Film stars Barbara Stanwyck and Burt Lancaster relax on May 19, 1948, in an automobile interior on the set of “Sorry, Wrong Number” in Hollywood.(Associated Press)
Debbie Reynolds, dressed for her role in “The Singing Nun” on Nov. 15, 1965.(Associated Press)
Director Ron Howard takes a seat behind the camera during the production of his comedy “Gung Ho” while on location at the Allegheny County Airport near Duquesne, Pa., in August 1985. At right is his father, actor Rance Howard, who has a cameo.(Keith B. Srakocic/Associated Press)
Debbie Reynolds enjoys clowning around and winking for the cameraman during the production of the comedy “The Pleasure of His Company,” which also stars Fred Astaire as her father, on May 10, 1961.(Associated Press)
The 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival will open April 10 with the world premiere of the new restoration of “Oklahoma!” Fred Zinnemann’s 1955 classic based on the groundbreaking Richard Rodgers-Oscar Hammerstein II musical.
The film, which features such standards as “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning” and “The Surrey with the Fringe on the Top,” stars Shirley Jones, Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Rod Steiger and Gene Nelson. Jones will be in attendance at the screening in the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX in Hollywood. The film will be introduced by TCM host Robert Osborne.
TCM also announced several other programs which have been added to the lineup of the four-day festival. William Friedkin will be on hand for the U.S. premiere restoration of his 1977 thriller “Sorcerer”; Kim Novak will participate in a screening of 1958’s “Bell, Book and Candle”; Ryan O’Neal will introduce a screening of 1973’s “Paper Moon”; and editor Thelma Schoomaker, who has won three Oscars for her work on Martin Scorsese’s 1980 “Raging Bull,” 2004’s “The Aviator” and 2006’s “The Departed” will be appear in conversation at Club TCM, the festival’s central gathering point.