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99 Years 100 Films

99 Years 100 Films

By 99 Years 100 Films
A monthly look at every movie ever to win the "Best Picture" Academy Award
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1941 - "Rebecca"

99 Years 100 Films

1941 - "Rebecca"

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1943 - Mrs. Miniver
Our next film is set in wartime England.
36:52
February 28, 2021
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00:43
February 13, 2021
Lux Radio Theater - How Green Was My Valley (1942 version)
Original airdate: September 21, 1942
59:17
February 4, 2021
1942 - "How Green Was My Valley"
Trey and Blaine are joined by Rob Kelly of the Fire and Water Podcast Network to discuss the movie that beat Citizen Kane for the highest honour in the film industry.
53:13
January 28, 2021
Lux Radio Theater - Rebecca (1950 version)
The second Lux Radio Theater adaptation of "Rebecca" brings back Laurence Olivier in the role, along with Vivien Leigh.
01:02:00
January 11, 2021
Lux Radio Theater - Rebecca (1941 version)
The first of two radio adaptations of "Rebecca".
01:00:29
January 4, 2021
1941 - "Rebecca"
Alfred Hitchcock makes his first American film, and it goes on to win Best Picture.
41:35
December 28, 2020
1940 - "Gone With The Wind"
Trey and Blaine are joined by Paul Spataro, host of Is It Jaws? for a crossover episode that appears in both podcast feeds this weekend.
59:56
November 28, 2020
1939 - "You Can't Take It With You"
Frank Capra's next win is also a strong film with a truly stellar cast.
32:55
October 28, 2020
Bonus Episode: "The Life of Emile Zola" Lux Radio Theatre Episode
Lux Radio Theatre produced a radio adaptation of The Life of Emile Zola, starring Paul Muni in a 58 minute adaptation of the film. We grabbed a copy from the fine people at OldTimeRadioDownloads.com, which we are happy to bring to you today.
59:03
September 29, 2020
1938 - "The Life of Emile Zola"
Paul Muni turns in another wonderful performance. Why don't more people know that name? 
54:29
September 28, 2020
1937 - "The Great Ziegfeld"
Another true story.
47:51
August 28, 2020
1936 - "Mutiny on the Bounty"
Based on a true story.
37:49
July 28, 2020
Bonus Episode: "It Happened One Night" Lux Radio Theatre Episode
Starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert.
59:17
July 7, 2020
Bonus Episode: "Cavalcade" Lux Radio Theatre Episode
Originally broadcast December 28, 1936
01:02:03
July 6, 2020
1935 - "It Happened One Night"
The first to manage the "clean sweep" of all major awards.
39:40
June 28, 2020
1934 - "Cavalcade"
Another sweeping generational epic.
35:19
May 28, 2020
1933 - "Grand Hotel"
The first star-studded cast film.
32:40
April 28, 2020
1932 - "Cimarron"
The first in a series of sweeping family epics to win the top award.
41:02
March 28, 2020
1931 - "All Quiet on the Western Front"
A World War I film told from the perspective of the Germans.
31:15
February 28, 2020
1930 - "The Broadway Melody"
The second year launches the musical genre.
34:10
January 28, 2020
1929 - "Wings" and "Sunrise: A Tale of Two Humans"
The first two winners of the top Academy Award hit in the same year! Note that, at the time of this recording, we didn't know that Trey would be coming along for the entire series.
48:55
December 28, 2019
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A trailer for the podcast
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November 28, 2019