24-Hour Programming Tribute Airing on Nov. 21 to Include The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and Gaslight (1944)
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the life and career of actress Angela Lansbury with a 24-hour programming tribute on Monday, November 21. Lansbury, who died Oct. 11 at the age of 96, began her movie career with an Oscar nomination for her role in Gaslight (1944). She went on to star in more than fifty movies, earn 6 Tony Awards® for her work on Broadway, and garner 18 Emmy Award® nominations for her role as Jessica Fletcher in the long-running tv show Murder, She Wrote. She continued working over nine decades, most recently in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery that will be released posthumously. She was a dear friend of TCM’s first host, Robert Osborne, and attended two TCM Classic Film Festivals in Hollywood.
The following is the complete schedule for TCM’s on-air tribute to Angela Lansbury:
TCM Remembers Angela Lansbury – Monday, November 21
6:15 AM – National Velvet (1944) – A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
8:30 AM – The Three Musketeers (1948) – Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ classic adventure about the king’s musketeers and their mission to protect France.
10:45 AM – Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) – A child of the tenements helps an ex-con find a new life.
12:00 PM – If Winter Comes (1947) – Scandal results when a well-meaning man takes in a pregnant girl.
2:00 PM – All Fall Down (1962) – A young drifter’s romance with an older woman is threatened by his possessive mother.
4:00 PM – Dear Heart (1964) – A middle-aged postmistress falls for an engaged man during a convention in New York.
6:00 PM – The Harvey Girls (1946) – Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
8:00 PM – The Manchurian Candidate (1962) – A Korean War hero doesn’t realize he’s been programmed to kill by the enemy.
10:15 PM – Gaslight (1944) – A newlywed fears she’s going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.
12:15 AM – The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) – A man remains young and handsome while his portrait shows the ravages of age and sin.
2:15 AM – Kind Lady (1951) – A con artist and his criminal cohorts hold an old lady hostage in her own home.
3:45 AM – Sweeney Todd (1982) – The adventures of a mad barber with a penchant for cutting his customers’ throats, and his companion, a pastry chef who uses the victims’ remains as filler for meat pies.
(All times Eastern)
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