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TCM movies in 2008 Note: all times EST, subtract 3 hours for Pacific

March 2008

 
1 Saturday  
2:45 AM Boys From Brazil (1978)  
  A Nazi hunter tracks a mad scientist out to bring back Hitler. Cast:
  Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason. Dir: Franklin J. Schaffner. C-125 mins, Letterbox  
5:00 AM Kotch (1971)  
  Alienated from his son's family, an elderly man becomes infatuated with a pregnant teen. Cast:
  Walter Matthau, Deborah Winters, Felicia Farr. Dir: Jack Lemmon. C-114 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox
7:00 AM Actress, The (1953)  
  True story of Ruth Gordon's early struggles on the road to stage stardom. Cast: Spencer Tracy, Jean Simmons, Anthony Perkins. Dir: George Cukor. BW-91 mins, TV-G, CC  
8:32 AM Short Film: They'Re Always Caught (1938)  
  BW-22 mins,  
9:00 AM Stage Door (1937)  
  Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen. Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou. Dir: Gregory La Cava. BW-92 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
10:33 AM Short Film: Sons Of Liberty (1939)  
  C-21 mins,  
11:00 AM Singin' In The Rain (1952)  
  A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound. Cast: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor. Dir: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen. C-103 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
12:45 PM Funny Lady (1975)  
  Musical biography of Fanny Brice and her tempestuous marriage to showman Billy Rose. Cast: Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif. Dir: Herbert Ross. C-138 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
3:15 PM Barefoot Contessa, The (1954)  
  A Spanish dancer becomes an international star but still longs to get her feet in the dirt. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien. Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. C-130 mins, TV-G, CC  
5:30 PM All About Eve (1950)  
  An ambitious young actress tries to take over a star's career and love life. Cast: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders. Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. BW-138 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:00 PM Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)  
  In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer. Cast: Woody Allen, Alan Alda, Martin Landau. Dir: Woody Allen. C-104 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
10:00 PM Radio Days (1987)  
  A young boy's coming of age is mirrored by his favorite radio shows and the lives of their stars. Cast: Mia Farrow, Seth Green, Michael Tucker. Dir: Woody Allen. C-88 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
11:30 PM My Life As A Dog (1987)  
  A young boy's life changes the summer he moves in with relatives while his sick mother tries to recover. Cast: Anton Glanzelius, Tomas von Bromssen, Anki Liden. Dir: Lasse Hallstrom. C-101 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format  
1:15 AM Children of a Lesser God (1986)  
  A teacher at a school for the deaf marries a rebellious pupil. Cast: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie. Dir: Randa Haines. C-119 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format  
3:30 AM Dresser, The (1983)  
  A theatrical dresser tries to get an aging star through one more performance of King Lear. Cast: Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Edward Fox. Dir: Peter Yates. C-118 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
5:30 AM Exodus (1960)  
  A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people. Cast: Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Sal Mineo. Dir: Otto Preminger. C-208 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  

2 Sunday  
9:00 AM Ben-Hur (1959)  
  While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ. Cast: Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins. Dir: William Wyler. C-222 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format, DVS  
12:44 PM Short Film: More About Nostradamus (1940)  
  BW-11 mins  
1:00 PM Lawrence of Arabia (1962)  
  A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I. Cast: Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Alec Guinness. Dir: David Lean. C-227 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
5:00 PM Bridge On The River Kwai, The (1957)  
  The Japanese Army forces World War II POWs to build a strategic bridge in Burma. Cast: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Sessue Hayakawa. Dir: David Lean. C-162 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
7:46 PM Short Film: Story Of A Dog (1945)  
  It's a dog's life in this short, man's best friend trains for the battle field and becomes a crucial part of the army. BW-10 mins,  
8:00 PM Maverick (1994)  
  A Western gambler tries to raise the entry fee for a high-stakes poker game. Cast: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner. Dir: Richard Donner. C-126 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
10:10 PM Short Film: La Fiesta De Santa Barbara (1935)  
  C-19 mins  
10:30 PM Unforgiven (1992)  
  A retired gunslinger straps on the six-guns one more time to battle a corrupt town boss. Cast: Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman. Dir: Clint Eastwood. C-131 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format  
1:00 AM Few Good Men, A (1992)  
  When a Marine dies on a US Navy base, two fellow Marines stand trial for murder. Cast: Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise, Demi Moore. Dir: Rob Reiner. C-138 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format  
3:30 AM Backdraft (1991)  
  Feuding firefighter brothers bury their differences to catch an arsonist. Cast: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro. Dir: Ron Howard. C-137 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format  

3 Monday  
6:00 AM Ann Vickers (1933)  
  A social worker's fight for reform is compromised by her love for a corrupt judge. Cast: Irene Dunne, Walter Huston, Conrad Nagel. Dir: John Cromwell. BW-76 mins, TV-G, CC  
7:15 AM Enchantment (1948)  
  When a well-off family takes in a young orphan, her presence ignites romance and jealousy. Cast: David Niven, Teresa Wright, Evelyn Keyes. Dir: Irving Reis. BW-101 mins, TV-G  
9:00 AM Kiss In The Dark, A (1949)  
  A concert pianist inherits an apartment house full of loony tenants. Cast: David Niven, Jane Wyman, Broderick Crawford. Dir: Delmer Daves. BW-88 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:30 AM Man to Remember, A (1938)  
  A small-town doctor fights crooked politicians during a polio epidemic. Cast: Anne Shirley, Edward Ellis, Lee Bowman. Dir: Garson Kanin. BW-78 mins, TV-G  
12:00 PM Hairy Ape, The (1944)  
  A ship's stoker becomes obsessed with a society beauty who finds him repulsive. Cast: William Bendix, Susan Hayward, John Loder. Dir: Alfred Santell. BW-91 mins, TV-PG  
1:45 PM Marnie (1964)  
  A rich man marries a compulsive thief and tries to unlock the secrets of her mind. Cast: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-130 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
4:00 PM Jamaica Inn (1939)  
  A young woman on the British coast stumbles onto a ring of bloodthirsty scavengers. Cast: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Hay Petrie. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. BW-99 mins, TV-PG  
5:50 PM Short Film: Pest Control (1950)  
  A narrated how to short on how to handle various pest including, an obnoxius man, a bratty kid and an ink pen that does not work. Cast: Dave O'Brien, Pete Smith Dir: David Barclay BW-8 mins,  
6:00 PM Trouble With Harry, The (1955)  
  A corpse creates a world of trouble for several passersby who each believe they may have caused the death. Cast: Edmund Gwenn, John Forsythe, Shirley MacLaine. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-99 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
7:42 PM Short Film: Over The Counter (1932)  
  C-18 mins,  
8:00 PM Divorcee, The (1930)  
  The double standard destroys a liberal couple's marriage. Cast: Norma Shearer, Chester Morris, Robert Montgomery. Dir: Robert Z. Leonard. BW-82 mins, TV-G, CC  
9:30 PM Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood (2008)  
  This documentary looks at how the social, financial and moral forces all helped shape one of the most intriguing periods in Hollywood history. BW-68 mins, TV-MA, CC  
10:45 PM Night Nurse (1931)  
  A nurse discovers that the children she's caring for are murder targets. Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Clark Gable. Dir: William A. Wellman. BW-72 mins, TV-G  
12:00 AM Three on a Match (1932)  
  A woman's childhood friends try to rescue her from gangsters. Cast: Joan Blondell, Bette Davis, Ann Dvorak. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy. BW-63 mins, TV-PG, CC  
1:15 AM Female (1933)  
  A female CEO who's used to buying love meets her match in an independent young executive. Cast: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Johnny Mack Brown. Dir: Michael Curtiz. BW-60 mins, TV-G  
2:30 AM Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood (2008)  
  This documentary looks at how the social, financial and moral forces all helped shape one of the most intriguing periods in Hollywood history. BW-68 mins, TV-MA, CC  
3:45 AM Free Soul, A (1931)  
  A hard-drinking lawyer's daughter falls for one of his underworld clients. Cast: Lionel Barrymore, Norma Shearer, Clark Gable. Dir: Clarence Brown. BW-94 mins, TV-G, CC  
5:30 AM Festival of Shorts #19 (1999)  
  TCM features two sports shorts from the vaults of Warner Bros. Kings of the Turf (1941)and Facing Your Danger (1946) BW-22 mins, TV-G, CC  

4 Tuesday  
6:00 AM Tortilla Flat (1942)  
  Inhabitants of a Southern California fishing village strive for the simple pleasures of life. Cast: Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, John Garfield. Dir: Victor Fleming. BW-99 mins, TV-PG, CC  
7:50 AM Short Film: Marines In The Making (1942)  
  BW-9 mins,  
8:00 AM Pride Of The Marines (1945)  
  A blinded Marine tries to adjust to civilian life. Cast: John Garfield, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark. Dir: Delmer Daves. BW-120 mins, TV-G, CC  
10:00 AM We Were Strangers (1949)  
  A Cuban American returns to his homeland during the Revolution and becomes involved in an assassination attempt. Cast: Jennifer Jones, John Garfield, Pedro Armendariz. Dir: John Huston. BW-106 mins, TV-PG  
12:00 PM Nobody Lives Forever (1946)  
  A con artist falls for the rich widow he's trying to fleece. Cast: John Garfield, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Walter Brennan. Dir: Jean Negulesco. BW-100 mins, TV-G, CC  
1:41 PM Short Film: Spills For Thrills (1940)  
  A short paying tribute to Hollywood's stunt men and women with clips of difficult stunts on land and in the air. Cast: Harry Parvey, Allen Pomeroy, Mary Wiggins Dir: DeLeon Anthony BW-19 mins,  
2:00 PM John Garfield Story, The (2003)  
  A TCM original documentary that traces John Garfield's life and career from his humble childhood. Dir: David Heeley. BW-58 mins, TV-PG, CC  
3:00 PM Body And Soul (1947)  
  A young boxer slugs his way out of the slums only to fall prey to organized crime. Cast: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Anne Revere. Dir: Robert Rossen. BW-106 mins, TV-PG, CC  
5:00 PM He Ran All the Way (1951)  
  A crook on the run hides out in an innocent girl's apartment. Cast: John Garfield, Shelley Winters, Wallace Ford. Dir: John Berry. BW-78 mins, TV-PG  
6:30 PM Force of Evil (1948)  
  A crooked lawyer tries to protect his numbers running brother from a ruthless crime boss. Cast: John Garfield, Beatrice Pearson, Thomas Gomez. Dir: Abraham Polonsky. BW-79 mins, TV-14, CC  
8:00 PM Spellbound (1945)  
  A psychiatrist tries to help the man she loves solve a murder buried in his subconscious. Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. BW-118 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:00 PM President's Analyst, The (1967)  
  A psychiatrist treating the president becomes a pawn in international espionage. Cast: James Coburn, Godfrey Cambridge, Severn Darden. Dir: Theodore J. Flicker. C-102 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
11:46 PM Short Film: Singing Nun, The (1966)  
  C-3 mins,  
12:00 AM Pressure Point (1962)  
  A black psychiatrist tries to help a racist convict deal with his mental demons. Cast: Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darrin, Peter Falk. Dir: Hubert Cornfield. BW-89 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
1:45 AM Now, Voyager (1942)  
  A repressed spinster is transformed by psychiatry and her love for a married man. Cast: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains. Dir: Irving Rapper. BW-118 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
3:45 AM My Six Convicts (1952)  
  A prison psychologist tries to rehabilitate six hardcore criminals. Cast: Millard Mitchell, Gilbert Roland, John Beal. Dir: Hugo Fregonese. BW-104 mins, TV-PG  
5:30 AM Short Film: Alaska Lifeboat (1956)  
  BW-21 mins,  

