“Forgotten Hollywood”- TCM Film Fest Details…

Posted on April 15, 2016 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

   Turner Classic Movies has announced the following additions to the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival. This years event takes place from April 28th to May 1st.

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   Beloved Oscar and Golden Globe winner Angela Lansbury will introduce the satirical political thriller The Manchurian Candidate. Oscar-winning actress Rita Moreno will attend the previously announced 60th-anniversary screening of The King and I. Billy Dee Williams will present his Emmy-nominated performance in Brian’s Song. And, Oscar winner Faye Dunaway will kick off a showing of Network. The festival will also pay tribute to Golden Globe-Nominee Gina Lollobrigida. There will be a handprint-footprint ceremony. to honor acclaimed filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola. Expect a one-on-one conversation with Burt Reynolds. Other stars attending include director John Singleton, Eva Marie Saint, Elliott Gould, Stacy Keach, and Carl Reiner.

TCM Film Fest   The TCM Classic Film Festival has announced that investigative journalist Carl Bernstein, Oscar-winning screenwriter and director  Tom McCarthy, and screenwriter Josh Singer will join the festivities for the opening night screening of All the President’s Men. Singer and McCarthy just won their statuette for Spotlight.

    Festival attendees will also experience special conversations and panels at Club TCM, including a discussion between Singer, writer, director, and producer James Vanderbilt, broadcast news producer Mary Mapes, and print editor Ben Bradlee Jr. on the challenges of dramatizing the work of journalists for the screen.

   Some unfortunate news, however… TCM host Robert Osborne will be unable to attend this year’s fest, citing a minor health issue. In a letter, he writes:


   I promise to be there to check out the sights and sounds.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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