Join Kathleen and Philip as they discuss The Ruby Slippers from “The Wizard of "Oz” (1939). The slippers were stolen in 2005 and were recovered by the FBI just this past month, 13 years later. Discussed in the episode is the documentary, “The Slippers” (2016) and a TV show segment, “The Search for the Ruby Slippers.” Included in the documentary is the story of the discovery of the long forgotten slippers by Kent Warner, the birth of Hollywood costume collecting, and the 2005 Slipper Heist.Read More
"The Prodigal" starring Lana Turner, Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern and James Mitchell. Lana Turner stars in this 'biblical epic' inspired by the parable of the Prodigal Son. Turner as the high priestess of a pagan religion is pursued by Purdom who is swindled out of his family fortune while trying to buy her love.
Director: Richard Thorpe
Costumes: Herschel McCoy