John Stanley returns to KTVU, Channel 2, to discuss his new books The Funniest Comedy Icons of the 20th Century. John hosted Creature Features on KTVU from 1979 to 1984.
Month: July 2016
On a Sunday afternoon In the year 1950, When I was ten years old, my father Myron Stanley took me to the Uptown Theater in downtown Napa to see a Humphrey Bogart classic, Sahara. That week across America was the first time the film had been shown since its initial […]
“Louis, I might have known you’d mix your patriotism with a little larceny.” –– Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) to Captain Louis Renault (Claude Rains), Police Prefect, in the final scene of Casablanca. IF THAT LINE of dialogue from one of the most beloved and oft-quoted movies of all time sounds […]
HE WAS his own man, and he sullenly stood apart from the Establishment, a perpetual sneer on his lips and a scowl on his saturnine face. With his bloodshot eyes, he usually looked as though he was about to explode in anger, and he always looked as though he could […]