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
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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