2012 TCM Film Festival: Films Announced

The 2012 TCM Film Festival line-up has been announced. From TCM’s site

The 2012 TCM Classic Film Festival will cover a wide range of programming themes, including our central theme “Style in the Movies.” Working directly with the Hollywood studios, the world’s notable film archives, and private collectors, our programs feature some of the most revered movies of all time – many with new or restored prints – and long lost gems. In keeping with TCM tradition, all festival screenings include special introductions to provide context about each film. Specific details about this unique fan experience will be announced in the weeks and months ahead, including guest appearances by actors, actresses, directors, producers and other key figures.

Announced Films for 2012

  • All Quiet on the Western Front: World premiere of a new restoration of director Lewis Milestone’s groundbreaking masterpiece based on the World War I novel by Erich Maria Remarque. Lew Ayres heads the cast in this Oscar-winning Best Picture.
  • Cabaret: Official Opening Night Gala World Premiere of the 40th Anniversary Restoration of Bob Fosse’s Best Picture winner starring Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey and Michael York.
  • Call Her Savage: World premiere restoration of this Pre-Code gem starring Clara Bow as a wild Texan gal who rebels against her father.
  • Casablanca: The 70th anniversary restoration of Michael Curtiz’s Academy Award-winning classic wartime romance starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
  • Singin’ In The Rain: In celebration of Gene Kelly’s 100th birthday anniversary, the world premiere of the 60th anniversary restoration of Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly’s delightful toe-tapper starring Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor.
  • Swing Time: George Stevens’ wonderful, dance-filled musical comedy stars the incomparable Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
  • Wings: 85th anniversary restoration of William A. Wellman’s World War I aerial drama starring Charles “Buddy” Rogers, Richard Arlen and Clara Bow. Winner of the first Academy Award for Best Picture.
  • The Women: A new print of George Cukor’s landmark film with Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell and Paulette Goddard leading an all-female cast in an adaptation of the popular Clare Boothe Luce play.

*Schedule subject to change.



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