NitrateVille Radio
NitrateVille Radio
Michael Gebert
For fans of classic movies, talking with authors, archivists, filmmakers, musicians and others doing work with our film heritage. From NitrateVille.com, the classic film discussion site.
110: Vitagraph Comedies • Film Is Dead. Long Live Film! • Lon Davis Meets The Old Stars
Vitagraph Comedies, with Rob Stone, George Willeman and Lynanne Schweighofer • Peter Flynn, director of Film is Dead. Long Live Film! • Lon Davis, author of Stumbling Into Film History (99:54)
May 1
1 hr 39 min
109: Billy! Brackett and Wilder • Double Indemnity and the Rise of Noir
Donald Brackett, author of Double Solitaire: The Films of Brackett and Wilder • Alain Silver and James Ursini, authors of From the Moment They Met It Was Murder: Double Indemnity and the Rise of Film Noir (99:22)
Apr 2
1 hr 39 min
108: Bryony Dixon on Victorian Film • Death by Laughter • Tod Slaughter
Bryony Dixon on Victorian Film • Maggie Hennefeld on Women and Death by Laughter • Sam Dunn on the Deadly Doings of Tod Slaughter (87:20)
Mar 4
1 hr 27 min
107: Dan Streible on Orphan Films • Mike Mashon on the Changing Preservation Scene
Dan Streible on Orphan Films • Mike Mashon on the Changing Preservation Scene (85:52)
Feb 1
1 hr 25 min
106: Donald Bogle on Lena Horne • Restoring William S. Hart • Pamela Hutchinson on The Red Shoes
Donald Bogle, author of Lena Horne: Goddess Reclaimed • Tracey Goessel on restoring William S. Hart • Pamela Hutchinson, author of BFI Film Classics: The Red Shoes (96:44)
Jan 4
1 hr 36 min
105: Top Ten in Physical Media 2023, with Bruce Calvert • Foster Hirsch on Movies in the 50s
Top Ten in Physical Media 2023, with Bruce Calvert and Michael Gebert • Foster Hirsch, author of Hollywood and the Movies of the Fifties, on Movie Culture in the 50s (97:11)
Dec 6, 2023
1 hr 37 min
104: Pordenone 2023 Festival Report • The "Only" Woman Animator • Scott Eyman on Chaplin vs. America
NitrateVille Radio Ep. 104: Pordenone 2023 Festival Report, with Lokke Heiss • Mindy Johnson on Bessie Mae Kelley, The "Only" Woman Animator • Scott Eyman, author of Charlie Chaplin vs. America (108:27)
Nov 3, 2023
1 hr 48 min
103: Northern Silents • Lisa Stein Haven on Chaplin at First National • Sarah Royal on Lucy
Jonny Best on the Northern Silent Film Festival • Lisa Stein Haven, author of The Early Years of Charlie Chaplin: Final Shorts and First Features • Sarah Royal, author of AKA Lucy: The Dynamic and Determined Life of Lucille Ball (96:04)
Oct 2, 2023
1 hr 36 min
102: Rob Byrne on Foolish Wives • Eddie Muller on Kid and Cocktail Noir • Becoming Nick and Nora
Rob Byrne on Restoring Foolish Wives • Eddie Muller on Kid Noir and Cocktail Noir Books • Rob Kozlowski, author of Becoming Nick and Nora (100:27)
Sep 5, 2023
1 hr 40 min
101: Serge Bromberg on Laurel & Hardy Year One • Josh Mills on Ernie in Kovacsland
Serge Bromberg on Laurel & Hardy Year One • Josh Mills on Ernie in Kovacsland (80:36)
Aug 3, 2023
1 hr 20 min
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