REMEMBERING JAMES GARNER
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JAMES GARNER & NATALIE WOOD
One of Jim's earliest film roles as "Cash McCall" (1959)
The TV show that made James a household name.
“THE CHILDREN’s HOUR”
James with Audrey Hepburn & Shirley MacLaine in director William Wyler's adaptation of playwright Lillian Hellman's ground-breaking lesbian drama. 1960
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“Boy’s Night Out”
His affable charm and easy going way made James a natural to star in romantic sex comedies of the early 1960s.
“THE GREAT ESCAPE”
James toplined an international cast as "The Scrounger" battling to escape a WW2 prison camp in John Sturges' classic actioner.
MARCH ON WASHINGTON 1963
James, joined Charlton Heston, Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster and others at Martin Luther King's March on Washington for civil rights. Jim is pictured with TV star Dihann Carroll ("Julia").
‘THE AMERICANIZATION OF EMILY”
Setting up a key sequence behind the camera with director Arthur Hiller.
Jim considers this is his favorite film.
JAMES & WIFE LOIS
Out and about for a little R&R and possibly some rustlin'.
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The Cinerama super-spectacular sparked Garner's love of real-life racing, often putting him at loggerheads with pal Steve McQueen (also a racer)
“SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SHERRIFF” 1971
James carries Joan Hackett across the finish line in this western farce.
“THE ROCKFORD FILES”
James has another hot series as PI Jim Rockford as whole new generation of fans discover "The Garner Touch".
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JAMES GARNER & MARIETTE HARTLEY
The two thesps appeared in a long running series for Polaroid Instant Cameras. Their witty banter and on screen chemistry lead many viewers to believe that they were a real off-screen couple as well. They weren't.
A RARE NIGHT OUT FOR JIM & LOIS
The hardworking Garner and his wife Lois hit the nightlife in LA circa 1980.
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“VICTOR/VICTORIIA” OPENING NIGHT
with Costar JULIE ANDREWS 1982.
PLANTING A SMOOCH ON SALLY FIELD
In his Oscar nominated perf from "Murphy's Romance" 1984
EMMY WINNERS 1987
James & fellow winner JAMES WOODS. James won for Oustanding Actor in the Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation "Promises.
YOU JUST CAN’T KEEP A MAVERICK DOWN!
James return to the role that made him famous in 1994's big screen "Marverick' with Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster.