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Margaret Talbot on nineteen-thirties Hollywood.

September 23rd, 2012

Episode 283 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Margaret Talbot writes about the Hollywood of her father, Lyle Talbot, who appeared in hundreds of films opposite the likes of Ginger Rogers and Carole Lombard. Here Talbot talks with Richard Brody and Michael Agger about Talbot's pre-code Hollywood films, why he never became a big star, and what it was like to grow up with a father in the movies. Also, Emily Nussbaum on "Treme."