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The Bootleg Files: To Tell the Truth

BOOTLEG FILES 713: “To Tell the Truth” (long-running television game show).

LAST SEEN:
Plenty of old episodes are on YouTube.

AMERICAN HOME VIDEO: A few of the older episodes are on DVD from a highly dubious label.

REASON FOR BOOTLEG STATUS: Never properly repackaged for home entertainment channels.

CHANCES OF SEEING A COMMERCIAL DVD RELEASE: Not likely at all.

Liars are the most fascinating people. After all, they can give you a spiel that could be utterly convincing and compelling, but it is only later when you realize their smoke-and-mirror act played you for a fool. And it takes a certain brand of talent to sell a falsehood in a manner that it is happily embraced as a fact and its seller is welcomed as an all-around good sort.
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Bette vs. Joan – The Feud Continues

During Hollywood’s Golden Era, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford were the most powerful rival forces of dramatic power unleashed on the screen. Their legendary off-screen feud continues to fascinate us today, and on this episode writer/actor/raconteur Kevin Dolan offers insight on why we are still enchanted with the lives and films of these two mega-stars.

The episode can be heard here.

“The Online Movie Show” is produced at the Platinum Wolfe Studios.