TCM remembers Ms. Horne

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Turner Classic Movies pays tribute to the great Lena Horne by airing a trio of her pictures. Here’s the line-up:

8:00 p.m. — The Duke Is Tops (1938)
A producer’s romance with his star ends when the latter is offered a better job in New York. Cast: Ralph Cooper, Lena Horne, Lawrence Criner. Dir: William Nolte. BW-73 mins

9:30 p.m. — Cabin in the Sky (1943)
God and Satan battle for the soul of a wounded gambler. Cast: Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, Ethel Waters, Lena Horne. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. BW-99 mins

11:15 p.m. — Panama Hattie (1942)
A nightclub owner in Panama takes on Nazi spies. Cast: Ann Sothern, Red Skelton, Lena Horne. Dir: Norman Z. McLeod. BW-80 mins

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