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Interview special featuring host Robert Osborne talking one-on-one with actor James Garner.
Private Screenings: James Garner
In Private Screenings: James Garner, the actor reminisces about a life that included its share of hard knocks before he emerged as a star in movies and such television series as the legendary Maverick and The Rockford Files. Born James Scott Bumgarner in 1928 in Norman, OK, he dropped out of high school to join the merchant marines and, after moving to the Army, earned a Purple Heart in Korea. He made his film debut in 1956 and soon became a leading man in such movies as the submarine adventure Up Periscope (1959). Other career highlights include the comedies The Thrill of It All (1963) and Skin Game (1971), delightfully teaming Garner with, respectively, Doris Day and Louis Gossett Jr.
by Roger Fristoe