In this episode we look at the life of John Garfield, one of the most gifted and highly regarded actors of all time, who died at the height of his career.
Narrated by Dr John Cooper Clarke
The facts about Fuller. The maverick director took on Hollywood and won.
This episode deals with the life and times of Steve Cochran, Hollywood bad-boy of the 40’s and 50’s.
The British actor who charmed Hollywood but became bored with life
An overview of the phenomenon known as Steve McQueen.
This episode, narrated by John Cooper Clarke, traces the career of Ernest Borgnine, one of Hollywood’s most familiar character actors.
The Joan Crawford Story
This episode follows the career of Hollywood legend Joan Crawford.
In this episode we take a look at Ida Lupino, the actress who became Hollywood’s first female director.
The Marx Brothers
This show relates to the story of the most successful comedy act of all time. Harpo, Chico, Zeppo and Groucho. The four brothers called Marx.
In this show we look at the career of Hugo Haas, Hollywood’s first true cinema auteur.