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Scene-Stealing Supporting Player Is Star for a Day

Mary Boland movies: Scene-stealing actress has her ‘Summer Under the Stars’ day on TCM Turner Classic Movies will dedicate the next 24 hours, Sunday, August 4, 2013, not to Lana Turner, Lauren Bacall, Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Esther Williams, or Bette DavisTCM’s frequent Warner Bros., MGM, and/or Rko stars — but to the marvelous scene-stealer Mary Boland. A stage actress who was featured in a handful of movies in the 1910s, Boland came into her own as a stellar film supporting player in the early ’30s, initially at Paramount and later at most other Hollywood studios. First, the bad news: TCM’s "Summer Under the Stars" Mary Boland Day will feature only two movies from Boland’s Paramount period: the 1935 Best Picture Academy Award nominee Ruggles of Red Gap, which TCM has shown before, and one TCM premiere. So, no rarities like Secrets of a Secretary, Mama Loves Papa, Melody in Spring,
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Lincoln Center Set To Honor Liz

The Film Society of Lincoln Center, which earlier this month honored the living legend Sidney Poitier with a beautiful tribute, will soon be celebrating the recently deceased legend Elizabeth Taylor with one, as well. (Taylor died of congestive heart failure at the age of 79 in March.)

The retrospective, which is cutely titled “Elizabeth: The Golden Age,” will feature screenings and photos of Taylor’s work. Many of the actress’ most acclaimed works, including “National Velvet” (1944), “Father of the Bride” (1950), “A Place in the Sun” (1951), “Giant” (1956), “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” (1958), and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1966) — as well as a few rarely-seen gems, such as “Julia Misbehaves” (1948), a romantic-comedy in which the 16-year-old Taylor receives her first on-screen kiss, and a 70mm “deluxe screening” of her epic bomb “Cleopatra” (1963) — will be shown on the big screen at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater from May 20 through May 22. Additionally,
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Film Society Of Lincoln Center Hosting “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”, Elizabeth Taylor Retrospective

With her still shocking death earlier this month, the proclamations of appreciation for the life and career of one Elizabeth Taylor are still rolling in.

The Film Society Of Lincoln Center has announced that they will be hosting a new film series, entitled Elizabeth: The Golden Age. Screening at the Walter Reade Theater from May 20-22, this will be the first retrospective of the icon’s work in NY, since her death. It will also go hand-in-hand with a photo exhibit, which will be on display from May 20-June 9, thanks to the Fslc, Kobal Collection and BigEyeGallery.com.

Tickets will be going on sale on May 5, and the series will feature such films as Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf and A Place In The Sun. Also screening will be Julia Misbehaves, a rare film which also happens to features the actress’ first on-screen kiss,
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Elizabeth: The Golden Age Film Series

Film Society Of Lincoln Center announces Elizabeth: The Golden Age May 20-22

Retrospective of Elizabeth Taylor.s films will include exhibit of classic images from the film legend.s iconic life.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the details today for the upcoming film series, Elizabeth: The Golden Age which will screen at the Walter Reade Theater May 20-22. The series will mark the first retrospective of Taylor.s work in New York following her recent passing. As part of the retrospective, Fslc has teamed with The Kobal Collection and Big Eye Gallery.com to display a photo exhibit of some of the most well-known and celebrated images of the screen icon. The exhibit will be on display from May 20 . June 9.

Highlights from Elizabeth: The Golden Age include; a rare screening of Julia Misbehaves (1948), the raucous romantic comedy directed by Jack Conway, features the 16-year-old Taylor.s first on-screen
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