Sunday, November 21, 2010

This week on... TCM (November 21-27)

Sunday, November 21
Suspicion (1941) 4:15 PM
High Society (1956) 6:00 PM - 'Hi, Hi, Hi So-ci.. High So-ci-et-y!' All-star musical remake of The Philadelphia Story with Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, and Celeste Holm (and Louis Armstrong, of course!)
Seconds (1966) 4:00 AM - An intriguing, confusing, bizarre thriller starring Rock Hudson. The story is kind of disturbing and stays with you but may leave you with many questions.

Monday, November 22 (Moguls & Movie Stars and complementary films)
A Night At The Movies: The Suspenseful World Of Thrillers (documentary) 6:00 AM
Kiss Me Deadly (1955) 7:00 AM - A Mickey Spillane-Mike Hammer mystery
The Big Clock (1948) 9:00 AM
That Touch Of Mink (1962) 3:00 PM - A delightful Doris Day/Cary Grant romantic comedy. Watch for the Automat scenes!
Moguls & Movie Stars, A History of Hollywood: The Dream Merchants (episode 3) 7:00 PM
Moguls & Movie Stars, A History of Hollywood: Brother, Can You Spare A Dream? (episode 4) 8:00 PM (and again at 11:00 PM)
Footlight Parade (1933) 9:00 PM

Tuesday, November 23 (theme: Boris Karloff)
You'll Find Out (1940) 10:45 AM - Kay Kyser meets Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, and Bela Lugosi in a haunted house? I guess if you watch it, you'll find out!
The Body Snatcher (1945) 1:45 PM - Robert Louis Stevenson's Body Snatcher with the gruesome twosome, Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. They just snatch, they don't invade!
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) 4:30 PM - It would be better if it were Dick Van Dyke meeting Gruesome (Karloff). My new dream job is 'plainclothesman'.
The Terror (1963) 5:45 PM - This is Roger Corman's The Terror, which could, potentially be quite terrible. Boris Karloff and Jack Nicholson star.
12 Angry Men (1957) 2:00 AM - Excellent, excellent, excellent movie.

Wednesday, November 24 (theme: Marjorie Main and the history of Hollywood)
Mrs. O'Malley And Mr. Malone (1950) 5:15 PM - Marjorie Main stars in this comedic whodunit
It Happened One Night (1934) 8:00 PM - A must-watch!
Moguls & Movie Stars, A History of Hollywood: Brother, Can You Spare A Dream? (episode 4) 10:00 PM
Duck Soup (1933) 11:15 PM
Top Hat (1935) 12:30 AM

Thursday, November 25
Bette Davis: The Benevolent Volcano (1984 documentary) 7:15 AM
It Happened Tomorrow (1944) 3:15 PM - Sequel to It Happened One Night? (Obviously, no)
My Favorite Brunette (1947) 6:30 PM

Friday, November 26 (theme: Hitchcock)
The Bribe (1949) 9:15 AM
Foreign Correspondent (1940) 11:00 AM
Strangers On A Train (1951) 1:00 PM - One of the best Hitchcocks
Dial M For Murder (1954) 2:45 PM
To Catch A Thief (1955) 4:45 PM
The Dick Cavett Show: Alfred Hitchcock (June 8, 1972) 6:45 PM
Burn! (1969) 1:00 AM - aka Queimada. It stars Marlon Brando.

Saturday, November 27 (theme: fading stars?)
Limelight (1952) 8:15 AM
A Star Is Born (1954) 8:00 PM
Funny Girl (1968) 11:15 PM

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