In The Heights director Jon Chu will be appearing on TCM this Friday, June 11, to discuss some classic films that inspired sequences in his new musical with TCM Host Dave Karger.
Friday, June 11
In the Heights (with Jon Chu)
8:00 PM - Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)
10:00 PM - Royal Wedding (1951)
11:45 PM - Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
*All times Eastern
Clip – Jon Chu Talks Million Dollar Mermaid & In The Heights
In The Heights director Jon Chu discusses how 1952’s Million Dollar Mermaid inspired his new musical.
Clip – Jon Chu Talks Royal Wedding & In The Heights
In The Heights director Jon Chu discusses how Fred Astaire and Stanley Donen’s Royal Wedding (1951) inspired his new musical.
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