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12/04/2020

12:45 AM    Two Seconds (1932)

In the last moments of his life, a criminal reviews the circumstances that led him to death row.
    Dir: Mervyn Leroy Actors: Edward G. Robinson,Vivienne Osborne,Guy Kibbee
    Runtime: 68 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Drama", "Drama", "Crime", "Adaptation"]

12/04/2020

02:15 AM    No Way Out (1950)

A racist gangster forces a black doctor to tend to his injuries.
    Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Actors: Richard Widmark,Linda Darnell,Stephen Mcnally
    Runtime: 106 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Medical Drama", "Social Drama", "Drama"]

12/04/2020

04:15 AM    The Gunfighter (1950)

The fastest gun in the West tries to escape his reputation.
    Dir: Henry King Actors: Gregory Peck,Helen Westcott,Millard Mitchell
    Runtime: 84 mins .. tvGenre: Western .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Western"]

12/04/2020

06:00 AM    Because You're Mine (1952)

After being drafted, an opera star falls for his sergeant's sister.
    Dir: Alexander Hall Actors: Mario Lanza,Doretta Morrow,James Whitmore
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Military Musical", "Comedy", "Musical"]

12/04/2020

07:45 AM    Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)

Singing sisters create a World War II canteen and become rivals for the same man.
    Dir: Richard Thorpe Actors: June Allyson,Gloria Dehaven,Van Johnson
    Runtime: 124 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Show business Musical", "Homefront Musical", "Comedy", "Musical", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/04/2020

10:00 AM    Two Girls on Broadway (1940)

A sister act splits up over love.
    Dir: S. Sylvan Simon Actors: Lana Turner,Joan Blondell,George Murphy
    Runtime: 71 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama", "Musical"]

12/04/2020

11:15 AM    George White's Scandals (1945)

Two sets of lovers come together while working on a big musical.
    Dir: Felix E. Feist Actors: Joan Davis,Jack Haley,Phillip Terry
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Show business Comedy", "Comedy", "Musical"]

12/04/2020

01:00 PM    They Wanted to Marry (1937)

A photojournalist and his pet pigeon crash a society party and find love.
    Dir: Lew Landers Actors: Betty Furness,Gordon Jones,E. E. Clive
    Runtime: 60 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Newspaper Romantic comedy", "Comedy"]

12/04/2020

02:15 PM    Marry the Girl (1937)

Brother-and-sister news tycoons try to save their niece from marrying the wrong man.
    Dir: William Mcgann Actors: Mary Boland,Frank Mchugh,Hugh Herbert
    Runtime: 68 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Newspaper Comedy", "Comedy"]

12/04/2020

03:30 PM    There Goes the Groom (1937)

A young man strikes it rich in the Alaskan gold mines, then faces romantic complications when he returns home.
    Dir: Joseph Santley Actors: Ann Sothern,Burgess Meredith,Mary Boland
    Runtime: 64 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/04/2020

04:45 PM    Wise Girls (1929)

A sheepish plumber gets conned into a marriage scheme.
    Dir: E. Mason Hopper Actors: Elliott Nugent,Norma Lee,Roland Young
    Runtime: 97 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adaptation"]

12/04/2020

06:30 PM    Wallflower (1948)

Two sisters compete for the same man.
    Dir: Frederick De Cordova Actors: Robert Hutton,Joyce Reynolds,Janis Paige
    Runtime: 77 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/04/2020

08:00 PM    Moonfleet (1955)

A British buccaneer is torn between three seductive women.
    Dir: Fritz Lang Actors: Stewart Granger,George Sanders,Joan Greenwood
    Runtime: 89 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Adventure", "Period", "Adaptation"]

12/04/2020

09:45 PM    Africa Screams (1949)

Abbott and Costello search for an African diamond mine.
    Dir: Charles Barton Actors: Bud Abbott,Lou Costello,Clyde Beatty
    Runtime: 79 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Jungle Comedy", "Comedy"]

12/04/2020

11:15 PM    King Solomon's Mines (1950)

A spirited widow hires a daredevil jungle scout to find a lost treasure in diamonds.
    Dir: Compton Bennett Actors: Deborah Kerr,Stewart Granger,Richard Carlson
    Runtime: 102 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Adventure", "Romance", "Adventure"]

12/05/2020

01:15 AM    Smugglers' Cove (1948)

The Bowery Boys take on a gang of German smugglers.
    Dir: William Beaudine Actors: Leo Gorcey,Huntz Hall,Gabriel Dell
    Runtime: 66 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Comedy", "Comedy", "Crime"]

12/05/2020

02:30 AM    The Undertaker and His Pals (1967)

Two motorcyclists use their psychopathic tendencies to supply a mortician with a steady stream of business.
    Dir: T. L. P. Swicegood Actors: Ray Dannis,Warrene Ott,Rad Fulton
    Runtime: 63 mins .. tvGenre: Horror .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: []

12/05/2020

03:45 AM    Motel Hell (1980)

A hotel owner harvests his guests to create the tastiest sausages in town.
    Dir: Kevin Connor Actors: Rory Calhoun, Paul Linke
    Runtime: 101 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Horror"]

12/05/2020

05:30 AM    Narcotics Pit of Despair (Part 1) (1967)

A drug dealer seduces a high school student into drug addiction.
    Dir: Mel Marshall Actors: Kevin Tighe,Gerald Leroy,Julie Conners
    Runtime: 28 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Short"]

12/05/2020

06:00 AM    The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964)

A wimpish bookkeeper with a passion for sea life slips off a pier and comes back as a fish. He then helps the Navy track down German U-Boats.
    Dir: Arthur Lubin Actors: Don Knotts,Carole Cook,Jack Weston
    Runtime: 102 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Family", "Fantasy", "Adaptation"]

12/05/2020

08:00 AM    Out-Foxed (1949)

A kennel club unleashes a group of hunting hounds but they get more than they bargain for when the prey is a very sophisticated fox. Droopy is also part of the hound gang but slowly teams up with the fox to receive a steak dinner.
    Dir: Tex Avery (fred) Actors: William H. Thompson,Daws Butler
    Runtime: 8 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Family"]

12/05/2020

08:10 AM    Make Mine Memories (1955)

This short film provides a funny twist on two silent films.
    Dir: Richard O. Fleischer Actors: Ward Wilson,Harry Carey,Frances Dinsmoor
    Runtime: 7 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/05/2020

08:18 AM    Colorful Holland (1950)

This short film takes the viewer to four villages in the Netherlands.
    Dir: Actors: James A. Fitzpatrick,Keith Covey,James A. Fitzpatrick
    Runtime: 8 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Documentary", "Short", "Travel"]

12/05/2020

08:27 AM    Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1938)

Bulldog Drummond must race to Africa to save his friend from a madman.
    Dir: Louis King Actors: John Howard,Heather Angel,H. B. Warner
    Runtime: 60 mins .. tvGenre: Adventure .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Detective Drama", "Adventure", "Mystery", "Adaptation"]

12/05/2020

09:30 AM    The Circle of Doom (1937)

Larry Munro has discovered platinum on his ranch, and a group known as the Secret Seven has learned about it too. Kentucky Wade and his friends arrive to help Larry and are soon fighting off the henchman of the Secret Seven.
    Dir: Ford Beebe Actors:
    Runtime: 30 mins .. tvGenre: Action .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: []

12/05/2020

10:00 AM    Wood Peckin (1943)

Popeye tangles with a tough woodpecker as he searches for a mast for his boat.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 7 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC:
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance"]

12/05/2020

10:08 AM    The Mexican Spitfire's Baby (1941)

An advertising executive and his temperamental life adopt a war orphan who turns out to be a beautiful woman.
    Dir: Leslie Goodwins Actors: Lupe Velez,Leon Errol,Charles
    Runtime: 69 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Domestic Comedy", "Comedy", "Adventure"]

12/05/2020

11:30 AM    Calling All Girls (1942)

This short film presents the process that studios use to select girls to be members of the chorus line in movie musicals. Vitaphone Releases 655A, 658A.
    Dir: null Actors: Owen Crompton,Busby Berkeley,James Cagney
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Musical .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Musical", "Short", "Music"]

12/05/2020

12:00 PM    Bachelor Mother (1939)

A fun-loving shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling.
    Dir: Garson Kanin Actors: Ginger Rogers,David Niven,Charles Coburn
    Runtime: 80 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/05/2020

01:30 PM    Bell, Book and Candle (1959)

On Christmas Eve in New York City, Gillian Holroyd, the owner of a gallery specializing in native primitive art, laments that her life is devoid of romance. Gil's interest is piqued by her new upstairs neighbor, publisher Sheperd Henderson. When Shep returns home from work that evening, he finds a garrulous woman snooping around his apartment who introduces herself as Queenie Holroyd, his neighbor. After Shep brusquely ushers Queenie, who unknown to him is a witch, out of his apartment, she glares at his phone and casts a spell on it. Upon discovering that his phone is out of order, Shep goes downstairs and asks to use Gil's phone. As he dials a number, Queenie, who is Gil's aunt, walks into the gallery and urges her to steal Shep away from his fiancée. Gil, who is also a witch, realizes that Queenie has rendered Gil's phone inoperable and chastises her for inappropriately using her magical powers. Before Shep leaves to meet his fiancée, Queenie mentions that she and Gil are going to the Zodiac Club that night. Later at the club, as Gil's bongo-playing, warlock brother Nicky beats his drums, Gil tells Queenie that she longs to forswear her witchery and become "ordinary." Soon after, Shep enters with his snobbish fiancée, Merle Kittridge. When Gil recognizes the condescending Merle as the woman with whom she went to college and who reported her to the dean for not wearing shoes, she decides to exact revenge on her. Recalling that Merle is terrified of thunder, Gil simulates a thunderstorm by using her powers to direct Nicky and the other musicians to blare their instruments into Merle's ear, sending her screaming from the club. At Gil's gallery later that night, the Holroyds exchange Christmas gifts and Nicky gives Gil a magic potion to summon whomever she desires. Recalling that Shep expressed interest in best-selling author Sidney Redlitch, Gil uses the potion to bring Redlitch to New York. When Shep returns home from his date with Merle, he sees flames dancing from a bowl in which Gil has activated the potion. Alarmed by the fire, Shep raps on Gil's door. Aware of Gil's feelings for Shep, Nicky and Queenie immediately excuse themselves, after which Gil offers him a drink. As Shep prattles on about marrying Merle the next day, Gil picks up her magic cat Pyewacket, through whom she channels her spells, and casts a spell on Shep. After a magical night, Shep finds himself in love with Gil and declares that he feels "spellbound." That morning, Shep informs an indignant Merle that he wants to "uncouple." When Shep goes to his office, he finds Redlitch sitting in the waiting room, wondering why he has experienced an inexplicable urge to travel to New York and discuss his new book with Shep. After Redlitch, an authority on magic, proposes writing an exposé about witches in New York, Shep is skeptical. Redlitch then brags that he can recognize a witch by the fact that they are unable to blush or cry. When Redlitch mentions that witches hang out at the Zodiac Club, a shocked Shep invites Redlitch to have a drink with him and Gil at the Zodiac that night. There, after Redlitch outlines his new book idea to Gil, Gil tells Nicky to derail the project. Instead, as Nicky walks home with Redlitch, he offers to collaborate on the book for fifty percent of the profits. When Nicky states that, as a warlock, he is in a unique position to help Redlitch, the author is skeptical until Nicky casts a spell that makes the street light flash on and off. In the following days, as Shep and Gil pursue romance, Nicky discloses the secrets of his trade to Redlitch. When Shep proposes to Gil one night, she demurs because, according to the precepts of witchcraft, falling in love will bring an end to her magical powers. Gil soon reconsiders, however, and accepts Shep's proposal. After Gil informs Nicky that she plans to renounce witchcraft and marry Shep, he is incredulous. Fearful that Shep will discover she was a witch, Gil then asks Nicky to stop helping Redlitch, and when he refuses, warns him that she is going to conjure up one last spell to sabotage the book. True to her word, Gil hexes Redlitch's manuscript, causing Shep to throw it in the garbage as worthless. Feeling guilty about using her powers to ensnare Shep, Gil confesses to him that she is a witch and Nicky a warlock, but he thinks she is joking. As Shep is ruminating over the possibility of Gil being a witch, he runs into Queenie, who confirms that Gil put a spell on him to spite Merle. Shep then confronts Gil, demanding to know if she ever loved him. After storming out of the gallery, Shep goes to the Zodiac to talk to Nicky and Redlitch. They drive him to the home of Mrs. Bianca De Pass, a prominent sorceress, who mixes a potion to break Gil's spell. After reluctantly downing the potion, Shep returns to his apartment to pack up his belongings. Stopping at the gallery, Shep hands Gil a broom and says goodbye. When Gil spitefully threatens to put a spell on Merle, Shep hurries to her apartment to warn her, but she thinks he has lost his mind. As Gil prepares to cast her spell, she discovers that Pyewacket is missing. When Queenie returns Pyewacket to Gil, the feline runs away from her, and as Gil begins to cry, she realizes that she has lost her powers by falling in love. As the months pass, Gil becomes more and more despondent. Concerned about her niece's welfare, Queenie decides to reconcile Gil and Shep. One day, Pyewacket unexpectedly jumps through Shep's office window. When Shep brings the cat back to Gil at her gallery, he finds that the gruesome primitive masks have been replaced by delicate, colorful shells. Upon seeing Shep, Gil becomes flustered, blushes and cries. Realizing that she has lost her magic powers and therefore must be in love with him, Shep embraces her.
    Dir: Richard Quine Actors: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon
    Runtime: 106 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Fantasy", "Adaptation"]

