Flick Nation, Episode 17: Johhny, Legend of Noir

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis welcomes film and music icon Johnny Legend to discuss his upcoming 7-night TV NOIR (aka FISTFUL OF NOIR) program at San Francisco’s Roxie Theater. The conversation becomes a dense and layered journey into the depths of “Lost Hollywood,” and a snapshot of a forgotten TV genre: the weekly dramatic anthology. Learn about the rarely-seen TV projects of horror greats Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney, Jr.! Hear about lost thrillers directed by Blake Edwards and Robert Altman! And do you remember the time James Coburn co-starred with Warren Beatty, Ed Anser and Edward R. Murrow? Don’t miss this incredible conversation about yesterday’s screen legends, as presented by the man who earned his last name! CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Author: Dennis Willis

Dennis Willis is an award-winning producer, TV host, producer, director, editor (he preferred Avid until a torrid affair with Adobe Premiere, and the rest is history), author and film critic (print and radio). Dennis produced and hosted the TV programs Reel Life, FilmTrip, Soundwaves (1983-2008) and produces the annual Soundwaves Xmas program. He is currently the film critic on KGO Radio in San Francisco, and a member of both the San Francisco Film Critics Circle and the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

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