Dina and Robyn welcome special guest Justine C. Turner Smith to discuss the sensational lives, careers, and battles between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. We also celebrate one year as a podcast!
Inspired by the new FX series Feud, created by Ryan Murphy, Dina, Robyn and Justine examine the old Hollywood studio machine and its effect on these two legendary stars of its golden age.
Films discussed in detail:
All About Eve (1950)
Mildred Pierce (1945)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Justine C. Turner is a Chicago actress, singer, comedian and former independent video store employee. She is an ensemble member of Strawdog Theatre company and can be seen in their upcoming production of The Night Season, playing at the Factory Theatre on Howard. She is a big fan of classic movies from the 1030's and 1940's. Some of her favorite movies from the era are The Thin Man series, It Happened One Night, and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. Ms. Turner also attended Columbia College Chicago with Dina and Robyn.
Watch out for Robyn in Empire when the series returns in March, and as always follow things over on NBC’s Chicago Fire. If you are in the Chicago area, Robyn will be appearing in Raven Theatre’s spring production of “Sycamore,” March 8-April 29th: http://www.raventheatre.com/sycamore-0
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This episode was produced by Dina Marie Walters.
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