles, Bing Crosby and The Brighton Strangler…
26: Attaboy, Clarence
Dec 15, 2014 • 68 min
Meet Attaboy Clarence’s youngest fan, get the lowdown on the podcast via a 1940’s BBC announcer, a cockney pub landlord, and a Dutch porn star, and hear a review and a radio adaptation of Adam’s favourite movie ever
25: A Wicked Woman
Dec 8, 2014 • 47 min
This week hear Lugosi vs Connery, an end being put to happy piano, and reviews of two noirs, ‘Phantom Lady’, and the shocking ‘Leave Her To Heaven’ starring the breathtaking Gene Tierney as a pathological lunatic. Radio comes courtesy of Barbara Stanwyck…
24: I Write With A Goose Quill, Dipped In Venom
Dec 1, 2014 • 74 min
This week, Adam pays a musical tribute to an email, shares his joy at winning an award, tells you all about Mr Clifton Webb, old-fashioned bartenders, and sets a listener the “You have failed, Monk!” challenge…
23: You Have Failed, Monk!
Nov 24, 2014 • 48 min
Classic radio adverts, reviews of ‘The Phantom Creeps’ and ‘It Happened Tomorrow’, and a classic episode of ‘You Bet Your Life’, starring Groucho Marx.
22: What Did Danny Do?
Nov 18, 2014 • 78 min
Adam brings you more classic ads, news of the Christmas Special, and reviews of two superlative thrillers from the 1930’s, as well as an offering from radio’s outstanding theatre of thrills…
20: The Man Who Disappeared
Aug 6, 2014 • 94 min
Episode 20: The Man Who Disappeared And with that, we arrived at Episode Roaring 20! IGNITE the flames of passion as Adam douses you in the passionate fumes of the sexiest advert ever produced! COOL thyself with the (snore) droning tones of (zzzz) an…
19: Big Shots!
Jul 22, 2014 • 81 min
Episode 19: Big Shots! In the final episode of Attaboy Clarence’s teens, we’re focusing on some classic action movies! THRILL to reviews of ‘The Mark of Zorro’, ‘Pimpernel Smith’, ‘The Roaring Twenties’ and ‘Captain Blood’! FROWN when you hear what’s the…
18: Heavenly Creatures
Jul 15, 2014 • 141 min
This week, we’re in the arms of the angels…. Movieland was obsessed with them in the 1940’s, so we take a closer look at three prime examples of the afterlife, as seen in the movies ‘A Matter Of Life And Death’, ‘The Bishop’s Wife’, and ‘Here Comes Mr…
17: Who Is Number Fifteen?
Jul 8, 2014 • 72 min
Welcome back, everyone! Forget your Ariana Grandes and your Miley Cyruseses, why didn’t the ‘Spry’ song ever permeate the national consciousness? Not only that, but it’s ‘Summer Money Time’, a time to be consistently interrupted. Adam deals out lashings…
15: They’re Here!
May 28, 2014 • 82 min
Sci-Fi Week! Four classic sci-fi films reviewed, an increasingly drunk Basil Rathbone and the full unedited version of Orson Welles’ 1938 broadcast of ‘The War Of The Worlds’
14: Obsession
May 20, 2014 • 51 min
Anyone in the market for a NEW car? Plus reviews of four classic movies, a superb prize giveaway, and the most innuendo-tastic radio play of all time, plus details of the next Attaboy Clarence Special.
13: I Wish You Were Dead, Old Man
May 13, 2014 • 53 min
Adam presents classic radio adverts to aid your “regularity”, along with reviews of four classic horror movies, and a spine-tingling radio episode to chill your blood…
No Strings
May 6, 2014 • 72 min
Classic movie reviews and old-time radio. This week, Adam delves into classic children’s films and brings you a remarkable adaptation of (in his opinion) the best family movie ever
The Beginning Of A Beautiful Friendship
Apr 1, 2014 • 46 min
Adam presents ‘The Five Greatest Hat Adverts From History’, points you towards four Humphrey Bogart movies you may have missed, and presents a very special radio play, featuring Bogie in his most iconic role.
Buckets Of Blood
Mar 25, 2014 • 43 min
The most addictive advertisement ever made, the true story of a dreamer who became his own hero, reviews of ‘The Doorway To Hell’, ‘Blonde Crazy’, and ‘The Canary Murder Case’, as well as a grisly true-crime story from ‘The Secrets Of Scotland Yard’, and…