Knowledge Identifier: &Turner_Classic_Movies
Category: Business (17)
Founded in 1939.
Countries: United States (76%), United Kingdom (7%), France (5%)
Linked to: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Motion Picture Association of America, News Corporation, The Walt Disney Company
Eleanor Powell - Powell's films continue to be broadcast on television regularly by Turner Classic Movies, with most released in the VHS video format in 1980s and 1990s
As part of the deal, Turner Entertainment retained ownership of MGM's library of films released up to 1986
Turner Entertainment - On October 3, 1988, Turner Broadcasting launched the TNT network, and later Turner Classic Movies to use their former MGM/UA library
Turner Broadcasting System - During 1994, the division Turner Classic Movies was organized
Ted Turner - Since launch in 1994, Turner Classic Movies broadcast the older Warner Bros, RKO, and MGM libraries
Turner Classic Movies (Asia) - In April 2000 the channel was rebranded as Turner Classic Movies
Otto Penzler - In 2002, he hosted a television series of great mystery films for the Turner Classic Movies channel
The Racket (1928 film) - In 2004 and 2006, Turner Classic Movies broadcast "The Racket", "Two Arabian Knights", and "The Mating Call" , the first showing of any of the three films in decades
Olivia de Havilland - In 2004, Turner Classic Movies put together a retrospective piece called "Melanie Remembers" in which de Havilland was interviewed for the 65th anniversary of "Gone with the Wind"'s original release
Port of Shadows - Prior to July 2004, Criterion Collection gave the film a "bare-bones" release, with a booklet and limited on-screen special features; according to James Steffen of Turner Classic Movies, the DVD's "high-definition transfer does justice to Carné, Schufftan and Trauner's richly detailed vision", though there are issues because of the "highly variable" quality of the 35 mm film used: "Within the same scene some shots can be startlingly clear, while others are very grainy and have much weaker contrast and detail
In Canada, TCM debuted in 2005 on the Shaw Cable and satellite provider Shaw Direct
Charley Chase - A marathon of selected Charley Chase shorts from the silent era was broadcast in 2005 on the American cable television network Turner Classic Movies
Henry Fonda - On the centenary of his birth, May 16, 2005, Turner Classic Movies honored him with a marathon of his films
Eric Pohlmann - In 2006 the Turner Classic Movies "31 Days of Oscar" festival was based on the theme of "360 Degrees of Oscar" in which TCM chooses an actor who has played a significant role in Oscar history, and builds its entire schedule around him
Campus MovieFest - In the Fall of 2006, Turner Classic Movies partnered up with CMF and continues to present the TCM Classic Short Film *award in which students are asked to re-imagine a classic
Molly Haskell - She co-hosted Turner Classic Movies's "The Essentials" with Robert Osborne in 2006 for one season
John Ford - The longer revised version of Directed by John Ford shown on Turner Classic Movies in November, 2006 features directors Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, and Martin Scorsese, who suggest that the string of classic films Ford directed during 1936 to 1941 was due in part to an intense six-month extra-marital affair with Katharine Hepburn, the star of Mary of Scotland, an Elizabethan costume drama.
Small Time Crooks - Robert Osborne of Turner Classic Movies on June 15, 2006 Allen has never commented on whether this was deliberate or if his film was in any way inspired by "Larceny, Inc."
Alton Brown - On November 11, 2007, Brown was the guest programmer on Turner Classic Movies as part of their guest programmer month
Donna Reed - In May 2010 Turner Classic Movies honored Reed as their star of the month which saw Mary Owen pay a special tribute to her mother
Dracula (1958 film) - On 7 September 2010, Turner Classic Movies released the film in a 4-Pack along with "Dracula Has Risen from the Grave", "The Curse of Frankenstein" and "Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed"
Carla Laemmle - In November 2010 she made an appearance in the documentary "Moguls and Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood" for Turner Classic Movies and in May 2011 she appeared in "Paul Merton's Birth of Hollywood" on the BBC. In March 2012, Turner Classic Movies presented a screening of "Dracula", Laemmle appeared at the screening in connection with its Classic Movie Festival
Bill Hader - Hader hosted the 2011 and 2012 seasons of "Essentials, Jr." on Turner Classic Movies
Trouble in Paradise (film) - Outro to the Turner Classic Movies showing of "Trouble in Paradise" Paramount was again rejected in 1943, when the studio wanted to make a musical version of the film
Robert Osborne - Osborne's original projected three-month leave of absence stretched into five months, with his official return as host of Turner Classic Movies taking place on December 1, 2011
Drew Barrymore - In March 2012, Barrymore began co-hosting the twelfth season of The Essentials, a film showcase on Turner Classic Movies which spotlights significant classic films
Diana Serra Cary - On December 3, 2012, Turner Classic Movies presented the 2011 documentary "Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room"
Robert Osborne - In 2014, as part of an exclusive programming deal with Disney, Turner Classic Movies agreed to become the sponsor of The Great Movie Ride
Double Indemnity (film) - The film was re-released on July 19 & 20, 2015, as part of the "TCM Presents" series by Turner Classic Movies
Claire Trevor - On March 8, 2016, Turner Classic Movies honored Trevor on the 106th anniversary of her birth by showing several of her films
Gregory Peck - On April 5, 2016, the 100th anniversary of Peck's birth, Turner Classic Movies honored the actor by showing several of his films
Robert Osborne - In March 2018, Turner Classic Movies announced the establishment of the Robert Osborne *award, to be presented at the annual TCM Classic Film Festival "to an individual whose work has helped keep the cultural heritage of classic films alive and thriving for generations to come
Leslie Howard (actor) - "Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn" premiered on Turner Classic Movies June 4, 2018, opening a month-long tribute to Howard's films