In memoriam – Turner Classic Movies (June 13, 2012) – On Tuesday, July 3, 2012, TCM remembers the life and career of actress Ann Rutherford and will feature a memorial tribute to include performances in such films as Of Human Hearts (1938), Pride and Prejudice (1940), and Gone with the Wind (1939).
Rutherford passed away Monday, June 11th in her home at the age of 94. The demure actress was best know as Scarlet O’Hara’s (Vivien Leigh) younger sister in Gone with the Wind and as Mickey Rooney‘s girlfriend “Polly” in the Andy Hardy films.
TCM’s 10-hour memorial tribute is set to begin at 6 a.m. EST with Of Human Hearts (1938), starring Walter Huston and James Stewart. The following is a complete schedule of TCM’s July 3 memorial tribute to Ann Rutherford (all times Eastern):
- 6:00 a.m. – Of Human Hearts (1938), with Walter Huston and James Stewart; directed by Clarence Brown
- 7:45 a.m. – Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938), with Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland; directed by George B. Seitz
- 9:30 a.m. – Four Girls in White (1939), with Florence Rice and Una Merkel; directed by S. Sylvan Simon
- 10:45 a.m. – Pride and Prejudice (1940), with Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier; directed by Robert Z. Leonard
- 12:45 p.m. – Washington Melodrama (1941), with Frank Morgan and Kent Taylor; directed by S. Sylvan Simon
- 2:15 p.m. – This Time for Keeps (1942), with Robert Serling and Guy Kibee; directed by Charles Reisner
- 3:30 p.m. – Whistling In Dixie (1942), with Red Skelton and George Bancroft; directed by S. Sylvan Simon
- 4:45 p.m. – Two O’Clock Courage (1945), with Tom Conway and Richard Lane; directed by Anthony Mann
- 6:00 p.m. – Adventures of Don Juan (1948), with Errol Flynn and Robert Douglas; directed by Vincent Sherman
- 8:00 p.m. – Gone with the Wind (1939), with Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh; directed by Victor Fleming
Ann Rutherford remembered…
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