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  • ‘Forbidden Planet’ plays Kennedy Space Center

     
    Alert, earthlings: TCM and NASA are teaming for a showing of “Forbidden Planet,” the 1956 sci-fi classic. TCM host Ben Mankiewicz will take part in the screening, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex....
  • "Forbidden Planet" Actress Anne Francis Dies at 80

    "Forbidden Planet" Actress Anne Francis Dies at 80
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Actress Anne Francis, best known for her role in the 1950s classic "Forbidden Planet," has died. Francis died Sunday at a Santa Barbara-area nursing home, according to funeral director Bill Guntle. She was 80 years old. Her...
  • 'Honey West' Anne Francis dies at 80 from pancreatic cancer

     
    Anne Francis, best known for her starring role in "Forbidden Planet" and as the first female TV detective on "Honey West," passed away on Jan.......
  • Anne Francis — what a dame as ‘Honey West’

     
    If you're of a certain age, you probably remember "Honey West." The ABC private eye drama lasted just a season -- from 1965 to 1966 -- but Anne Francis won millions of fans as the beautiful, dynamic and expert detective....
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Bryce Dallas Howard, face of Kate Spade. Tamara Mellon, face of Jimmy Choo fragrance. Remembering Anne Francis.

     
    We are sorry to note the death of actress Anne Francis, one of our favorite TV babes of, oh, half a century or so ago. Her signature character, Honey West, brought high style to a medium that had been more......
  • Anne Francis: 1930-2011

     
    Anne Francis has become the second star of the sci-fi classic “Forbidden Planet” to pass away in the past couple of months. The character actress, quite a looker in her young-starlet days, was 80 when she died, 26 when she co-starred with...
  • Tim Conway to salute Ernest Borgnine at SAG Awards

     
    Here's a moment that fans of "McHale's Navy" won't want to miss. Hey, it's a moment fans of "SpongeBob SquarePants" won't want to miss, either. Tim Conway will introduce the tribute to Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ernest Borgnine at the Screen Actors...
  • Oscars: In Memorium

     
    No applause for the faces and names. I thought it was canned, for a moment there. Patricia Neal, Hickenlooper, Gloria Stuart, Robert Culp, Lynn Redgrace, Dennis Hopper, Blake Edwards, Kevin McCarthy, Lena Horne, Anne Francis, Arthur Penn and Peter Yates, ...
  • TCM salutes Lucille Ball, Marlon Bando, Bette Davis, Cary Grant, many others

     
    Of special note: TCM on Saturday, Aug. 6, salutes Lucille Ball, one of TV's greatest stars, who gained her training over many years in the movies. Viewers will get to see her Technicolor beauty in "Du Barry Was a Lady," her teaming with Desi Arnaz in "The...
  • This week: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ reveals stars; Dick Cheney, Miranda Lambert share ‘Dateline’

     
    Here are a few names that have been mentioned as possibilities: Chaz Bono, child of Sonny and Cher; basketball stars Ron Artest and Dwyane Wade; Kim Richards of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"; actor David Arquette; Elisabetta Canalis, George...
  • TCM salutes Carole Lombard, screwball queen and sexy dame

     
    Lombard had a colorful Hollywood life. She was known for her ribald humor and her marriages to William Powell and Clark Gable. She overcame a serious car accident that scarred her face and could have ended her career. She was a patriot who, after...
  • Ernest Borgnine: TCM, Antenna TV to salute him

     
    The late, great Ernest Borgnine will receive a 24-hour marathon salute from TCM on July 26. Borgnine died Sunday at age 95. He may be best remembered for the sitcom “McHale's Navy.” Starting at 7 a.m. ET Sunday, Antenna TV will offer the &#...