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Hepburn Death / Sterritt Interview #731996

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jun 29, 2003
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(Studio: Martin Savidge) The death of actress Katharine Hepburn reported.

(No location given: Bruce Burkhardt) Hepburn’s life & career reviewed; many film clips shown; photos shown of Hepburn’s early life & family; details given about her love affair with actor Spencer Tracy. [Actress Natasha RICHARDSON†, film critic Roger EBERT†- comment on Hepburn’s image as a strong, yet feminine, woman.] [Biographer Barbara LEAMING†- talks about Hepburn’s character and romantic choices.]

(Studio: Martin Savidge) Statement from Hepburn’s family mentioned. [Hepburn estate executor Cynthia McFADDEN†, former town official Barbara MAYNARD†- comment.] Hepburn’s donations to the town of Old Saybrook, Connecticut, and her wish to have no memorial service noted. Hepburn’s description of herself heard while excerpts from the documentary “Katharine Hepburn: All About Me” are shown. Live interview held with “Christian Science Monitor” film critic David Sterritt† about Hepburn’s career. [STERRITT – talks about the significance of Hepburn’s roles in “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” “On Golden Pond,” and “Philadelphia Story.”]

(No location given: Daryn Kagan) Hepburn’s romantic affairs featured; details given about her one marriage and her other relationships with men; photos shown.

Savidge, Martin;
Burkhardt, Bruce;
Kagan, Daryn

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