For your listening convenience, here are major sections of the  first broadcast:

1) Show Intro; Who was Stanley Kramer?; Part one of our conversation with Karen Sharpe Kramer-his origins and inspirations; clips from some of his greatest films.

2) Tony Curtis on working with director Kramer; Oscar-winning screenwriter Abby Mann on his first meeting with Kramer and impressions of his character; comic genius Jonathan Winters details his startling first contact with Stanley and their work together on It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.

3) Karen Sharpe on Stanley Kramer as one of the original independent filmakers and one of the most picketed directors in Hollywood; testing public limits on racial content; Tony Curtis on working with Sidney Poitier in the emotionally charged Defiant Ones and its groundbreaking racial equality in credits; Abby Mann on Kramer's integrity, loyalty to his cast, writers and crew, his generosity; Cinemusic: Dimitri Tiomkin score excerpt from High Noon.

4) Current Releases from Fox: three noir classics: Oscar-winner House on 92nd Street; Somewhere in the Night, written by Oscar-winner Joseph Manciewicz; Whirlpool, reuniting Otto Preminger and Gene Tierney; closing credits.

Or, you can listen to the entire half-hour broadcast with one click: 

DVD Classics Corner on the Air - Featuring a Tribute to Stanley Kramer--Part 1

 

For your listening convenience, here are major sections of the  second broadcast:

1) Show intro; Karen Sharpe Kramer discusses Stanley's innovative casting in On the Beach (with Fred Astaire clip); Inherit the Wind (with Gene Kelly clip); High Noon (with clips of Grace Kelly and Katy Jurado.)

2) Clip from Ship of Fools; screenwriter Abby Mann talks about working on the set with Kramer and Tracy; Jonathan Winters on Kramer as writer/director; anecdote about Kramer showing film in Russia; Tony Curtis on The Defiant Ones (with clip).

3) Karen on Stanley's brilliant marketing techniques and career while still having a family life; Jonathan Winters on his friendship with the very private Kramer; Tony Curtis on The Defiant Ones, being cast against type and a surprising Oscar story. 

4) Jonathan Winters on being cast in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (with clip); Karen on Stanley first breaking the dreaded Hollywood Black List quite brazenly; Abby Mann on Kramer's sad decline into old age and Karen's support and devotion; closing comments by Karen; and Spencer Tracy's final scene in his final film: Kramer's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

6) Current releases: Ben Hur four-dvd box set from Warner Home Video...lots of extras!

5) Cinemusic--opening credits from Ship of Fools by Ernest Gold; Stanley Kramer on dvd; show close and credits.

Or, you can listen to the entire half-hour broadcast with one click: 

DVD Classics Corner on the Air - Featuring a Tribute to Stanley Kramer--Part 2

 

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