Bad Day At Black Rock

January 30, 2011 by Post Team 

Bad Day At Black Rock, On the eve of Sunday SAG Awards (8/7c), when the actor 94-year-old receives a Life Achievement Award, TCM pays tribute to character actor Oscar winner (and star of TV’s McHale’s Navy) with a lineup of four of the best-known films of Borgnine: Bad Day at Black Rock and The Dirty Dozen, followed by a replay of his 2009 interview with Robert Osborne private screenings, and then resumed his performance Oscar in 1955 for Marty and conclude with the classic Peckinpah The Wild Bunch.

Bad Day at Black Rock 20 hours (MCT) an armed man (Spencer Tracy) with respect to a desert town a disaster. NR (1954) Spencer Tracy was nominated for an Oscar for this tense and topical drama 1955. He plays an alien who arrives in a remote town in the West in search of the father of a fallen war hero. A Japanese-American, he was sent to an internment camp and never returned, but the visitor soon learns the secret of the local population “horrible, they are willing to kill to keep.
Borgnine Conway called “the funniest man in the world.” You do not buy the argument from me on that.

The awards will be at 20 am and Sunday on TBS and TNT. They live side by air to another. The presenters announced so far are Scott Bakula, Alec Baldwin, Jeff Bridges, Rosario Dawson, Josh Duhamel, Angie Harmon, Eva Longoria, Cory Monteith, Amy Poehler, Hilary Swank, Betty White and SAG President Ken Howard.

Previous winners of the Life Achievement Award: White, Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Charles Durning, Julie Andrews, Shirley Temple Black, James Garner, Karl Malden and Clint Eastwood.

As part of the SAG honor, TCM will salute Borgnine with four of his greatest films on Saturday night, plus an interview. Here is the schedule: 20 hours: “Bad Day at Black Rock” (1955) with Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Walter Brennan, Dean Jagger and Anne Francis. 21.30: “The Dirty Dozen” (1967) with Lee Marvin, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Robert Ryan, Charles Bronson, George Kennedy and Donald Sutherland. 12:15 a.m. Sunday: “Private Screenings” interview in 2009 Borgnine by TCM host Robert Osborne. I talked to Borgnine two years ago to promote the interview. It was a pleasure.

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