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TCM Will Remember Actor Andy Griffith Wednesday, July 18

Written by Alexander Tucker   // 07/03/2012

Andy GriffithTCM Remembers Actor Andy Griffith Wednesday, July 18

Tribute to Include Performances in Such Films as A Face in the Crowd (1957), No Time for Sergeants (1958), Hearts of the West (1975) and Onionhead (1958)

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will remember the life and career of actor Andy Griffith on Wednesday, July 18. Griffith passed away this morning at the age of 86. TCM’s four-film memorial tribute is set to begin at 8 p.m. (ET) with Griffith’s brilliant performance in Elia Kazan’s A Face in the Crowd (1957). The night also features the hilarious service comedy No Time for Sergeants (1958). The Following is a complete sche dule (all times Eastern):

8 p.m. – A Face in the Crowd (1957) – with Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau and Lee Remick. Directed by Elia Kazan.

10:15 p.m. – No Time for Sergeants (1958) – with Myron McCormick, Nick Adams, Murray Hamilton and Don Knotts. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy.

12:30 a.m. – Hearts of the West (1975) – with Jeff Bridges, Donald Pleasance, Blythe Danner, Alan Arkin, Richard B. Shull, Herb Edelman, Alex Rocco and Marie Windsor. Directed by Howard Zieff.

2:15 a.m. – Onionhead (1958) – with Felicia Farr, Walter Matthau, Erin O’Brien, Joe Mantell, Ray Danton, James Gregory and Joey Bishop. Directed by Norman Taurog.





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