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The Valley of the Dolls Podcast

The Valley of the Dolls Podcast

By Paul Walsh
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Ep#4: Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland film chat with Benn Garner
I am joined in conversation with friend and fellow Judy Garland enthusiast Benn Garner. We look at the film teaming of Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland.  Our views on these films as a group and general conversation on this topic. HUGE resource other than the films themselves would be John Frickie's book "Judy: A Legendary Film Career" 
45:35
February 21, 2021
MINI-SODE - "Presenting Lily Mars" (1943)
MINI-SODE shedding some fresh spotlight on "Presenting Lily Mars" (1943) Research material for this episode listed below. Frickie, J (2003) Judy Garland: A Portrait in Art & Anecdote.  Bulfinch Schmidt, R, L (2014) Judy Garland on Judy Garland. Chicago Running Press Frickie, J (1992)  Judy Garland World's Greatest Entertainer.  Little, Brown and Company Schechter, S (2002) Judy Garland: The Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Legend.  First Taylor Trade Publishing Frickie, J (2010) Judy Garland: A Legendary Film Career.  Running Press Frank, G (1975) Judy.  Fletcher & Son
27:34
February 4, 2021
Ep#3: Joan Crawford's later film work chat with Kristen Lopez
I am joined in conversation with IndieWire editor and Ticklish Business co-host Kristen Lopez.   We look at the later work of Joan Crawford and it's relevance in her career.
45:48
January 30, 2021
Ep#2: The 1960's film work of Marilyn Monroe
I'm taking a look at the 1960's film work of Marilyn Monroe.  A factual audio essay. I will be joined in conversation with the host of YouTubes's Hidden Hollywood, Savannah, toward the end of the show. Savannah can be found on Instagram @darkpinup and being the fabulous host of Hidden Hollywood on YouTube.  Which you can find by clicking here. Research material for this episode listed below. Spoto, D (1993).  Marilyn Monroe: The Biography. Harper Collins Guiles, F. L (1984).  Legend: The Life and Death of Marilyn Monroe.  Scarborough House Victor, A (1999).  The Marilyn Encyclopedia.  The Overlook Press Morgan, M (2007).  Marilyn Monroe: Private and Undisclosed.  Constable Summers, A (1985). Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe.  Gollancz Brown, P & Barham, P (1992).  Marilyn: The Last Take.  Clays Badman, K (2010). The Final Years of Marilyn Monroe.  Aurum
53:49
November 30, 2020
Ep#1: Judy Garland on Television
This is a deep dive into Judy Garland's body of work on television during the later part of her career.  A factual audio essay.   I will be joined in conversation with friend and fellow Judy Garland enthusiast Benn Garner toward the end of the show. Research material for this episode listed below. Sanders, C. S (1990).  The Judy Garland Show: Rainbow's End. Morrow Frickie, J (1992).  Judy Garland World's Greatest Entertainer.  Little, Brown and Company Schechter, S (2002) Judy Garland: The Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Legend.  First Taylor Trade Publishing Frickie, J (2010) Judy Garland: A Legendary Film Career.  Running Press Frank, G (1975) Judy.  Fletcher & Son 
01:07:40
November 9, 2020
The Valley of the Dolls Trailer
Coming November 2020. Follow us on Instagram @thevalleyofthedolls_pod for updates and media supplements.
01:23
October 30, 2020