12/05/2020

03:30 PM    The Apartment (1960)

An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress.
    Dir: Billy Wilder Actors: Jack Lemmon,Shirley Maclaine,Fred Macmurray
    Runtime: 125 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/05/2020

05:45 PM    It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)

Two homeless men move into a mansion while its owners are wintering in the South.
    Dir: Roy Del Ruth Actors: Don Defore,Ann Harding,Charles Ruggles
    Runtime: 115 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Postwar life Comedy", "Comedy", "Holiday", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/05/2020

08:00 PM    The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
    Dir: John Huston Actors: Humphrey Bogart,Mary Astor,Gladys George
    Runtime: 100 mins .. tvGenre: Crime .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Drama", "Crime", "Thriller", "Adaptation", "Film Noir", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/05/2020

10:00 PM    The Thin Man (1934)

In New York, a detective, his wife and his dog solve the murder case of an eccentric inventor.
    Dir: W. S. Van Dyke Actors: William Powell,Myrna Loy,Maureen O'sullivan
    Runtime: 80 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Comedy", "Comedy", "Mystery", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/06/2020

12:00 AM    Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951)

A man who spent his formative years in prison for murder is released and struggles to adjust to the outside world.
    Dir: Felix Feist Actors: Ruth Roman,Steve Cochran,Lurene Tuttle
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Crime .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime", "Film Noir"]

12/06/2020

02:00 AM    Pat and Mike (1952)

A promoter falls for a gym teacher he bills as the world's top woman athlete.
    Dir: George Cukor Actors: Spencer Tracy,Katharine Hepburn,Aldo Ray
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Sports Comedy", "Comedy", "Romance", "Sports", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/06/2020

04:00 AM    Three Guys Named Mike (1951)

A stewardess can't choose among three suitors.
    Dir: Charles Walters Actors: Jane Wyman,Van Johnson,Howard Keel
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Aviation Romantic comedy", "Comedy", "Romance"]

12/06/2020

06:00 AM    Neptune's Daughter (1949)

Mistaken identity complicates a polo player's romance with a bathing suit designer.
    Dir: Edward Buzzell Actors: Esther Williams,Red Skelton,Ricardo Montalban
    Runtime: 93 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Musical"]

12/06/2020

08:00 AM    Easy to Wed (1946)

In this remake of Libeled Lady, a tough newspaper editor hires a gigolo to compromise a woman suing his paper for libel.
    Dir: Edward Buzzell Actors: Van Johnson,Esther Williams,Lucille Ball
    Runtime: 110 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Romantic comedy with songs", "Comedy", "Musical"]

12/06/2020

10:00 AM    Tomorrow Is Another Day (1951)

A man who spent his formative years in prison for murder is released and struggles to adjust to the outside world.
    Dir: Felix Feist Actors: Ruth Roman,Steve Cochran,Lurene Tuttle
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Crime .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime", "Film Noir"]

12/06/2020

12:00 PM    Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)

A small-town boy tries to juggle two girlfriends at once.
    Dir: George B. Seitz Actors: Lewis Stone,Mickey Rooney,Cecilia Parker
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Teenage Comedy-drama", "Comedy-drama with songs", "Domestic Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama", "Romantic Comedy", "Sequel", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/06/2020

02:00 PM    Little Women (1994)

Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, derived from her own family life, tells the story of the March family, four daughters and their mother who are living in New England during the Civil War years. Their father is away in the Union Army as chaplain. We follow the adventures of spirited Jo, lovely Meg, gentle Beth, and romantic Amy. Four "little women" as they explore their talents, test their friendships, fall prey to selfish impulses and sometimes behave with great generosity as people do while achieving adulthood with all its attendant pleasures, frustrations, loves, losses, grief and joy.
    Dir: Gillian Armstrong Actors: Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon, Claire Danes, Kirsten Dunst
    Runtime: 115 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama", "Period", "Adaptation"]

12/06/2020

04:15 PM    Holiday Affair (1949)

A young widow is torn between a boring businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
    Dir: Don Hartman Actors: Robert Mitchum,Janet Leigh,Wendell Corey
    Runtime: 87 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Holiday", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/06/2020

06:00 PM    Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

When a magazine writer invites a rescued sailor to spend Christmas with her, he ends up falling in love with her.
    Dir: Peter Godfrey Actors: Barbara Stanwyck,Dennis Morgan,Sydney Greenstreet
    Runtime: 101 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Holiday"]

12/06/2020

08:00 PM    The Seven Year Itch (1955)

When his wife and son leave on a vacation, a book publisher, married for seven years, has all of Manhattan to himself. When a model moves into his building, his instant attraction to her yields in his mind a slew of fantasies and temptations.
    Dir: Billy Wilder Actors: Marilyn Monroe,Tommy Ewell,Evelyn Keyes
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adaptation"]

12/06/2020

10:00 PM    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Monroe stars as the fun-loving, hip-grinding, rich-husband-seeking bombshell Lorelei, who boards a ship bound for Paris and finds herself entangled in a series of screwball mishaps with lecherous men.
    Dir: Howard Hawks Actors: Jane Russell,Marilyn Monroe,Charles Coburn
    Runtime: 91 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Musical", "Adaptation"]

12/07/2020

12:00 AM    Limite (1931)

A man and two women reflect on their pasts while lost at sea.
    Dir: Mario Peixoto Actors: Mario Peixoto,Olga Breno,Raul Schnoor
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama", "Experimental", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

02:15 AM    The Lure (2015)

Two mermaid sisters become caught in a love triangle when they fall for the same man.
    Dir: Agnieszka Smoczynska Actors: Marta Mazurek,Michalina Olszanska,Kinga Preis
    Runtime: 92 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Horror", "Musical", "Foreign"]

12/07/2020

04:00 AM    Knife in the Water (1962)

A young businessman and a hitchhiker develop a deadly rivalry during a boating weekend.
    Dir: Roman Polanski Actors: Leon Niemczyk,Jolanta Umecka,Zygmunt Malanowicz
    Runtime: 94 mins .. tvGenre: Thriller .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Thriller", "Foreign"]

12/07/2020

06:00 AM    The Secret of My Success (1965)

A young innocent becomes the prey for a series of devious, if unlucky females.
    Dir: Andrew L. Stone Actors: Shirley Jones,Stella Stevens,Honor Blackman
    Runtime: 112 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/07/2020

08:00 AM    Postman's Knock (1962)

A mailman's efficiency throws the postal service and some thieves into an uproar.
    Dir: Robert Lynn Actors: Spike Milligan,Barbara Shelley,John Wood
    Runtime: 88 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/07/2020

09:30 AM    The Great Mr. Nobody (1941)

An accident-prone reporter stumbles into love and a big story.
    Dir: Ben Stoloff Actors: Eddie Albert,Joan Leslie,Alan Hale
    Runtime: 71 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/07/2020

11:00 AM    The High Cost of Loving (1958)

An office worker thinks he's going to lose his job just as his wife announces she may be pregnant.
    Dir: Jose Ferrer Actors: Jose Ferrer,Joanne Gilbert,Jim Backus
    Runtime: 87 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/07/2020

12:30 PM    Do Detectives Think? (1927)

Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge in this silent short film.
    Dir: Fred Guiol Actors: James Finlayson,Oliver Hardy,Charley Young
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

12:51 PM    Putting Pants on Phillip (1927)

A pompous American tries to get his Scottish nephew to give up his kilt in this silent short comedy.
    Dir: Clyde Bruckman Actors: Harvey Clark,Don Bailey,Tom Mintz
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

01:30 PM    You're Darn Tootin' (1928)

The feud between two street musicians spreads to passersby.
    Dir: E. Livingston Kennedy Actors: Ham Kinsey,Wilson Benge,Otto Lederer
    Runtime: 21 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

01:52 PM    Two Tars (1928)

Two sailors on shore leave get caught in a massive traffic jam in this short silent comedy.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 21 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

02:14 PM    Habeas Corpus (1928)

A scientist hires two bumblers to steal bodies from the local cemetery.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 21 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

02:45 PM    Big Business (1929)

A quarrel between two salesmen and a potential customer leads to an orgy of destruction.
    Dir: Leo Mccarey Actors: James Finlayson,Retta Palmer,Lyle Tayo
    Runtime: 18 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Family", "Short", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

03:04 PM    Unaccustomed As We Are (1929)

Trouble ensues when Oliver Hardy invites Stanley Laurel over for dinner.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/07/2020

03:25 PM    Double Whoopee (1929)

Two new hires upset the society guests at a swanky hotel.
    Dir: Lewis R. Foster Actors: William Gillespie,Sam Lufkin,Ham Kinsey
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

04:00 PM    Berth Marks (1929)

Vaudeville stars face an uncomfortable train ride to their next booking.
    Dir: Lewis R. Foster Actors: Sammy Brooks,Oliver Hardy,Stan Laurel
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

04:20 PM    Men O' War (1929)

Two sailors cause various acts of mischief while on shore leave.
    Dir: Lewis R. Foster Actors: Baldwin Cooke,Pete Gordon,Gloria Greer
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Family", "Short"]

12/07/2020

04:40 PM    Perfect Day (1929)

Plans for a nice Sunday picnic seemed doomed even before two families get into the car.
    Dir: James Parrott Actors: Stan Laurel,Isabelle Keith,Baldwin Cooke
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/07/2020

05:15 PM    They Go Boom! (1929)

Stan Laurel attempts to treat Oliver Hardy's cold.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/07/2020

05:36 PM    The Hoose-Gow (1929)

Laurel and Hardy are hauled off to a prison labor camp and mayhem ensues.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/07/2020

05:57 PM    Angora Love (1929)

A runaway goat adopts two apartment dwellers and causes problems with their landlord.
    Dir: Lewis R. Foster Actors: Charley Young,Oliver Hardy,Stan Laurel
    Runtime: 21 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short", "Silent"]

12/07/2020

06:30 PM    Night Owls (1930)

Two vagrants try to help a police officer save his reputation.
    Dir: James Parrott Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Charles Mcmurphy
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/07/2020

06:51 PM    Brats (1930)

In this comedic short, two fathers try to have a quiet night despite disturbances from their raucous offspring.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Family", "Short"]

12/07/2020

07:13 PM    Blotto (1930)

Laurel steals his wife's secret bottle of liquor so he can have a wild night out with Hardy.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 26 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/07/2020

08:00 PM    Pardon Us (1931)

Selling homemade beer lands a two friends in prison together.
    Dir: James Parrott Actors: June Marlowe,Boris Karloff,James Finlayson
    Runtime: 55 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama", "Crime", "Musical"]

12/07/2020

09:30 PM    Sons of the Desert (1933)

Two friends hatch a harebrained scheme to attend a lodge convention over their wives' objections.
    Dir: William A. Seiter Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Charley Chase
    Runtime: 68 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/07/2020

11:00 PM    Pack Up Your Troubles (1932)

Two World War I veterans try help a comrade's orphaned daughter find her family.
    Dir: George Marshall Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Donald Dillaway
    Runtime: 68 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "War"]

12/08/2020

12:15 AM    Babes in Toyland (1934)

In the village of Toyland, evil old Silas Barnaby threatens to evict the Widow Peep, who lives in a shoe, unless she allows him to marry her daughter Bo-Peep. The widow refuses his demand, much to the relief of Bo-Peep, who is in love with handsome Tom-Tom Piper. Desperate for money to pay off her mortgage, Widow Peep asks for help from her well-meaning but simple lodgers, Stannie Dum and Ollie Dee, who assure her that they can borrow the money from their employer, the Toymaker. After they arrive at work, however, their hopes for a loan are dashed when it is discovered that they made a mistake in an order for Santa Claus. Instead of the 600 one-foot tall toy soldiers that Santa needs, the boys told the toymakers to build 100 six-foot tall soldiers. The enraged Toymaker fires them and they return home just as Barnaby is again threatening Bo-Peep and her mother. Unable to pay Barnaby, the boys resolve to obtain the deed to the shoe, and so, that night, Ollie hides in a box that Stannie takes to Barnaby as a Christmas present. The boys intend to steal the deed while Barnaby sleeps, but he discovers their ruse, and the next day, Old King Cole proclaims that the would-be thieves are to be ducked in the pond and permanently banished to Bogeyland. Ollie's dignity is dampened by the ducking, but he and Stannie are saved from banishment by Bo-Peep, who agrees to marry Barnaby if he drops the charges and allows her mother to move back into the shoe. Soon after, Bo-Peep and her mother are sadly waiting with Stannie and Ollie for the wedding ceremony to begin. As Ollie laments having to give Bo-Peep away, Widow Peep goes to Barnaby's house to plead for mercy, which he refuses to give. Ollie then arrives with the bride, who is demurely covered with a heavy veil, and the wedding commences. After the ceremony, Barnaby gives the deed to Ollie, who tears it up, but when Barnaby lifts the veil to kiss his bride, he finds Stannie, not Bo-Peep. Barnaby vows revenge, and later that night, kidnaps Elmer, one of the Three Little Pigs, and plants evidence to make Tom-Tom appear guilty. The next day, during Tom-Tom's trial, Stannie and Ollie find Elmer in Barnaby's cellar, but by the time they bring him back, Tom-Tom has already been sent to Bogeyland. Bo-Peep rushes off to find her sweetheart, while the townspeople chase Barnaby, who goes to Bogeyland through a secret passageway in his well. Stannie and Ollie follow him and find Bo-Peep and Tom-Tom, then are chased back to Toyland by Barnaby and the monstrous bogeymen whom he controls. Back at Toyland, everyone welcomes the returned heroes, but chaos breaks out as the village is overrun by Barnaby's mauraders. A resourceful mouse takes to the air in a toy blimp and drops miniature torpedoes on the bogeymen, while Stannie and Ollie start up the giant wooden soldiers. The soldiers march out of the toy factory and soon rout the bogeymen. Stannie and Ollie attempt to shoot a parting volley of darts at the fleeing monsters, but the cannon tips over and covers Ollie's backside with darts.
    Dir: Gus Meins Actors: Virginia Karns, Charlotte Henry, Felix Knight
    Runtime: 73 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Comedy", "Musical", "Fantasy", "Adaptation"]

12/08/2020

01:45 AM    The Devil's Brother (1933)

Two wannabe bandits are hired as servants by the real thing.
    Dir: Hal Roach Actors: Dennis King,Thelma Todd,James Finlayson
    Runtime: 88 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Comedy", "Musical"]

12/08/2020

03:30 AM    The Bohemian Girl (1936)

Two pickpockets raise a stolen child, not realizing she's royalty.
    Dir: James W. Horne Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Thelma Todd
    Runtime: 70 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Musical"]

12/08/2020

04:45 AM    Hollywood Party (1934)

A movie star's gala celebration creates chaos.
    Dir: Allan Dwan Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Jimmy Durante
    Runtime: 63 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Show business Musical comedy", "Comedy", "Musical"]

12/08/2020

06:00 AM    Mogambo (1953)

In this remake of Red Dust, an African hunter is torn between a lusty showgirl and a married woman.
    Dir: John Ford Actors: Clark Gable,Ava Gardner,Grace Kelly
    Runtime: 115 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Jungle Drama", "Romance", "Drama", "Adventure", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/08/2020

08:15 AM    Green Fire (1955)

An emerald prospector clashes with a beautiful plantation owner in South America.
    Dir: Andrew Marton Actors: Stewart Granger,Grace Kelly,Paul Douglas
    Runtime: 100 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama", "Adventure"]

12/08/2020

10:15 AM    The Swan (1956)

On the eve of her marriage to a prince, a noblewoman falls for her brother's tutor.
    Dir: Charles Vidor Actors: Grace Kelly,Alec Guinness,Louis Jourdan
    Runtime: 112 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Historical", "Adaptation"]

12/08/2020

12:15 PM    High Society (1956)

With socialite Tracy Lord about to remarry, her ex-husband - with the help of a sympathetic reporter - has 48 hours to convince her that she really still loves him.
    Dir: Charles Walters Actors: Bing Crosby,Grace Kelly,Frank Sinatra
    Runtime: 107 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Musical", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/08/2020

02:30 PM    Wedding in Monaco (1956)

Exclusive footage captures the wedding of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier in this short film.
    Dir: Jean Masson Actors: Grace Kelly,Jean Masson,Stan Kenton
    Runtime: 31 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Documentary", "Short", "Biography"]

12/08/2020

03:30 PM    Dial M for Murder (1954)

A straying husband frames his wife for the murder of the man he'd hired to kill her.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: Ray Milland,Grace Kelly,Robert Cummings
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Suspense Drama", "Drama", "Crime", "Mystery", "Thriller", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/08/2020

05:45 PM    Rear Window (1954)

A photographer with a broken leg uncovers a murder while spying on the neighbors in a nearby apartment building.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: James Stewart,Grace Kelly,Wendell Corey
    Runtime: 112 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Suspense Mystery", "Drama", "Thriller", "Adaptation"]

12/08/2020

08:00 PM    A Christmas Carol (1938)

In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
    Dir: Edwin L. Marin Actors: Reginald Owen,Gene Lockhart,Kathleen Lockhart
    Runtime: 69 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Fantasy", "Holiday", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/08/2020

09:30 PM    David Copperfield (1935)

Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.
    Dir: George Cukor Actors: W. C. Fields,Lionel Barrymore,Maureen O'sullivan
    Runtime: 133 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/09/2020

12:00 AM    Great Expectations (1946)

A mysterious benefactor finances a young boy's education.
    Dir: David Lean Actors: John Mills,Valerie Hobson,Finlay Currie
    Runtime: 118 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama", "Adaptation"]

12/09/2020

02:15 AM    Oliver Twist (1948)

The famed orphan gets caught up in Fagin's criminal band while searching for familial love.
    Dir: David Lean Actors: John Howard Davies,Robert Newton,Alec Guinness
    Runtime: 116 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Adventure", "Crime", "Period", "Adaptation"]

12/09/2020

04:30 AM    A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

A British lawyer sacrifices himself to save another man from the guillotine.
    Dir: Jack Conway Actors: Ronald Colman,Elizabeth Allen,Edna May Oliver
    Runtime: 120 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Adventure", "Drama", "Historical", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/09/2020

06:45 AM    Harum Scarum (1965)

An American film star is kidnapped in the Middle East.
    Dir: Gene Nelson Actors: Elvis Presley,Mary Ann Mobley,Fran Jeffries
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Comedy", "Drama", "Musical"]

12/09/2020

08:45 AM    The Golden Arrow (1964)

An Arabian bandit discovers he's the long lost son of a Sultan.
    Dir: Antonio Margheriti Actors: null
    Runtime: 91 mins .. tvGenre: Adventure .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Adventure", "Fantasy"]

12/09/2020

10:30 AM    Bowery to Bagdad (1955)

The Bowery Boys unleash an Arabian nightmare when they find Aladdin's magic lamp.
    Dir: Edward Bernds Actors: Leo Gorcey,Huntz Hall,Bernard Gorcey
    Runtime: 64 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama", "Fantasy"]

12/09/2020

11:45 AM    Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Sweeping epic about the real life adventures of T.E. Lawrence, a British major who unified Arab tribes and led them in the fight for independence from the Ottoman Turks in the 1920s.
    Dir: David Lean Actors: Peter O'toole,Alec Guinness,Anthony Quinn
    Runtime: 226 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Adventure", "Drama", "Adventure", "Historical", "War", "Biography", "Adaptation"]

12/09/2020

03:45 PM    Sinbad the Sailor (1947)

The Arabian Nights hero sets off to find the lost treasure of Alexander the Great.
    Dir: Richard Wallace Actors: Douglas Fairbanks,Maureen O'hara,Walter Slezak
    Runtime: 117 mins .. tvGenre: Adventure .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Sea Adventure", "Adventure", "Fantasy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/09/2020

06:00 PM    Kismet (1955)

In this Arabian Nights musical, the "king of the beggars" infiltrates high society when his daughter is wooed by a handsome prince.
    Dir: Vincente Minnelli Actors: Howard Keel,Ann Blyth,Dolores Gray
    Runtime: 113 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Arabian Adventure", "Comedy", "Musical", "Fantasy", "Adaptation"]

12/09/2020

08:00 PM    The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

One morning, in July 1951, people around the world are astonished by the appearance of an unidentified, fast-moving object circling the globe. The object, a large, metallic saucer, lands on the Mall in Washington, D.C., where a crowd quickly gathers. Soldiers surround the saucer, and tension grows until a helmeted man emerges, telling the crowd that he has come in peace. A nervous soldier shoots the man when he brandishes a small object, and people run in terror as an enormous robot lumbers out of the saucer. The robot, Gort, emits a mysterious ray that melts the soldiers' weapons until the wounded alien, Klaatu, orders him to desist and informs the soldiers that the object was a gift for their president. Klaatu is then rushed to Walter Reed Hospital, where presidential secretary Harley learns that he has traveled over 250,000,000 miles in five months. Klaatu reveals that he must talk to all of Earth's leaders, but Harley explains that due to the unstable political climate, not all of the leaders will consent to meet with one another. Klaatu insists that his mission is too important to be derailed by petty squabbles, and warns Harley that the future of the planet is at stake.

The next day, doctors find that Klaatu has recovered from his wound, after which Harley returns with news that although the president has invited the world's leaders to meet, many have refused unless they can host the gathering. Bemused by their childish jealousies, Klaatu decides to learn more about the species he is visiting, and escapes from the hospital. Radio and television broadcasts announce Klaatu's escape, but no pictures of him are available. Using the name Carpenter, Klaatu obtains a room in the boardinghouse of Mrs. Crockett, which is also inhabited by Mr. and Mrs. George Barley, Mr. Krull and an attractive widow, Helen Benson, and her young son Bobby. The next day, Helen and her beau, Tom Stevens, go on a picnic, and Klaatu babysits Bobby, who takes him on a tour of the city. Klaatu is impressed with the Lincoln Memorial, and when he asks Bobby who the greatest man alive is, the boy replies that famed scientist Jacob Barnhardt is the one Klaatu seeks.

