AFI Launches Robert Osborne Collection Featuring the TCM Historian’s Many Famous Movie Intros

The American Film Institute has announced the launch of The Osborne Collection, a celebration on the Institute’s website of the life and work of the beloved movie historian and whiz TCM host Robert Osborne, who died in 2017.

The collection will debut on May 3, which is Osborne’s birthday, and it will feature many of Osborne’s insightful (and quite soothing) film introductions, including clips for “The Best Years of Our Lives,” “Bringing Up Baby,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “From Here to Eternity,” “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” “National Velvet,” “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “North by Northwest,” “Psycho,” “A Star Is Born,” “The Thin Man,” and “Top Hat.”As a bonus, the Collection will be connected to the AFI Catalog of Feature Films, the Institute’s exhaustive chronicle of the first century of American film and, it turns out, a handy resource for Osborne himself.Meanwhile,

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