TCM sets April 10 for day-lengthy tribute to 2-time Oscar champion Bette Davis
Within hrs of veteran actress Elizabeth Taylor‘s dying at 79 Wednesday, Atlanta-based Turner Classic Movies had finalized plans for any on-air tribute. On Sunday, April 10, TCM has rearranged its schedule to air 24 hrs of Taylor’s finest films, beginning at 6 a.m. together with her first film, the 1943 family flick “Lassie Get Home.Inches The tribute will finish by having an April 11 4 a.m. airing of “Ivanhoe” from 1952.
Among, TCM will run Taylor’s best-known films, including “Father from the Bride” and it is follow up, “Father’s Little Dividend,” the epic “Raintree County,” the 1958 Tennessee Williams‘ adaptation she must have won her first Oscar for, “Cat on the Hot Tin Roof” and “Giant.”
Weekend daytime TCM host Ben Mankiewicz will give you context and perspective for that mid-day choices while TCM primetime host and Oscars historian Robert Osborne will introduce Taylor’s two Academy Award-winning performances: 1960’s “Butterfield 8” adopted by “Who’s Scared of Virginia Woolf?” her 1966 129-minute on-screen screaming complement husband Richard Burton. The video, adapted in the Edward Albee structural drama, incidentally, also offered as Mike Nichols‘ directorial debut. Good factor he began small.
For that complete line-up, visit the official Turner Classic Movies website.