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Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the life and career of legendary actress Debbie Reynolds with a 24-hour film tribute.

debbie reynoldsThe vivacious actress, singer and dancer who entertained audiences in musicals such as Singin’ in the Rain (1952) and Tammy and the Bachelor (1957), passed away at the age of 84 on 28 December, one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher passed.

Reynolds became a sensation after starring with legendary hoofers Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor in the immortal MGM musical Singin’ in the Rain, and received her only Oscar nomination for playing the title role in The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964). Reynolds’ recording of Tammy spent five weeks at No 1 in 1957 and was nominated for an Academy Award for best Original Song.

The films in the TCM tribute series are: It Started With A Kiss (1959); Bundle of Joy (1956); How The West Was Won (1963); The Tender Trap (1955); Hit the Deck (1955); I Love Melvin (1953); Singin’ In The Rain; The Unsinkable Molly Brown; The Mating Game (1959); The Catered Affair (1956); The Singing Nun (1965); and How Sweet It Is! (1968).

This is the latest TCM retrospective event by the network.