After taking Bobby to visit the saucer, Klaatu goes with him to Barnhardt's house, where he easily solves a math problem begun by the absent Barnhardt. That night, Helen watches as a government agent picks up Klaatu at the boardinghouse. Klaatu is taken to see Barnhardt, who is thrilled to learn that he is the alien. Klaatu explains that because Earth's people are reaching a technological level at which they could be a danger to other planets, he has been sent to warn them of the consequences of their violence. Barnhardt speculates that no one will take his message seriously unless he can prove his superior capabilities, so Klaatu promises to arrange a demonstration in two days. The next evening, Tom belittles Klaatu's involvement with Helen and Bobby, although Bobby states that Klaatu is his best friend. After Helen and Tom leave, Bobby follows Klaatu as he goes to the saucer, where he signals to Gort and obtains entrance to the vessel. Inside, Klaatu arranges his demonstration, while Bobby runs home. When Helen and Tom return, Bobby tells them of his adventure, but they dismiss it as a bad dream.

Tom grows worried though, when he snoops in Klaatu's room and finds one of the diamonds that Klaatu trades for currency. The following day, Klaatu gets Helen from her office, and when they enter the building's elevator, the power suddenly dies, and Klaatu reveals his identity to Helen. As he discusses his mission with her, people around the world are confused by the loss of all electricity, except to critical locations such as hospitals. Barnhardt is gleeful about the nonviolent demonstration, which he believes will ensure full attendance for his meeting that night of scientists and social leaders. Half an hour later, when the power is restored, Helen is convinced of Klaatu's sincerity, and is determined to help him. She is concerned about Tom, however, as he has taken the diamond to a jeweler for appraisal.

Helen rushes to Tom's office, where she is dismayed to learn that he is more interested in the fame and fortune that will result from betraying Klaatu than in the reason for his visit. While Tom alerts the Pentagon, Helen storms out and whisks Klaatu away from the boardinghouse just before the military arrives. During their ride to Barnhardt's meeting, Klaatu tells Helen that if anything happens to him, she is to find Gort immediately and tell him "Klaatu Barada Nikto" to prevent him from destroying the Earth. Before they can reach the ship, however, Helen and Klaatu are stopped by soldiers, and Klaatu is fatally shot. Helen escapes and goes to Gort, who responds to her repetition of Klaatu's orders by carrying her inside the saucer, then stealing Klaatu's body and returning it to the ship.

There, Gort revives Klaatu, although Klaatu tells Helen that his re-animation will last for an uncertain duration. Klaatu then appears before Barnhardt's colleagues and warns them that because the universe grows smaller every day, threats of aggression cannot be tolerated. Klaatu assures them that they will not lose any freedoms, but that they will be under the watchful eye of a robot such as Gort, who was invented by an organization of planets determined to stamp out violence. Each planet is guarded by a robot that impartially acts against aggression, and the inhabitants live in peace, Klaatu states, with their energies turned toward higher goals. Klaatu informs the crowd, "Your choice is simple: join us and live in peace, or pursue your present course and face obliteration." With a final smile for Helen, Klaatu then leaves with Gort.
    Dir: Robert Wise Actors: Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe
    Runtime: 92 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Sci-Fi"]

12/09/2020

09:45 PM    The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

After the winds throw his ship off course, Capt. Sinbad dares to drop anchor off the mysterious Island of Colossa. In the morning, Sinbad leads his fiancée, Princess Parisa; Harufa, his second-in-command; and the rest of his crew to the island where they find giant cloven footprints in the sand. As they approach a cave fronted by a massive stone mask, a one-eyed monster known as a Cyclops chases the magician Sokurah out of the mouth of the cave. When the Cyclops attacks Sinbad and his crew, Sokurah summons The Genie from his magic lamp and orders him to erect a barrier to protect them. Unable to penetrate the barrier, the Cyclops angrily watches as the men row away in their boat, then hurls a boulder over the barrier. The resulting wave capsizes the boat, spilling its occupants and the lamp into the water. As Sinbad and the others reach the safety of their ship, the Cyclops pulls the lamp from the sea, infuriating Sokurah, who insists upon returning to retrieve the vessel. Sinbad refuses, stating that he is on an important mission of which peace hangs in the balance. Upon reaching Bagdad, Sinbad is greeted by the Caliph, who regards Sinbad as his son. In one week's time, Sinbad is to marry Parisa, the daughter of a Sultan, and thus cement peaceful relations between their countries. When Sokurah performs at a feast on the eve of the wedding, the Sultan is so impressed that he asks the magician to prophesize the future. The magician foretells war and disaster in Bagdad, then offers to disperse the evil powers in return for a ship and a crew to sail back to Colossa. Furious, the Caliph banishes Sokurah from the city. That night, while Parisa sleeps, Sokurah slips into her chambers and casts a spell that causes her to shrink. In the morning, when Sinbad discovers his now lilliputian princess, he promises to take Sokurah to Colossa if the magician will restore his bride to normal size. Aware that most sailors would consider the mission too dangerous, Sinbad recruits a crew from the prison yard. As they sail the unchartered waters, the criminals plan a mutiny against Sinbad and his loyal band of followers. Just as Sinbad hides the princess in a tiny chest to protect her, the men mutiny. When the mutineers threaten to kill Sokurah, Sinbad surrenders, after which the rebels sentence them to die at dawn. That night, Sokurah tells Sinbad that high winds and strong currents will drive the ship toward the island of screaming demons, and that all within earshot will be driven mad by the hideous screams. After Sinbad and his party stuff rags in their ears to block the screams, Sokurah's prophecy comes true as the others are driven mad. Sinbad seizes the wheel just in time to steer the ship safely through the reef and back to the island of Colossa. As they set up an immense crossbow with which to slay the Cyclops, Sokurah suggests the group split into two for the perilous trek across the Valley of the Cyclops. Sinbad's group finds treasure hidden in the Cyclops' cave and wants to abandon their mission and make off with the riches. As Sinbad argues with them, a Cyclops appears, plucks up the men and tosses them into a cage. Meanwhile, Sokurah's men gorge themselves in a pool of wine while the magician goes in search of the lamp. When the Cyclops ties Harufa onto a spit, intending to roast him for dinner, the desperate Sinbad pulls the chest containing the princess from his pocket and asks her to open the latch at the top of the cage. Once the princess slips the latch, Sinbad and his men climb out of the cage and free Harufa. In the cave, Sokurah seizes the lamp and is then chased by a Cyclops. The drunken men confront the beast, who summarily crushes them. After Sokurah and Sinbad take cover in the rocks, Sinbad thrusts his burning torch into the beast's eye, blinding it. Sinbad then lures the Cyclops to the edge of a cliff, from which it plunges to its death. Distrustful of Sokurah, Sinbad refuses to relinquish the lamp. Needing a shell from an egg of the colossal two-headed Roc bird to complete the potion that will restore Parisa, Sokurah leads the remaining men up to the nesting place of the Rocs. When two of the men find a giant egg, they hungrily crack it open and kill the squawking hatchling. After procuring a fragment of the shell, the men head for Sokurah's cave at the edge of the Cyclops' domain. To discover how to invoke the power of the lamp, Parisa climbs down inside to talk to the genie and discovers that the boyish genie is desperately unhappy because he longs to be free. After the genie shows her a cryptic message about fiery rocks inscribed on the side of the lamp and tells her that his real name is Baronni, Parisa promises to help free him if he will tell her the invocation to call forth his protective powers. Once outside the lamp, Parisa repeats the incantation to Sinbad. At that moment, an angry Roc bird attacks and knocks the lamp out of Sinbad's hands. As Harufa and Sokurah struggle for possession of the lamp, Sokurah kills Harufa, who tosses the lamp to Sinbad before he dies. After the bird snatches Sinbad in his beak and drops him, unconscious, in its nest, Sokurah imprisons the princess in his cave. Upon awakening, Sinbad summons the genie, who tells him that Parisa is being held prisoner at Sokurah's cave. After restraining the fire-breathing dragon that guards the cave, Sinbad slips inside and orders Sokurah to restore the princess to normal size. Although Sokurah complies, Sinbad refuses to relinquish the lamp until he reaches the safety of his ship. Furious, Sokurah raises a skeleton from the dead and orders it to kill Sinbad. After Sinbad vanquishes the skeleton in a duel, he flees with the princess. Sokurah then invokes a spell to destroy the stone bridge that spans a river of fiery rock, thus blocking their escape. The princess summons the genie, who gives them a length of rope to bridge the gap. As they swing across the river, the princess recalls the inscription inside the lamp and casts the lamp into the river to free the genie. When the Cyclops attacks them at the opening of the cave, Sinbad releases the dragon to combat it. After the dragon slays the Cyclops, Sokurah goads it to kill Sinbad. Racing to his camp, Sinbad orders his men to launch the crossbow. Felled by the arrow, the beast collapses and crushes Sokurah. After Sinbad and his ship sail away from Colossa, Parisa says the name "Baronni," after which the genie, now transformed into a cabin boy, appears.
    Dir: Nathan Juran Actors: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Torin Thatcher, Richard Eyer
    Runtime: 88 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Adventure", "Fantasy"]

12/09/2020

11:30 PM    The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)

In 1699 in the village of Wapping, England, Dr. Lemuel Gulliver, discontent with his life of poverty, decides to sign on as ship's doctor aboard the vessel piloted by Capt. Pritchard, hoping to sail the world in search of wealth and fame. Once at sea, Gulliver discovers that his fiancée, Elizabeth Whitley, has stowed away on board. Gulliver insists that Elizabeth be put ashore at their first port, and as the two argue, a storm-swept wave knocks Gulliver overboard. Nearly drowned, Gulliver is washed ashore on the island of Lilliput, where his presence frightens the tiny inhabitants, who regard Gulliver as a giant. The pompous emperor of Lilliput declares that Gulliver must be an enemy because he is different from everyone else. To prove his benevolence, Gulliver disperses a drenching rainstorm with a puff of his breath. As Gulliver starts building a boat so that he can set sail and find his beloved Elizabeth, he helps the Lilliputians by clearing their forests for croplands and using his hat to scoop up fish from the sea. Gulliver envisions Lilliput as a heaven on earth until the Emperor threatens to prevent the boat from being completed unless Gulliver joins the crusade to crush the inhabitants of the nearby island of Blefscu, who have gone to war with Lilliput over their disagreement about the proper way to crack an egg. To absolve himself from blame if the Lilliputian army is defeated, the Emperor decrees that a prime minister should be elected to lead the troops into war. The candidates are Flimnap, the evil minister of defense, who wholeheartedly supports the annihilation of the Blefscuns, and the benevolent Reldresal, whose sweetheart Gwendolyn and her father, Lord Bermogg, are being exiled to Blefscu for cracking the wrong end of an egg. The contest is to be decided on the basis of which candidate performs the most feats on a tightrope, and Reldresal, who shares Gulliver's dream of making Lilliput a paradise, teams with the giant to win the match. However, when Reldresal refuses to renounce Gwendolyn, he is arrested for treason and the Emperor threatens to execute him and kill Gwendolyn unless Gulliver agrees to go to war. To save them, Gulliver swims to Blefscu, where the inhabitants are assembling an armada to attack Lilliput. Upon reaching the harbor, Gulliver pulls up the ship's anchor lines and tows the vessels out to sea. When Gulliver returns triumphant to Lilliput, Flimnap scoffs that you cannot win a war without suffering casualties and the Emperor, who perceives Gulliver as a threat to his power, accuses him of treason. Warned by Reldresal that the Emperor intends to execute him, Gulliver jumps into his now completed boat and rows out to sea. When he lands on the island of Brobdingnag, where he is terrified by a forty-foot-tall girl playing with Gulliver-sized dolls. The girl, Glumdalclitch, scoops up Gulliver and takes him to show the King. At the castle, Gulliver finds Elizabeth, who was washed ashore after Capt. Pritchard's boat sank. The King beams at the tiny Elizabeth and Gulliver, whom he regards as his own special possessions, even though his sorcerer, Makovan, warns that little people are dangerous. The King appoints Glumdalclitch as the little people's guardians and installs them in their own tiny castle. With all their needs satisfied, Gulliver renounces his earlier quest for power and importance and marries Elizabeth. They settle into a life of contentment until Makovan accuses Gulliver of witchcraft because of his knowledge of science, making Gulliver realize that the kingdom is backward and ignorant and that he and Elizabeth exist merely as amusements for the King. After the Queen develops a stomachache, Gulliver formulates a medicine to cure her, confirming Makovan's suspicions. The King, jealous of his wife's admiration for Gulliver, orders Glumdalclitch to take Gulliver to Makovan's lab, where the sorcerer plans to prove that he is a witch. When Gulliver refuses to denounce medicine and science, Makovan deems him a witch, and the King, in turn, decides to feed him to his pet crocodile. Using his ingenuity, Gulliver slays the creature, after which Glumdalclitch snatches up Gulliver and Elizabeth, puts them in her basket and flees the castle with the King and his courtiers in pursuit. When Glumdalclitch stumbles and drops the basket, Gulliver and Elizabeth tumble out and run into a forest. Unable to locate the little people, the King sets fire to the brush. Elizabeth and Gulliver take refuge at the mouth of a stream, and when Glumdalclitch finds them there, she puts them into her basket and hurls it into the stream, which flows into the sea. Awakening on a beach with Elizabeth, Gulliver realizes that love is the only thing that sustains life in a fearful, uncertain world. Spotting a man walking on the beach, Gulliver asks how to reach the faraway land of Wapping, England and the man replies it is just over the hill.
    Dir: Jack Sher Actors: Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow, Lee Patterson
    Runtime: 100 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Adventure with songs", "Adventure", "Fantasy", "Adaptation"]

