Great Romances of the 20th Century
What were the circumstances that brought together some of the 20th Century's most well-known couples? Plundering a wealth of film archive, these programs take you behind the scenes to unlock the secrets of some of the most romantic stories ever told. Hepburn and Tracy; Garland and Minelli; Ball and Arnaz; Hepburn and Ferrer; Wayne and Dietrich; Wagner and Wood; Radner and Wilder; Newman and Woodward; Henry and Shirlee Fonda; Brooks and Bancroft.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Apr 3, 2014 -- 2:00 AM