5 Wednesday  
6:00 AM SOME OF THE BEST - 1944 (1944)  
  Features highlights of MGM's productions from 1924 through1943. BW-50 mins, TV-G  
7:00 AM Green Years, The (1946)  
  An orphaned Irish boy is taken in by his mother's Scottish relations. Cast: Charles Coburn, Tom Drake, Dean Stockwell. Dir: Victor Saville. BW-125 mins, TV-PG, CC  
9:06 AM Short Film: Presenting The Queen Of Taps Eleanor Power (2000)  
  BW-2 mins,  
9:15 AM Mighty Mcgurk, The (1946)  
  A punch-drunk prizefighter living on the Bowery takes in an orphaned boy. Cast: Wallace Beery, Dean Stockwell, Edward Arnold. Dir: John Waters. BW-86 mins, TV-PG  
10:45 AM Arnelo Affair, The (1947)  
  A neglected wife gets mixed up with an hypnotic charmer and murder. Cast: George Murphy, Frances Gifford, John Hodiak. Dir: Arch Oboler. BW-87 mins, TV-PG  
12:30 PM Romance Of Rosy Ridge, The (1947)  
  A farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War. Cast: Van Johnson, Thomas Mitchell, Janet Leigh. Dir: Roy Rowland. BW-106 mins, TV-PG, CC  
2:18 PM Short Film: Czechoslovakia On Parade (1938)  
  In this "Traveltalk," we learn about the landmarks, people and customs of Czechoslovakia. Cast: James A. Fitzpatrick C-9 mins,  
2:30 PM Boy With Green Hair, The (1948)  
  An orphaned boy mystically acquires green hair and a mission to end war. Cast: Dean Stockwell, Pat O'Brien, Robert Ryan. Dir: Joseph Losey. C-82 mins, TV-G, CC  
4:00 PM Secret Garden, The (1949)  
  An orphaned girl changes the lives of those she encounters at a remote estate. Cast: Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell. Dir: Fred M. Wilcox. BW-92 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
5:35 PM Short Film: India On Parade (1937)  
  In this "Traveltalk," we learn about the landmarks, people and customs of India. Cast: James A. Fitzpatrick C-9 mins,  
5:45 PM Kim (1950)  
  Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of an orphaned boy who helps the British Army against Indian rebels. Cast: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas. Dir: Victor Saville. C-113 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
7:39 PM Short Film: I Love My Wife, But! (1946)  
  A short about the various types of wives that one can have and how to deal with them Cast: Dave O'Brien Dir: Richard L. Bare BW-9 mins,  
8:00 PM Rake's Progress, The (1945)  
  A man's efforts to seduce his way to a fortune destroy all around him. Cast: Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, Godfrey Tearle. Dir: Sidney Gilliat. BW-121 mins, TV-PG  
10:00 PM My Fair Lady (1964)  
  A phonetics instructor bets that he can pass a street urchin off as a lady. Cast: Rex Harrison, Audrey Hepburn, Stanley Holloway. Dir: George Cukor. C-172 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
1:00 AM Reluctant Debutante, The (1958)  
  British parents try to prepare their Americanized daughter for her social debut. Cast: Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, Angela Lansbury. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. C-96 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:39 AM Short Film: Looking At London (1946)  
  C-10 mins,  
3:00 AM Happy Thieves, The (1962)  
  A worldly art thief gets mixed up with murder. Cast: Rex Harrison, Rita Hayworth, Gregoire Aslan. Dir: George Marshall. C-89 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
4:30 AM Long Dark Hall, The (1951)  
  A naive family man is framed for the murder of his showgirl girlfriend. Cast: Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, Tania Heald. Dir: Reginald Beck, Anthony Bushell. BW-88 mins, TV-PG  

6 Thursday  
6:00 AM Big Shot, The (1937)  
  A small-town veterinarian's life goes to the dogs when he inherits a fortune. Cast: Guy Kibbee, Cora Witherspoon, Dorothy Moore. Dir: Edward Killy. BW-60 mins, TV-G  
7:04 AM Short Film: Position And Backswing (1933)  
  BW-10 mins,  
7:15 AM Big Hearted Herbert (1934)  
  A plumber's business success makes him neglect his family. Cast: Guy Kibbee, Aline MacMahon, Patricia Ellis. Dir: William Keighley. BW-59 mins, TV-G  
8:30 AM Mary Jane's Pa (1935)  
  A female newspaper publisher hires the husband who deserted her years earlier. Cast: Guy Kibbee, Aline MacMahon, Tom Brown. Dir: William Keighley. BW-71 mins, TV-G  
9:45 AM Havana Widows (1933)  
  Chorus girls travel to Cuba in search of rich husbands. Cast: Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell, Guy Kibbee. Dir: Ray Enright. BW-62 mins, TV-G  
11:00 AM M'liss (1936)  
  A young innocent searches a rough mining town for her drunken father. Cast: Anne Shirley, John Beal, Guy Kibbee. Dir: George Nicholls, Jr. BW-66 mins, TV-G  
12:15 PM Babbitt (1934)  
  A small-town businessman bumbles into blackmail and a real-estate swindle. Cast: Guy Kibbee, Aline MacMahon, Claire Dodd. Dir: William Keighley. BW-74 mins, TV-G, CC  
1:30 PM Mama Steps Out (1937)  
  A dizzy society matron runs wild on the Riviera. Cast: Alice Brady, Guy Kibbee, Betty Furness. Dir: George B. Seitz. BW-65 mins, TV-G  
2:45 PM Merry Frinks, The (1934)  
  A loving wife and mother tries to keep her eccentric family in line. Cast: Aline MacMahon, Guy Kibbee, Allen Jenkins. Dir: Alfred E. Green. BW-68 mins, TV-G  
4:00 PM This Time For Keeps (1942)  
  A newlywed goes to work for his disapproving father-in-law. Cast: Ann Rutherford, Robert Sterling, Guy Kibbee. Dir: Charles Riesner. BW-73 mins, TV-G  
5:15 PM High Pressure (1932)  
  A scheming promoter tries to get rich selling artificial rubber. Cast: William Powell, Evelyn Brent, Guy Kibbee. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy. BW-73 mins, TV-G, CC  
6:30 PM Sunday Punch (1942)  
  A young girl copes with a boarding house full of boxers. Cast: Jean Rogers, William Lundigan, Guy Kibbee. Dir: David Miller. BW-76 mins, TV-G  
8:00 PM Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (1948)  
  Three prospectors fight off bandits and each other after striking-it-rich in the Mexican mountains. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt. Dir: John Huston. BW-126 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
10:15 PM Wind And The Lion, The (1975)  
  An Arab chief triggers an international incident when he kidnaps an American widow and her children. Cast: Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith. Dir: John Milius. C-119 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format  
12:30 AM Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)  
  In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer. Cast: Woody Allen, Alan Alda, Martin Landau. Dir: Woody Allen. C-104 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:30 AM Rainmaker, The (1956)  
  A fake rainmaker melts the heart of a Kansas spinster while trying to save the town's crops. Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Wendell Corey. Dir: Joseph Anthony. C-121 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
4:45 AM Bad Company (1972)  
  Civil War draft dodgers head West to build new lives as outlaws. Cast: Jeff Bridges, Barry Brown, Jim Davis. Dir: Robert Benton. C-93 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format  

7 Friday  
6:30 AM For Love of Ivy (1968)  
  A wealthy family finds a beau to romance their maid. Cast: Sidney Poitier, Abbey Lincoln, Beau Bridges. Dir: Daniel Mann. C-101 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
8:15 AM MGM Parade Show #3 (1955)  
  George Murphy introduces clips from "A Free Soul" with Clark Gable and "Trial." BW-26 mins, TV-G  
9:00 AM High Sierra (1941)  
  An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino, Arthur Kennedy. Dir: Raoul Walsh. BW-100 mins, TV-G, CC  
10:45 AM Great Sinner, The (1949)  
  A young man succumbs to gambling fever. Cast: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Ethel Barrymore. Dir: Robert Siodmak. BW-110 mins, TV-PG, CC  
12:45 PM Night Of The Iguana, The (1964)  
  A defrocked priest surrenders to the sins of the flesh in a Mexican hotel. Cast: Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr, Ava Gardner. Dir: John Huston. BW-118 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:45 PM Take A Giant Step (1958)  
  A troubled black teenager tries to find his place in a white world. Cast: Johnny Nash, Estelle Hemsley, Ruby Dee. Dir: Phillip Leacock. BW-100 mins, TV-G, Letterbox Format  
4:30 PM Flame in the Streets (1961)  
  A union leader fights to win equal rights for West Indian immigrants. Cast: John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Johnny Sekka. Dir: Roy Ward Baker. C-93 mins, TV-G, Letterbox Format  
6:15 PM Rage To Live, A (1965)  
  A woman's insatiable sex drive destroys her life. Cast: Suzanne Pleshette, Bradford Dillman, Ben Gazzara. Dir: Walter Grauman. BW-101 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format  
8:00 PM Fistful Of Dollars, A (1964)  
  A mysterious stranger plays dueling families against each other in a Mexican border town. Cast: Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonte, Marianne Koch. Dir: Sergio Leone. C-100 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
9:45 PM For a Few Dollars More (1965)  
  Two bounty hunters join forces to bring an outlaw to justice. Cast: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volonte. Dir: Sergio Leone. C-132 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
12:00 AM Colossus of Rhodes, The (1961)  
  The Greek Army sets out to destroy the Colossus of Rhodes. Cast: Rory Calhoun, Lea Massari, Georges Marchal. Dir: Sergio Leone. C-129 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:15 AM Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? (1964)  
  A gypsy fortune teller turns young men into mindless killers. Cast: Cash Flagg, Carolyn Brandt, Brett O'Hara. Dir: Ray Dennis Steckler. C-84 mins, TV-PG  
3:45 AM Rat Pfink a Boo Boo (1966)  
  Masked crime fighters set out to rescue a beautiful woman from kidnappers. Cast: Carolyn Brandt, Vin Saxon, Titus Moede. Dir: Ray Dennis Steckler. C-67 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
5:00 AM Festival of Shorts #7 (1998)  
  Two shorts from the beloved Dogville Comedies titled Hot Dog(1930) and College Hounds(1930). BW-33 mins, TV-G, CC  

8 Saturday  
6:00 AM Only Angels Have Wings (1939)  
  A team of flyers risks their lives to deliver the mail in a mountainous South American country. Cast: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth. Dir: Howard Hawks. BW-121 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:30 AM Nightfall (1956)  
  A man on a hunting trip gets mixed up with murderous bank robbers. Cast: Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, Anne Bancroft. Dir: Jacques Tourneur. BW-79 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:00 AM Blazing the Western Trail (1945)  
  The Durango Kid tries to save a beautiful young woman's stagecoach line from an unscrupulous rival. Cast: Charles Starrett, Dub Taylor, Carole Mathews. Dir: Vernon Keays. BW-57 mins, TV-G  
11:15 AM Both Barrels Blazing (1945)  
  The Durango Kid tries to track down stolen money after the bandits are killed. Cast: Charles Starrett, Tex Harding, Dub Taylor. Dir: Derwin Abrahams. BW-58 mins, TV-G  
12:30 PM Major Dundee (1965)  
  Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost. Cast: Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, James Coburn. Dir: Sam Peckinpah. C-136 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
3:00 PM Khartoum (1966)  
  Epic story of the British general who fell to the Arabs in 1885. Cast: Charlton Heston, Sir Laurence Olivier, Sir Ralph Richardson. Dir: Basil Dearden. C-136 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
5:30 PM Vertigo (1958)  
  A detective falls for the mysterious woman he's been hired to tail. Cast: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-130 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
8:00 PM Apartment, The (1960)  
  An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress. Cast: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray. Dir: Billy Wilder. BW-125 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
10:15 PM How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (1967)  
  With the help of his handy guidebook, a window washer talks his way into the executive suite. Cast: Robert Morse, Michele Lee, Rudy Vallee. Dir: David Swift. C-121 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
12:30 AM Baby Face (1933)  
  A beautiful schemer sleeps her way to the top of a banking empire. Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, John Wayne. Dir: Alfred E. Green. BW-76 mins, TV-PG, CC  
2:00 AM Patterns (1956)  
  A replacement in a large corporation encounters loyalty and power struggles. Cast: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley. Dir: Fielder Cook. BW-84 mins, TV-G  
3:30 AM Executive Suite (1954)  
  When a business magnate dies, his board of directors fights over who should run the company. Cast: William Holden, June Allyson, Barbara Stanwyck. Dir: Robert Wise. BW-104 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  

9 Sunday  
6:30 AM Topaze (1933)  
  A simple schoolteacher gets caught up in a wealthy baron's crooked schemes. Cast: John Barrymore, Myrna Loy, Reginald Mason. Dir: Harry D'Abbadie D'Arrast. BW-79 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:00 AM Thunder Rock (1942)  
  A disillusioned writer moves into a lighthouse where some ghostly visitors restore his faith. Cast: Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen, James Mason. Dir: Roy Boulting. BW-107 mins, TV-G  
10:00 AM Wild Is The Wind (1957)  
  A woman marries her late sister's husband but finds true love with his son from an earlier marriage. Cast: Anna Magnani, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Franciosa. Dir: George Cukor. BW-110 mins, TV-PG, CC  
12:00 PM Quiet Man, The (1952)  
  An Irish ex-boxer retires to Ireland and searches for the proper wife. Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald. Dir: John Ford. C-129 mins, TV-PG, CC  
2:15 PM Paper Moon (1973)  
  A fraudulent bible salesman reluctantly adopts a tough little girl who could be his daughter. Cast: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn. Dir: Peter Bogdanovich. BW-102 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
4:00 PM Teacher's Pet (1958)  
  A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who's criticized his work. Cast: Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young. Dir: George Seaton. BW-120 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
6:15 PM Where The Boys Are (1960)  
  College coeds go looking for love during spring break in Fort Lauderdale. Cast: George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Connie Francis. Dir: Henry Levin. C-99 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format, DVS  
8:00 PM Absent Minded Professor, The (1961)  
  A college professor fights off corrupt businessmen to market his new anti-gravity invention. Cast: Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn. Dir: Robert Stevenson. BW-96 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
10:00 PM Son of Flubber (1963)  
  An absent-minded professor gets into legal trouble because of his experiments with a gravity defying substance. Cast: Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn. Dir: Robert Stevenson. BW-102 mins, TV-G, CC  
12:00 AM Kid, The (1921)  
  In this silent comedy, an adoptive father schemes to keep his son. Cast: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan. Dir: Charles Chaplin. BW-50 mins, TV-G  
1:00 AM Shoulder Arms (1918)  
  In this silent film, a private fresh out of boot camp accepts a daring mission behind enemy lines. Cast: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Syd Chaplin. Dir: Charles Chaplin. BW-36 mins, TV-G  
2:00 AM X from Outer Space, The (1967)  
  A giant chicken from outer space lays waste to the Japanese countryside. Cast: Eiji Okada, Toshiya Wazaki, Peggy Neal. Dir: Kazui Nihonmatsu. C-88 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
3:30 AM Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)  
  Aliens bring the dead to life to conquer the Earth. Cast: Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Vampira. Dir: Edward D. Wood, Jr. BW-78 mins, TV-PG  
5:00 AM Watch the Skies! (2005)  
  This TCM original documentary explores the history of the science fiction genre beginning in the 1950s. Features interviews with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron and Ridley Scott. Dir: Richard Schickel. BW-56 mins, TV-PG, CC  

