Starting tomorrow night, Turner Classic Movies will reintroduce their Funday Night screenings as the newly christened Essentials, Jr. Abigail Breslin and Chris O'Donnell, stars of the upcoming feature film Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, will host this summer long showcase of classic favorites fit for the whole family.
Films scheduled for every Sunday night this summer include such, well, essential viewing as the original Mutiny on the Bounty; Harvey; Goodbye, Mr. Chips; Meet Me in St. Louis; a double feature of Sherlock Jr. and The Music Box; Mr. Deeds Goes to Town; Roman Holiday; On the Town and Captains Courageous. The season kicks off with every horse lover's favorite, National Velvet, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Mickey Rooney.
What a great way to introduce the young ones in your life to the joys of classic movies.