I’m on vacation until July 21. If you have any breaking news, please send it to Jennifer Brett of Buzz at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks. In the meantime, here’s something I wrote before I left:
Atlanta-based Turner Classic Movies (TCM) honors the late great Andy Griffith tonight, Wednesday, July 18 by airing four of his classic films.
Griffith passed away July 3 at age 86. TCM’s four-film memorial tribute is set to begin at 8 p.m. with Griffith’s brilliant performance in Elia Kazan’s “A Face in the Crowd” from 1957 The night also features the hilarious service comedy “No Time for Sergeants” from 1958. Here are the details:
8 p.m. – A Face in the Crowd (1957) – with Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau and Lee Remick. Directed by Elia Kazan.
10:15 p.m. – No Time for Sergeants (1958) – with Myron McCormick, Nick Adams, Murray Hamilton and Don Knotts. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
12:30 a.m. – Hearts of the West (1975) – with Jeff Bridges, Donald Pleasance, Blythe Danner, Alan