TCM Tributes for Andy Griffith and Ernest Borgnine

TCM has schedule changes for two nights this month, in honor of the recently-departed Andy Griffith and Ernest Borgnine.

 

 

On Wednesday, July 18, TCM will show four movies to celebrate the film career of Andy Griffith, including the rarely-seen Hearts of the West (1975):

8 p.m. – A Face in the Crowd
10:15 p.m. – No Time for Sergeants
12:30 a.m. – Hearts of the West
2:15 a.m. – Onionhead

And on Thursday, July 26, a full 24 hours of Ernest Borgnine films, including his Private Screenings interview:

6:00 a.m. – The Catered Affair
8:00 a.m. – The Legend of Lylah Clare
10:30 a.m. – Pay or Die
12:30 p.m. – Torpedo Run
2:30 p.m. – Ice Station Zebra
5:15 p.m. – The Dirty Dozen
8:00 p.m. – Private Screenings: Ernest Borgnine
9:00 p.m. – Marty
10:45 p.m. – From Here to Eternity
1:00 a.m. – The Wild Bunch
3:30 a.m. – Bad Day at Black Rock
5:00 a.m. – Private Screenings: Ernest Borgnine

2 Comments

  1. So predictable for EB, especially for prime time. How about showing people films they might not have seen, where EB was great, and front and center: The Rabbit Trap, Emperor of the North Pole, Man on A String….

    Of COURSE you need Marty, FHTE and The Wild Bunch, but really–he’s buried in The Dirty Dozen, Bad Day at Black Rock,,,oh what the hell.

    • stacia

      I’m okay with Bad Day at Black Rock because he’s just so Ernie in that film. But he’s got a very similar character in Johnny Guitar, which would have been terrific to see. Any of his cult-ier films would have been great, from Devil’s Rain to Bunny O’Hare. I guess Lilah Claire counts, but the cult and camp films were such a huge part of his later career that I hate seeing just token acknowledgement of it. Take out Dirty Dozen and one of the Private Screenings and you have room for at least two, probably three more films.

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