12/10/2020

01:15 AM    Mysterious Island (1961)

In 1865, following the siege of Richmond toward the close of the Civil War, three Union soldiers, a Northern newspaperman, and a Rebel sergeant escape from a Confederate prison in an observation balloon and are carried across the country and far out over the Pacific. A violent storm forces them down on a tiny tropical island; there they find giant creatures (land crabs, roosters, and bees) but no signs of human life. One day they are joined by two women, the sole survivors of a shipwreck. As the little community grows, a pirate ship enters the lagoon and is mysteriously exploded and sunk. At this point a stranger emerges from the sea and announces himself as Captain Nemo. For the past 8 years he has been living on the island and experimenting in the mutation of animals in the hope that the development of such mammoth creatures may solve the world's food problems. The island's volcano will erupt in a few days, he tells the group, and they must try to refloat the sunken pirate ship. By means of the observation balloon, the vessel is raised; and all scramble aboard just as the volcano erupts--all, that is, except Captain Nemo; for by remaining behind until everyone else is safe, he is trapped by tons of rock and lava.
    Dir: Cy Endfield Actors: Joan Greenwood, Michael Craig
    Runtime: 101 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Adventure", "Fantasy", "Adaptation", "Sci-Fi"]

12/10/2020

03:00 AM    Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

On Olympus Zeus and Hera witness Pelias' murder of his half-brother, King Aeson of Thessaly, and the maturation of Aeson's son, Jason. To overcome his nephew's assertion of right to the throne, Pelias sends Jason on a treacherous journey, the quest for the Golden Fleece. Undeterred by danger, the youth immediately sets sail in the Argo with a crew of fast friends. En route to Colchis, site of their prize, the Argonauts surmount diverse obstacles, braving the attacks of a colossal bronze Titan, rescuing the prophet Phineas from the Harpies, and escaping death, through Hera's intervention, between the Symplegades. Despite the opposition of Colchis' King Aeëtes, to whom Jason's purpose is betrayed by Pelias' son Acastus, Jason, guided by Aeëtes' daughter Medea, kills the seven-headed Hydra guarding the Golden Fleece and vanquishes a skeletal army sown by Aeëtes from the monster's teeth. The Argonauts then return to Thessaly, bearing on board both Medea and the Golden Fleece.
    Dir: Don Chaffey Actors: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Honor Blackman
    Runtime: 104 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Adventure", "Fantasy"]

12/10/2020

05:00 AM    Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953)

An underwater "Romeo and Juliet" involving two families--one Greek, the other WASP--who rival for the underwater territory that sustains their separate sponge gathering businesses.
    Dir: Robert D. Webb Actors: Robert Wagner,Terry Moore,Gilbert Roland
    Runtime: 102 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Sea Drama", "Drama", "Adventure"]

12/10/2020

06:45 AM    The Naked and the Dead (1958)

A green lieutenant comes up against incompetent officers and a sadistic sergeant during World War II.
    Dir: Raoul Walsh Actors: Aldo Ray,Cliff Robertson,Raymond Massey
    Runtime: 131 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "World War II Drama", "Drama", "War", "Adaptation"]

12/10/2020

09:00 AM    Sister Kenny (1946)

True story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
    Dir: Dudley Nichols Actors: Rosalind Russell,Alexander Knox,Dean Jagger
    Runtime: 116 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Medical Biography", "Drama", "Biography"]

12/10/2020

11:15 AM    Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)

Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
    Dir: Dudley Nichols Actors: Rosalind Russell,Michael Redgrave,Raymond Massey
    Runtime: 170 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Melodrama", "Drama", "Historical", "Adaptation"]

12/10/2020

02:00 PM    The Feminine Touch (1941)

An author writing a book on jealousy discovers his wife is an expert on the subject.
    Dir: Major W. S. Van Dyke Ii Actors: Rosalind Russell,Don Ameche,Kay Francis
    Runtime: 97 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/10/2020

03:45 PM    Gypsy (1962)

During New York's vaudeville days a tough stage mother tries to get her daughters to become stars. After a long, seedy struggle, the shy "Gypsy" becomes a hit and then tries to turn her back on the mother who got her there.
    Dir: Mervyn Leroy Actors: Rosalind Russell,Natalie Wood,Karl Malden
    Runtime: 149 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Musical", "Biography", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/10/2020

06:15 PM    His Girl Friday (1940)

Walter Burns is a conniving but irresistible newspaper publisher desperate to woo back the paper's star reporter, who happens to be his estranged wife. She's tired of the business and is ready to settle down with a new beau. But (as Walter well knows) she has one weakness, she can't quite resist a juicy scoop.
    Dir: Howard Hawks Actors: Cary Grant,Rosalind Russell,Ralph Bellamy
    Runtime: 92 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Newspaper Comedy", "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/10/2020

08:00 PM    Never Say Goodbye (1946)

A husband tries to win back his wife before she can divorce him.
    Dir: James V. Kern Actors: Errol Flynn,Eleanor Parker,Lucile Watson
    Runtime: 97 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance"]

12/10/2020

10:00 PM    Larceny, Inc. (1942)

An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
    Dir: Lloyd Bacon Actors: Edward G. Robinson,Jane Wyman,Broderick Crawford
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Crime", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/11/2020

12:00 AM    Mr. Soft Touch (1949)

At Christmas time in San Francisco, Joe Miracle steals $100,000 from the River Club, which he used to own. After evading his pursuers, Joe hides out with Victor Christopher, the brother of his dead partner Leo, and Victor's wife Clara. Clara has purchased a berth for Joe on the next ship leaving the city. The ship, however, will not depart until the following night. While Joe is trying to decide where he will hide until then, the police demand to search the apartment. At first Joe believes they are looking for the stolen money, but learns that they want to arrest Victor for disturbing the peace and beating Clara. When the police mistake Joe for Victor and arrest him for the night, Joe believes that his problems are solved, but Jenny Jones, a social worker, persuades the judge to give Joe a suspended sentence. Joe then suggests that he stay at the settlement house until he can control his urge to beat Clara. Later Joe telephones Clara and asks her to bring him the stolen money. While Joe is hanging Christmas decorations, a group of teenagers talk him into a dice game. Joe wins from the boys the money they were supposed to spend on a Christmas tree. Later, he secretly returns the money to Jenny's desk, leaving the boys to figure out a solution to their problem. Joe then hides the stolen money in the gym. After the boys cut down a tree from the park, Jenny persuades the police not to press charges against them, but is angry that Joe gambled with them. Then, when Joe accidentally falls on the piano and breaks it, she is ready to ask him to leave. Her attitude softens a little, however, when she discovers the returned money in her desk. Later, Joe visits a piano store that is actually a front for a bookie operation and coerces the owner into providing a free piano to replace the broken one. While at the store, Joe is spotted by newspaper columnist "Early" Byrd, who follows him to the settlement house and questions Jenny about him. After the janitor finds a gun hidden in Joe's mattress, Jenny reveals that she knows Joe's real identity and asks him to leave. When he objects, Jenny shows him her hearing aid and tells him about her abusive father, whose beatings made her deaf. Their discussion is interrupted by the delivery of new towels, sheets, blankets and several bathtubs--all arranged by Joe. Joe, who has gone to his room to pack, finds Byrd waiting for him, and from him learns that Leo was killed by the syndicate when he refused to sell the River Club while Joe was in the Army. Just before he leaves, Joe accompanies Jenny to visit some poor Polish-Americans. He asks Jenny to leave the country with him, but before she can make a decision, the syndicate, alerted by Byrd, corners him and demands that he return the stolen money. Although Jenny begs Joe to comply, he insists that the money is rightfully his. The gangsters then start a fire in the settlement house and are able to retrieve the money in the confusion, but the building burns to the ground. Later, Joe sneaks into the River Club and forces Barney Teener, the boss, to replace the money taken by his friends. Then, disguised as Santa Claus, Joe donates the entire amount to the settlement house building fund. As he leaves, Joe is shot by a gang member. Jenny rushes to him, and both realize that after he recovers, they will spend their lives together.
    Dir: Gordon Douglas Actors: Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, John Ireland
    Runtime: 93 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama"]

12/11/2020

02:00 AM    Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)

A Chicago gangster stumbles into philanthropic work during a gang war.
    Dir: Gordon Douglas Actors: Frank Sinatra,Dean Martin,Sammy Davis Jr.
    Runtime: 123 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Comedy", "Crime", "Musical", "Music", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/11/2020

04:15 AM    Prosperity (1932)

Feuding mothers almost wreck their children's marriage.
    Dir: Sam Wood Actors: Marie Dressler,Polly Moran,Anita Page
    Runtime: 87 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/11/2020

06:00 AM    Bride by Mistake (1944)

An heiress poses as her own secretary to screen out fortune-hunting suitors.
    Dir: Richard Wallace Actors: Alan Marshal,Laraine Day,Marsha Hunt
    Runtime: 81 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama"]

12/11/2020

07:30 AM    Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947)

A singer's wife turns to the bottle when she fears she's lost her husband to success.
    Dir: Stuart Heisler Actors: Susan Hayward,Lee Bowman,Marsha Hunt
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama with songs", "Drama"]

12/11/2020

09:30 AM    Flight Command (1940)

A cocky cadet tries to prove himself during flight training.
    Dir: Frank Borzage Actors: Robert Taylor,Ruth Hussey,Walter Pidgeon
    Runtime: 110 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Aviation Drama", "Romance", "Adventure", "War"]

12/11/2020

11:30 AM    The Human Comedy (1943)

A small-town telegraph boy deals with the strains of growing up during World War II.
    Dir: Clarence Brown Actors: Mickey Rooney,Frank Morgan,James Craig
    Runtime: 118 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Homefront Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/11/2020

