Robert Osborne, host of Turner Classic Movies, gives an account of the history of the Academy Awards. His newly revised book 85 Years of the Oscar: The Official History of the Academy Awards, talks about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the birth of the Oscars, and presents the story of each year's awards, beginning with the very first.
Actress Jane Powell, one of Hollywood's most sparkling musical performers of the 1940s and 1950s, and TCM host Robert Osborne discuss the Film Society and Turner Classic Movies’ ongoing Furman Gallery exhibition,Style and Motion: The Art of the Movie Poster. Powell starred in such musical classics as Stanley Donen's Royal Wedding (1951) and Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954).
Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne talks about TCM’s “Moguls and Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood:” a 7-part documentary series that talks about the history of Hollywood from 1890 to 1970, and tells the story of Hollywood’s power shift from the men who ran the studios to the stars who made the studios rich.