The dirty secrets of Hollywood’s golden age
Narrated in Longworth’s elegant, theatrical voice – long vowels and sharp, un-American consonants – You Must Remember This has investigated such subjects as the Hollywood blacklist, Charles Manson’s cinematic legacy and, most recently, the intertwined lives of horror actors Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi.
Karina Longworth’s podcast launched in 2014 seeking to investigate ‘the secret and/or forgotten history of Hollywood’s first century’.
A graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago and New York University, Karina has written film journalism for publications such as Slate, New York Magazine and the Village Voice.
Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart in ‘The Big Sleep’ (1946) A calling card “At first I didn’t think anybody would care,” she says laughing.
Photograph: Dr Macro’s High Quality Movie Scans Hollywood’s ossuaries Cautious in her answers, Longworth communicates a very Californian class of erudition.