A Holiday Celebration with Debby Boone: You Light Up My Life 40th Anniversary Event

Dec 9, 2017
2:00 PM PT
Los Angeles

The four time Grammy-winning music icon joins us for a special holiday screening and conversation in celebration of the fortieth anniversary of her classic Grammy and Oscar-winning hit "You Light Up My Life." Boone will screen Paley Archive clips from her TV specials and appearances along with favorite holiday appearances with Perry Como, the Boone Family, and more. As a special treat, she will close the program by performing a holiday favorite. Ms. Boone will also sign copies of the new fortieth anniversary "You Light Up My Life" CD release following the program.
4:00 pm
Special Screening: O’Henry’s The Gift of the Magi (1978)
Following the conversation with Debby Boone, join us for a special screening of the 1978 TV musical adaptation of O’Henry’s classic Christmas tale about a struggling young couple deeply in love. Boone, in her acting debut, costars with a host of television favorites including John Rubinstein, Jo Anne Worley, Peter Graves, Jim Backus, and Alan Young. The lavishly staged videotaped production, directed by Marc Daniels (I Love Lucy),  features original music by Stanley Lebowsky (Irma la Douce), and lyrics by Fred Tobias (All that Jazz).

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