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Turner Classic Movies, a full frame away of celebrating its 20th anniversary as a leading authority in classic film, is bringing its popular and critically acclaimed original specials to DVD with TCM Originals, a new line of special programs produced by TCM and exclusive to the network. First in the series is the newly released Conversations with Robert Osborne, a special selection of some of the finest interviews the TCM host has conducted with legendary Hollywood talent.
TCM's Conversations with Robert Osborne includes two installments of the network's Private Screenings specials. First up, Osborne interviews renowned actress of screen and stage Liza Minnelli, who shares highlights of her remarkable career and details of her personal life as the daughter of actress Judy Garland and director Vincente Minnelli. Then the cameras turn on Robert Osborne, as he discusses his lifelong love of movies and career as an entertainment columnist and film historian with actor Alec Baldwin.
Conversations with Robert Osborne also features three installments of Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival, recorded before a live audience in historic Hollywood. The collection includes Osborne's 2010 conversation with Luise Rainer, the first woman to win back-to-back Best Actress Oscars, for The Great Ziegfeld (1936) and The Good Earth (1937); a 2012 interview with Kim Novak, best remembered for her roles in Picnic (1955) and Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958), who reveals to Osborne secrets of her career and personal life; and a candid 2013 conversation with Academy Award-winning actress Eva Marie Saint, star of On the Waterfront (1955) and North by Northwest (1959).
Future TCM Originals DVDs include the 2013 original documentary Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Richard D. Zanuck Story, A Night at the Movies, Volume 1 and AFI Master Class: The Art of Collaboration. TCM's A Night at the Movies collection features four fascinating genre explorations from award-winning filmmaker Laurent Bouzereau: The Gigantic World of Epics (2009), The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (2009), Merry Christmas! (2011) and The Horrors of Steven King (2011). The AFI Master Class: The Art of Collaboration features in-depth conversations with three remarkable cinematic teams: Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams; filmmaker David O. Russell and actor-producer Mark Wahlberg; and filmmaker Robert Zemeckis and cinematographer Don Burgess. The specials were taped at the American Film Institute before a live audience of AFI Fellows.

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