Turner Classic Movies (TCM) pays tribute to the cinematic artists who passed away in 2013 in the network's annual "TCM Remembers" video montage. This year's "TCM Remembers" tribute will appear in regular rotation on the network through January. The video can also be viewed online:
Several unforgettable stars are included in TCM's video tribute this year, including Karen Black, Eileen Brennan, Harry Carey Jr., Deanna Durbin, Charles Durning, Annette Funicello, James Gandolfini, Jack Klugman, Eleanor Parker, Jean Stapleton, Esther Williams and Jonathan Winters, to name a few. Celebrated figures from behind the camera include producer special effects master Ray Harryhausen, writer/producer Elmore Leonard, writer Richard Matheson, director/stunt coordinator Hal Needham, Japanese filmmaker Nagisa Oshima, writer/director/producer Michael Winner, director/screenwriter Bryan Forbes and screenwriters Fay Kanin and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, among several others. In addition, the TCM Remembers" video features film critics Roger Ebert and Stanley Kauffman.
Providing the musical background for this year's "TCM Remembers" tribute is the song is "In the Embers" by Sleeping At Last (http://sleepingatlast.com), a project created by singer and multi-instrumentalist Ryan O'Neal.