SUMMER UNDER THE STARS: SANDRA DEE
August 9, 2017

Today on my mom’s birthday, “Look at Me!  I’m Sandra Dee!” has her SUTS debut with 12 films including 2 TCM premieres, 1959’s The Wild and the Innocent and 1958’s The Restless Years.

Mariah’s Picks

A Summer Place (1959-1:45 pm/12:45 pm c)

A movie where two unhappily married people rekindle their long-ago summer romance.  Their respective kids hook up too.  What a tangled family tree.

Also known for its score.


Imitation of Life (1959-5:45 pm/4:45 pm c)

Dee stars as the teenage daughter of Lana Turner who is given everything, except her mother’s time.

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