KCET AIRS A SPECIAL EPISODE OF 'VISITING... WITH HUELL HOWSER' IN TRIBUTE TO THE LATE ANN RUTHERFORD
Southern California's Favorite Host Huell Howser gets up close and personal with two film legends, Ann Rutherford and Anne Jeffreys
Burbank, CA - June 20, 2012 - In tribute to the late Ann Rutherford, KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station, will rebroadcast a special episode of Huell Howser's series, "Visiting... With Huell Howser", which features an interview with Rutherford on Wednesday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. with a repeat at 12 a.m. The program will include a new introduction by Howser celebrating Rutherford's life.
In "The Two Anns," Huell invites the movie legends to the French Garden in downtown L.A, where he goes in depth about their lives and discusses their experiences on the Silver Screen. The three reminisce about Rutherford's and Jeffrey's phenomenal careers in Hollywood.
Prior to her film debut, Ann Rutherford began in radio and theater. Rutherford is famously known for her roles in "Gone with the Wind" starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh and the "Andy Hardy" series as Mickey Rooney's love interest.
Anne Jeffreys, a trained soprano singer, started off her career in the entertainment industry appearing in numerous musical reviews and musicals, including the 1944 Frank Sinatra musical, "Step Lively." Jeffreys is widely recognized for starring in the popular 1950s TV sitcom, "Topper."
On-air, online and in the community, KCET plays a vital role in the cultural and educational enrichment of Southern and Central California. KCET offers a wide range of award-winning local programming as well as the finest public television programs from around the world. KCET currently produces the Emmy®, duPont-Columbia and Peabody Award-winning SoCal Connected, a hard-hitting prime-time weekly television news program that examines the issues and people of Southern California. Throughout its 48-year history, KCET has won hundreds of major awards for its local and regional news and public affairs programming, its national drama and documentary productions, its quality educational family and children's programs, its outreach and community services and its website, kcet.org. KCET is a donor-supported community institution. For additional information about KCET productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org.
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