Cinedigm, the leading independent streaming company super-serving enthusiast fan bases, announced today that The Film Detective, the classic film restoration and streaming company, will celebrate the history of the Oscars® with nominated and winning classic films, every night in March at 8 PM ET, leading up to the Academy Awards® on March 27.
Featured on The Film Detective will be José Ferrer’s award-winning performance in the 1950 Cyrano de Bergerac, recently returning to screens with Peter Dinklage in Cyrano (2021), nominated this year for Best Achievement in Costume Design.
Classics including My Man Godfrey (1936), starring Carole Lombard and William Powell; Sounder (1972), starring Cicely Tyson and Paul Winfield; and A Star Is Born (1936), starring Janet Gaynor and Fredric March will join the lineup.
The Film Detective’s March lineup will be highlighted with a new Film Detective Focus interview featuring The Film Detective’s Don Stradley and broadcast legend Dana Hersey. Don and Dana will return to discuss Oscar® classics and The Film Detective’s March lineup, available in March on The Film Detective YouTube channel and website.
Marathons will include a tribute to Carl Reiner on what would have been his 100th birthday with a mini-marathon of The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966), starring Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore, on March 20. Marathons will also include a St. Patrick’s Day marathon, featuring Maureen O’Hara, James Cagney, and more.
Martial arts classics will add some madness to the March lineup, including films from the Ninja Death (1987) series, starring Alexander Rei Lo, and Bruceploitation titles like The Image of Bruce Lee (1978) starring Bruce Li.
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