Turner Classic Tuesday — April 07-13, 2015

Each Tuesday Hunter highlights the best classic films airing in the coming week on TCM.

This week, see two of the most lauded female performances in film history, plus a pairing of two of TV’s greatest performers, Jackie Gleason and Rod Serling!

THIS WEEK’S PICKS

Tuesday, April 07
See Joan Crawford do battle with her ungrateful daughter in one her most famous roles as Mildred Pierce.
Wednesday, April 08
Anthony Quinn Wednesday returns with Requiem For A Heavyweight. Co-starring “The Great One” Jackie Gleason, with a script by Rod Serling, you’d have to be punch-drunk to miss this masterpiece.
Saturday, April 11
Quick trivia – who was the first actor to win an Oscar for Martin Scorsese? If you answered “Robert DeNiro”, you’re mistaken. It was actually Ellen Burstyn, in the forgotten 1974 gem Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. Catch it this Saturday.

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