Tag Archives: TCM

Remembering Christopher Lee

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Luise Rainer, actress (1910-2014)
In honor of on what would have been her 105th birthday, TCM will be spending the day showing films featuring Luise Rainer:
6:00 AM (ET) The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
9:00 AM (ET) The Big City (1937)
10:30 AM (ET) The Emperor’s Candlesticks (1937)
12:00 PM (ET) The Good Earth (1937)
2:30 PM (ET) Dramatic School (1938)
4:00 PM (ET) The Great Waltz (1938)
5:45 PM (ET) The Toy Wife (1938)
7:30 PM (ET) Luise Rainer–Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival (2011)

Tex Ritter, singer & actor (1905-1981)
Ben Nye, makeup artist (1907-1986)
Patsy Kelly, actress (1910-1981)

 

Remembering a Legend: Rod Taylor

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As routine I will post the birthdays for many classic movie stars.  I found myself saddend thinking of loss of a legend a few days ago.  Rod Taylor’s passing comes just shy of what would have been his 85th birthday which would have been today.  TCM has secheduled a tribute featuring several of his films for January 29th.

 

Classic Movie Night Recommendation: The Petrified Forest (1936)

The Petrefied Forest

Classic Movie Night Recommendation: Imitation of Life (1959)

Imitation of Life

Celebrating Lancaster

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November TCM Star of the Month & 2013 Plaza Classic Film Festival Spotlight Star
Burt Lancaster, actor (November 2, 1913-October 20, 1994)

With my mind-set on getting back to the things I enjoy, which includes watching movies and blogging, I’m excited to begin at such an amazing time in the TCM schedule. This month, TCM will be featuring Burt Lancaster as their November Star of the Month in honor of the centennial anniversary of the birth of this extraordinary Hollywood Star. Film articles this month will be focused on the impressive career of Lancaster and will spotlight this years Plaza Classic Film Festival which also featured Lancaster.

November 6th

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The Killers (1946) 8:00PM (ET)
Come Back, Little Sheba (1952) 10:00PM (ET)
From Here to Eternity (1953) 11:45PM (ET)
The Swimmer (1968) 2:00AM (ET)
The Gypsy Moths (1969) 4:00AM (ET)
Jim Thorpe- All American (1951) 6:00AM (ET)
The Flame and the Arrow (1950) 8:00AM (ET)
Apache (1954) 9:30AM (ET)

November 13th

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) 8:00PM (ET)
Sweet Smell of Success (1957) 10:15PM (ET)
Elmer Gantry (1960) 12:00AM (ET)
Seven Days in May (1964) 2:30AM (ET)
His Majesty O’Keefe (1954) 4:45AM (ET)
The Devil’s Disciple (1959) 6:30AM (ET)
The Hallelujah Trail (1965) 8:00AM (ET)

November 20th

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Mister 880 (1950) 8:00PM (ET)
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) 9:45PM (ET)
Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) 1:00AM (ET)
The Train (1965) 3:45AM (ET)
A Child is Waiting (1963) 6:00AM (ET)
South Sea Woman (1953) 8:00AM (ET)
Ten Tall Men (1951) 9:45AM (ET)

November 27th

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Field of Dreams (1989) 8:00PM (ET)
The Leopard (1963) 10:00PM (ET)
The Professionals (1966) 1:15AM (ET)
The Crimson Pirate (1952) 3:30AM (ET)
Brute Force (1947) 5:30AM (ET)
The Young Savages (1961) 7:15AM (ET)
Vengeance Valley (1951) 9:00AM (ET)

Rex Harrison: TCM Summer Under the Stars

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Kirk Douglas: TCM Summer Under the Stars

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Glenda Farrell: TCM Summer Under the Stars

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Shirley Jones: TCM Summer Under the Stars

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