CONTENTS

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FILM, TV and THEATRE

Sherlock asleep

THE “OTHER” TERMINATOR (Marvin the Paranoid Android)

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Doctor Who Main Titles

A SHORT HISTORY OF THE DOCTOR WHO THEME

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BRANDO on set of APOCALYPSE NOW (Photos by Mary Ellen Mark)

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JOHN BOORMAN IN HOLLYWOOD (Queen and Country at the American Cinematheque)

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The author (l.) with John Boorman outside the Aero Theatre

STILL ‘FATALE’ AFTER ALL THESE YEARS (The Last Picture Show Returns)

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NAPOLEON REDUX (The Emperor of Films Returns)

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JAMES EARL JONES REMEMBERS (Filming The Comedians with Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, and Alec Guinness)

The Comedians - table scene

FILMMAKERS on FILMMAKERS (ALAN PARKER on KEVIN BROWNLOW)

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THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING MUSIC CUE (or How “An American Werewolf in London” Lost Its Bite)

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THEMES FOR SECRET AGENTS (The Phase 4 Stereo Effect Part 1: James Bond, Roland Shaw, et al.)

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JAMES BOND on the SOUTH BANK SHOW

IN A HOLLYWOOD STATE OF MIND

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THE GREATEST FILM EVER MADE? (“NAPOLEON” on BASTILLE DAY)

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HAPPY 130th BIRTHDAY, FRANZ! (Kafka meets Welles in “The Trial”)

The Trial - Perkins and screen

KUBRICK at LACMA

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HOLLYWOOD by STEICHEN

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THE GARBO EFFECT

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(HOW MANY MILES TO) BABYLON?

Grace Kelly silhouette in LIFE

RAY HARRYHAUSEN (ANIMATING THE IMAGINATION)

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The Wit and Wisdom of Nora Ephron

Nora Woody

Composing “E.T.” (Happy 82nd Birthday, John Williams)

 “We’ll Meet Again” (Celebrating 50 Years of “Dr. Strangelove”)

Dr. Strangelove - 2 bombs

The Wit and Wisdom of Sir Alan Parker

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Celebrating Rita Hayworth

LILLIAN GISH in “The Wind”

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Drawn to Greatness (Richard Williams at the Academy)

How to draw Bugs and a Certain Coyote

Terry Gilliam on the Art of Animation

Paul Thomas Anderson on Max Ophuls

Kubrick’s Favorite Movies (Happy 85th Stanley!)

The Original British Bad Boy: Terence Stamp at 75

Happy 75th Miss. Natalie

INTERMISSION: 60s-STYLE

50 years of Fellini’s 8 1/2

Bert shoots Marilyn… (and Marilyn shoots Bert)

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Audrey by Bert

Watching every Hitchcock cameo….

The System IS the Enemy (REVIEW of “The East”)

Peter O’Toole and Orson Welles discuss “Hamlet”

Televising the Queen’s Coronation

“CLINIC E” (A Dark Comedy about Getting The Test)

(HOW MANY MILES TO) BABYLON?

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MUSIC

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THE MAKING OF DAVID BOWIE’S “HEROES”

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BEETHOVEN TRANSFIGURED (The Neuen Effect)

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 THE MAN IN THE MACHINE (Kraftwerk Live at Disney Hall)

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THEMES FOR SECRET AGENTS (The Phase 4 Stereo Effect Part 1: James Bond, Roland Shaw, et al.)

Avengers - cocktails

THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING MUSIC CUE (or How “An American Werewolf in London” Lost Its Bite) 

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A MUSICAL METAMORPHOSIS BY ORLANDO DI LASSO

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 The Story of British Prog Rock

The Making of Peter Gabriel’s “Security”

Composing “E.T.” (Happy 82nd Birthday, John Williams)

(HOW MANY MILES TO) BABYLON?

Grace Kelly silhouette in LIFE

RADIO

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EINSTEIN’S MONSTERS (The Bomb, Martin Amis, and Thinking the Unthinkable)

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HAPPY 450th, BILL! (How I Celebrated Shakespeare’s Birthday with Sir Ian McKellen)

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TRIPPING THE SOUND FANTASTIC (Dramatizing THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER for Radio)

THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER (Full Dramatization)

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WHEN MARTIANS ROAMED THE EARTH (THE STORY BEHIND “THE WAR OF THE WORLDS”)

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JAMES EARL JONES REMEMBERS (Filming The Comedians with Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, and Alec Guinness)

James Earl Jones and Richard Burton in The Comedians 1967

THE FIRST ASCENT OF EVEREST

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WATCHING DAD ON EVEREST (THE FIRST ASCENT AND 1951 RECONNAISSANCE)

MY DAD, THE YETI, AND ME (EVEREST 1951)

MY DAD ON EVEREST AND BEYOND (OF GOD AND SCIENCE)

Michael Ward 1951

Televising the Queen’s Coronation

The Photo That Travelled Around the World (60 Years Ago Today)

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