TCM to Remember Tab Hunter With Film Marathon

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Tab Hunter, circa 1955

Legendary actor Tab Hunter passed away at age 86 on July 8. In celebration of the life and career of the Hollywood heartthrob — who was also a pop singer, author and gay icon — Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will air a daylong marathon of some of Hunter's memorable films on Friday, July 20.

See below for the schedule for TCM's Tab Hunter tribute.

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TCM Remembers Tab Hunter — Friday, July 20 (All Times Eastern)

6am: The Steel Lady (1953) — Four U.S. soldiers trapped in the Sahara find refuge in an abandoned Nazi tank.

7:30am: Return to Treasure Island (1954) — A student vies with crooks for buried treasure.

9am: Lafayette Escadrille (1958) — A hotshot young flyer falls for a French prostitute during World War I.

10:45am: Operation Bikini (1963) — An underwater demolition team goes behind Japanese lines during World War II to re-take a strategic island.

12:15pm: The Golden Arrow (1964) — An Arabian bandit discovers he's the long-lost son of a sultan.

2pm: The Girl He Left Behind (1956) — The misadventures of a new army recruit.

4pm: The Burning Hills (1956) — A young cowboy (Hunter) and a half-Mexican woman (Natalie Wood) run from a ruthless criminal.

5:45pm: Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) — A self-appointed judge (Paul Newman) cleans up a corrupt western town twice.

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