Produced by Tim Reilly of TCM, directed by Scott Lansing of the Atlanta-based Sabotage Film Group, and scored with the song “Calling All Gamma Rays” by Quiet Hounds, the stylish, 2 1/2 minute film features newly shot original footage, as men and women of all ages are slowly drawn to the channel, each bringing their own taste, history, and life experience to their appreciation of classic film.
Clips and audio excerpts from the following movies are featured: GONE WITH THE WIND, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, NORTH BY NORTHWEST, CITIZEN KANE, GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINER, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, THE THIN MAN, BEN-HUR, BABES ON BROADWAY, THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, NETWORK, BRINGING UP BABY, JULIUS CAESAR, THE DIRTY DOZEN, KELLY’S HEROES, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, CASABLANCA, THE WOMEN, THE WIZARD OF OZ, THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD, JOAN OF ARC, KING KONG, and THE MALTESE FALCON. Even hosts Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz make cameo appearances.
Congratulations to TCM on their first two decades. Here’s to 20 more years, at least.