Turner Classic Movies to Present 24-Hour Marathon of Classic Mickey Rooney Performances Sunday, April 13
Here is part of the press release about the salute:
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is remembering screen legend Mickey Rooney with a multi-tiered tribute to the screen legend who passed away Sunday at the age of 93.
The memorial tribute includes a 24-hour marathon of Rooney’s most iconic performances, airing on TCM this Sunday, April 13, beginning at 6 a.m. (ET).
“Mickey Rooney was easily one of the most talented people in American show business,” said TCM host Robert Osborne.
“Actor, singer, dancer, musician — he did it all. And what’s truly remarkable is that he did it so well for so long.
“Mickey was also a great friend to the TCM community. In addition to enjoying his great performances in countless Hollywood classics, we’ve had the chance to get to know Mickey through is interviews on TCM and his appearances at the TCM Classic Film Festival and the TCM Classic Cruise. He was a priceless talent, and we will all miss him deeply.”
On TCM (check your cable listings) on Sunday, April 13:
6 a.m. — Broadway to Hollywood (1933)
7:30 a.m. — The Devil is a Sissy (1936)
9:15 a.m. — A Family Affair (1937)
10:30 a.m. — You’re Only Young Once (1938)
Noon — Captains Courageous (1937)
2 p.m. — The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939)
3:45 p.m. — The Human Comedy (1943)
6 p.m. — Killer McCoy (1947)
8 p.m. — Boys Town (1938)
10 p.m. — Men of Boys Town (1941)
Midnight — National Velvet (1944)
2:15 a.m. — Babes on Broadway (1941)
4:30 a.m. — A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)