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Episodes

“Cleopatra”/ Happy 91st Birthday, Roddy!

9/17/2019
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After two years of planning, extensive study of the film’s history, a slight case of obsession and a revamped format for the show, the infamous Cleopatra episode for Roddy’s birthday has finally come to fruition! It’s been a rough ride getting this show off the ground, but, as I say in the show, a good …

Duration:01:34:22

Lord Love a Duck

5/22/2019
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Lord Love a Duck: A phrase of British origin which is meant to convey shock or surprise in a situation where no other words or phrase will fit/a mildly inoffensive and appropriate term used to express surprise. The meaning of this phrase obviously fit the title of the film, who’s sole purpose was Protest with …

Duration:02:07:31

Hans Brinker / Roddy Sings

3/13/2019
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Hello everyone! Today’s episode is a radio production featuring Roddy McDowall and Dean Stockwell. The programme which Roddy and Dean both appeared on in 1952, was “Hans Brinker” and it was produced by Family Theatre. Roddy narrated the production while Dean starred as the lead role of Hans. This is a favorite production of mine, …

Duration:00:50:33

The Subterraneans

2/14/2019
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Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone! Today Ruby and I discuss Jack Kerouac’s “The Subterraneans”, and the history behind it for today’s celebration of L.O.V.E and all it contains whether happy or sad. Hope you enjoy the show!

Duration:01:28:33

A Look into Roddy’s Radio Career

1/17/2019
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In this 2 hour episode of Not Just Yesterday, two episodes of Lux Radio theatre are presented for your enjoyment, giving us a small peek into Roddy’s career as a voice actor in Radio. This episode does not have a trivia section and only features the two classic Radio programs “The Pied Piper” and “My …

Duration:02:01:18

Cricket on the Hearth.

12/24/2018
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Christmastime is here again! This is Not Just Yesterday’s very first Christmas episode, and I am so excited to have a very special co-host on my show today! Hope you all enjoy the show, and have a marvelously Happy Christmas, and a blessed New Year!

Duration:02:10:36

Inside Daisy Clover / Remembering Natalie Wood

11/29/2018
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Today, Not Just Yesterday: The Roddy McDowall Podcast remembers Roddy’s dear friend Natalie Wood on the 37th anniversary of her death. In 1965, after having received star power for the first time after West Side Story, Natalie Wood was given the opportunity to choose a film role she absolutely wanted more than anything, and she …

Duration:02:08:10

Night Gallery “The Cemetery”

10/31/2018
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*Ahem* Does anybody know where I can find the headless horseman? Roddy found his noggin! Happy Halloween everyone! This short episode today is just to whet your appetites for the frightening evening festivities ahead, and keep you company while your cauldrons bubble. Gather up your cozy duds, this episode is gonna give you the chills! …

Duration:00:43:01

Lassie Come Home (Happy Birthday Roddy!)

9/17/2018
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Today is a major milestone birthday for Roddy McDowall. Were he living, Roddy would be 90 years old today. In Celebration of this special birthday, I chose to discuss a film which was very dear to Roddy’s heart; Lassie Come Home (1943). In this film he met a young girl who would soon become his …

Duration:01:48:29

Battle for The Planet of the Apes

9/3/2018
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The Final Installment of the Planet of the Apes Saga, Battle for the Planet of the Apes was not truly the end, but only the beginning. Geared primarily towards an adolescent audience after Conquest of the Planet of the Apes shocked viewers due to it’s violent theme, Battle promised a world of peaceful serenity; until. …

Duration:01:16:24

Escape from/Conquest of The Planet of the Apes

8/31/2018
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In August of 2017, the very first episode of Not Just Yesterday: The Roddy McDowall Podcast, dropped on iTunes for the very first time. This episode, marks the 1 year anniversary of this show’s birth, and I’m so very excited to be able to share it with all of you today. One week ago, on …

Duration:02:07:50

The Ballad of Tam Lin

8/23/2018
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Hello everybody, I am back! and I have an exciting episode to share with you today. This episode discusses Roddy McDowall’s one and only directorial endeavor, his film: “The Ballad of Tam Lin”, aka The Devil’s Widow, AKA Games and Toys, etc, etc. This movie is one of the most obscure movies ever made, but …

Duration:01:52:13

Planet of the Apes

7/14/2018
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The promised surprise episode has come! I am joined in this episode by Albie Burdge, original host of The Quantum Leap Podcast, and fellow Barrenspace podcaster/POTA superfan; to embark on our upcoming 5 episode journey into the world of The Planet of the Apes. Covering the series from Roddy McDowall’s Perspective, this upcoming series of …

Duration:00:55:14

The Legend of Hell House

6/10/2018
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Horror fans, Rejoice! Your personal episode has come. I’m actually very excited about presenting this episode to you all, as it presented some very real challenges; and the creation of this episode was immensely rewarding for me. I discovered that a film I was always terrified of (because I’m a maaaajor coward and SO NOT …

Duration:01:14:47

Bonus Episode: Compulsion

6/7/2018
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On October 24th, 1957; Compulsion opened at the Belasco Theatre in New York City. Several weeks before, Roddy McDowall and Dean Stockwell; who had just been offered the roles of Artie Strauss and Judd Steiner, met one another for the very first time. During their long runs on the production, the two developed a strong …

Duration:01:19:37

Columbo: Short Fuse

5/24/2018
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“And we’ll have fun fun fun, til your nephew blows you up in your car.” Okay I know that was corny, but you try coming up with something cute on the spot like that, it ain’t easy! (Unless you’re Bob Hope. . . But I digress. . . ) For this episode, we have a brief …

Duration:00:32:53

Happy Birthday Roddy!

5/7/2018
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It’s a wonderful day in Podcast land, as today is the day to PAR-TAY! If he were alive today, Roddy McDowall would have been 89 years old, and in celebration of his birthday and the amazing legacy he left behind, I put together a very special podcast in his honor. In this, the second episode …

Duration:01:43:20

How Green Was My Valley

5/7/2018
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Roddy McDowall was a legendary actor, photographer, man, and friend. His incredible career spanned over 6 decades, and to this day he is one of Hollywood’s most beloved stars of all time. This podcast is in tribute to him and the legacy he left behind, through his work; both in film and in print. In …

Duration:00:53:12