Turner Classic Movie Cruise Stars Announced
The Turner Classic Movie cruise sets sail for the fourth time this year, with a ship load of passionate movie fans sharing and watching films, seeing the actors and talent who made them, hearing stories from behind the scenes and enjoying special panels. Today, Turner Entertainment revealed the lineup of stars for this year’s themed voyage.
Sailing October 21-26 from Port Canaveral, Disney Magic will take movie fans to Key West and Disney Cruise Line‘s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay. On board? Along with movie stars and producers Richard Dreyfuss , Shirley Jones , Roger Corman, Tab Hunter, Ann Blyth, Diane Baker and James Karen, game show host Alex Trebek, producer-writer-actress Illeana Douglas, author and film noir expert Eddie Muller and film historian Bruce Goldstein of The Film Forum
TCM’s Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz will serve as the official hosts for the star-studded cruise, which will take place Oct. 21-26 aboard the Disney Magic. Also featured, the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, which is celebrating 20 years of reviving the art of silent film music. Back by popular demand will be Hot Sardines, the foot-stomping jazz band from New York making its third TCM Classic Cruise appearance.
The 2014 Turner Classic Movie cruise will sail from Port Canaveral, with stops in Castaway Cay and Key West. Along the way, travelers will be treated to a wide variety of Turner Classic Movie cruise -themed events and activities, including in-depth interviews and Q&A sessions with the special guests, screenings of great movies, unique presentations, trivia games and more.
Details about the voyage, including information on cabin reservations and background on this year’s special guests, are available on the TCM Classic Cruise website.
This year’s voyage marks the second time the Turner Classic Movie cruise will take place aboard the Disney Magic, the Disney Cruise Line ship that ranked #1 in the large ships category of the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Poll. One of the most admired and recognizable ocean liners in the world, the Disney Magic underwent a complete renovation just prior to the December 2013 TCM Classic Cruise. Sailing to exotic international and domestic ports each year, the distinctively designed Disney Magic blends classic beauty and grace with all the modern luxuries, technology and comforts that make cruising a pleasure.