Monday, March 12, 2007

Actress Betty Hutton Dead At 86

Actress Betty Hutton, best known for her roles in "Annie Get Your Gun," "The Greatest Show on Earth" and "The Perils of Pauline" passed away today at the age of 86.

Desilu was responsible for Hutton's short-lived sitcom "The Betty Hutton Show" in 1959. Turner Classic Movies will be pre-empting its previously scheduled programming on Thursday to run a mini-festival of Ms. Hutton's films. Here is the schedule:

12:00 PM MGM Parade Show #27
12:30 PM The Stork Club
2:15 PM The Perils of Pauline
4:00 PM The Greatest Show on Earth
7:00 PM Private Screenings: Betty Hutton


Our condolences to the family, friends and fans of Betty Hutton.

Related Links:
Wikipedia: Betty Hutton
Betty Hutton's Filmography
Episode listing for The Betty Hutton Show