10 Monday  
6:00 AM Goodbye Again (1961)  
  A 40-year-old woman swaps her sophisticated lover for a young law student. Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Perkins, Yves Montand. Dir: Anatole Litvak. BW-120 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
8:15 AM Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1961)  
  A factory worker lives for the chance to have fun on the weekends. Cast: Albert Finney, Shirley Anne Field, Rachel Roberts. Dir: Karel Reisz. BW-89 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
10:00 AM Lord Love A Duck (1966)  
  A high-school misfit devotes his life to turning a bubbly blonde into a social success. Cast: Roddy McDowall, Tuesday Weld, Lola Albright. Dir: George Axelrod. BW-106 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
12:00 PM Doctor, You've Got To Be Kidding! (1967)  
  Four suitors pursue a pregnant singer to the maternity ward. Cast: Sandra Dee, George Hamilton, Celeste Holm. Dir: Peter Tewksbury. C-95 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
1:45 PM Billie (1965)  
  A high school girl's athletic prowess scandalizes a conservative small town. Cast: Patty Duke, Jim Backus, Jane Greer. Dir: Don Weis. C-87 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
3:15 PM Irma La Douce (1963)  
  A Parisian policeman gives up everything for the love of a free-living prostitute. Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Jack Lemmon, Lou Jacobi. Dir: Billy Wilder. BW-143 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
5:45 PM Loved One, The (1965)  
  An Englishman in Hollywood moves into the funeral business. Cast: Robert Morse, Jonathan Winters, Rod Steiger. Dir: Tony Richardson. BW-121 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
8:00 PM Macbeth (1948)  
  A Scottish warlord and his wife murder their way to a pair of crowns. Cast: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy. Dir: Orson Welles. BW-111 mins, TV-G  
10:00 PM Hamlet (1948)  
  The melancholy Dane flirts with insanity while trying to prove his uncle murdered his father. Cast: Laurence Olivier, Eileen Herlie, Jean Simmons. Dir: Laurence Olivier. BW-154 mins, TV-14  
1:00 AM Romeo And Juliet (1968)  
  William Shakespeare's classic tale of young lovers from feuding families. Cast: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, Michael York. Dir: Franco Zefferelli. C-137 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format  
3:30 AM King Lear (1971)  
  An aging king mistakenly exiles the one daughter who loves him and divides his kingdom between the other two. Cast: Paul Scofield, Irene Worth, Ian Hogg. Dir: Peter Brook. BW-138 mins, TV-PG  

11 Tuesday  
6:00 AM Festival of Shorts #7 (1998)  
  Two shorts from the beloved Dogville Comedies titled Hot Dog(1930) and College Hounds(1930). BW-33 mins, TV-G, CC  
6:30 AM Keep 'Em Rolling (1934)  
  A soldier deserts when he's separated from his horse. Cast: Walter Huston, Frances Dee, Minna Gombell. Dir: George Archainbaud. BW-69 mins, TV-G, CC  
7:45 AM Ice Follies Of 1939, The (1939)  
  An ice-skating team breaks up when both partners fall for the same girl. Cast: Joan Crawford, James Stewart, Lew Ayres. Dir: Reinhold Schunzel. BW-82 mins, TV-G, CC  
9:15 AM Summer Holiday (1948)  
  Musical remake of Ah, Wilderness!, about a small-town boy's struggles with growing up. Cast: Walter Huston, Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan. Dir: Rouben Mamoulian. C-93 mins, TV-G, CC  
11:00 AM Three Strangers (1946)  
  Three people who share a sweepstakes ticket travel a tangled road to collect their winnings. Cast: Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Geraldine Fitzgerald. Dir: Jean Negulesco. BW-93 mins, TV-PG, CC  
12:45 PM Brief Encounter (1945)  
  Two married strangers meet in a train station and fall in love. Cast: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway. Dir: David Lean. BW-86 mins, TV-PG, CC  
2:15 PM 12 Angry Men (1957)  
  A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty. Cast: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall. Dir: Sidney Lumet. BW-96 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
4:00 PM Man Of The West (1958)  
  A reformed outlaw is among the hostages when his former colleagues rob a train. Cast: Gary Cooper, Lee J. Cobb, Julie London. Dir: Anthony Mann. C-99 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
5:45 PM Rio Grande (1950)  
  A cavalry unit located on the Mexican border must control Indian uprisings. Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson. Dir: John Ford. BW-105 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:00 PM High Wall (1947)  
  Psychiatry provides the key to proving a veteran flyer innocent of his wife's murder. Cast: Robert Taylor, Herbert Marshall, Audrey Totter. Dir: Curtis Bernhardt. BW-100 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:00 PM Cobweb, The (1955)  
  Inmates and staff at a posh asylum clash over love and lunacy. Cast: Richard Widmark, Lauren Bacall, Gloria Grahame. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. C-124 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
12:30 AM Lilith (1964)  
  A young psychiatrist finds himself drawn to a beautiful young mental patient. Cast: Warren Beatty, Jean Seberg, Peter Fonda. Dir: Robert Rossen. BW-114 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:30 AM Caretakers, The (1963)  
  A progressive psychiatrist clashes with the conservative head nurse at a state institution. Cast: Polly Bergen, Robert Stack, Joan Crawford. Dir: Hall Bartlett. BW-98 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
4:15 AM Maniac (1963)  
  A beautiful woman seduces a drifter so he can help free her murderous husband from an insane asylum. Cast: Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray, Donald Houston. Dir: Michael Carreras. BW-86 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format  

12 Wednesday  
6:00 AM Our Dancing Daughters (1928)  
  A flapper sets her hat for a man with a hard-drinking wife. Cast: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian. Dir: Harry Beaumont. BW-84 mins, TV-G, CC  
7:30 AM Our Modern Maidens (1929)  
  In this silent film, a flapper offers herself to a diplomat to advance her fiance's career. Cast: Joan Crawford, Rod La Rocque, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Dir: Jack Conway. BW-76 mins, TV-G, CC  
9:00 AM Our Blushing Brides (1930)  
  Three roommates try to land rich husbands. Cast: Joan Crawford, Anita Page, Robert Montgomery. Dir: Harry Beaumont. BW-99 mins, TV-G, CC  
11:00 AM Man in the Vault (1956)  
  Bank robbers force a locksmith to help them with a big heist. Cast: William Campbell, Karen Sharpe, Anita Ekberg. Dir: Andrew V. McLaglen. BW-73 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
12:30 PM Union Station (1950)  
  A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers. Cast: William Holden, Nancy Olson, Barry Fitzgerald. Dir: Rudolph Mate. BW-81 mins, TV-PG  
2:00 PM Walk a Crooked Mile (1948)  
  The FBI and Scotland Yard join forces to stop security leaks at a nuclear power plant. Cast: Louis Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, Louise Allbritton. Dir: Gordon Douglas. BW-91 mins, TV-G  
4:00 PM Pickup Alley (1957)  
  A U.S. narcotics agent trails an international drug smuggler. Cast: Victor Mature, Anita Ekberg, Trevor Howard. Dir: John Gilling. BW-91 mins, TV-G, Letterbox Format  
6:00 PM Underworld, U.S.A. (1961)  
  A bitter young man sets out to get back at the gangsters who murdered his father. Cast: Cliff Robertson, Dolores Dorn, Beatrice Kay. Dir: Samuel Fuller. BW-98 mins, TV-PG  
8:00 PM Rat Race, The (1960)  
  A musician newly arrived in New York takes in a taxi dancer. Cast: Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, Don Rickles. Dir: Robert Mulligan. C-105 mins, TV-PG  
10:00 PM Boeing Boeing (1965)  
  A playboy uses airline schedules to maintain "exclusive" relationships with three flight attendants at the same time. Cast: Tony Curtis, Jerry Lewis, Thelma Ritter. Dir: John Rich. C-103 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
11:45 PM Some Like It Hot (1959)  
  Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band. Cast: Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis. Dir: Billy Wilder. BW-121 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:00 AM Operation Petticoat (1959)  
  During World War II, the crew of a decrepit submarine takes on a team of Navy nurses. Cast: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Dina Merrill. Dir: Blake Edwards. C-121 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
4:15 AM Sweet Smell Of Success (1957)  
  A crooked press agent stoops to new depths to help an egotistical columnist break up his sister's romance. Cast: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Martin Milner. Dir: Alexander Mackendrick. BW-96 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  

13 Thursday  
6:00 AM Flight (1929)  
  A Marine flyer and his flight school mentor fall for the same beautiful nurse. Cast: Jack Holt, Lila Lee, Ralph Graves. Dir: Frank Capra. BW-112 mins, TV-PG  
8:15 AM Flight From Glory (1937)  
  Tensions flare among flyers carrying supplies through the Andes. Cast: Chester Morris, Whitney Bourne, Van Heflin. Dir: Lew Landers. BW-67 mins, TV-PG, CC  
9:30 AM Real Glory, The (1939)  
  A U.S. military doctor stationed in the Philippines helps the natives fight off invaders. Cast: Gary Cooper, Andrea Leeds, David Niven. Dir: Henry Hathaway. BW-97 mins, TV-G, CC  
11:15 AM Legend of the Lost (1957)  
  Three adventurers search for a treasure in a forbidden desert temple. Cast: John Wayne, Sophia Loren, Rossano Brazzi. Dir: Henry Hathaway. C-108 mins, TV-G, Letterbox Format  
1:15 PM How the West Was Won (1962)  
  Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West. Cast: James Stewart, Henry Fonda, John Wayne. Dir: John Ford, Henry Hathaway, George Marshall. C-165 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format, DVS  
4:00 PM Of Human Bondage (1964)  
  A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress. Cast: Kim Novak, Laurence Harvey, Siobhan McKenna. Dir: Ken Hughes. C-100 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
5:45 PM True Grit (1969)  
  A young girl recruits an aging U.S. marshal to help avenge her father's death. Cast: John Wayne, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell. Dir: Henry Hathaway. C-128 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
8:00 PM Lady Vanishes, The (1938)  
  A young woman on vacation triggers an international incident when she tries to track an elderly friend who has disappeared. Cast: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Dame May Whitty. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. BW-96 mins, TV-G, CC  
10:00 PM Girl With Green Eyes (1964)  
  A young innocent gets involved with an older, married man. Cast: Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave. Dir: Desmond Davis. BW-92 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
12:00 AM Blow-Up (1966)  
  A photographer discovers a murder in the background of a candid photo. Cast: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles. Dir: Michelangelo Antonioni. C-111 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:00 AM Posse (1975)  
  A U.S. marshal tries to use the hunt for a criminal to launch his political career. Cast: Kirk Douglas, Bruce Dern, Bo Hopkins. Dir: Kirk Douglas. C-93 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format  
3:45 AM Coma (1978)  
  A lady doctor investigates a series of strange deaths and disappearing bodies at her hospital. Cast: Genevieve Bujold, Michael Douglas, Elizabeth Ashley. Dir: Michael Crichton. C-113 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format  

