Turner Classic Movies will be paying tribute to Paul Newman on Sunday, October 12th, with an 11-film marathon.
The titles being shown include HUD, SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME, and COOL HAND LUKE. I plan to record HUD for future viewing.
The only films in the marathon I've seen thus far are CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF and UNTIL THEY SAIL, which are both excellent. I own the Deluxe DVD version of CAT, which includes a featurette and a commentary track. It's a gorgeous print.
UNTIL THEY SAIL is a very interesting film based on a story by James Michener. It chronicles four sisters in New Zealand and how their lives are changed by American soldiers stationed in their town during WWII. Jean Simmons is a young widow who falls in love with Newman; her sisters are played by Joan Fontaine (a moving performance), Piper Laurie, and a very young Sandra Dee. The movie was directed by Robert Wise. It's available on video; I'd love to see it released on DVD.