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99 Years 100 Films

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A monthly look at every movie ever to win the "Best Picture" Academy Award

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April 6th, 2021


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Lux Radio Theater - Casablanca

April 4th, 2021


Lux Radio Theater's presentation of the 1943 Best Picture winner, starring Alan Ladd and Hedy Lamarr. Original airdate: January 24, 1944.

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1944 - "Casablanca"

March 28th, 2021


The sole winner in the 1944 ceremony was Casablanca, which is certainly one of the most famous films of the decade.

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1943 - Mrs. Miniver

February 28th, 2021


Our next film is set in wartime England.

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1942 - "How Green Was My Valley"

January 28th, 2021


Trey and Blaine are joined by Rob Kelly of the

Lux Radio Theater - Rebecca (1950 version)

January 11th, 2021


The second Lux Radio Theater adaptation of "Rebecca" brings back Laurence Olivier in the role, along with Vivien Leigh.

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Lux Radio Theater - Rebecca (1941 version)

January 4th, 2021


The first of two radio adaptations of "Rebecca".

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1941 - "Rebecca"

December 28th, 2020


Alfred Hitchcock makes his first American film, and it goes on to win Best Picture.

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1940 - "Gone With The Wind"

November 28th, 2020


Trey and Blaine are joined by Paul Spataro, host of Is It Jaws? for a crossover episode that appears in both podcast feeds this weekend.

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1939 - "You Can't Take It With You"

October 28th, 2020


Frank Capra's next win is also a strong film with a truly stellar cast.

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Bonus Episode: "The Life of Emile Zola" Lux Radio Theatre Episode

September 29th, 2020


Lux Radio Theatre produced a radio adaptation of The Life of Emile Zola, starring Paul Muni in a 58 minute adaptation of the film. We grabbed a copy …

1938 - "The Life of Emile Zola"

September 28th, 2020


Paul Muni turns in another wonderful performance. Why don't more people know that name? 

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1935 - "It Happened One Night"

June 28th, 2020


The first to manage the "clean sweep" of all major awards.

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1934 - "Cavalcade"

May 28th, 2020


Another sweeping generational epic.

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1933 - "Grand Hotel"

April 28th, 2020


The first star-studded cast film.

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1932 - "Cimarron"

March 28th, 2020


The first in a series of sweeping family epics to win the top award.

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1931 - "All Quiet on the Western Front"

February 28th, 2020


A World War I film told from the perspective of the Germans.

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1930 - "The Broadway Melody"

January 28th, 2020


The second year launches the musical genre.

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1929 - "Wings" and "Sunrise: A Tale of Two Humans"

December 28th, 2019


The first two winners of the top Academy Award hit in the same year! Note that, at the time of this recording, we didn't know that Trey would be …

Podcast Trailer

November 28th, 2019


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