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[05/28/08 - 11:58 AM]
Oxygen Honors Legendary Director Sydney Pollack with Special Airing of Classic 1973 Film "The Way We Were"
The film, starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford, will air this Sunday, June 1 at 1 p.m. (ET/PT).

[via press release from Oxygen]

OXYGEN HONORS LEGENDARY DIRECTOR SYDNEY POLLACK WITH SPECIAL AIRING OF CLASSIC 1973 FILM "THE WAY WE WERE"

OXYGEN HONORS LEGENDARY DIRECTOR SYDNEY POLLACK WITH SPECIAL AIRING OF CLASSIC 1973 FILM "THE WAY WE WERE"

Pollack-Directed Feature Starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford To Air on Sunday, June 1 at 1 p.m. ET/PT on Oxygen

NEW YORK, NY � May 28, 2008 � Oxygen will pay tribute to legendary director Sydney Pollack with a special airing of his film "The Way We Were" on Sunday, June 1 at 1 p.m. (ET/PT). Starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford, the 1973 drama is an iconic romance about ill-fated lovers who meet up later in life. The movie is a classic tale still referenced in today's culture, in everything from "Sex and the City" to "The Gilmore Girls."

"'The Way We Were' is one of the most iconic love stories of the 20th century," said Jason Klarman, General Manager of Oxygen. "We are excited to give a new generation a chance to discover it."

"The Way We Were" stars Barbra Streisand as political crusader Katie Morosky, who finds herself drawn to handsome, carefree writer Hubbell Gardner (Robert Redford). Despite their differences in background and temperament, the improbable couple fall in love and marry. Eventually their marriage unravels against the backdrop of the 1950s Hollywood blacklist.

About Oxygen Media

Oxygen is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment and is currently available in over 73 million homes. The network was launched in 2000 to fill a void in the television landscape -- creating a network targeted to younger women. Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women's television, with a vast array of unconventional and original programming including "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency," "The Bad Girls Club" and "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood."





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