BETHPAGE, New York — On Saturday, January 20, AMERICAN MOVIE CLASSICS will honor the glamorous Hollywood tradition of the Golden Globe Awards ceremony with a film festival and a specially produced short form program about the awards, “AMC’s Close-Up on the Golden Globes”.
The film festival features three Golden Globe Award-winning films: HIGH NOON (1952) (4:00 PM ET), HARRY AND TONTO (1974) (6:00 PM) and PSYCHO (1960) (8:00 PM). HIGH NOON won awards for “Best Actor-Drama” – Gary Cooper, “Best Cinematography,” “Best Motion Picture Score” and “Best Supporting Actress”- Katy Jurado. Art Carney garnered an award for “Best Motion Picture Actor – Musical/Comedy” for HARRY AND TONTO and Janet Leigh won the award for “Best Supporting Actress” for her work in Hitchcock’s thriller PSYCHO.
“AMC’s Close-Up on the Golden Globes” is a five-minute program that will begin before HIGH NOON and run between each film in the festival. Dick Clark, executive producer of the awards ceremony, and Mahfouz Doss, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, discuss the history and significance of the Golden Globes, in the segment.
The NBC live three hour telecast will take place on Sunday, January 21.
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