Author Archives: Danny Miller

Classic Conversations: Adam-Michael James Brings the Beloved ‘Bewitched’ Characters Back to Life in His New Book ‘Samantha’s Seventies’

There’s no one on the planet who knows more about the classic TV series Bewitched than talented writer Adam-Michael James. His deliciously comprehensive first book, The Bewitched Continuum, was an encyclopedic tome packed with everything you ever wanted to know about the series that ran … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Jacqueline Bissett and the Stars of ‘West Side Story’ Talk About the 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival

I have attended all of the TCM Classic Film Festivals since TCM premiered the festival in Hollywood in April 2010. It is my favorite classic movie event and many of us look forward to it all year long, talking about … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: The Late Michael Apted, Director of the Acclaimed ‘Up’ Documentaries

In my opinion, the most extraordinary documentary series in the history of the medium is the late director Michael Apted’s “Up” films. Beginning in 1964 with “Seven Up,” a group of 14 British children from various socio-economic backgrounds were interviewed … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Oscar-Nominated Ronee Blakley Talks About Her Iconic Role as Barbara Jean on the 45th Anniversary of Robert Altman’s ‘Nashville’

Ronee Blakley discusses her role as Barbara Jean in Robert Altman’s “Nashville” on the 45th anniversary of the film’s release Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Vivien Leigh Slays in Zoom Call with Samuel Goldwyn, Kenneth Tynan, and Edward R. Murrow

During this isolated time of quarantine, I’ve been catching up on some of my favorite conversations with the classic movie artists that I love. One of the greatest conversations I’ve ever seen among show biz folk occurred in 1958 on … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: A Rare In-Depth Interview with the Great Katharine Hepburn

Celebrating Katharine Hepburn’s birthday by watching her fascinating two-part 1973 interview with Dick Cavett Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Director Benedict Andrews on How He Helped Kristen Stewart Bring Jean Seberg’s Fascinating and Tragic Story to Life

Seberg is inspired by true events in the life of French New Wave darling and Breathless star, Jean Seberg (Kristen Stewart), who in the late 1960s was targeted by the FBI because of her support of the civil rights movement and … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Chatting with Barbara Rush on Her 93rd Birthday

It’s no secret that I’m in love with Barbara Rush, star of stage, screen, and television. She appeared in some of my favorite movies and added immeasurably to every one of them. And her co-stars were equally legendary. The Young … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Two Award-Winning Costume Designers Re-Imagine ‘Rebecca’ and ‘West Side Story’

Costume Designers Julian Day and Paul Tazewell Re-Imagine ‘Rebecca’ and ‘West Side Story’ As classic movie lovers, we can be a very sensitive group when it comes to messing with our favorites. Even movies that seem to get a new … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Director Rupert Goold on Renée Zellweger’s Remarkable Transformation into ‘Judy’

The new film is bound to cause controversy among classic movie fans but Zellweger’s performance is Oscar-worthy. Winter 1968: Showbiz legend Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London to perform in a sell-out run at Talk of the Town. It’s … Continue reading

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