2-TIME OSCAR®-NOMINEE BRUCE DERN HOSTS SEVEN DAYS OF COWBOY CLASSICS ON HDNET MOVIES THANKSGIVING WEEK, AIRING NOV. 20-26
Highlights Include Bruce Dern & Kirk Douglas in ‘POSSE,’ Paul Newman in ‘THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JUDGE ROY BEAN,’ a Trio of Sam Peckinpah Favorites, and More
Los Angeles – October 24, 2017 – HDNET MOVIES serves up a cornucopia of Western epics this Thanksgiving season, hosted by one of the genre’s most prolific actors, in Bruce Dern’s Cowboy Collection. The seven-day event puts the spotlight on 15 iconic films, airing every night from Monday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, Nov. 26 and featuring stories about the films and their stars as told by Dern, filmed at the historic Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles, CA.
Highlights of the Bruce Dern’s Cowboy Collection lineup include Dern in POSSE, with Kirk Douglas; Paul Newman in John Huston’s THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JUDGE ROY BEAN; Charles Bronson and Jack Palance in CHATO’S LAND; and genre heavyweights Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea in the Sam Peckinpah adventure RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY, among many others. The full schedule of films is forthcoming.
“With his penchant for playing scene-stealing villains and memorable characters, Bruce Dern has carved a lasting legacy as one of the Western genre’s most beloved figures,” said Rachael Weaver, General Manager, HDNET MOVIES. “There is no one more fitting to host this legendary lineup, guiding viewers along on an action-packed journey featuring rare gems and well-known favorites starring some of cinema’s biggest names. HDNET MOVIES is excited to have Mr. Dern onboard as we give thanks for all things Western this November!”
Said Dern, “Where have all the Westerns gone? We sorely miss the Western, let’s all rediscover them again together.”
ABOUT HDNET MOVIES
HDNET MOVIES showcases the best in box office hits, award-winning films and memorable movie marathons, uncut and commercial free. Launched in 2003 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, the linear TV network and VOD service programs a diverse slate of top Hollywood films in beautiful high definition. HDNET MOVIES is widely distributed by major cable, telco and satellite TV providers in the U.S. For further information, visit www.hdnetmovies.com.
ABOUT THE AUTRY MUSEUM
The Autry is a museum dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West, connecting the past to the present to inspire our shared future. The museum presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs—including lectures, film, theatre, festivals, family events, and music—and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach. The Autry’s collection of more than 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts includes the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, one of the largest and most significant of Native American materials in the United States.