• The Secret History of Hollywood
    • By: Adam Roche
    • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 07-09-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 188 ratings
    • The story of the Warner Brothers studio is the story of the American dream - an immigrant family who escaped a violent beginning, and arrived penniless in America, only to conquer its newest and most lucrative art form. The Warner formula was simple - to thrill audiences with stories torn straight from the headlines, and as such, Warner Studios became the home of the crime film. Some of the most incredible stories of the twentieth century were born in the mafia, from the shadowy machinations of Al Capone and his war on Chicago's North Side Gang, to the macabre tale of "Il Diavolo" and his juvenile henchmen.... In Bullets And Blood, hear the tale of the crime movie in the twentieth century, the incredible story of the Warner family and those they loved, and of James Cagney, the iron-willed redhead from the belly of New York, who would go on to become their biggest star...

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    • The Secret History of Hollywood
    • By: Adam Roche
    • Length: 19 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 10-08-18
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 124 ratings
    • In the 1920s, Alfred Hitchcock, the son of a shopkeeper, embarked on a career in the fledgling movie industry, and things were never the same again. From silence to sound, from monochrome to colour, from cinema to television, no other film director would stake such a large claim to entertainment in the twentieth century. In this special series of episodes, hear all about Hitchcock's beginnings, his triumphs and failures, the battles that raged behind the scenes, the people that helped him become the most iconic director of all time, and the darkness inside him that emerged from time to time to cause damage to himself and to those closest to him....

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    • The Secret History of Hollywood
    • By: Adam Roche
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 10-08-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 154 ratings
    • In 1953, the world watched as a star was born. Audrey Hepburn became an instant Hollywood icon whose style and talent instantly captured the public’s imagination. In the ensuing decades, she has gone on to become one of Hollywood’s most enduring legends. But many are unaware of the story leading up to her introduction to the world; a tale of survival, of tragedy, and the triumph of the human spirit. The life of Audrey Hepburn began not upon the screen, but in a small corner of Europe, and under the wing of a family that was to see their world torn apart by the storm of war, and by the legacy of a dark family secret. Hear the incredible true-life story of Hollywood’s most resilient and iconic survivor, and of the sometimes unbelievable childhood that shaped her.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Secret History of Hollywood
    • By: Adam Roche
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 05-07-18
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 76 ratings
    • Once upon a time... Hollywood went to war with itself. In the mid-1930s, Communism began to find its way into the film capital of the world, and over the next two decades, it tore the glamorous world of Tinseltown apart. Over four episodes Adam Roche investigates the role of the House Un-American Activities Committee's (HUAC) witch hunt on the careers and output of those in the film industry.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Secret History of Hollywood
    • By: Adam Roche
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 05-07-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 74 ratings
    • In 1939, 20th Century Fox teamed Basil Rathbone with Nigel Bruce in their lavish production of The Hound Of The Baskervilles and Hollywood introduced one of the most enduring detectives to the world of film. Over the decades interest in Sherlock Holmes wavered and he appeared antiquated to a modern world on the brink on a second world war, until a new plan was instigated....

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    • The Secret History of Hollywood
    • By: Adam Roche
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 05-07-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 69 ratings
    • Guiding us through Hollywood’s varying views and use of sex in its pictures, Adam Roche takes us back to 1921 when Hollywood's fascination with sex is seemingly unstoppable... And then explains how the world’s most powerful industry dealt with censorship for the films of the 30s, 40s and beyond.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Secret History of Hollywood
    • By: Adam Roche
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 05-07-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 108 ratings
    • Delving deep into the darkest corners of horror movies this series explores the highs and lows of the blood and gore genre following, in particular, the changing fortunes of Universal Horror. From Dracula and Frankenstein to The Black Cat, a movie that even Universal executives deemed "too vile for public consumption", and beyond to the influences of science fiction and the new breed of horror films.

    Regular price: £19.99

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