Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Banner Day on TCM

I just received TCM's monthly schedule for March and before I realized that today was indeed March 2nd and I would be missing most of these movies, today is a really great day for programming. (The following is pasted from the e-mail)

7:00 AM Champ, The (1979)

A washed-up prizefighter fights to keep his son. Cast: Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, Ricky Schroder. Dir: Franco Zeffirelli. C-123 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format
9:09 AM Short Film: Forbidden Passage (1941)

BW-21 mins,
9:30 AM Maltese Falcon, The (1941)

Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet. Dir: John Huston. BW-101 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS
11:30 AM Spanish Main, The (1945)

Dutch rebels in the Caribbean turn pirate and kidnap the corrupt Spanish governor's bride-to-be. Cast: Paul Henreid, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak. Dir: Frank Borzage. C-101 mins, TV-PG, CC
1:19 PM Short Film: Goodbye, Miss Turlock (1947)

BW-11 mins,
1:30 PM Three Musketeers, The (1948)

Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France. Cast: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson. Dir: George Sidney. C-126 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS
3:37 PM Short Film: Movie Pests (1944)

BW-11 mins,
4:00 PM Royal Wedding (1951)

A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding. Cast: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford. Dir: Stanley Donen. C-93 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS
5:34 PM Short Film: Battle Of Gettysburg, The (1956)

C-30 mins, , Letterbox Format
6:00 PM Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954)

When their older brother marries, six lumberjacks decide it's time to go courting for themselves. Cast: Howard Keel, Jane Powell, Russ Tamblyn. Dir: Stanley Donen. C-102 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format, DVS
8:00 PM West Side Story (1961)

A young couple from dueling street gangs falls in love. Cast: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno. Dir: Robert Wise. C-152 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
11:00 PM Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

An alienated teenager tries to handle life's troubles and an apron-wearing dad. Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo. Dir: Nicholas Ray. C-111 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
1:00 AM Giant (1956)

A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times. Cast: James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson. Dir: George Stevens. C-201 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
4:30 AM Cimarron (1960)

A pioneer couple plays a major role in the settling of Oklahoma. Cast: Glenn Ford, Maria Schell, Anne Baxter. Dir: Anthony Mann. C-148 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

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