Rediscover Old Hollywood and Solve Mysteries with Two New Series on KCET | KCET
Rediscover Old Hollywood and Solve Mysteries with Two New Series on KCET
OLD HOLLYWOOD AND SOLVE MYSTERIES WITH TWO NEW SERIES ON KCET
Angeles - March 5, 2012 - KCET, the nation's largest independent television
station serving Southern and Central California, invites viewers to tune-in to relive
the Golden Age of Hollywood and meet the original artists from the silver
screen. Then, take on a dangerous world with an upstanding detective in 1960s
On Saturday, March 10 at 10 p.m., don't
miss the launch of Classic Cool?¢ Theater,
the first show to air from KCET's unique partnership with Eyetronics Media
& Studios. Kicking off the series is Frank Capra's 1941 Academy Award Nominated
film and all time Classic "Meet John Doe" starring Gary Cooper and
Barbara Stanwyck. Classic Cool Theater
is a weekly 120-minute series, which will include a package of the following
- A Classic
Cartoon; a selection of the best of Hollywood classic Cartoons from the
30s, 40s and 50s.
- A Feature Film;
with themes such as Romance, Film Noir, Musicals, Adventures, Westerns,
Horror ...including a selection of their original trailers.
- A Newsreel;
which will include celebrities, politics, sports and important events of
the year the movie was released.
- A musical short
featuring timeless artists like Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, The Big Bands,
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin Sammy Davis Jr, The Andrew Sisters, Benny
Goodman, Artie Shaw, Elvis Presley, The Platters, and many more surprises.
Classic Cool, because Cool is timeless!
on Sunday, March 11 at 9 p.m. is Inspector George Gently, an intriguing British mystery series.
actor Martin Shaw (Judge John Deed, The Professionals) stars as Commander
George Gently - an incorruptible, uncompromising cop transplanted from London's
Scotland Yard to England's North Country in the mid-1960's. Gently's reputation
for honesty and relentlessness make him almost as feared among his colleagues
as he is among criminals. But he finds an odd ally in John Bacchus (Lee
Ingleby, Nicholas Nickleby) - an overeager, opinionated young sergeant who
plays fast and loose with police procedures. Together the two tackle cases
involving murderers, drug dealers, gun runners, and more. Gently is about to
discover a whole new world of murder and intrigue in 1960s Britain, a place
where everything is about to change, but the past is always present.
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