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Great Romances of the 20th Century Previous Broadcasts

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz (Episode #103)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 18, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Like Desi, all of America loved Lucy, the RKO contract player who eventually gained the TV clout to buy the studio where she had started her movie career.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 19, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Judy Garland and Vincent Minelli (Episode #102)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 11, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

She was one of MGM's most luminous stars. He was one of its most brilliant directors. The union of two flamboyant talents produced a third: Liza Minnelli.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 16, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 15, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 12, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy (Episode #101)

KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 4, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Theirs was one of the greatest Hollywood romances, a remarkable meeting of opposites. The deep feeling Hepburn and Tracy had for each other is preserved in a series of classic movies in which they co-starred, the first of which was the 1941 hit, Woman of the Year.

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  • KQED Plus: Mon, Sep 9, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Sep 8, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 5, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
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