Biography of Warren William, 1894-1948. From Broadway to pre-Code peak and popular detective series, this 5,000-word piece covers the life and career of our favorite actor.
Warren William starred in 26 episodes of the Strange Wills radio program near the end of his life and career. Here’s background info on the program plus a lead into my detailed Episode Guide.
I just posted a couple of stills from The Mouthpiece and certainly didn’t escape my notice that it’s been about 5-1/2 months between posts. Okay, I was content to let this blog die, or at least sit. But I have to tell you, even with my inactivity, comments were still coming in, and that’s part […]
I guess this is what happens when you’ve been dead for nearly 60 years. I’m reading a couple of books about Warner Brothers movies and stars right now, Daniel Bubbeo’s “The Women of Warner Brothers” from 2002 and the Ted Sennett’s 1971 “Warner Brothers Presents.” I’m about two-thirds of the way through each of these […]
I chose “The Mouthpiece” as the first summary/review for the site. Just finished it up tonight and posted it. Very quickly, “The Mouthpiece” is one of the more enjoyable Warren William pre-code era films containing a pretty famous courtroom scene where he downs a bottle of poison, completes his defense, gets his client off, and […]