01:45 PM    The Valley of Decision (1945)

An Irish housemaid's romance with the boss's son is complicated by labor disputes in the Pittsburgh mills.
    Dir: Tay Garnett Actors: Greer Garson,Gregory Peck,Donald Crisp
    Runtime: 111 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Romance", "Romance", "Drama", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/11/2020

03:45 PM    Bombers B-52 (1957)

A hard-nosed Air Force sergeant tries to keep his daughter from dating a hotshot flyer.
    Dir: Gordon Douglas Actors: Natalie Wood,Karl Malden,Marsha Hunt
    Runtime: 106 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Aviation Drama", "Romance", "Drama", "War"]

12/11/2020

05:45 PM    Pride and Prejudice (1940)

The arrival of wealthy bachelors in town causes an uproar when families with single daughters aggressively seek engagements, including the Bennet family, with five eligible daughters.
    Dir: Robert Z. Leonard Actors: Greer Garson,Laurence Olivier,Mary Boland
    Runtime: 117 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Drama", "Drama", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/11/2020

08:00 PM    Marsha Hunt's Sweet Adversity (2015)

After Marsha Hunt's successful acting career was destroyed when she was blacklisted during the McCarthy era, she became an agent of change for good all over the world.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 97 mins .. tvGenre: Biography .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: []

12/11/2020

10:00 PM    Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the Movie Palace (2019)

The evolution of the movie business over the past century.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 0 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: []

12/11/2020

11:30 PM    What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael (2018)

The life and work of the controversial film critic.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 0 mins .. tvGenre: Biography .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: []

12/12/2020

01:15 AM    For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism (2009)

About the rich history of American film criticism, while providing an insider's view of the critics' profession.
    Dir: Gerald Peary Actors: Scott Weinberg,Penelope Spheeris,Andrew Sarris
    Runtime: 81 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: []

12/12/2020

02:45 AM    Dusty and Sweets McGee (1971)

A semi-documentary featuring real addicts re-living their lives on-screen: junkies dealing, shooting up, overdosing, and squealing.
    Dir: Floyd Mutrux Actors: Tip,Nancy,Beverly
    Runtime: 91 mins .. tvGenre: Crime .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: [ "Drama with songs", "Crime"]

12/12/2020

04:30 AM    The Panic in Needle Park (1971)

A boyfriend from hell, who happens to be a small-time crook, leads his decent girlfriend on the downhill path to heroin.
    Dir: Jerry Schatzberg Actors: Al Pacino,Kitty Winn,Alan Vint
    Runtime: 110 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Social Drama", "Romance", "Drama"]

12/12/2020

06:30 AM    The Case of the Curious Bride (1935)

Perry Mason helps a young woman whose supposedly dead husband suddenly returns to life.
    Dir: Michael Curtiz Actors: Warren William,Margaret Lindsay,Donald Woods
    Runtime: 80 mins .. tvGenre: Mystery .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Legal Mystery", "Mystery"]

12/12/2020

08:00 AM    Poor Little Me (1935)

Rejected by the other forest animals, a sad skunk bemoans his friendless life until he meets a rabbit with a congested nose.
    Dir: Hugh Harman Actors: null
    Runtime: 10 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Family"]

12/12/2020

08:12 AM    Wrong Way Butch (1950)

This short film provides a humorous look at what can happen when tools and machinery are misused and safety warnings are ignored.
    Dir: David Barclay Actors: Pete Smith,Dave O'brien,David Barclay
    Runtime: 10 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/12/2020

08:23 AM    Colorful Colorado (1944)

This focuses on the sights and sounds of Colorado.
    Dir: James A. Fitzpatrick Actors: James A. Fitzpatrick,Nathaniel Finston,James A. Fitzpatrick
    Runtime: 8 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Documentary", "Short", "Travel"]

12/12/2020

08:32 AM    Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (1937)

Captain Drummond travels to Switzerland in order to marry his girlfriend but the disappearance of a dangerous cargo of explosives makes him delay his plans.
    Dir: Louis King Actors: John Barrymore,John Howard,Louise Campbell
    Runtime: 55 mins .. tvGenre: Adventure .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Detective Drama", "Adventure", "Mystery", "Adaptation"]

12/12/2020

09:30 AM    The Thundering Herd (1937)

Larry Munro has discovered platinum on his ranch, and a group known as the Secret Seven has learned about it too. Kentucky Wade and his friends arrive to help Larry and are soon fighting off the henchman of the Secret Seven.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 30 mins .. tvGenre: Action .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: []

12/12/2020

10:00 AM    Spinach Fer Britain (1933)

Popeye delivers his precious and needed cargo of spinach to Britain, despite the efforts of a Nazi submarine to sink his ship.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 6 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: null
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance"]

12/12/2020

10:08 AM    Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (1942)

A temperamental Latina and her family get caught in the search for a rare art treasure.
    Dir: Leslie Goodwins Actors: Lupe Velez,Leon Errol,Walter Reed
    Runtime: 64 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Domestic Comedy", "Comedy", "Adventure"]

12/12/2020

11:30 AM    The Love Department (1935)

A love columnist can't find her own love connection in this musical short. Vitaphone Release 1837-1838.
    Dir: Roy Mack Actors: Donald Douglas,Milt Douglas,Don Tomkins
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Musical", "Short", "Music"]

12/12/2020

12:00 PM    A Christmas Carol (1938)

In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
    Dir: Edwin L. Marin Actors: Reginald Owen,Gene Lockhart,Kathleen Lockhart
    Runtime: 69 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Fantasy", "Holiday", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/12/2020

01:30 PM    3 Godfathers (1949)

Three outlaws on the run risk their freedom and their lives to return a newborn to civilization.
    Dir: John Ford Actors: John Wayne,Pedro Armendariz,Harry Carey Jr.
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Adventure", "Western", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/12/2020

03:30 PM    Meet John Doe (1941)

A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
    Dir: Frank Capra Actors: Gary Cooper,Barbara Stanwyck,Edward Arnold
    Runtime: 123 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Newspaper Drama", "Political Drama", "Drama", "Political"]

12/12/2020

05:45 PM    The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a Midwestern family.
    Dir: William Keighley Actors: Bette Davis,Ann Sheridan,Monty Woolley
    Runtime: 112 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/12/2020

08:00 PM    A Matter of Life and Death (1947)

Returning home from a bombing mission over Germany, Royal Air Force squadron leader Peter Carter, survives a jump from his burning plane without a parachute. Due to the incompetence of an angel, Carter escapes his appointment with death, which causes great consternation in Heaven. To further complicate matters, Carter falls helplessly in love with an American radio operator. Caught in the nether world between Earth and the next life, Carter must plead his case before a heavenly tribunal.
    Dir: Michael Powell Actors: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote
    Runtime: 104 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama", "Fantasy"]

12/12/2020

10:00 PM    Enchantment (1949)

In London, during World War II, elderly General Sir Roland Dane returns to his childhood home. As he dozes by the fire, murmuring about "Lark," his grandniece Grizel, an ambulance driver with the American Army, comes to his door seeking lodging. Although he has never met Grizel, Roland gruffly agrees to let her stay, and the butler explains to Grizel that Lark was Roland's father's ward. As Grizel dresses for dinner in Lark's former room, images from the past come to life: One night, Roland's father introduces his children, Selina, Pelham and Roland, who is nicknamed "Rollo," to little Lark Ingoldsby, whose parents were killed in a train accident the previous night. Dane tells his children that Lark will live with them as their sister, and Selina, who has been mistress of the house since her mother died, is immediately resentful. Back in the present, Grizel reports for duty and meets handsome Pilot Officer Pax Masterson, whose hands were burned in an airplane crash. When she returns home later, she finds Pax waiting for her, and to her surprise, he knows all about the house and the Dane family. Pax tells her that Lark is his aunt, and as he strikes a note on Lark's piano, another episode from the past is revealed: Rollo comes home on leave from the service and observes that Selina treats Lark, now a pretty young woman, more imperiously than ever. Pelham gives Lark money to buy her first new dress, and introduces her to society at a party the following night. After the party, Selina informs Lark that Rollo's regiment will be sent to India for two years. In the present, Pax finishes demonstrating his knowledge of the house for Grizel and leaves just before Roland returns. Roland is surprised to learn that the young man he passed outside is Lark's nephew, and is dismayed to hear his practical grandniece dismiss any notion of romance on principle. With his thoughts again turned to Lark, Roland recalls the past: Lark has become a popular young lady, and both Pelham and the wealthy Marchese Del Laudi are in love with her. Rollo returns from India, and when he learns it is Lark's birthday, he sells his horse to buy her a beautiful necklace. In the present, Pax recovers from the surgery on his hands, and calls on the Danes. Roland listens eagerly as Pax describes his aunt's solitary existence, soon lapsing into memories of his own: The night of Lark's birthday party, Rollo gives her the necklace, and they declare their love for each other. Their idyll is interrupted by Selina, who informs Rollo that he has been appointed to a special mission that leaves for Afghanistan the following week. When Rollo announces his intention to marry Lark, Selina replies that they must wait five years until Rollo returns. Aware that she cannot remain in the house with Pelham, Lark tearfully tells Rollo she cannot wait. Later, while Rollo is seeking a release from his appointment, Selina vindictively tells Lark that he is not coming back. Rollo returns to find Lark gone, and angrily vows not to return to the house while Selena is alive. Pelham then comes in with the news that Lark is going to marry Del Laudi and move to Italy. In the present, as Grizel is preparing to leave on her next assignment, Pax asks her to marry him, but she declines. Roland gives the departing Pax a telegram stating that his aunt Lark is dead, then urges Grizel not to cheat herself out of love the way he did. Although an air raid has just begun, Grizel rushes into the street, and finds Pax just as the bombs begin dropping around them. With their arms around each other, they watch as the Dane house goes up in flames.
    Dir: Irving Reis Actors: Teresa Wright, David Niven, Evelyn Keyes
    Runtime: 102 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Drama", "Romance", "Drama", "War", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/13/2020

12:00 AM    The Burglar (1957)

