Stewart, a University of Chicago professor, will be joined by Ben Mankiewicz, Dave Karger, Alicia Malone and Eddie Muller for the conversations.
The series will explore Mickey Rooney’s portrayal of an Asian man in 1961′s Audrey Hepburn film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and the issue of gender fluidity and wearing women’s clothing in the 1960 Hitchcock thriller “Psycho.” And was Henry Higgins being misogynistic in his treatment of Eliza Doolittle in the 1964 film “My Fair Lady”?
They will also talk about the complicated issues facing Sidney Poitier representing the Black man in the 1967 film “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.”
WHERE TO WATCH
“Reframed Classics,” 8 p.m. Thursday on TCM