Great Romances of the 20th Century Previous Broadcasts

Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh (Episode #214)

KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

In the early Fifties it was hard to decide who was prettier - the dashing star of Some Like it Hot and countless universal hokum adventures, or his beautiful wife, who was famously murdered in the shower in Hitchcock's Psycho. She loyally supported him by subordinating her career to his and providing him with a famous daughter.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 17, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

George Burns and Gracie Allen (Episode #213)

KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

George and Gracie were two of America's best-loved vaudeville and movie stars who capped dazzling careers by making it big in television. After Gracie's death, the laconic cigar-chomping George became an American showbiz institution.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

Roy Rogers and Dale Evans (Episode #212)

KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 2, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Amiable range warbler Roy Rogers always lived by the cowboy code: he never took advantage or slugged anyone smaller than himself. Dale Evans was the B-movie consort who joined the noble steed Trigger to make a sagebrush trio.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
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