“Forgotten Hollywood”- John Williams Hints at Retirement…

June 23rd, 2022

Manny P. here…

“`Composer John Williams might be walking away from cinema after six decades of creating memorable motion picture scores. He would join Harrison Ford in retirement after completion of the latest Indiana Jones movie.

“`He plans to continue touring with a number of concerts planned for the rest of the year around the world. He wants to compose concert music in his private time.

“`Williams leaves Hollywood with an impressive legacy and his scores  known around the world. He won five Oscars with over fifty nominations.  He is credited for the sound that inspired   Star Wars, Jaws, The Poseidon Adventure, E. T., Jurassic ParkSuperman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Harry Potter. Williams also created the title themes to Lost In Space, Land of the Giants and The Time Tunnel.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

“Forgotten Hollywood”- Podcast on Spotify…

June 21st, 2022

Manny P. here…

“`Manny Pacheco’s Forgotten Hollywood on Spotify. One show streamed each week!

“`Episode Eighteen is on the cloud. This week, in honor of the new summer feature in theatres nationwide, I profile the life and times of ELVIS PRESLEY in motion pictures!

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PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK to give this (and the previous seventeen episodes) a listen:

“`Joining me in each episode is journalist Gary Lycan, the former award-winning radio reporter from the Orange County Register. His reports were recorded before his passing. He leaves a wonderful legacy of storytelling that I am proud to share.

“`If you do not subscribe to Spotify, you can still listen to Forgotten Hollywood on Castos. And no membership is necessary. PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK:

https://manny-pachecos-forgotten-hollywood.castos.com/podcasts/38246/episodes/ep-19-elvis-goes-hollywood-062222

Until next time>                               “never forget”

“Forgotten Hollywood”- Who is #1 at TCM…

June 17th, 2022

Manny P. here…

“`I offer this premise, based on the observations made by the Czar of Noir (Eddie Muller)… Ruth Mundsack may be the #1 fan of TCM! Let’s meet her…

“`Celebrating Act 2 and Forgotten Hollywood enjoying the sights and sounds at this year’s TCM Classic Film Festival.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

“Forgotten Hollywood”- Remembering Philip Baker Hall…

June 13th, 2022

Manny P. here…

“`Philip Baker Hall was a talented character actor who appeared in memorable films. He collaborated with directors Robert Altman and Paul Thomas Anderson.

“`Hall began his career in television and guest-starred in M*A*S*H, Good Times, The Waltons, Quincy M. E., T. J. Hooker, Matlock, Benson, Miami Vice, Falcon Crest, Emergency!, Chicago Hope, Murder She Wrote, Seinfeld, L. A. Law, Cheers, The West Wing and Modern Family.

“`He offered reliable movie support in  Nothing in Common, Hard EightMidnight Run, Ghostbusters II, Air Force One, Boogie Nights, The Truman Show, Bruce Almighty, The Insider, Magnolia, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Rules of Engagement, and Argo.

“`Philip Baker Hall (above right) was ninety.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

“Forgotten Hollywood”- My Top Five Fav Films…

June 12th, 2022

Manny P. here…

“`I have fun with Art Kirsch and John Coleman of Celebrating Act 2 reviewing my favorite films from Hollywood’s Golden Age. (One thing… I mistakenly mentioned that Montgomery Clift won a Best Actor Oscar in 1961. It was actually Maximilian Schell.)

“`Enjoy!

Until next time>                               “never forget”

“Forgotten Hollywood”- TCM Fan Favorites…

June 3rd, 2022

Manny P. here…

“`The votes are in from the TCM Classic Film Festival! We interviewed a number of fans that traveled from all over the country to share  with us their favorite screening as we celebrated Hollywood’s Golden Age. Join Celebrating Act 2 to reflect on a fest well done…

“`Enjoy!

Until next time>                               “never forget”

“Forgotten Hollywood”- The Kids…

June 1st, 2022

Manny P. here…

“`This episode on Celebrating Act 2 is wonderfully special. The chat I have with Art Kirsch and John Coleman parallels the chapter I have in my book, Son of Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History. I call it: Children of the Depression

“`Enjoy!

Until next time>                               “never forget”