TCM will remember Eli Wallach with 11-hour film marathon

Famed character actor Eli Wallach passed away Tuesday at the age of 98. To remember the award-winning actor, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will air an 11-hour film marathon featuring five of his performances on June 30 starting at 9am ET.


TCM Eli Wallach Film Marathon — June 30 (All Times ET)

9am: Kisses for My President (1964) — The first female president has to deal with her husband’s bruised ego. Fred MacMurray, Polly Bergen and Eli Wallach star.

11am: Act One (1963) — George Hamilton stars in the true story of playwright Moss Hart, a poor Brooklyn boy who joins forces with an experienced playwright to conquer Broadway and Hollywood. Also starring Jason Robards Jr., Jack Klugman and Eli Wallach.

1pm: How the West Was Won (1962, pictured) — This epic film follows three generations of pioneers as they take part in the forging of the American West. Starring Carroll Baker, Henry Fonda, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Carolyn Jones, Eli Wallach, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, John Wayne, Richard Widmark and Spencer Tracy. Directed by John Ford, George Marshall and Henry Hathaway.

3:45pm: The Misfits (1961) — A sensitive divorcee gets mixed up with modern cowboys roping mustangs in the desert. Starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter and Eli Wallach. Directed by John Huston.

6pm: Baby Doll (1956) — A child bride holds her husband at bay while flirting with a sexy Italian farmer. Starring Karl Malden, Carroll Baker and Eli Wallach. Directed by Elia Kazan.


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