14 Friday  
6:00 AM Amazing Transparent Man, The (1960)  
  A gangster on the lam hooks up with a scientist who can make him invisible. Cast: Marguerite Chapman, Douglas Kennedy, Jonathan Ledford. Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer. BW-57 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
7:00 AM Beast Of The City, The (1932)  
  A police captain leads the fight against a vicious gangland chief. Cast: Walter Huston, Jean Harlow, Wallace Ford. Dir: Charles Brabin. BW-86 mins, TV-14, CC  
8:30 AM All My Sons (1948)  
  A veteran discovers his father cut costs on wartime military equipment. Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Burt Lancaster, Mady Christians. Dir: Irving Reis. BW-94 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:15 AM Vera Cruz (1954)  
  During the Mexican Revolution, rival mercenaries team to steal a fortune in gold. Cast: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Ernest Borgnine. Dir: Robert Aldrich. C-94 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
12:00 PM Lonely Are The Brave (1962)  
  A modern-day cowboy defies the law in order to live a free man. Cast: Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau. Dir: David Miller. BW-107 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
2:00 PM Westerner, The (1940)  
  A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean. Cast: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Doris Davenport. Dir: William Wyler. BW-100 mins, TV-PG, CC  
4:00 PM Track of the Cat (1954)  
  A murderous panther haunts a dysfunctional pioneer family. Cast: Robert Mitchum, Tab Hunter, Teresa Wright. Dir: William A. Wellman. C-103 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
5:45 PM El Dorado (1967)  
  A gunfighter and a drunken sheriff take on a corrupt cattle baron. Cast: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan. Dir: Howard Hawks. C-126 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
8:00 PM Gaslight (1944)  
  A newlywed fears she's going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion. Cast: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Angela Lansbury. Dir: George Cukor. BW-114 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
10:00 PM Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)  
  A distraught mother searches for her seemingly non-existant daughter, bringing her sanity into question. Cast: Carol Lynley, Keir Dullea, Laurence Olivier. Dir: Otto Preminder. BW-107 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
12:00 AM Vertigo (1958)  
  A detective falls for the mysterious woman he's been hired to tail. Cast: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-130 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:15 AM Night Of The Lepus (1972)  
  Husband-and-wife scientists unwittingly unleash a horde of giant man-eating rabbits. Cast: Stuart Whitman, Janet Leigh, Rory Calhoun. Dir: William F. Claxton. C-88 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format  
4:00 AM Attack of the Puppet People (1958)  
  A scientist shrinks humans so they can be his puppet friends. Cast: John Agar, John Hoyt, June Kenney. Dir: Bert I. Gordon BW-79 mins, TV-PG  
5:30 AM MGM Parade Show #3 (1955)  
  George Murphy introduces clips from "A Free Soul" with Clark Gable and "Trial." BW-26 mins, TV-G
6:00 AM Krakatoa, East Of Java (1969)  
  A salvage boat's captain gets mixed up with island convicts during a volcanic eruption. Cast: Maximilian Schell, Diane Baker, Brian Keith. Dir: Bernard L. Kowalski. C-131 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  

15 Saturday  
8:30 AM Berlin Express (1948)  
  Allied agents fight an underground Nazi group in post-war Europe. Cast:
 Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Paul Lukas. Dir: Jacques Tourneur. BW-87 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:00 AM Lawless Empire (1945)  
  The Durango Kid helps a small-town minister drive off land raiders. Cast:
 Charles Starrett, Tex Harding, Dub Taylor. Dir: Vernon Keays. BW-58 mins, TV-G  
11:15 AM Return of the Durango Kid, The (1945)  
  A masked outlaw steals from bank robbers to help the poor. Cast: 
Charles Starrett, Tex Harding, Jean Stevens. Dir: Derwin Abrahams. BW-58 mins, TV-G  
12:30 PM Red Pony, The (1949)  
  A rancher's son learns a valuable lesson when he's given a pony. Cast: 
Myrna Loy, Robert Mitchum, Louis Calhern. Dir: Lewis Milestone. C-89 mins, TV-G, CC  
2:15 PM Back To Bataan (1945)  
  An Army colonel leads a guerrilla campaign against the Japanese in the Philippines. Cast: 
John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Beulah Bondi. Dir: Edward Dmytryk. BW-95 mins, TV-PG, CC  
4:00 PM Walk in the Sun, A (1946)  
  A platoon of American soldiers captures an Italian farmhouse. Cast: 
Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, John Ireland. Dir: Lewis Milestone. BW-116 mins, TV-14  
6:00 PM Bridges At Toko-Ri, The (1954)  
  Two jet pilots forge a lasting friendship while fighting the Korean War. Cast: 
William Holden, Grace Kelly, Mickey Rooney. Dir: Mark Robson. C-103 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:00 PM Music Box, The (1932)  
  Two men running a moving company have to get a large piano up a daunting flight of stairs. Cast: 
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert. Dir: James Parrott. BW-29 mins, TV-G  
8:35 PM Sons of the Desert (1933)  
  Two friends hatch a harebrained scheme to attend a lodge convention over their wives' objections. 
Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase. Dir: William A. Seiter. BW-65 mins, TV-G  
9:45 PM Movie Crazy (1932)  
  A stagestruck young actor accidentally receives somebody else's invitation to test in Hollywood. 
Cast: Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings, Kenneth Thomson. Dir: Clyde Bruckman. BW-96 mins, TV-G  
11:30 PM Court Jester, The (1956)  
  A traveling actor is mistaken for a medieval rebel. Cast: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone.
 Dir: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank. C-101 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
1:15 AM Night In Casablanca, A (1946)  
  A hotel manager in postwar Casablanca tackles renegade Nazis. Cast:
 The Marx Brothers, Charles Drake, Sig Ruman. Dir: Archie Mayo. BW-85 mins, TV-G  
2:45 AM Golden Age of Comedy (1957)  
  A compilation of clips from the great comedians of the silent era. Cast:
 Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Will Rogers. BW-79 mins, TV-G  
4:15 AM General, The (1927)  
  In this silent film, a Confederate engineer fights to save his train and his girlfriend from the Union army.
 Cast: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender. Dir: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman. BW-75 mins, TV-G  

16 Sunday  
6:00 AM Male Animal, The (1942)  
  A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife. Cast: 
Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Jack Carson. Dir: Elliott Nugent. BW-101 mins, TV-G, CC  
8:00 AM Libeled Lady (1936)  
  When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her. Cast: 
Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy. Dir: Jack Conway. BW-98 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
10:00 AM Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)  
  When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life. Cast: 
Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, Lionel Stander. Dir: Frank Capra. BW-116 mins, TV-G, CC  
12:00 PM His Girl Friday (1940)  
  An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying. Cast: 
Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy. Dir: Howard Hawks. BW-92 mins, TV-G, CC  
2:00 PM Roman Holiday (1953)  
  A runaway princess in Rome finds love with a reporter who knows her true identity. Cast: 
Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert. Dir: William Wyler. BW-118 mins, TV-G, CC  
4:15 PM Key Largo (1948)  
  A returning veteran tangles with a ruthless gangster during a hurricane. Cast: 
Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall. Dir: John Huston. BW-101 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
6:00 PM Rear Window (1954)  
  A photographer with a broken leg uncovers a murder while spying on the neighbors in a nearby apartment building.
Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Raymond Burr. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-114 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
8:00 PM All About Eve (1950)  
  An ambitious young actress tries to take over a star's career and love life. Cast: 
Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders. Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. BW-138 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:30 PM Blue Gardenia, The (1953)  
  A telephone operator kills in self-defense but can't remember the details of the encounter. Cast: 
Anne Baxter, Raymond Burr, Richard Conte. Dir: Fritz Lang. BW-88 mins, TV-PG  
12:15 AM Metropolis (1927)  
  City of the future is threatened with destruction when corporate leader enlists mad scientist to stifle reformers
Cast: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge. Dir: Fritz Lang. BW-123 mins, TV-PG Silent 
2:30 AM Titanic (1943)  
  In his drive to keep up his ship's speed, a luxury liner's captain sets his course for disaster. Cast:
Sybille Schmitz, Hans Nielsen, Otto Wernicke. Dir: Werner Klingler, Herbert Selpin. BW-85 mins, TV-PG  
4:00 AM Terminator, The (1984)  
  Deadly robot from future travels back in time to kill woman whose son will one day defeat its masters.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton. Dir: James Cameron. BW-107 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox

17 Monday  
6:00 AM Across To Singapore (1928)  
  In this silent film, sailor brothers become romantic rivals. 
Cast: Ramon Novarro, Joan Crawford, Ernest Torrence. Dir: William Nigh. BW-85 mins, TV-PG  
7:30 AM Howards of Virginia, The (1940)  
  A young Virginian joins the American Revolution despite his love for a beautiful Royalist. 
Cast: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke. Dir: Frank Lloyd. BW-116 mins, TV-G, CC  
9:30 AM Great Rupert, The (1950)  
  A squirrel becomes the guardian angel for an impoverished family. Cast: 
Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore, Tom Drake. Dir: Irving Pichel. BW-88 mins, TV-G  
11:00 AM Pot O' Gold (1941)  
  A young man is caught between his music-hating uncle and a pretty girl from a family of musicians. 
Cast: James Stewart, Paulette Goddard, Charles Winninger. Dir: George Marshall. BW-86 mins, TV-G  
12:30 PM Three Cheers for the Irish (1940)  
  A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying. 
Cast: Thomas Mitchell, Priscilla Lane, Alan Hale. Dir: Lloyd Bacon. BW-99 mins, TV-G, CC  
2:15 PM My Wild Irish Rose (1947)  
  Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott. 
Cast: Dennis Morgan, Arlene Dahl, Alan Hale. Dir: David Butler. C-101 mins, TV-G, CC  
4:15 PM Fighting 69th, The (1940)  
  A braggart soldier learns the true meaning of heroism when he joins World War I's all-Irish unit. 
Cast: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent. Dir: William Keighley. BW-90 mins, TV-PG  
6:00 PM Young Cassidy (1965)  
  True story of playwright Sean O'Casey's involvement with the Irish rebellion of 1910. Cast: 
Rod Taylor, Julie Christie, Maggie Smith. Dir: Jack Cardiff, John Ford. C-110 mins, TV-14, CC  
8:00 PM They Live by Night (1949)  
  After unjust prison sentence, young innocent gets mixed-up with hardened criminals and violent escape
Cast: Farley Granger, Cathy O'Donnell, Howard da Silva. Dir: Nicholas Ray. BW-95 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:00 PM Look Back in Anger (1958)  
  An embittered young man spews venom on all around him, particularly his upper-class wife. Cast: 
Richard Burton, Mary Ure, Claire Bloom. Dir: Tony Richardson. BW-100 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox 
12:00 AM Hair (1979)  
  A young man joins a hippie commune on the eve of reporting for military service. Cast: 
John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo. Dir: Milos Forman. C-121 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox  
2:15 AM Alice's Restaurant (1969)  
  A young folksinger becomes a fugitive after dumping trash in the wrong place. Cast: 
Arlo Guthrie, Patricia Quinn, James Broderick. Dir: Arthur Penn. C-111 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox  
4:15 AM Five Easy Pieces (1970)  
  A classical pianist who's dropped out of society returns to the family he deserted. Cast: 
Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush. Dir: Bob Rafelson. C-98 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox  

18 Tuesday  
6:00 AM Festival of Shorts #19 (1999)  
  Two sports shorts from the vaults of Warner Bros: Kings of the Turf (1941) and 
Facing Your Danger (1946) BW-22 mins, TV-G, CC  
6:30 AM Mountain Justice (1937)  
  A young lawyer defends a hillbilly girl who killed her father in self defense. Cast: 
Josephine Hutchinson, George Brent, Robert Barrat. Dir: Michael Curtiz. BW-83 mins, TV-G  
8:00 AM Week-End Marriage (1932)  
  When her husband loses his job, a woman risks her marriage to become the breadwinner. Cast: 
Loretta Young, Norman Foster, George Brent. Dir: Thornton Freeland. BW-65 mins, TV-G  
9:30 AM Love On The Run (1936)  
  Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies. Cast: 
Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke II. BW-80 mins, TV-PG, CC  
11:00 AM Possessed (1931)  
  A factory girl rises to the top as mistress of a tycoon, then falls in love. Cast: 
Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Wallace Ford. Dir: Clarence Brown. BW-76 mins, TV-PG, CC  
12:30 PM 20 Million Miles To Earth (1957)  
  A crashed spaceship unleashes a rapidly growing monster from Venus. Cast: 
William Hopper, Joan Taylor, Frank Puglia. Dir: Nathan Juran. BW-83 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
2:00 PM Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers (1956)  
  Space invaders attack the nation's capital. Cast: 
Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Morris Ankrum. Dir: Fred F. Sears. BW-83 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox  
3:30 PM War Of The Worlds, The (1953)  
  A scientist on vacation stumbles upon a Martian invasion. Cast: 
Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne. Dir: George Pal. C-85 mins, TV-PG, CC  
5:00 PM Rope (1948)  
  Two wealthy young men try to commit the perfect crime by murdering a friend. Cast: 
James Stewart, Farley Granger, John Dall. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-81 mins, TV-14, CC  
6:30 PM Lady From Shanghai, The (1948)  
  A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife. Cast: 
Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane. Dir: Orson Welles. BW-87 mins, TV-PG  
8:00 PM Harvey (1950)  
  A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family. Cast: 
James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Cecil Kellaway. Dir: Henry Koster. BW-104 mins, TV-G, CC  
10:00 PM What's New, Pussycat? (1965)  
  A fashion editor seeks psychiatric help when he can't stop beautiful women from pursuing him. 
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Peter Sellers, Woody Allen. Dir: Clive Donner. C-109 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox  
12:00 AM What About Bob? (1991)  
  An insecure mental patient horns in on his psychiatrist's family vacation. Cast: 
Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty. Dir: Frank Oz. C-99 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox  
2:00 AM Carefree (1938)  
  Psychiatrist falls in love with the woman he's supposed to be nudging into marriage with someone else.
Cast: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ralph Bellamy. Dir: Mark Sandrich. BW-83 mins, TV-G, CC  
3:30 AM Three on a Couch (1966)  
  When a psychiatrist refuses to marry until her patients are cured, her fiance sets out to do it himself
Cast: Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Mary Ann Mobley. Dir: Jerry Lewis. C-109 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox  
5:30 AM Bop Girl (1957)  
  A psychiatrist predicts that calypso will replace rock 'n' roll. Cast: 
Judy Tyler, Bobby Troup, Lucien Littlefield. Dir: Howard W. Koch. BW-80 mins, TV-G  

