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TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL: Sat. April 6-9 2017

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TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL: HAND & FOOTPRINT CEREMONY

Friday, April 7th

TCM honored legendary father and son film icons Carl Reiner and Rob Reiner during a hand and footprint ceremony at the world famous TCL Chinese Theater IMAX® in Hollywood during the eighth annual TCM Classic Film Festival on Friday, April 7. Special guests and friends of the Reiner’s including comedian Billy Crystal, TV host Tom Bergeron and legendary writer and producer Normal Lear celebrated the storied careers of the father and son duo who have collectively worked in the industry for over a century and amassed countless accolades along the way. This marks the first occasion that a father and son have jointly been honored with a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX®.

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TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL: OPENING NIGHT

Thursday, April 6th

TCM kicks off opening night of the 8th annual TCM Classic Film Festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of  In The Night of the Night. TCM executives joined Hollywood legend Sidney Poitier, as well as producer Walter Mirisch, director Norman Jewison, actress Lee Grant and award-winning composer Quincy Jones who were on hand to discuss the film which is considered to be a landmark of its time.

Pictured Left to Right Image 1:
First Row: Walter Mirisch, Sidney Poitier, Quincy Jones
Second Row: Ben Mankiewicz, Host, Turner Classic Movies; Charlie Tabesh, Senior Vice President, Programming and Production, Turner Classic Movies; Norman Jewison, Lee Grant
Third Row: Charlie Tabesh, Senior Vice President, Programming and Production, Turner Classic Movies; Genevieve McGillicuddy, Director TCM Classic Film Festival; Coleman Breland, President Turner Classic Movies and Turner Content Distribution

Pictured Left to Right Image 2:
First Row: Walter Mirisch, Sidney Poitier, Quincy Jones
Second Row: Norman Jewison, Lee Grant

Pictured Left to Right Image 3:
Coleman Breland, President Turner Classic Movies and Turner Content Distribution, Pola Changnon, Senior Vice President, Creative, Brand and Marketing, Turner Classic Movies; Genevieve McGillicuddy, Director TCM Classic Film Festival; Walter Mirisch; Ben Mankiewicz, Host, Turner Classic Movies; Lee Grant; Charlie Tabesh, Senior Vice President, Programming and Production; Turner Classic Movies, Charlie Tabesh, Senior Vice President Programming and Production; Turner Classic Movies

For  more photos from Opening Night, please visit: http://assignments.gettyimages.com/mm/nicePath/gyipa_public?nav=pr521207069.


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