Catch a Classic! Gina Lollobrigida Tribute Tonight on Turner Classic Movies
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Legendary Italian actress Luigia “Gina” Lollobrigida passed away Jan. 16 at age 95, and TCM remembers her with a lineup of six of her films, encompassing her work in European cinema as well as Hollywood. The tribute begins with the 1961 romantic comedy Come September, costarring Rock Hudson, followed by the 1968 comedy Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell, for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination; the TCM premiere of the French comedy adventure Fanfan la Tulipe (1952); the crime thriller Woman of Straw (1964), also starring Sean Connery; the war film Never So Few (1959), costarring Frank Sinatra and Steve McQueen; and Hotel Paradiso (1966), a British comedy also led by Alec Guinness.