This week on "Sunday Morning" (March 12)

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Fading color film stocks put such movies as

COVER STORY: Martin Scorsese on the importance of film restoration | Watch Video
Concerned that the legacy of cinema was vanishing because of the instability of film stocks, Martin Scorsese, joined by other leading filmmakers, started a foundation to preserve motion pictures for future generations, including restoring classics in danger of disappearing forever. Correspondent Ben Tracy talked with Scorsese, and with film archivists, about the ongoing fight to restore and preserve a fragile and endangered art form.

For more info:

The Film Foundation | Preserved/Restored Film ListAcademy Film Archive (AMPAS)Paramount PicturesThe Criterion Channel

A cardboard box with padlocks - just one of the whimsical or weird pieces from John Waters' art collection that are now on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art.  / Credit: CBS News
A cardboard box with padlocks - just one of the whimsical or weird pieces from John Waters' art collection that are now on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art. / Credit: CBS News

ART: John Waters, connoisseur of quirky art | Watch Video
Look out, Baltimore: Local legend John Waters, maker of films that celebrate outsiders, is now an art world insider, with pieces from his quirky and provocative art collection on display at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Correspondent Rita Braver talks with Waters, and with curator Leila Grothe, about the essence of a collection from the so-called "Pope of Trash."

For more info:

"Coming Attractions: The John Waters Collection," at the Baltimore Museum of Art (through April 16)

     
COMEDY: "Some Like It Hot": From Hollywood classic to the Broadway stage | Watch Video
The 1959 Billy Wilder classic about two musicians masquerading as women to escape the mob is regarded as one of the greatest film comedies in history – and now it's inspired a Broadway musical. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with stage stars Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee and Adrianna Hicks about taking on roles made famous by Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe on screen.

To watch a trailer for "Some Like It Hot" click on the video player below:

To watch an advertisement for the Broadway production of "Some Like It Hot" click on the video player below:

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"Some Like It Hot" (1959), available on Blu-ray and DVD from the Criterion Collection, and available to stream on various services"Some Like It Hot," at the Shubert Theatre, New York City | Ticket infoNoah Isenberg, professor, University of Texas at Austin

    
TV: Eva Longoria: "You don't have to be a politician to be political" | Watch Video
Beginning this month, "Desperate Housewives" actress Eva Longoria hosts a new CNN travel show, "Searching for Mexico," which celebrates the food, people and culture of her Mexican heritage. She talks with correspondent Lee Cowan about the series; about fighting to make a difference while celebrating the contributions of Latinos and Hispanics; and about her directorial film debut: "Flamin' Hot," an origin story about the purported creator of Flamin' Hot Cheetos.

To watch a trailer for "Eva Longoria: Searching for Mexico" click on the video player below:

For more info:

"Eva Longoria: Searching for Mexico" debuts on CNN March 26Eva Longoria (Official site)"Flamin' Hot" premieres March 11 at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, and will stream on Hulu beginning in June

    
PASSAGE: In memoriam (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including the Oscar-nominated actor Topol, who played Tevye in "Fiddler on the Roof."

The object of the video game
The object of the video game

GAMES: The popularity of "mundane" video games (Video)
Some of the most popular video games these days are not shoot-'em-ups or frenzied competitions. Many are simulation games that are "cozy." No timer, no opponents, no losing! Correspondent David Pogue explores the increasing popularity of such games as "Unpacking," "Lawn Mowing Simulator," "PowerWash Simulator," and "Airplane Mode," where you're not a pilot, but a passenger – in coach!

For more info:

Kelli Dunlap, psychologist and game designerMary Kish, head of community, Twitch

Actors Leland Gantt and Justin Marcel McManus work through a scene in a session at the Actors Studio, moderated by Ellen Burstyn.  / Credit: CBS News
Actors Leland Gantt and Justin Marcel McManus work through a scene in a session at the Actors Studio, moderated by Ellen Burstyn. / Credit: CBS News

STAGE: Al Pacino, Ellen Burstyn on the Actors Studio | Watch Video
For the first time in its 75-year history, the Actors Studio, where generations of actors have studied the art of performance, has opened its doors to outside cameras to capture a session in which members hone their craft. Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz talks with Studio co-presidents and Oscar-winners Ellen Burstyn and Al Pacino, members Carol Kane and Justin Marcel McManus, and author Isaac Butler about the past, present and future of the heralded training ground and community that has revolutionized the business.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Al Pacino on acting and the Actors Studio
In this rare, extended interview with one of our most gifted actors, Al Pacino sat down with Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz to discuss his methods and his training at the Actors Studio, and talked about how the New York-based actors community not only shaped his craft but also revolutionized the profession, on both stage and screen. Thanks to the Actors Studio West in Los Angeles.

For more info:

The Actors Studio, New YorkActors Studio West, Los Angeles"The Method: How the 20th Century Learned to Act" by Isaac Butler (Bloomsbury), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble and IndieboundJustin Marcel McManus on Instagram

     
COMMENTARY: Josh's mom and the Oscars (Video)
Among the nominees at this year's Academy Awards is "Sunday Morning" contributor Josh Seftel, for his documentary short, "Stranger at the Gate." He talks with his mom about Hollywood's (and his) big night.

To watch the New Yorker documentary film "Stranger at the Gate" click on the video player below:

For more info:

seftel.com

Raffaele Martinelli shows correspondent Seth Doane some of the recent finds at the archaeological site at Pompeii.  / Credit: CBS News
Raffaele Martinelli shows correspondent Seth Doane some of the recent finds at the archaeological site at Pompeii. / Credit: CBS News

POSTCARD FROM ITALY: The continuing discoveries at Pompeii | Watch Video
Nearly 2,000 years ago, the erupting Mt. Vesuvius covered the bustling Roman metropolis of Pompeii in volcanic ash. Archaeologists are still uncovering buried portions of the city, piecing together a tantalizing puzzle about life before the disaster. Correspondent Seth Doane reports.

For more info:

History of excavations of Pompeii (pompei.it)

     
HARTMAN: A Gold Star promise kept (Video)
Tiffany Eckert promised her husband, Andy, that she would get a college education. He died in the Iraq War, but years later, as her two children grew up, she set out to keep that promise. Steve Hartman reports on how Tiffany enrolled at Bowling Green State University, joined a sorority, and immersed herself in the full college experience.

     
NATURE: Yosemite's "firefall" (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday at California's Yosemite National Park (closed by snow this year), where last year's "firefall" – when the falls are lit by the setting sun – was one for the ages. Videographer: Lance Milbrand.

WEB EXCLUSIVES:

This year's Oscar nominees for best supporting actress: Angela Bassett (
This year's Oscar nominees for best supporting actress: Angela Bassett (

2023 OSCARS: Watch scenes of the best supporting actress nominees
Check out highlights and interviews with the actresses nominated for the Academy Award.

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2023 OSCARS: Watch scenes of the best supporting actor nominees

2023 OSCARS: Watch scenes of the best actress nominees

2023 OSCARS: Watch scenes of the best actor nominees

2023 OSCARS: Watch scenes from the best picture nominees

For more info:

Oscar nominations: "Everything Everywhere All at Once" leads nods for Academy Awards with 11The Oscars will be presented on March 12.  Complete CBSNews.com coverage: The Academy Awards



"HERE COMES THE SUN": Actor James Cromwell and the "Edward Hopper's New York" exhibit (Video)
Actor James Cromwell sits down with Ben Mankiewicz to discuss his relationship with his dad, his previous and current roles and his love for acting. Then, Serena Altschul visits the Whitney Museum of American Art to view an exhibit on Edward Hopper's work.

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