19 Wednesday  
7:00 AM Strange Woman, The (1946)  
  An unscrupulous 19th-century woman will stop at nothing to control the men in her life. Cast: 
Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward. Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer. BW-99 mins, TV-PG  
8:45 AM Across The Pacific (1942)  
  An American agent tries to keep Axis spies from blowing up the Panama Canal. Cast: 
Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet. Dir: John Huston. C-97 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:30 AM Ambassador's Daughter, The (1956)  
  A diplomat's daughter in Paris turns a fact-finding mission into a non-stop party. Cast: 
Olivia de Havilland, John Forsythe, Myrna Loy. Dir: Norman Krasna. C-103 mins, TV-G, Letterbox  
12:30 PM Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)  
  A scarred veteran presumed dead returns home to find his wife remarried. Cast: 
Orson Welles, Claudette Colbert, George Brent. Dir: Irving Pichel. BW-104 mins, TV-PG  
2:30 PM Saboteur (1942)  
  A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence. Cast: 
Robert Cummings, Priscilla Lane, Norman Lloyd. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. BW-109 mins, TV-PG, CC  
4:30 PM Night Of The Hunter, The (1955)  
  A bogus preacher marries an outlaw's widow in search of the man's hidden loot. Cast: 
Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish. Dir: Charles Laughton. BW-93 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox  
6:15 PM Thunder Road (1958)  
  A fast-driving moonshiner locks horns with a Chicago gangster. Cast: 
Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, Keely Smith. Dir: Arthur Ripley. BW-93 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:00 PM Caine Mutiny, The (1954)  
  Naval officers begin to suspect their captain of insanity. Cast: 
Humphrey Bogart, Jose Ferrer, Van Johnson. Dir: Edward Dmytryk. C-125 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
10:15 PM Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)  
  Lavish remake about Captain Bligh who drives his crew to revolt during a South Seas expedition. Cast:
Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris. Dir: Lewis Milestone. C-185 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox
1:30 AM Damn The Defiant! (1962)  
  The crew of a British sailing ship threatens mutiny during the Napoleonic wars. Cast: 
Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Quayle. Dir: Lewis Gilbert. C-101 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox  
3:15 AM Battleship Potemkin, The (1925)  
  In this silent classic, a Russian mutiny triggers revolutionary sentiments around the nation. Cast:
Alexander Antonov, Grigori Alexandrov, Vladimir Barsky. Dir: Sergei Eisenstein. BW-69 mins, TV-G  
4:30 AM Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)  
  Classic adventure about Captain Bligh, who drove his men to revolt during a South Seas expedition.
Cast: Clark Gable, Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone. Dir: Frank Lloyd. BW-133 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  

20 Thursday  
6:45 AM Vampire Bat, The (1933)  
  Villagers suspect the town simpleton of being a vampire. Cast: 
Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas, Dir: Frank R. Strayer. BW-61 mins, TV-PG  
8:00 AM Strange Justice (1932)  
  A crooked banker and his assistant devise a scheme to frame an ex-con for their crime. Cast: 
Reginald Denny, Marian Marsh, Richard Bennett, Norman Foster Dir: Victor Schertzinger BW-64 mins, TV-G
9:15 AM Rafter Romance (1933)  
  A salesgirl falls for a night worker without realizing they share the same apartment. Cast: 
Ginger Rogers, Norman Foster, George Sidney. Dir: William A. Seiter. BW-73 mins, TV-G  
10:30 AM Cowboy Star, The (1936)  
  A cowboy movie star retires to Arizona to fight bad guys for real. Cast: 
Charles Starrett, Iris Meredith, Wally Albright. Dir: David Selman. BW-56 mins, TV-G  
11:45 AM Marshal of Mesa City, The (1939)  
  A retired lawman gets back into action to fight political corruption. Cast: 
George OBrien, Virginia Vale, Leon Ames. Dir: David Howard. BW-61 mins, TV-G  
1:00 PM Maybe It's Love (1935)  
  A young couple suffers through in-law and employment problems. Cast: 
Ross Alexander, Gloria Stuart, Frank McHugh. Dir: William McGann. BW-63 mins, TV-G  
2:15 PM Love Begins at Twenty (1936)  
  A henpecked husband tries to help his daughter marry the man she loves and his wife loathes. 
Cast: Hugh Herbert, Warren Hull, Patricia Ellis. Dir: Frank McDonald. BW-58 mins, TV-G  
3:15 PM Living on Love (1937)  
  A man and woman working different shifts share the same apartment without realizing it. 
Cast: James Dunn, Whitney Bourne, Joan Woodbury. Dir: Lew Landers. BW-62 mins, TV-G  
4:30 PM Love Affair (1939)  
  Near-tragic misunderstandings threaten a shipboard romance. Cast: 
Charles Boyer, Irene Dunne, Maria Ouspenskaya. Dir: Leo McCarey. BW-86 mins, TV-G  
6:00 PM Three Came Home (1950)  
  A woman fights to survive as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II. Cast: 
Claudette Colbert, Sessue Hayakawa, Patric Knowles. Dir: Jean Negulesco. BW-105 mins, TV-14  
8:00 PM Modern Musketeer, A (1917)  
  A young man from Kansas is inspired by the legendary Three Musketeers. Cast: 
Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Kathleen Kirkham Dir: Allan Dwan BW-69 mins, TV-G  
9:30 PM Gunga Din (1939)  
  Three British soldiers seek treasure during an uprising in India. Cast: 
Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Victor McLaglen. Dir: George Stevens. BW-117 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
11:30 PM Jezebel (1938)  
  A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her. Cast: 
Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Fay Bainter. Dir: William Wyler. BW-104 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
1:30 AM Sunday In New York (1963)  
  A philandering pilot gets real moral, real fast when his sister contemplates a premarital fling. 
Cast: Cliff Robertson, Rod Taylor, Jane Fonda. Dir: Peter Tewksbury. C-105 mins, TV-PG, CC  
3:30 AM Easy Rider (1969)  
  A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices
Cast: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson. Dir: Dennis Hopper. C-96 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format  
5:30 AM Festival of Shorts #7   
  2 shorts (1930) from the beloved Dogville Comedies: Hot Dog and College Hounds. BW-33 mins, TV-G, CC  

21 Friday  
6:00 AM Storm At Daybreak (1933)  
  Fictionalized account of events leading up to Archduke Ferdinand's assassination and the start of WW1
Cast: Walter Huston, Kay Francis, Nils Asther. Dir: Richard Boleslawski. BW-79 mins, TV-G, CC  
7:30 AM Murder at the Baskervilles (1941)  
  Sherlock Holmes returns to Baskerville Hall to track down a stolen racehorse. Cast: 
Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Lyn Harding. Dir: Thomas Bentley. BW-65 mins, TV-G  
8:45 AM Along Came Jones (1945)  
  A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw. Cast: 
Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, William Demarest. Dir: Stuart Heisler. BW-90 mins, TV-G, CC  
10:15 AM Cowboy And The Lady, The (1938)  
  A socialite posing as her own maid falls for a rodeo rider. Cast: 
Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon, Patsy Kelly. Dir: H.C. Potter. BW-92 mins, TV-G  
12:00 PM Prizefighter And The Lady, The (1933)  
  A boxing champion falls for a gangster's moll. Cast: 
Myrna Loy, Max Baer, Walter Huston. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke II. BW-102 mins, TV-G, CC  
1:45 PM Dodsworth (1936)  
  A husband whose wife left him looks for new love in Europe. Cast: 
Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas. Dir: William Wyler. BW-101 mins, TV-PG, CC  
3:30 PM Fabulous Dorseys, The (1947)  
  Two bandleaders rise to the top then split up the act over sibling rivalry. Cast: 
Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Janet Blair. Dir: Alfred E. Green. BW-88 mins, TV-G  
5:00 PM Four Mothers (1941)  
  Four married sisters face financial problems as motherhood approaches. Cast: 
Priscilla Lane, Rosemary Lane, Lola Lane. Dir: William Keighley. BW-85 mins, TV-G  
6:30 PM Awful Truth, The (1937)  
  A divorced couple keeps getting mixed up in each other's love lives. Cast: 
Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Ralph Bellamy. Dir: Leo McCarey. BW-91 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:00 PM Wizard Of Oz, The (1939)  
  Kansas farm girl finds herself in a magical land where she must fight a wicked witch to escape. 
Cast: Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr. Dir: Victor Fleming. C-102 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
9:45 PM Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The: 50 Years of Magic (1990)  
  The story of how MGM created one of the most beloved family films of all time. Host: 
Angela Lansbury Dir: Jack Haley Jr. C-51 mins, TV-G, CC  
10:45 PM Secret Garden, The (1949)  
  An orphaned girl changes the lives of those she encounters at a remote estate. Cast: 
Margaret O'Brien, Herbert Marshall, Dean Stockwell. Dir: Fred M. Wilcox. BW-92 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
12:30 AM Jack And The Beanstalk (1952)  
  A baby-sitter dreams himself and his best friend into the famous fairy tale. Cast: 
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Buddy Baer. Dir: Jean Yarbrough. C-78 mins, TV-G, CC  
2:00 AM Emma Mae (1976)  
  A young black woman turns to crime when she falls in love with a drug dealer. Cast: 
Jerri Hayes, Ernest Williams II, Charles D. Brooks III. Dir: Jamaa Fanaka. C-100 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox
3:45 AM Penitentiary (1980)  
  A man wrongly convicted of murder enters the prison boxing tournament. Cast: 
Leon Isaac Kennedy, Thommy Pollard, Hazel Spears. Dir: Jamaa Fanaka. C-99 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox  
5:30 AM MGM Parade Show #3 (1955)  
  George Murphy introduces clips from "A Free Soul" with Clark Gable and "Trial." BW-26 mins, TV-G  

22 Saturday  
6:00 AM Pride Of The Marines (1945)  
  A blinded Marine tries to adjust to civilian life. Cast: 
John Garfield, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark. Dir: Delmer Daves. BW-120 mins, TV-G, CC  
8:15 AM Crossfire (1947)  
  A crusading district attorney investigates the murder of a Jewish man. Cast: 
Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan. Dir: Edward Dmytryk. BW-86 mins, TV-PG, CC  
10:00 AM Rockin' in the Rockies (1945)  
  A rancher enlists vagrants to help him hunt for gold. Cast: 
Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard. Dir: Vernon Keays. BW-63 mins, TV-G  
11:15 AM Ride Him, Cowboy (1932)  
  A cowboy tames a wild horse suspected of killing a man, then rides out to find the real culprit. 
Cast: John Wayne, Ruth Hall, Frank Hagney. Dir: Fred Allen. BW-55 mins, TV-G  
12:30 PM It Came From Beneath the Sea (1955)  
  A giant octopus attacks San Francisco. Cast: 
Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis. Dir: Robert Gordon. BW-79 mins, TV-PG  
2:15 PM 7th Voyage Of Sinbad, The (1958)  
  Sinbad hunts for a roc's egg to save his love from an evil sorcerer. Cast: 
Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Torin Thatcher. Dir: Nathan Juran. C-88 mins, TV-G, Letterbox  
4:00 PM Jason And The Argonauts (1963)  
  The legendary hero enlists the help of the gods to steal the golden fleece. Cast: 
Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Honor Blackman. Dir: Don Chaffey. C-104 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
6:00 PM Wizard Of Oz, The (1939)  
  Kansas farm girl finds herself into a magical land where she must fight a wicked witch to escape. 
Cast: Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr. Dir: Victor Fleming. C-102 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
8:00 PM Bad and the Beautiful, The (1952)  
  An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top. Cast: 
Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Dick Powell. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. BW-118 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
10:15 PM Cabin In The Sky (1943)  
  God and Satan battle for the soul of a wounded gambler. Cast: 
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Ethel Waters, Lena Horne. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. BW-99 mins, TV-G, CC  
12:00 AM Father Of The Bride (1950)  
  A doting father faces mountains of bills and endless trials when his daughter marries. Cast: 
Spencer Tracy, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Bennett. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. BW-93 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
2:00 AM American in Paris, An (1951)  
  An American artist finds love in Paris but almost loses it to conflicting loyalties. Cast: 
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. C-114 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
4:00 AM Brigadoon (1954)  
  Two American hunters in Scotland discover a mystical village that only materializes once every century
Cast: Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Van Johnson. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. C-108 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox

23 Sunday  
6:00 AM Stars In My Crown (1950)  
  A parson uses six-guns and the Bible to bring peace to a Tennessee town. Cast: 
Joel McCrea, Ellen Drew, Dean Stockwell. Dir: Jacques Tourneur. BW-89 mins, TV-G, CC  
7:30 AM Fighting Father Dunne (1948)  
  A dedicated priest tries to reform a group of homeless boys in turn-of-the-century St. Louis. 
Cast: Pat O'Brien, Raymond Burr, Robert Bray. Dir: Ted Tetzlaff. BW-93 mins, TV-PG  
9:15 AM One Foot In Heaven (1941)  
  A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century. Cast: 
Fredric March, Martha Scott, Beulah Bondi. Dir: Irving Rapper. BW-108 mins, TV-G, CC  
11:15 AM Lilies of the Field (1963)  
  Handyman in the Southwest gets new outlook on life when he helps a group of German nuns build a chapel
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, Lisa Mann. Dir: Ralph Nelson. BW-95 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox  
1:00 PM Easter Parade (1948)  
  When partner leaves him, vaudeville star trains a new performer to take her place, finding love in process
Cast: Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Ann Miller. Dir: Charles Walters. C-103 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
3:00 PM Godspell (1973)  
  Contemporary hippies relive the story of Christ's ministry and crucifixion. Cast: 
Victor Garber, David Haskell, Lynne Thigpen. Dir: David Greene. C-102 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox  
5:00 PM King Of Kings (1961)  
  Epic retelling of Christ's life and the effects of his teachings on those around him. Cast: 
Jeffrey Hunter, Siobhan McKenna, Robert Ryan. Dir: Nicholas Ray. C-171 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
8:00 PM Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star (2002)  
  A TCM original documentary that examines Crawford's life and unparalleled movie career. 
Narrated by Angelica Huston. BW-87 mins, TV-14, CC  
9:30 PM Mildred Pierce (1945)  
  A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society. 
Cast: Joan Crawford, Ann Blyth, Jack Carson. Dir: Michael Curtiz. BW-111 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
11:30 PM Torch Song (1953)  
  A tempestuous musical theatre star falls for a blind pianist. 
Cast: Joan Crawford, Michael Wilding, Gig Young. Dir: Charles Walters. C-90 mins, TV-G  
1:15 AM Spring Fever (1927)  
  A shipping clerk pretends to be a champion golfer to win an heiress' heart. 
Cast: William Haines, Joan Crawford, George K. Arthur. Dir: Edward Sedgwick. BW-60 mins, TV-G  
2:30 AM Grand Hotel (1932)  
  Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through scandal and heartache. Cast: 
Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford. Dir: Edmund Goulding. BW-113 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
4:45 AM Dancing Lady (1933)  
  A musical star is torn between a millionaire playboy and her stage manager. Cast: 
Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Fred Astaire. Dir: Robert Z. Leonard. BW-92 mins, TV-G, CC  

24 Monday  
6:30 AM Sadie McKee (1934)  
  A working girl suffers through three troubled relationships on her road to prosperity. Cast: 
Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Gene Raymond. Dir: Clarence Brown. BW-93 mins, TV-G, CC  
8:15 AM Last Of Mrs. Cheyney, The (1937)  
  A chic jewel thief in England falls in love with one of her marks. Cast: 
Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, William Powell. Dir: Richard Boleslawski. BW-98 mins, TV-G, CC  
10:00 AM Women, The (1939)  
  A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays. Cast:
Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell. Dir: George Cukor. BW-133 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
12:15 PM Woman's Face, A (1941)  
  Plastic surgery gives a scarred female criminal a new outlook on life. Cast: 
Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Veidt. Dir: George Cukor. BW-106 mins, TV-PG, CC  
2:15 PM They All Kissed the Bride (1942)  
  A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices. 
Cast: Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Roland Young. Dir: Alexander Hall. BW-87 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox
3:45 PM Humoresque (1946)  
  A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic. Cast: 
Joan Crawford, John Garfield, Oscar Levant. Dir: Jean Negulesco. BW-125 mins, TV-PG, CC  
6:00 PM Harriet Craig (1950)  
  A woman's devotion to her home drives away friends and family. Cast: 
Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey, Lucile Watson. Dir: Vincent Sherman. BW-94 mins, TV-PG  
8:00 PM Trader Horn (1931)  
  An African trader and a white jungle goddess join forces against a hostile tribe. Cast: 
Harry Carey, Edwina Booth, Duncan Renaldo. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke II. BW-122 mins, TV-G, CC  
10:15 PM King Solomon's Mines (1950)  
  A spirited widow hires a daredevil jungle scout to find a lost treasure in diamonds. Cast: 
Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson. Dir: Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton. C-103 mins, TV-PG, CC
12:00 AM Adam And Evalyn (1949)  
  When a friend dies, a gambler adopts his daughter. Cast: 
Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson. Dir: Harold French. BW-70 mins, TV-G  
1:30 AM Mikado, The (1939)  
  The Mikado's son flees to avoid an unwanted marriage, only to fall in love with an engaged woman. 
Cast: Kenny Baker, Martyn Green, Sydney Granville Dir: Victor Schertzinger C-90 mins, TV-G  
3:15 AM Harvey Girls, The (1946)  
  Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity. Cast: 
Judy Garland, John Hodiak, Angela Lansbury. Dir: George Sidney. C-101 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
5:00 AM Private Screenings: Angela Lansbury (2006)  
  Angela Lansbury discusses her life and career with TCM's Robert Osborne. BW-56 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  

25 Tuesday  
6:00 AM Dark Angel, The (1935)  
  Three childhood friends are torn apart by love and World War I. Cast: 
Fredric March, Merle Oberon, Herbert Marshall. Dir: Sidney Franklin. BW-106 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:00 AM Desperate Hours, The (1955)  
  Escaped convicts terrorize a suburban family they're holding hostage. Cast: 
Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy. Dir: William Wyler. BW-113 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox
10:00 AM Strange Woman, The (1946)  
  An unscrupulous 19th-century woman will stop at nothing to control the men in her life. Cast: 
Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward. Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer. BW-99 mins, TV-PG  
12:00 PM Brute Force (1947)  
  Tough, disgruntled prisoners plan a daring, possibly bloody escape while on a drain pipe detail. 
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Vince Barnett, Hume Cronyn. Dir: Jules Dassin. BW-98 mins, TV-14  
2:00 PM Slender Thread, The (1965)  
  A crisis line volunteer tries to save a woman from suicide. Cast: 
Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas. Dir: Sydney Pollack BW-98 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format  
4:00 PM Paris When It Sizzles (1964)  
  A Hollywood producer hires a beautiful secretary to keep his drunken screenwriter on track. Cast: 
Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Noel Coward. Dir: Richard Quine. C-110 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
6:00 PM Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)  
  A dowager tries to buy a lobotomy to silence the woman who witnessed her son's murder. Cast: 
Katharine Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift. Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. BW-114 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox
8:00 PM Dark Past, The (1948)  
  A psychologist tries to analyze the criminal who's taken him hostage. Cast: 
William Holden, Nina Foch, Lee J. Cobb. Dir: Rudolph Mate. BW-74 mins, TV-PG, CC  
9:30 PM Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse, The (1938)  
  A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology. Cast: 
Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor, Humphrey Bogart. Dir: Anatole Litvak. BW-87 mins, TV-PG, CC  
11:00 PM Blind Alley (1939)  
  When a gangster takes him hostage, a psychiatrist psychoanalyzes the criminal. Cast: 
Ralph Bellamy, Chester Morris, Ann Dvorak. Dir: Charles Vidor. BW-69 mins, TV-PG  
12:15 AM Crime Doctor (1943)  
  A blow on the head forces a renowned psychologist to remember he was once a criminal. Cast: 
Warner Baxter, Margaret Lindsay, John Litel. Dir: Michael Gordon. BW-66 mins, TV-G  
1:30 AM So Young, So Bad (1950)  
  A crusading psychiatrist tries to help troubled reform school girls. Cast: 
Paul Henried, Anne Francis, Rita Moreno. Dir: Bernard Vorhaus. BW-91 mins, TV-PG  
3:15 AM Silence Of The Lambs, The (1991)  
  A fledgling FBI agent enlists a psychopath's help in catching a serial killer. Cast: 
Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn. Dir: Jonathan Demme. C-118 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox  
5:30 AM Festival of Shorts #19 (1999)  
  Two sports shorts from Warner Bros: Kings of the Turf (1941)and Facing Your Danger (1946) BW-22 mins, CC

26 Wednesday  
6:00 AM Seventh Victim, The (1943)  
  A girl's search for her missing sister puts her in conflict with a band of satanists. Cast: 
Kim Hunter, Tom Conway, Jean Brooks. Dir: Mark Robson. BW-71 mins, TV-G, CC  
7:15 AM Satan Bug, The (1965)  
  A mad millionaire bribes a scientist to steal a deadly virus. Cast: 
George Maharis, Richard Basehart, Anne Francis. Dir: John Sturges. C-115 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox  
9:15 AM Wet Parade, The (1932)  
  A crusading politician fights the evils of both drink and prohibition. Cast: 
Walter Huston, Myrna Loy, Neil Hamilton. Dir: Victor Fleming. BW-117 mins, TV-G, CC  
11:15 AM Raisin in the Sun, A (1961)  
  A black woman uses her late husband's life insurance to build a better world for her children. Cast:
Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee. Dir: Daniel Petrie. BW-128 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
1:30 PM On the Beach (1959)  
  After nuclear war, U.S. sailors stationed in Australia deal with the end of civilization. Cast: 
Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire. Dir: Stanley Kramer. BW-134 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
4:00 PM Pork Chop Hill (1959)  
  Americans take a vital hill in Korea but have trouble holding it. Cast: 
Gregory Peck, Harry Guardino, Woody Strode. Dir: Lewis Milestone. BW-98 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
5:45 PM Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)  
  During World War II, a marine sergeant must turn his recruits into fighting men. Cast: 
John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara. Dir: Allan Dwan. BW-109 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:00 PM Tunnel, The (1935)  
  Scientists and engineers join forces to build a tunnel beneath the Atlantic Ocean. Cast: 
Richard Dix, Leslie Banks, Madge Evans. Dir: Maurice Elvey. BW-94 mins, TV-G  
9:45 PM Most Dangerous Game, The (1932)  
  A big game hunter decides to stalk human prey. Cast: 
Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Leslie Banks. Dir: Irving Pichel. BW-63 mins, TV-PG  
11:00 PM Man Who Knew Too Much, The (1934)  
  A British family gets mixed up with spies and an assassination plot while vacationing in Switzerland
Cast: Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. BW-75 mins, TV-PG  
12:30 AM Jamaica Inn (1939)  
  A young woman on the British coast stumbles onto a ring of bloodthirsty scavengers. Cast: 
Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Hay Petrie. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. BW-99 mins, TV-PG  
2:15 AM Madeleine (1950)  
  A beautiful young woman stands trial for poisoning her lover. Cast: 
Ann Todd, Norman Wooland, Leslie Banks. Dir: David Lean. BW-115 mins, TV-PG  
4:15 AM Cottage to Let (1941)  
  Three visitors invade the estate of a military inventor. Cast: 
Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim, John Mills. Dir: Anthony Asquith. BW-90 mins, TV-PG  

27 Thursday  
6:00 AM Blind Date (1934)  
  Woman is torn between a wealthy suitor who wants her body and the honest young man who wants what's best
Cast: Ann Sothern, Neil Hamilton, Paul Kelly. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-72 mins, TV-G  
7:30 AM Meet the Stewarts (1942)  
  A socialite struggles to live on her blue-collar husband's salary. Cast: 
William Holden, Frances Dee, Anne Revere. Dir: Alfred E. Green. BW-74 mins, TV-G  
9:00 AM Outward Bound (1930)  
  Passengers on a fog-shrouded ship learn that they are lost souls on the way to heaven or hell. 
Cast: Leslie Howard, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Helen Chandler. Dir: Robert Milton. BW-83 mins, TV-PG  
10:30 AM Between Two Worlds (1944)  
  Passengers on a luxury liner realize they are en route to the afterlife. Cast: 
John Garfield, Edmund Gwenn, Eleanor Parker. Dir: Edward A. Blatt. BW-112 mins, TV-G, CC  
12:30 PM Last Hurrah, The (1958)  
  A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election. Cast: 
Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Pat O'Brien. Dir: John Ford. BW-121 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
3:00 PM Greatest Show on Earth, The (1952)  
  A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat. 
Cast: Betty Hutton, Charlton Heston, James Stewart. Dir: Cecil B. DeMille. C-152 mins, TV-PG, CC  
6:00 PM Valentino (1951)  
  The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career. Cast: 
Eleanor Parker, Richard Carlson, Anthony Dexter. Dir: Lewis Allen. BW-104 mins, TV-PG  
8:00 PM Grand Hotel (1932)  
  Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through scandal and heartache. Cast: 
Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford. Dir: Edmund Goulding. BW-113 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS  
10:00 PM Spiral Staircase, The (1945)  
  A serial killer stalks a mute servant girl in a remote mansion. Cast: 
Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore. Dir: Robert Siodmak. BW-84 mins, TV-14, CC  
11:30 PM High School Confidential (1958)  
  A young police officer returns to high school undercover to investigate the drug trade. Cast: 
Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, Mamie Van Doren. Dir: Jack Arnold. BW-85 mins, TV-PG  
1:00 AM Operation Crossbow (1965)  
  Allied agents go behind enemy lines to destroy a German missile base. Cast: 
George Peppard, Sophia Loren, Trevor Howard. Dir: Michael Anderson. C-116 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
3:00 AM Gypsy Girl (1966)  
  A mentally challenged girl creates a graveyard for dead animals. Cast: 
Hayley Mills, Ian McShane, Annette Crosbie. Dir: John Mills. C-105 mins, , Letterbox Format  
4:45 AM October Man, The (1947)  
  The survivor of a bus crash becomes a murder suspect. Cast: 
John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Kay Walsh. Dir: Roy Ward Baker. BW-95 mins, TV-G  

28 Friday  
6:30 AM Ladies They Talk About (1933)  
  A lady bank robber becomes the cell block boss after she's sent to prison. Cast: 
Barbara Stanwyck, Lyle Talbot, Preston Foster. Dir: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley. BW-69 mins, TV-G
7:45 AM Gaslight (1940)  
  Turn-of-the-century bride moves into house where her aunt was murdered and thinks she's going mad.
Cast: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell. Dir: Thorold Dickinson. BW-84 mins, TV-PG, CC  
9:15 AM Strange Love Of Martha Ivers, The (1946)  
  Years after a murder drove them apart, an heiress tries to win back her lost love. Cast: 
Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Kirk Douglas. Dir: Lewis Milestone. BW-116 mins, TV-PG  
11:15 AM Woman's Secret, A (1949)  
  A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her. Cast: 
Maureen O'Hara, Gloria Grahame, Melvyn Douglas. Dir: Nicholas Ray. BW-85 mins, TV-G  
12:45 PM Toys In The Attic (1963)  
  Man finds trouble when he brings young bride back to his New Orleans home. Cast: 
Dean Martin, Geraldine Page, Yvette Mimieux. Dir: George Roy Hill. BW-91 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox  
2:45 PM Naked Kiss, The (1964)  
  After killing her pimp, a prostitute runs away to small-town America in a futile search for normality
Cast: Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante. Dir: Samuel Fuller. BW-91 mins, TV-14, Letterbox
4:30 PM Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)  
  A distraught mother searches for her seemingly non-existant daughter, bringing her sanity into question
Cast: Carol Lynley, Keir Dullea, Laurence Olivier. Dir: Otto Preminder. BW-107 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox
6:30 PM Spider Baby (1968)  
  Greedy relatives try to repossess the decaying mansion of an inbred Southern family. Cast: 
Lon Chaney, Jr., Quinn K. Redeker, Sid Haig. Dir: Jack Hill. BW-84 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format  
8:00 PM It Came From Beneath the Sea (1955)  
  A giant octopus attacks San Francisco, from a story by Ray Bradbury. Cast: 
Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis. Dir: Robert Gordon. BW-79 mins, TV-PG  
9:30 PM Wake Of The Red Witch (1949)  
  A captain fights a Dutch shipping magnate for a treasure and the heart of a beautiful woman. 
Cast: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young. Dir: Edward Ludwig. BW-107 mins, TV-PG, CC  
11:30 PM Below The Sea (1933)  
  Criminals threaten a wealthy woman's underwater expedition. Cast: 
Ralph Bellamy, Fay Wray, Esther Howard. Dir: Albert S. Rogell. BW-74 mins, TV-G  
1:00 AM Sh! The Octopus (1937)  
  Daffy detectives fight off a giant octopus in a haunted lighthouse. Cast: 
Hugh Herbert, Allen Jenkins, Marcia Ralston. Dir: William McGann. BW-54 mins, TV-G  
2:00 AM Blood On Satan's Claw, The (1970)  
  When farmers unearth a strange skeleton, their children convert to Satanism. Cast: 
Patrick Wymark, Linda Hayden, Barry Andrews. Dir: Piers Haggard. BW-93 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox  
3:45 AM Brotherhood of Satan, The (1971)  
  A vacationing family is trapped in the desert by aging devil worshippers. Cast: 
Strother Martin, L.Q. Jones, Charles Bateman. Dir: Bernard McEveety. C-92 mins, TV-14, Letterbox  
5:30 AM MGM Parade Show #3 (1955)  
  George Murphy introduces clips from "A Free Soul" with Clark Gable and "Trial." BW-26 mins, TV-G  

29 Saturday  
6:00 AM Festival of Shorts #19 (1999)  
  Two sports shorts from Warner Bros: Kings of the Turf (1941)and Facing Your Danger (1946) BW-22 mins, TV-G, CC
6:30 AM Prince And The Pauper, The (1937)  
  Rousing adaptation of Mark Twain's tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant
Cast: Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Billy and Bobby Mauch. Dir: William Keighley. BW-118 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS  
8:30 AM Raven, The (1963)  
  A widowed sorcerer discovers his late wife is alive and living with his mortal enemy. Cast: 
Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff. Dir: Roger Corman. C-86 mins, TV-PG  
10:00 AM Randy Rides Alone (1934)  
  An undercover agent searches for a murderous outlaw. Cast: 
John Wayne, Alberta Vaughn, George Hayes. Dir: Harry Fraser. BW-52 mins, TV-G  
11:15 AM Sagebrush Trail (1934)  
  A man wrongly imprisoned for murder, escapes to track down the real killer. Cast: 
John Wayne, Bob Burns, Charles "Slim" Whitaker. Dir: Armand Schaefer. BW-53 mins, TV-G  
12:30 PM Tall In The Saddle (1944)  
  A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher. Cast: 
John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond. Dir: Edwin L. Marin. BW-87 mins, TV-PG  
2:00 PM Alvarez Kelly (1966)  
  A suave Mexican cattleman inadvertantly gets involved in the Civil War. Cast: 
William Holden, Richard Widmark, Janice Rule. Dir: Edward Dmytryk. C-110 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox 
4:00 PM Colorado Territory (1949)  
  An outlaw just released from prison is sucked back into a life of crime in this remake of High Sierra.
Cast: Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Dorothy Malone. Dir: Raoul Walsh. BW-94 mins, TV-G, CC  
6:00 PM Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)  
  A con-man signs on as sheriff for crooked purposes then goes straight. Cast: 
James Garner, Joan Hackett, Walter Brennan. Dir: Burt Kennedy. C-93 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
8:00 PM Great Escape, The (1963)  
  Thrown together by the Germans, a group of captive Allied troublemakers plot a daring escape. Cast:
James Garner, Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough. Dir: John Sturges. C-172 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
11:00 PM Thomas Crown Affair, The (1968)  
  A bored tycoon turns to bank robbery and courts the insurance investigator assigned to bring him in.
Cast: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke. Dir: Norman Jewison. C-102 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox  
1:00 AM Reivers, The (1969)  
  A young man comes of age when he stows away in his grandfather's stolen car. Cast: 
Steve McQueen, Rupert Crosse, Mitch Vogel. Dir: Mark Rydell. C-111 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox   
3:00 AM Love With The Proper Stranger (1964)  
  When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together
Cast: Steve McQueen, Natalie Wood, Tom Bosley. Dir: Robert Mulligan. BW-100 mins, TV-PG, CC  
5:00 AM Hollywood Without Make-Up (1966)  
  In this special, Ken Murray hosts his own behind-the-scenes home movies of some of Hollywood's greatest stars
Cast: Host: Ken Murray BW-50 mins, TV-G  

30 Sunday  
6:00 AM Boom Town (1940)  
  Friends become rivals when they strike-it-rich in oil. Cast: 
Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert. Dir: Jack Conway. BW-119 mins, TV-PG, CC  
8:15 AM Comrade X (1940)  
  An American warms up an icy Russian streetcar conductor. Cast: 
Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr, Eve Arden. Dir: King Vidor. BW-90 mins, TV-G, CC  
10:00 AM Red Shoes, The (1948)  
  A young ballerina is torn between her art and her romance with a young composer. Cast: 
Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer. Dir: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. C-134 mins, TV-G, CC  
12:15 PM Play it Again, Sam (1972)  
  A recent divorce gets romantic advice from the ghost of Humphrey Bogart. Cast: 
Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Lacy. Dir: Herbert Ross. C-86 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:00 PM Pink Panther, The (1964)  
  1st Inspector Clouseau film: the bumbling French police detective tries to stop a notorious jewel thief
Cast: Peter Sellers, David Niven, Robert Wagner. Dir: Blake Edwards. C-115 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
4:00 PM Fortune Cookie, The (1966)  
  A crooked lawyer trumps up an insurance case for a cameraman injured at a pro football game. Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Cliff Osmond. Dir: Billy Wilder. BW-126 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox  
6:15 PM Out-of-Towners, The (1969)  
  A man's New York job interview turns into a non-stop nightmare. Cast: 
Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Anne Meara. Dir: Arthur Hiller. C-97 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
8:00 PM Indiscreet (1958)  
  A tycoon pretends to be married while courting a beautiful actress. Cast: 
Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Cecil Parker. Dir: Stanley Donen. C-100 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox   
10:00 PM Notorious (1946)  
  A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil. Cast: 
Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. BW-101 mins, TV-PG, CC  
12:00 AM Grass (1925)  
  In this silent film, nomadic tribes make a perilous journey each year in search of fresh grasslands
Dir: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack. BW-71 mins, TV-PG  
1:15 AM I'm King Kong: The Exploits of Merian C. Cooper (2005)  
  Original documentary that explores the career of Hollywood producer Merian C. Cooper. BW-57 mins, TV-PG, CC
2:15 AM Mafioso (1962)  
  A factory worker returns home to Sicily, where he gets mixed up with the Mob. Cast: 
Alberto Sordi, Norma Bengell, Gabriella Conti. Dir: Alberto Lattuada. C-105 mins, TV-PG  
4:15 AM Some Like It Hot (1959)  
  Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band. Cast: 
Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis. Dir: Billy Wilder. BW-121 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox   

31 Monday  
6:30 AM Pacific Rendezvous (1942)  
  An expert at deciphering codes takes on an enemy spy ring. Cast: 
Lee Bowman, Jean Rogers, Mona Maris. Dir: George Sidney. BW-76 mins, TV-G  
8:15 AM Jupiter's Darling (1955)  
  A beautiful Roman mounts a romantic campaign to halt Hannibal's invasion of the empire. Cast: 
Esther Williams, Howard Keel, Marge & Gower Champion. Dir: George Sidney. C-96 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox
10:00 AM Pepe (1960)  
  When is beloved horse is stolen and sold to a movie star, a young man travels to Hollywood. Cast:
Cantinflas, Dan Dailey, Shirley Jones. Dir: George Sidney. C-158 mins, TV-G, Letterbox Format  
1:00 PM Courtship Of Eddie's Father, The (1963)  
  A young boy plays matchmaker for his widowed father. Cast: 
Glenn Ford, Ron Howard, Shirley Jones. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. C-119 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox, DVS 
3:00 PM Ticklish Affair, A (1963)  
  A naval commander gets mixed up with a widow and her three children. Cast: 
Shirley Jones, Gig Young, Red Buttons. Dir: George Sidney. C-88 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format  
4:30 PM Dark Purpose (1964)  
  An American tourist falls in love with an Italian count who harbors a deadly secret. Cast: 
Shirley Jones, George Sanders, Rossano Brazzi. Dir: George Marshall, Vittorio Sala. C-97 mins, TV-PG
6:15 PM Secret Of My Success, The (1965)  
  A young innocent becomes the prey for a series of devious, if unlucky females. Cast: 
James Booth, Stella Stevens, Shirley Jones. Dir: Andrew L. Stone. C-99 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox  
8:00 PM True Grit (1969)  
  A young girl recruits an aging U.S. marshal to help avenge her father's death. Cast: 
John Wayne, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell. Dir: Henry Hathaway. C-128 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
10:15 PM Cooley High (1975)  
  African-American teens in Chicago prepare for life after high school. Cast: 
Glynn E. Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Garrett Morris. Dir: Michael Schultz. C-107 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox  
12:15 AM Shootist, The (1976)  
  A dying gunfighter tries to set his affairs in order. Cast: 
John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, James Stewart. Dir: Don Siegel. C-99 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format  
2:00 AM Terminator, The (1984)  
  Deadly robot from future travels back in time to kill a woman whose son will one day defeat its masters
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton. Dir: James Cameron. BW-107 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox
4:00 AM Frenzy (1972)  
  When a temperamental man's ex-wife falls victim to a serial killer, he becomes #1 suspect. Cast:
Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Alec McCowen. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-116 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox
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William Castle Profile

It should come as no surprise to fans of “The King of the Gimmick” that William Castle was not his real name. Born William Schloss in New York City on April 24, 1914, the future director of such B-movie cult classics as The Tingler (1959), House on Haunted Hill (1959) and 13 Ghosts (1960) was a shy, awkward boy whose parents sent him to camp to make a man of him. Teased for his lack of athletic ability, he found salvation in the discovery of a freakish anatomical elasticity. Being double jointed and able to wrap his legs around his neck made “Slush” a hit when he appeared as “The Spider Boy” at the camp’s annual circus.

