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2014-03-20 12:31:22

New 2-CD Set Celebrates TCM's 20th Anniversary with Iconic Movie Themes and Music from the Golden Age of Hollywood NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the 20th century's greatest music can be found in the film scores of Hollywood's golden age. For 20 years, Turner Classic Movies Network has been keeping this great music alive with their presentations of classic films for movie lovers of all ages. To mark the anniversary, Sony Masterworks and TCM have joined forces to...

2011-02-03 13:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Emmy® winner and recent Screen Actors Guild Award® winner Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) will return for his third season as co-host of THE ESSENTIALS on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). In his first two seasons opposite TCM host Robert Osborne, Baldwin displayed a deep admiration for and knowledge of classic films. Baldwin and Osborne have selected 30 "must see" films for the 2011 season of the weekly showcase....

2010-10-29 12:03:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Turner Classic Movies (TCM) poll gauges how modern movies, stars and filmmakers stack up against Hollywood icons. The sometimes surprising results show that Johnny Depp fills Errol Flynn's shoes, and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt capture some of the glamour of power couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. But, when it comes to sex symbols, no one is quite like Marilyn Monroe. TCM's survey - conducted during the week of Oct. 18 - is part of the...

2010-05-11 09:52:00

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will dedicate the Friday, May 21, primetime lineup to paying tribute to legendary singer-actress Lena Horne, who passed away yesterday at the age of 92. The night's collection will feature three films with defining Horne performances. Also included is one of Horne's favorite films, the 1943 John Garfield drama The Fallen Sparrow. The Duke is Tops (1938), Horne's film debut, featuring performances...

2010-04-15 11:33:00

ATLANTA, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time Emmy® winner and 2009 Academy Award® nominee Christopher Plummer (The Last Station) will narrate Turner Classic Movies' (TCM) ambitious, seven-part original production MOGULS AND MOVIE STARS: A HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD. This comprehensive true story behind the making of the American movie industry is being co-produced by TCM and Bill Haber's Ostar Productions. The series is slated to premiere in November 2010....

2010-03-25 12:10:00

ATLANTA, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress-producer-director Anjelica Huston, actor-director Danny Huston, actress Eva Marie Saint, actress Illeana Douglas, actress Nancy Olson and writer-director Curtis Hanson are among the latest special guests slated to appear at the TCM Classic Film Festival in April. Also participating will be author Cheryl Crane, daughter of actress Lana Turner. They join an extensive roster that also includes Mel Brooks, Luise Rainer, Jerry Lewis, Tony Curtis, Jon...

2010-02-10 14:03:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress Luise Rainer, who recently celebrated her 100th birthday, is scheduled to make a rare public appearance in what is certain to be one of the most eagerly anticipated events at the TCM Classic Festival in April. Rainer will introduce the 1937 drama The Good Earth, which earned her the second of two consecutive Academy Awards(®). Also attending will be legendary actor, filmmaker and humanitarian Jerry Lewis, who is scheduled to...

2010-01-27 10:05:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the Jan. 31 Grammy Awards®, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today unveiled the network's list of 15 Most Influential Film Soundtracks. TCM's list includes examples of orchestral scores, jazz, rock compilations and even disco, with music from such films as King Kong (1933), The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), The Graduate (1967), Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Star Wars (1977). "It is nearly impossible to think of certain films...

2010-01-14 15:31:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will be able to stay connected with the network in a big way through an extensive new mobile device application that hit the market today. The app, which will be available on multiple platforms and devices, provides fans with optimized versions of such rich content as advanced schedules; historical information on hundreds of films; fan commentary; classic film-related widescreen video content beautifully optimized for...

2010-01-14 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will go full circle with its annual 31 DAYS OF OSCAR® festival in February. The 2010 edition of the month-long event will feature 360 Academy Award®-nominated and winning movies, all presented uncut and commercial-free. The month's schedule is designed so that each movie is linked to the next movie in the lineup through a shared actor or actress. To view the multimedia assets associated with...


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