Wait, January 1?! That has to be an error! TCM is packed to the gills with great entertainment this last week of the year.
Sunday, December 26 (theme: children's live-action movies)
The Love Bug (1968) 2:15 PM
The Parent Trap (1961) 4:15 PM - Hayley Mills! ... and Hayley Mills!! Let's get together, yeah yeah yeah!
The Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics (2008 documentary) 6:30 PM
Escape To Witch Mountain (1975) 8:00 PM - With Eddie Albert and Ray Milland
Return From Witch Mountain (1978) 10:00 PM - All-star sequel to Escape To Witch Mountain with Bette Davis and Christopher Lee
The Wizard Of Oz (1925) 12:00 AM - That's the 1925 version! Not a thing like the 1939 version.
The Red Balloon (1956) 1:15 AM
The Bicycle Thief (1948) 2:00 AM - Vittorio de Sica classic
Monday, December 27 [note: TCM announced that they would air a Blake Edwards tribute on this date, so check your guide.]
Anatomy Of A Murder (1959) 7:45 AM - I don't know who's watching movies at 7:45 am, but this is a good one. And it has a cool Duke Ellington soundtrack!
Solaris (1972) 1:45 AM - The Tarkovskiy original
Tuesday, December 28
Coma (1978) 4:45 AM
Holiday (1938) 4:00 PM - That other movie with Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant (my favorite screwball comedy pairing!)
Wednesday, December 29
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) 8:00 PM - Apparently, a remake is in preproduction for next year.
The Man In The White Suit (1951) 10:30 PM
The Ladykillers (1955) 12:00 AM
Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949) 1:45 AM
Thursday, December 30 (theme: Mickey Rooney)
Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961) 11:00 PM
The Comic (1969) 1:00 AM - With Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, and Cornel Wilde.. directed by Carl Reiner
Pulp (1972) 3:00 AM - With Michael Caine and Mickey Rooney. It's hard to tell them apart!
Friday, December 31 (theme: Madcap comedies -- Cary Grant screwball comedies and Marx Bros)
Bringing Up Baby (1938) 6:00 AM :-( - One of my favorite movies of all-time. 6:00 AM.. That's criminal!
My Favorite Wife (1940) 8:00 AM :-( - Another great Cary Grant comedy with Irene Dunne (also recommended: The Awful Truth)
The Philadelphia Story (1940) 9:30 AM :-(
Arsenic And Old Lace (1944) 1:45 PM
The Bachelor And The Bobby-Soxer (1947) 3:45 PM
North By Northwest (1959) 5:30 PM
Animal Crackers (1930) 8:00 PM
Monkey Business (1931) 9:45 PM
Horse Feathers (1932) 11:15 PM
Duck Soup (1933) 12:30 PM
A Night At The Opera (1935) 1:45 AM
A Day At The Races (1937) 3:30 AM
Saturday, January 1
Having Wonderful Time (1938) 7:00 AM
Swing Time (1936) 8:30 AM
Classic March Of Time newsreels from the 1940s 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM