Monday, September 1, 2014

TCM for September 2014


TCM tales us back to film school with oddities. tried and true classics and foreign goodies in the curriculum. My picks below. All time Eastern. Full schedule HERE.

1 Monday

6:00 AM
A mystery man visits scenes from Russia's past in search of his own identity.
C-99 mins, Letterbox Format

7:45 AM
A short film utilizing quick cuts and multiple angles of a one-man-band musical performance.
C-10 mins,

8:00 AM
A monk deserts his calling to marry a beautiful woman he meets in the Sahara.
C-79 mins,

9:30 AM
In this silent film, a young innocent enlists for World War I service but soon learns the horrors of war.
BW-151 mins,

 Myths and monsters in Spirit of the Beehive

12:15 PM
After seeing the classic Frankenstein, two naive young girls go searching for the mad doctor's monster.
C-99 mins, Letterbox Format

2:00 PM
A rape victim runs away from her family and takes shelter with a romantic auto mechanic.
BW-113 mins, CC,

4:00 PM
A big game hunter decides to stalk human prey.
BW-63 mins, CC,

7:15 PM
In the aftermath of WWIII, a man is sent back and forth through time to find a solution to the world's fate in this experimental short film.
BW-28 mins, Letterbox Format

7:46 PM
A promotional short following the world tour of the "HMS Bounty", built specially by MGM for their 1962 remake "Mutiny on the Bounty."
BW-8 mins,

8:00 PM
Two directors paint a portrait of Paris during May of 1962.
BW-146 mins,

10:30 PM
An artist discovers his gift when he falls for a beautiful ghost.
C-86 mins, CC,

12:04 AM
This promotional short offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Cannery Row" (1982).
C-9 mins,

12:15 AM
A man with cerebral palsy learns to paint with his foot.
C-103 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

2:15 AM
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists befriends one of his captors.
C-112 mins, Letterbox Format


2 Tuesday

11:45 PM
A Russian immigrant brings over his wife only to realize they are now strangers.
BW-89 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

America takes a wrong turn in Avalon
1:30 AM
A Polish-Jewish family try to make a better future for themselves in the United States.
C-128 mins, Letterbox Format


3 Wednesday

8:00 PM
Political pundits mistake an illiterate gardener for a media genius and turn him into a national hero.
C-130 mins, Letterbox Format

4 Thursday

8:00 PM
A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals.
C-136 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

12:45 AM
A widowed actress and her children suffer hardships when she mistakenly marries a conservative church leader.
C-189 mins, Letterbox Format

4:00 AM
During World War II, a refugee child creates a cemetery for animals.
BW-86 mins,


6 Saturday

8:00 AM
An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress.
BW-125 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

10:15 AM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Jack Lemmon from 1/3/79.
C-10 mins, CC,


7 Sunday

The original Planet of the Apes
8:00 PM
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species.
C-112 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

10:00 PM
The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telekinetic humans.
C-95 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

12:00 AM
In this silent film, a black schoolteacher finds the battle against racism is everywhere when she goes North to raise money for better schools.
BW-78 mins,

2:00 AM
Algiers revolts against the French Foreign Legion.
BW-121 mins, Letterbox Format

4:15 AM
A corrupt developer is exposed when one of his building collapses.
BW-101 mins, Letterbox Format


9 Tuesday

8:00 PM
A small-town schoolteacher suspects her new husband may be an escaped Nazi war criminal.
BW-95 mins, CC,

10:00 PM
A Jewish refugee fights to overcome the psychological effects of his World War II experiences.
BW-86 mins, CC,

11:45 PM
A Harlem pawnbroker tries to cope with his changing neighborhood while haunted by memories of the concentration camps.
BW-115 mins, CC, Letterbox Format


10 Wednesday

8:00 PM
A coldhearted Soviet agent is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
BW-110 mins, CC,

13 Saturday

3:15 PM
A failure in the U.S. defense system threatens to start World War III.
BW-112 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM
A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute.
C-100 mins, Letterbox Format

Walk on the Wild Side is delightful trash
10:00 PM
A penniless farmer tracks the woman he loves to a New Orleans brothel.
C-114 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

5:30 AM
Short safety film about dangers associated with earthmoving equipment operation, showing many simulated accidents on construction sites.
C-23 mins,


14 Sunday

2:00 AM
A shy law student meets a bon vivant who takes him for a drive through the Roman and Tuscan countryside.
BW-105 mins, Letterbox Format

4:00 AM
A small boy in love with Rome grows up to film the city in all its charismatic chaos.
C-118 mins, Letterbox Format


15 Monday

9:00 PM
A skipper-for-hire's romance with a beautiful drifter is complicated by his growing involvement with the French resistance.
BW-100 mins, CC,

11:00 PM
Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
BW-114 mins, CC,

1:00 AM
Three models pool their resources to rent a posh penthouse in hopes of snaring rich husbands.
C-96 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

2:45 AM
Lauren Bacall discusses her life and career with host Robert Osborne.
C-50 mins, CC,

Lauren Bacall Festival
3:45 AM
A broken-down private eye sets out to find a rich woman's missing husband.
C-121 mins, CC, Letterbox Format


20 Saturday

5:15 PM
Classic sci-fi epic about a mysterious monolith that seems to play a key role in human evolution.
C-149 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM
An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying.
BW-92 mins, CC,

9:45 PM
Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into 'the mad prophet of the airwaves.'
BW-121 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

12:00 AM
An unscrupulous newspaper editor searches for headlines at any cost.
BW-89 mins, CC,

2:00 AM
A short film utilizing quick cuts and multiple angles of a one-man-band musical performance.
C-10 mins,

2:10 AM
A filmmaker chronicles his 100 year odyssey in a variety of different professions.
C-31 mins,


The interestingly weird Sid Saga

2:10 AM
A filmmaker chronicles his 100 year odyssey in a variety of different professions.
C-31 mins,

2:10 AM
A filmmaker chronicles his 100 year odyssey in a variety of different professions.
C-27 mins,

3:45 AM
A deeply moving tribute to the Texas songster, Mance Lipscomb, considered by many to be the greatest guitarist of all time.
Dir: Les Blank Cast:  Mance Lipscomb ,
C-44 mins,

4:30 AM
A documentary about the self-crowned "King" of Zydeco, Clifton Chenier.
Dir: Les Blank Cast:  Clifton Chenier ,
C-54 mins,

5:30 AM
Filmmakers trace the history of opium and its role in today's drug trade in this short film.
C-22 mins,


20 Sunday

2:00 AM
An aristocrat is too proud to curb his extravagant lifestyle even though his riches are turning into debts.
BW-95 mins,

3:45 AM
A mother struggles to raise her family in an impoverished village in India.
BW-126 mins,


22 Monday

8:00 PM
A young woman loves one brother but marries the other.
C-91 mins, Letterbox Format


Lots of Brigitte on the 22nd

9:45 PM
The daughter of a big French politico marries his secretary, but when her husband starts fooling around, she takes off to the Riviera.
C-85 mins, Letterbox Format

11:30 PM
A Paris schoolgirl unwittingly ignites hellfire in the minds of men from Seine to Sorbonne.
Cast:  Brigitte Bardot ,
BW-98 mins,

1:30 AM
A convent girl vacationing in Spain finds herself in a romance with a murderer.
C-95 mins,

3:15 AM
A film production of The Odyssey causes friction in a marriage
C-103 mins, Letterbox Format

25 Thursday

8:00 PM
The legendary general's rebellious behavior almost costs him his command during World War II.
C-170 mins, Letterbox Format

11:00 PM
Sabotage causes the airship Hindenburg to crash on arrival at New York in this disaster film.
BW-125 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

1:15 AM
A mad United States General orders an air strike against Russia.
BW-95 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

3:00 AM
A married doctor falls for the young wife of an abusive rich man.
C-105 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

5:00 AM
In this special, Ken Murray hosts his own behind-the-scenes home movies of some of Hollywood's greatest stars.
BW-53 mins, CC,


28 Sunday

Claire's Knee.  Never has paint dried so exquisitely.


2:30 AM
On holiday, a conflicted man lusts after beautiful stepsisters despite his betrothal to a diplomat's daughter.
C-105 mins,

4:30 AM
The friendship of two men is complicated when one begins to pursue a charming girl named Suzanne.
BW-54 mins,