Turner Classic Movies will celebrate the life and career of acclaimed actor, pop singer, author and gay icon Tab Hunter with an eight-film tribute on Friday, July 20. Hunter, who passed away on July 8 at the age of 86, was a Hollywood heartthrob who starred in more than 40 films dating back to the 1950s and who also had a hit single “Young Love” at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks in 1957.
The following is the complete schedule for TCM's tribute to Tab Hunter:
TCM Remembers Tab Hunter – Friday, July 20
6:00 a.m. The Steel Lady
(1953) - Four U.S. soldiers trapped in the Sahara find refuge in an abandoned Nazi tank.
7:30 a.m. Return to Treasure Island
(1954) - A student vies with crooks for buried treasure.
9:00 a.m. Lafayette Escadrille (1958) -
A hotshot young flyer falls for a French prostitute during World War I.
10:45 a.m. Operation Bikini
(1963) - An underwater demolition team goes behind Japanese lines during World War II to re-take a strategic island.
12:15 p.m. The Golden Arrow (1964) - An Arabian bandit discovers he's the long-lost
son of a Sultan.
2:00 p.m. The Girl He Left Behind (1956) -
The misadventures of a new army recruit.
4:00 p.m. The Burning Hills (1956)
- A young cowboy and a Mexican girl run from a ruthless criminal.
5:45 p.m. Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
(1972) - A self-appointed judge cleans up a corrupt western town twice.