In Philadelphia, soon after burglar Nat Harbin sees a newsreel about a priceless emerald necklace owned by a spiritualist named Sister Sara, he dispatches Gladden, a woman in his gang, to case Sara's mansion. Pretending to be an admirer of the spiritualist, Gladden gains entrance to the estate and reports back to Nat that the necklace is locked in a safe in Sara's upstairs bedroom. Gladden continues that Sara always watches newscaster John Facenda's nightly broadcast. The next evening, as Sara settles into her easy chair in front of the television set, Nat scales the trellis to her bedroom and begins to drill open the safe. While cruising by in their patrol car, two policemen notice Nat's auto parked outside the estate and stop to investigate, prompting gang members Dohmer and Baylock to signal Nat. Scurrying back down the trellis, Nat approaches the officers and lies that his car has broken down. After the police depart, Nat returns to the safe, removing the necklace just seconds before Sara climbs the stairs to her bedroom. Speeding away into the night, Dohmer, Baylock and Nat drive to their hideout in a run-down tenement. There, Baylock values the necklace at $85,000 and nervously presses Nat to sell it immediately. After Sara reports the robbery, the officers who questioned Nat provide his description to the police artist, who then sketches an accurate drawing that is sent nationwide. At the tenement, Dohmer leers at the shapely Gladden, angering her. Later, Baylock questions Nat about the bond he feels to Gladden, prompting Nat to reflect back to his flight from an orphanage years earlier: The young Nat is given refuge by Gladden's father Gerald, a professional burglar who teaches the boy his trade, asking only that in return, Nat promise to take care of Gladden. Three years later, Gerald is killed during a burglary due to Nat's blunder, and Nat has felt responsible for her ever since. His thoughts returning to the present, Nat tells Gladden that she must go away, and the next morning, puts her on a train bound for Atlantic City. She is followed by a shadowy man, who strikes up a friendship with her in Atlantic City. Later, in a Philadelphia bar, Nat, depressed, meets a sultry woman named Della who invites him to her apartment. After several drinks, Della relates the hardships she has suffered in life, ending with her husband deserting her. Nat then tells her about Gladden and confides that he longs to leave his life of crime. Awakening late that night in Della's apartment, Nat finds that she is missing and goes to look for her. In the garden, he overhears her speaking to man about the necklace. Recognizing that Gladden is in danger, Nat assembles the gang and drives to Atlantic City to protect her. As they cross a bridge outside the city, the toll collector recognizes Nat from his drawing and notifies the authorities. Soon after, Nat is pulled over by a policeman for a traffic violation, and when Dohmer hears a bulletin about Nat over the police radio, he shoots the officer, who fires back, killing Dohmer. Now on the run, Baylock and Nat drive to a swamp on the edge of Atlantic City and abandon their car. Hearing the news of the gun battle, the Philadelphia captain of police speculates that the burglars will seek refuge in Atlantic City and goes there. At the water's edge, Nat and Baylock come across a deserted beach shack, and Nat instructs Baylock to wait there while he goes to warn Gladden. Nat phones Gladden from the lobby of her hotel, and when she informs him she is not alone, he tells her to get rid of her boyfriend. When the man descends the hotel stairs, Nat recognizes him as Charlie, one of the officers who questioned him on the night of the robbery. After Nat informs Gladden that Charlie is only interested in the necklace, she upbraids Nat for his inability to perceive her as a desirable woman. Before he leaves Gladden's room, Nat slips the necklace under her pillow and tells her where she can find him. As Gladden removes the necklace and drops it in her music box, Charlie phones his accomplice Della in Philadelphia and orders her to come to Atlantic City. Upon returning to the shack, Nat is confronted by an armed Charlie, who has just killed Baylock and demands the necklace. Just as Della arrives at the shack, Nat informs Charlie that he has hidden the necklace in Gladden's room. After instructing Della to hold Nat prisoner, Charlie goes to search for the necklace. Taking a risk that Della will not shoot, Nat walks out of the shack and phones Gladden to warn her. Gladden has gone out, however, and after the phone rings several times, she returns to her room and picks up the receiver, and Nat tells her to meet him at the Steel Pier. At the pier, Charlie, who has followed her, flashes his badge at a pier patrolman, then stalks Gladden and Nat into the fun house. After Gladden drops her music box in one of the tunnels, Charlie follows the sound of the music, catching up to them at the pier's bleachers. Soon after, the audience departs, leaving only Nat, Charlie and Gladden. When Nat offers Charlie the necklace in exchange for Gladden's life, Charlie agrees and allows Gladden to leave. After Nat hands Charlie the necklace, Charlie shoots him in the back, and he tumbles down the stairs where Gladden cradles the dying Nat in her arms. Just then, the police, alerted by the patrolman, arrive and congratulate Charlie on a job well done. Just as Charlie states that Nat threw the necklace in the ocean, Della appears and calls him a liar. The police captain then slugs Charlie in the face, and after extracting the necklace from his pocket, handcuffs him.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Drama", "Crime", "Adaptation"]

12/13/2020

02:00 AM    Godzilla Raids Again (1955)

This time around, Godzilla is reawakened by an A-Bomb again, but decides to wreak havoc on Osaka.
    Dir: Motoyoshi Odo Actors: Hiroshi Koizumi,Setsuko Wakayama,Mindru Chiaki
    Runtime: 78 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Action", "Horror", "Foreign", "Sci-Fi"]

12/13/2020

03:30 AM    Godzilla vs. The Thing (1964)

Godzilla does battle with the giant moth, which this time hatches two offspring that toughen the battle.
    Dir: Inoshiro Honda Actors: Akira Takarada,Yuriko Hoshi,Hiroshi Koizumi
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Action .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Action", "Horror", "Foreign", "Sci-Fi"]

12/13/2020

05:15 AM    Monster Zero (1965)

Aliens try to use Godzilla, Mothra and Rodan to take over the planet.
    Dir: Inoshiro Honda Actors: Nick Adams,Akira Takarada,Kumi Mizuno
    Runtime: 93 mins .. tvGenre: Action .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Action", "Adventure", "Horror", "Foreign", "Sequel", "Sci-Fi"]

12/13/2020

07:00 AM    The Mad Miss Manton (1938)

A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
    Dir: Leigh Jason Actors: Barbara Stanwyck,Henry Fonda,Sam Levene
    Runtime: 65 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Crime"]

12/13/2020

08:30 AM    Topper Returns (1941)

A beautiful ghost enlists a henpecked husband to track down her killer.
    Dir: Roy Del Ruth Actors: Joan Blondell,Roland Young,Carole Landis
    Runtime: 85 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Mystery", "Sequel"]

12/13/2020

10:00 AM    The Burglar (1957)

In Philadelphia, soon after burglar Nat Harbin sees a newsreel about a priceless emerald necklace owned by a spiritualist named Sister Sara, he dispatches Gladden, a woman in his gang, to case Sara's mansion. Pretending to be an admirer of the spiritualist, Gladden gains entrance to the estate and reports back to Nat that the necklace is locked in a safe in Sara's upstairs bedroom. Gladden continues that Sara always watches newscaster John Facenda's nightly broadcast. The next evening, as Sara settles into her easy chair in front of the television set, Nat scales the trellis to her bedroom and begins to drill open the safe. While cruising by in their patrol car, two policemen notice Nat's auto parked outside the estate and stop to investigate, prompting gang members Dohmer and Baylock to signal Nat. Scurrying back down the trellis, Nat approaches the officers and lies that his car has broken down. After the police depart, Nat returns to the safe, removing the necklace just seconds before Sara climbs the stairs to her bedroom. Speeding away into the night, Dohmer, Baylock and Nat drive to their hideout in a run-down tenement. There, Baylock values the necklace at $85,000 and nervously presses Nat to sell it immediately. After Sara reports the robbery, the officers who questioned Nat provide his description to the police artist, who then sketches an accurate drawing that is sent nationwide. At the tenement, Dohmer leers at the shapely Gladden, angering her. Later, Baylock questions Nat about the bond he feels to Gladden, prompting Nat to reflect back to his flight from an orphanage years earlier: The young Nat is given refuge by Gladden's father Gerald, a professional burglar who teaches the boy his trade, asking only that in return, Nat promise to take care of Gladden. Three years later, Gerald is killed during a burglary due to Nat's blunder, and Nat has felt responsible for her ever since. His thoughts returning to the present, Nat tells Gladden that she must go away, and the next morning, puts her on a train bound for Atlantic City. She is followed by a shadowy man, who strikes up a friendship with her in Atlantic City. Later, in a Philadelphia bar, Nat, depressed, meets a sultry woman named Della who invites him to her apartment. After several drinks, Della relates the hardships she has suffered in life, ending with her husband deserting her. Nat then tells her about Gladden and confides that he longs to leave his life of crime. Awakening late that night in Della's apartment, Nat finds that she is missing and goes to look for her. In the garden, he overhears her speaking to man about the necklace. Recognizing that Gladden is in danger, Nat assembles the gang and drives to Atlantic City to protect her. As they cross a bridge outside the city, the toll collector recognizes Nat from his drawing and notifies the authorities. Soon after, Nat is pulled over by a policeman for a traffic violation, and when Dohmer hears a bulletin about Nat over the police radio, he shoots the officer, who fires back, killing Dohmer. Now on the run, Baylock and Nat drive to a swamp on the edge of Atlantic City and abandon their car. Hearing the news of the gun battle, the Philadelphia captain of police speculates that the burglars will seek refuge in Atlantic City and goes there. At the water's edge, Nat and Baylock come across a deserted beach shack, and Nat instructs Baylock to wait there while he goes to warn Gladden. Nat phones Gladden from the lobby of her hotel, and when she informs him she is not alone, he tells her to get rid of her boyfriend. When the man descends the hotel stairs, Nat recognizes him as Charlie, one of the officers who questioned him on the night of the robbery. After Nat informs Gladden that Charlie is only interested in the necklace, she upbraids Nat for his inability to perceive her as a desirable woman. Before he leaves Gladden's room, Nat slips the necklace under her pillow and tells her where she can find him. As Gladden removes the necklace and drops it in her music box, Charlie phones his accomplice Della in Philadelphia and orders her to come to Atlantic City. Upon returning to the shack, Nat is confronted by an armed Charlie, who has just killed Baylock and demands the necklace. Just as Della arrives at the shack, Nat informs Charlie that he has hidden the necklace in Gladden's room. After instructing Della to hold Nat prisoner, Charlie goes to search for the necklace. Taking a risk that Della will not shoot, Nat walks out of the shack and phones Gladden to warn her. Gladden has gone out, however, and after the phone rings several times, she returns to her room and picks up the receiver, and Nat tells her to meet him at the Steel Pier. At the pier, Charlie, who has followed her, flashes his badge at a pier patrolman, then stalks Gladden and Nat into the fun house. After Gladden drops her music box in one of the tunnels, Charlie follows the sound of the music, catching up to them at the pier's bleachers. Soon after, the audience departs, leaving only Nat, Charlie and Gladden. When Nat offers Charlie the necklace in exchange for Gladden's life, Charlie agrees and allows Gladden to leave. After Nat hands Charlie the necklace, Charlie shoots him in the back, and he tumbles down the stairs where Gladden cradles the dying Nat in her arms. Just then, the police, alerted by the patrolman, arrive and congratulate Charlie on a job well done. Just as Charlie states that Nat threw the necklace in the ocean, Della appears and calls him a liar. The police captain then slugs Charlie in the face, and after extracting the necklace from his pocket, handcuffs him.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Drama", "Crime", "Adaptation"]

12/13/2020

12:00 PM    All Mine to Give (1957)

Pioneer children fight to build a new family after their parents die.
    Dir: Allen Reisner Actors: Glynis Johns,Cameron Mitchell,Rex Thompson
    Runtime: 110 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Drama", "Domestic Drama", "Drama", "Historical"]

12/13/2020

02:00 PM    Bundle of Joy (1956)

A recently fired shop girl is mistaken for a single mother when she finds an abandoned baby.
    Dir: Norman Taurog Actors: Eddie Fisher,Debbie Reynolds,Adolphe Menjou
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Musical comedy", "Comedy", "Romance", "Musical", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/13/2020

04:00 PM    Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
    Dir: Vincente Minnelli Actors: Judy Garland,Margaret O'brien,Mary Astor
    Runtime: 113 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Musical", "Comedy", "Drama", "Musical", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/13/2020

06:00 PM    In the Good Old Summertime (1949)

In this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner, feuding co-workers in a small music shop do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.
    Dir: Robert Z. Leonard Actors: Judy Garland,Van Johnson,S. Z. "cuddles" Sakall
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama", "Musical", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/13/2020

08:00 PM    The Trip to Bountiful (1985)

A elderly woman is determined to escape her son's cramped suburban home and return to the small town where she was born and raised.
    Dir: Peter Masterson Actors: Geraldine Page, Rebecca De Mornay, Carlin Glynn
    Runtime: 107 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Period", "Adaptation"]

12/13/2020

10:00 PM    Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

Four of the five children of septuagenarian couple Barkley and Lucy Cooper gather to learn that their parents have lost their house. Expecting the children will soon find them a permanent home, Barkley and Lucy each go to live with a different child. Lucy unwittingly disrupts the home life of her well-meaning son George and his wife Anita by interfering with Anita's career as a bridge teacher and causing George and Anita's reckless daughter Rhoda to stop bringing her male friends home. When Rhoda's promiscuity leads the family to the brink of scandal, Anita convinces George to investigate the possibility of putting Lucy in a home for the aged, as efforts to unite Barkley and Lucy in the home of daughter Nellie Chase have foundered on the resistance of Nellie's husband. Three hundred miles away, Barkley's presence has so distressed his mean-spirited daughter Cora that she distorts a doctor's report to convince the family that Barkley must live in California with his daughter Addie. Resigning herself to permanent separation from Barkley, Lucy agrees to enter a home for the aged. The couple spends five joyous hours together in the city before the train to California separates husband and wife forever.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 92 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Elderly Comedy-drama", "Romance", "Drama", "Adaptation"]

