Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Ann Rutherford RIP

I'm so sad to hear Ann Rutherford passed away yesterday. I was worried when Ann Rutherford and Anne Jeffery didn't attend the TCM Film Festival this past spring, that one of them may be ill. You can see her picture above at the 2011 TCM film fest opening night screening of An American in Paris.

She was always very sweet to everyone on the red carpet and still quite beautiful in ruffled pant suits, which she and Jeffery's had to match in at least two different colors, to my knowledge.

Rutherford came to fame in the Andy Hardy movies and of course in Gone With Wind as Scarlette's younger sister. If you want to see some of her great film tune into TCM  Tuesday July 3. See list of films and times below.

Ann Rutherford6 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 p.m. – Adventures of Don Juan (1948), with Errol Flynn and Robert Douglas; directed by Vincent Sherman
8 p.m.Gone with the Wind (1939), with Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh; directed by Victor Fleming

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