The Depression found William Schloss shouldering a series of odd jobs, from washing dishes at the Horn & Hardart Automat to appearing as Simple Simon in Bloomingdale’s front window “Living Nursery Book.” Occasional theatre work lifted his spirits. As William Castle, he made his Broadway debut in 1922 in The Torch Bearers. Passing himself off as the nephew of Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn, Castle bluffed himself into the ensemble of Jules Leventhal’s revival of An American Tragedy in 1931. In 1941, he charmed his way into the office of Orson Welles, then vacating his Connecticut theater in Stony Creek to prepare for filming Citizen Kane (1941). Assuming the posture of a well-heeled producer, Castle got Welles to not only offer a lease on the theater but to seal the deal with one of his cherished Churchill cigars.

In Stony Creek, Castle got the most out of his Berlin-born leading lady Ellen Schwanneke. When The Third Reich invited the Mädchen in Uniform (1931) star to return to Germany, Castle capitalized on her refusal by billing Schwanneke as “The Girl Who Said No to Hitler” and vandalizing his own theater with swastikas to generate publicity. The gambit paid off and the success of the play (which he had written in forty-eight hours and passed off as the work of a German playwright to skirt labor restrictions on using foreign talent) got Castle an invitation to meet Columbia Pictures studio boss Harry Cohn. Castle met with “King” Cohn only once before he was put to work absorbing the mechanics of Columbia’s A and B-picture mills. A chance meeting with director George Stevens got Castle his first Hollywood job, as a dialogue director on the set of Penny Serenade (1941). Three years of frenzied activity followed, as Castle toiled as a dialogue director, assistant editor and bit player in dozens of Columbia productions.

Castle’s debut as a director was the “Boston Blackie” mystery The Chance of a Lifetime (1943) with Chester Morris. Castle hated the script and the critics hated Castle, with The Hollywood Reporter branding him “unfit to handle a motion picture.” Despite the vote of no confidence, Castle plunged back into work, racking up an impressive resume of forty-plus films before he broke out on his own. (Castle had also endured amoebic dysentery and a thirty-five pound weight loss while associate producing and shooting second unit footage in Mexico for Orson Welles’ The Lady from Shanghai in 1947.) The American success of the French psychological thriller Les Diaboliques (1955) sparked in Castle a long dormant desire to make scary movies. With scenarist Robb White, he adapted the novel The Marble Forest (the work of several writers published under the collective nom-de-plume “Theo Durrant”), which they gave the vaguely French titled Macabre (1958)

Seeing the finished product (self-produced for $86,000 and shot in a week), Castle knew he was no Henri-Georges Clouzot and decided a gimmick was needed to sell the film. For $5,000, he purchased an insurance policy from Lloyds of London guaranteeing a $1,000 payout to the beneficiaries of anyone felled by fright while watching Macabre. Castle sold the package to Allied Artists for twice his shooting budget and a percentage of the substantial profits. For their follow-up, Castle and White co-opted Macabre’s triple dog dare to ticket buyers with a terror tale in which millionaire Vincent Price offered a $10,000 reward to anyone who could survive a night in House on Haunted Hill (1959). Castle arranged to have a plastic skeleton flown over the heads of moviegoers during a key point in the film as part of a gimmick he called “Emergo.” While Columbia had turned down Macabre, the success of House on Haunted Hill prompted the studio to invite him back.

Arguably Castle’s signature film, The Tingler (1959) imagines a creature born of human fear that can be released only by screaming. In addition to the novelty of color film used for sequences involving blood, Castle dreamed up “Percepto,” a device installed below theater seats that simulated the vibrations of The Tingler as Vincent Price implored customers to “Scream...scream for your lives!” For 13 Ghosts (1960), he provided patrons with “Ghost Viewer” glasses enabling them to see the eponymous spooks hidden in the film by dint of the optical process “Illusion-O.” Borrowing a trick from Alfred Hitchcock, Castle introduced Homicidal (1961) in an onscreen appearance, announcing a “Fright Break” for those who found the suspense too much to bear. Castle pulled a similar stunt in the gothic Mr. Sardonicus (1961), in which the denouement was stalled to allow audiences to vote on the fate of its disfigured title character.

Through the 1960s, Castle’s promotional campaigns were often more satisfying than his features. The gimmick of Strait-Jacket (1964) was the sight of aging Hollywood icon Joan Crawford as an axe-wielding, head-chopping hellion. In 1968, Castle produced Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby, whose success was for him tempered by the subsequent deaths of composer Krzysztof Komeda and Polanski’s wife Sharon Tate. Castle himself suffered a spell of uremic poisoning and later a nervous breakdown. His output slowed during the next decade. He produced the short-lived anthology TV series Ghost Story (which underwent a mid-season title change to Circle of Fear) and Jeannot Szwarc’s Bug (1975) before his death by heart attack on May 31, 1977. His 1976 autobiography, Step Right Up, I’m Gonna Scare the Pants Off America, was reprinted in 1991 with an affectionate foreword by John Waters, who eulogized Castle as “a famous showman in today’s lackluster showbiz environment.”

by Richard Harland Smith

Sources:
Step Right Up, I’m Gonna Scare the Pants Off America: Memoirs of a B-Movie Mogul by William Castle
Horror Film Directors, 1931-1990 by Dennis Fischer
The Horror People by John Brosnan
The Film Encyclopedia by Ephraim Katz

Roger Corman Profile

Roger Corman is known primarily for his low budget, highly profitable films, but also for providing in-house training to young filmmakers who went on to become masters of the Hollywood cinema. Working outside the studio system, Corman has established a record as one of the most commercially successful filmmakers in Hollywood history, with over 200 films to his credit, 90% of which have turned a profit.

After graduating from Stanford in 1947, Corman broke into the film business, first as a messenger boy and later as a story analyst and screenwriter. After his first script ("Highway Dragnet" 1954) was altered by a studio, he decided to make his own movies, beginning with "Monster from the Ocean Floor" in 1954. American Releasing Corporation, which later became known as American International Pictures, distributed Corman's second film, "The Fast and the Furious" (1954), as part of an unusual deal: ARP advanced the filmmaker cash to make additional movies. Corman later employed this arrangement with other distributors such as Allied Artists.

By 1955, when he made his directorial debut, the Corman formula was in place: quirky characters; offbeat plots laced with social commentary; clever use of special effects, sets and cinematography; employment of fresh talent; and above all, miniscule budgets (under $100,000) and breakneck shooting schedules (5-10 days). Corman titles from the 1950s and 60s include such genre films as "Swamp Women" (1956), "Machine Gun Kelly" (1958), "Little Shop of Horrors" (1961), "The Wild Angels" (1966) and "The Trip" (1967). His films based on the stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe ("The Pit and the Pendulum" 1961, "Tales of Terror" 1962, "The Raven" 1963, "Masque of the Red Death" 1964) were typically shot in three weeks on only slighly higher budgets, yet have become classics of the horror genre.

Dissatisfied with increasing studio and AIP interference in both the content and budgets of his films, Corman decided to start his own company in order to exert total control over his product. In 1970 he formed New World Pictures, which produced and distributed, not only exploitation movies such as Death Race 2000 (1975), but also sophisticated European art films by celebrated directors such as Truffaut, Bergman and Fellini. Corman once again demonstrated his Midas touch; New World became the largest independent production and distribution company in the US and in January 1983 he sold it for $16.5 million.

In 1983 Corman founded Concorde/New Horizons, a production company which continues to be both prolific (over 20 films annually) and commercially prodigious (1987 gross earnings: $94 million). Taking full advantage of "ancillary" markets (videocassete, pay TV and foreign sales), Corman continues his lucrative practice of releasing successful, cut-rate exploitation films such as "Not of this Earth" (1988), "Nightfall" (1988) and "The Lawless Land" (1989)

Corman's legendary success is attributed to the fact that he operates outside the usual Hollywood constraints. He does not shrink from hiring unconventional actors such as pornography film stars like Traci Lords; he was one of the first producers to recognize the financial advantages of shooting in Europe; and he has even used sets discarded from other lavish, expensive movies for his own films.

In addition to his successful business innovations, Corman is recognized for his sponsorship of new talent. His ability to locate, and then provide a training ground for young filmmakers has produced an impressive roster of directors and performers. Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Bogdanovich, Martin Scorsese, John Sayles, Robert Towne, Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, Dennis Hopper and Charles Bronson are but a few of the names associated with Corman films early in their careers. When Ron Howard directed his first film (for Corman), "Grand Theft Auto," Corman joked that if he did a good job, he'd never have to work for him again.

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Tod Browning Profile

Among the most underrated directors of the silent and early sound eras, Tod Browning stretched the boundaries of the cinematic imagination and paved the way for the contemporary horror film. Best known for his groundbreaking Dracula (1931), he specialized in a unique brand of grotesque melodrama that was not easily categorized, experimenting with the crime thriller (The Unholy Three, 1925), pseudo-supernatural whodunit (The Thirteenth Chair, 1929), revenge tale (Freaks, 1932), science fiction film (The Devil-Doll, 1936) and some films so strange they defy classification (The Unknown, 1927).

Among Browning's most outlandish stories was that of his own life. In interviews and press releases, he wove a dramatic tale of a boy who ran away to join the circus at age sixteen, and who toured the world as a celebrated comedian and musical performer, the headlining act of a variety of famed music hall troupes. For good measure, he added that he also worked as a horseracing jockey in Kentucky during the off-seasons.

But this story, like those of his films, was a colorful exaggeration of real life. Born Charles Albert Browning in Louisville, Kentucky in 1882, Tod was given a conservative, religious upbringing with a strong work ethic. From his youth, however, he yearned to escape this life of responsibility and respectability, to pursue dreams and ambitions fueled by turn-of-the-century dime novels, traveling circuses and music hall performances. As for jockeying, the closest the lanky six-foot Kentuckian came to working with horses was as a clerk in a harness company. When he was in his twenties, Browning found work in a traveling musical comedy troupe and eventually landed in Hollywood as a supporting comic actor, first at the Biograph Studios in 1913, then at the Mutual Film Corp., where he had a recurring role as "Mr. Hadley, The Boss" in a popular series of comedies about Bill the Office Boy.

Browning's biggest professional break came in 1925, when MGM producer Irving Thalberg signed him to direct a film, and allowed him near-complete freedom in selecting the property. His choice, an adaptation of Clarence Robbins's almost comically far-fetched novel The Unholy Three, seemed preposterous. But in the leading role Browning cast Lon Chaney, who had been a supporting player in two of the director's previous films. Browning's confident direction and Chaney's command of the screen transformed the ridiculous into the sublime and The Unholy Three became a critical and popular success.

With every subsequent film, Browning tested the limits of plausibility with outrageous tales of lust and revenge, set in African swamps (West of Zanzibar, 1928), among European gypsy camps (The Mystic, 1925), the wharves of London (The Blackbird, 1926), the jungles of Indochina (Where East Is East, 1929) and the American criminal underworld (The Big City, 1928). Throughout his career, Browning returned to the lowbrow amusements of his youth, with films centered around the circuses, sideshows, music halls and phony psychics that had fascinated him as a boy.

To illustrate the twisted obsessions of his characters, Browning encouraged Chaney to exploit every thespian technique at his disposal, from physical contortion (as Alonzo the Armless in The Unknown or "Dead Legs" Flint in West of Zanzibar) to dramatic makeup (the scar-faced, milky-eyed Singapore Joe in The Road to Mandalay, 1926 or the razor-toothed vampire of London After Midnight, 1927) to an excessive performance style. In ordinary films, these techniques would overwhelm the narrative, but they are the perfect complement to Browning's diabolical stories.

Of working with Chaney, Browning once said, "I'm particularly lucky in carrying out my ideas by having an artist like Lon to take on guises and disguises of the most grotesque nature. The more grotesque, the better Lon likes them."
In Browning's universe, the larger-than-life villains - as personified by Chaney, Lugosi and Barrymore - were usually more charismatic and interesting than the so-called heroes. From this unconventional formula emerged a new breed of film in which audiences reveled in the sadistic impulses of the morally ambiguous hero. Although he may not have recognized it as such at the time, Browning was giving birth to the modern day horror film.

His 1931 Dracula was among the first major American films to posit a supernatural premise. Prior to this, ghoulish creatures were revealed (at the dramatic climax) to be human creations, which was the case with Browning's legendary vampire film London After Midnight, a film that unfortunately no longer exists. The success of Dracula paved the way for Frankenstein and opened the floodgates of unnatural movie monsters.

During the 1930s, Browning's career fell into a slump. His brand of filmmaking did not adapt well to the rigidly organized factory-style system that was adopted by the major studios. At the same time, the influence of the Production Code Authority was intensifying, and Browning's films encountered much resistance both within the studio and with censors. After the release of his controversial Freaks, Browning's creative freedom was greatly restricted.

In 1939 he directed Miracles for Sale, a mystery thriller about a magician detective who exposes psychic fraud in the course of solving a bewitching murder. MGM's legal department forbade Browning to reveal the workings of any magic tricks - for fear of offending any professional magicians associations. This proved the final straw for Browning who, at 59, retired from filmmaking.
Browning lived quietly in his Malibu home with wife Alice (his wife since 1917). Suffering from heart disease and cancer of the larynx, he died in 1962, leaving no children.

by Bret Wood

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