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TCM Remembers Debbie Reynolds

12 Film Marathon to Air on Friday, January 28

Turner Classic Movies will celebrate the life and career of legendary actress Debbie Reynolds with a 24-hour film tribute on Friday, January, 27. Reynolds, who passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28 at the age of 84, became a sensation after starring with legendary hoofers Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor in the immortal MGM musical “Singin’ in the Rain” in 1952 and received an Oscar nomination for playing the title role in “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” in 1964.

The tribute begins with “It Started With a Kiss” (1959) at 6 a.m. ET and concludes with “How Sweet It Is” (1968) at 4 a.m. ET. Here is the complete listing:

6:00 a.m. ET: “It Started With A Kiss” (1959)
After a whirlwind courtship, an Army officer and his wacky wife try to make their marriage work

7:45 a.m.: “Bundle Of Joy” (1956)
A shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling

9:30 a.m.: “How The West Was Won” (1963)
Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West

12:30 p.m.: “The Tender Trap” (1955)
A swinging bachelor finds love when he meets a girl immune to his line

2:30 p.m.: “Hit The Deck” (1955)
Sailors on leave in San Francisco get mixed up in love and show business

4:30 p.m.: “I Love Melvin” (1953)
A photographer’s assistant promises to turn a chorus girl into a cover girl

6:00 p.m.: “Singin’ In The Rain” (1952)
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound

8:00 p.m.: “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” (1964)
A musical biography of the backwoods girl who struck it rich in Colorado and survived the Titanic

10:30 p.m.: “The Mating Game” (1959)
A tax agent falls for a farm girl whose father he’s investigating

12:30 a.m.: “The Catered Affair” (1956)
A working-class mother fights to give her daughter a big wedding whether the girl wants it or not

2:15 a.m.: “The Singing Nun” (1965)
Fanciful biography of the Belgian nun who briefly made the hit parade

4:00 a.m.: “How Sweet It Is!” (1968)
A married couple’s working vacation in Paris turns into a battle to stay faithful

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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