12/14/2020

12:00 AM    Fanchon the Cricket (1915)

A young wild girl, Fanchon, lives in a forest with her eccentric grandmother, who is suspected to be a witch. After suffering from her grandmother's sorceress reputation, Fanchon rescues a boy from drowning, and they fall in love.
    Dir: James Kirkwood Actors: Mary Pickford,Jack Standing,Lottie Pickford
    Runtime: 0 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: []

12/14/2020

02:15 AM    Diamonds of the Night (1964)

Two Jewish boys escape from a Nazi death-camp convoy and go wild and hungry.
    Dir: Jan Nemec Actors: null
    Runtime: 63 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: .. CC: null
    Genre: []

12/14/2020

03:45 AM    Pearls of the Deep (1966)

Five comic tales of love showcase the growing Czechoslovakian film industry.
    Dir: null Actors: Pavla Marsalkova,Vera Mrazkova,Milos Ctrnacty
    Runtime: 107 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Foreign"]

12/14/2020

06:00 AM    MGM Parade Show #7 (1955)

Ray Bolger performs in a clip from "The Great Ziegfeld"; Debbie Reynolds introduces a clip from "The Tender Trap." Hosted by George Murphy.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 25 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Documentary"]

12/14/2020

06:30 AM    I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)

A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he's sentenced to hard labor.
    Dir: Mervyn Le Roy Actors: Paul Muni,Glenda Farrell,Helen Vinson
    Runtime: 72 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Prison Drama", "Drama", "Crime"]

12/14/2020

08:15 AM    Deep Valley (1947)

A farmer's daughter helps an escaped convict.
    Dir: Jean Negulesco Actors: Ida Lupino,Dane Clark,Wayne Morris
    Runtime: 104 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama"]

12/14/2020

10:15 AM    Cool Hand Luke (1967)

A brooding loner is sentenced to a prison chain-gang, stands up to the Nazi-like guards, and eventually becomes the leader of his fellow prisoners.
    Dir: Stuart Rosenberg Actors: Paul Newman,George Kennedy,J. D. Cannon
    Runtime: 129 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Prison", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/14/2020

12:30 PM    Below Zero (1930)

Struggling street musicians find a wallet full of money, not realizing it belongs to a police officer.
    Dir: James Parrott Actors: Leo Willis,Charlie Hall,Charles Mcmurphy
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

12:51 PM    Hog Wild (1930)

Two friends try to install a radio antenna, with disastrous results.
    Dir: null Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Yola D'avril
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

01:15 PM    The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (1930)

In this comedic short, a fishing trip leads Laurel and Hardy to a mansion where a murder has been committed.
    Dir: James Parrott Actors: Stan Laurel,Del Henderson,Rosa Gore
    Runtime: 30 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Crime", "Short"]

12/14/2020

01:46 PM    Another Fine Mess (1930)

In this short film, two vagabonds move into a deserted mansion and pretend to be its owners.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 28 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

02:15 PM    Be Big! (1931)

Two married men feign illness so they can ditch their wives and attend a lodge party.
    Dir: null Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Harry Earles
    Runtime: 27 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

02:45 PM    Chickens Come Home- (1931)

A man risks his marriage to help his best friend deal with blackmailers.
    Dir: James W. Horne Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Thelma Todd
    Runtime: 30 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

03:16 PM    Laughing Gravy (1931)

Roommates try to hide a dog from their grouchy landlord.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

03:37 PM    Our Wife (1931)

A man tries to help his best friend elope.
    Dir: null Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Charley Rogers
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

04:00 PM    Come Clean (1931)

After saving a woman, Laurel and Hardy get in trouble with their own wives.
    Dir: James W. Horne Actors: Mae Busch,Oliver Hardy,Tiny Sandford
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

04:21 PM    One Good Turn (1931)

Two vagrants try to repay the kindly old lady who helped them.
    Dir: null Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Snub Pollard
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

04:42 PM    Beau Hunks (1931)

After being dumped by his girlfriend, Oliver makes Laurel join the Foreign Legion with him.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 37 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

05:30 PM    Any Old Port! (1932)

Hardy arranges for Laurel to fight at a local boxing hall to raise some money.
    Dir: James W. Horne Actors: Walter Long,Baldwin Cooke,Jack Hill
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

06:12 PM    The Music Box (1932)

Two men running a moving company have to get a large piano up a daunting flight of stairs in this comedic short film.
    Dir: James Parrott Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Lilyan Irene
    Runtime: 29 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

06:45 PM    The Chimp (1932)

A jealous husband thinks two tenants sneaking a pet chimp into their apartment are carrying on with his wife.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 24 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

07:10 PM    Scram! (1932)

Two vagrants ordered out of town take up with a drunken tycoon.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/14/2020

08:00 PM    Way Out West (1937)

A pair of tenderfeet try to get the deed to a gold mine to its rightful owner.
    Dir: James W. Horne Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Sharon Lynne
    Runtime: 65 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Comedy", "Western"]

12/14/2020

09:30 PM    Block-Heads (1938)

Chaos erupts when a man tries to help an old war buddy.
    Dir: John G. Blystone Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Patricia Ellis
    Runtime: 55 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/14/2020

10:45 PM    Our Relations (1936)

Two sailors get caught in a mountain of mix-ups when they meet their long-lost twins.
    Dir: Harry Lachman Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Alan Hale
    Runtime: 65 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/15/2020

12:15 AM    Bonnie Scotland (1935)

Two Americans in search of a Scottish inheritance wind up serving with the British in India.
    Dir: James W. Horne Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,June Lang
    Runtime: 80 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/15/2020

01:45 AM    Swiss Miss (1938)

When they're swindled, two salesmen have to work off their debts in a Swiss hotel.
    Dir: John G. Blystone Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Della Lind
    Runtime: 72 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Musical"]

12/15/2020

03:15 AM    The Flying Deuces (1939)

Two bumblers join the Foreign Legion to forget a beautiful woman.
    Dir: A. Edward Sutherland Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Jean Parker
    Runtime: 69 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "War"]

12/15/2020

04:30 AM    Pick a Star (1937)

A young innocent in Hollywood enlists a publicist's help in her search for stardom.
    Dir: Edward Sedgwick Actors: Patsy Kelly,Jack Haley,Rosina Lawrence
    Runtime: 70 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Comedy", "Romance", "Musical"]

12/15/2020

06:00 AM    Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938)

A millionaire courts a working-class woman.
    Dir: Reinhold Schunzel Actors: Robert Young,Lew Ayres,Ruth Hussey
    Runtime: 65 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama", "Adaptation"]

12/15/2020

07:15 AM    These Glamour Girls (1939)

A drunken college boy invites a taxi dancer to spend the weekend at his snobbish school.
    Dir: S. Sylvan Simon Actors: Lew Ayres,Lana Turner,Tom Brown
    Runtime: 79 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Society Drama", "College Drama", "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/15/2020

08:45 AM    Somewhere I'll Find You (1942)

Brothers feud over a girl they both fall for while covering World War II.
    Dir: Wesley Ruggles Actors: Clark Gable,Lana Turner,Robert Sterling
    Runtime: 108 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "World War II Romance", "Romance", "Drama", "Adventure", "War"]

12/15/2020

10:45 AM    The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

A frustrated wife seduces a drifter into murdering her husband.
    Dir: Tay Garnett Actors: Lana Turner,John Garfield,Cecil Kellaway
    Runtime: 111 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Romance", "Drama", "Crime", "Mystery", "Adaptation", "Film Noir", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/15/2020

12:45 PM    The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.
    Dir: Vincente Minnelli Actors: Elaine Stewart,Sammy White,Leo G. Carroll
    Runtime: 118 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Show business Drama", "Drama", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/15/2020

03:00 PM    Peyton Place (1957)

Based on the best-selling novel, an introspective look into the relations among the denizens of a small New England Town.
    Dir: Mark Robson Actors: Lana Turner,Lee Philips,Lloyd Nolan
    Runtime: 162 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Adaptation"]

12/15/2020

06:00 PM    The Big Cube (1969)

LSD almost ruins the life of a former actress and her stepdaughter.
    Dir: Tito Davison Actors: Lana Turner,George Chakiris,Richard Egan
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama"]

12/16/2020

06:00 AM    Winter Light (1962)

A disillusioned priest copes with his loss of faith.
    Dir: Ingmar Bergman Actors: null
    Runtime: 80 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Foreign"]

12/16/2020

07:30 AM    Anna Karenina (1935)

On a trip to St. Petersburg, Anna Karenina, neglected wife of the famed Alexei Alexandrovitch Karenin, meets a handsome military officer, Count Vronsky. Vronsky becomes enamored of Anna and follows her back to Moscow to confess his feelings. Will she follow her heart to be with him, even if it destroys her family and results in public disgrace?
    Dir: Clarence Brown Actors: Greta Garbo,Fredric March,Freddie Bartholomew
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Drama", "Society Drama", "Drama", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/16/2020

09:15 AM    The Fearless Vampire Killers; or, Pardon Me but Your Teeth Are in My Neck (1966)

Spoof on vampire lore centers around a pair of hunters roaming the Slovenian countryside to catch the elusive creatures.
    Dir: Roman Polanski Actors: Jack Macgowran,Roman Polanski,Alfie Bass
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Horror"]

12/16/2020

11:15 AM    Snow Gets In Your Eyes (1938)

In an attempt to win the girl of his dreams, a sausage salesman enters a department store ski jump contest in this short film.
    Dir: Will Jason Actors: Oscar O'shea,Virginia Grey,Margaret Bert
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Musical .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Musical", "Short", "Sports", "Music"]

12/16/2020

11:45 AM    The Gold Rush (1925)

During the Gold Rush, prospectors brave Alaska's dangerous Chilkoot Pass, hoping to strike it rich in the snowy mountains. Just as Big Jim McKay discovers gold on his claim, a storm arises, prompting a Lone Prospector to take refuge in a cabin. Unknown to him, the cabin's occupant is desperado Black Larsen, who attempts to throw the vagabond Prospector out. Strong winds, however, repeatedly blow the little man back inside, and soon after, Jim is also swept into the cabin. Jim fights with Larsen over his shotgun, and after Jim prevails, the Prospector claims him as a close friend in order to remain safe. Over the next few days, the three men live together uneasily, their hunger growing as the storm rages on. After eating the lantern candle, with salt, the Prospector worries in vain that Jim has eaten Larsen's little dog. Finally, the men cut cards to see who will hunt for food, and the loser, Larsen, sets out alone. He immediately encounters two lawmen who are searching for him, and after shooting them both, steals their supplies and travels on until he happens upon Jim's claim. Meanwhile, the Prospector and Jim grow so ravenous that they boil and eat the Prospector's leather shoe for Thanksgiving dinner. Unsatiated, Jim starts hallucinating, imagining that the Prospector is a large, luscious chicken. He tries repeatedly to shoot his little friend for dinner, causing the men to fight. The Prospector closes his eyes and attacks, and when he discovers that the leg he is clutching is actually that of a bear, he shoots it, finally providing them with a meal. Soon after, the storm ends and the friends part ways. Upon returning to his claim, Jim finds a well-fed Larsen, who knocks Jim out and flees but is soon killed in an avalanche. The Prospector travels on to Gold Rush City, where he falls in love with Georgia, a dance hall girl. Georgia's flirtation with ladies' man Jack Cameron precludes her from noting the Prospector's existence until finally, hoping to provoke Jack, she chooses the grubby Prospector as a dance partner. The Prospector is thrilled, but cannot help calling attention to himself when his pants fall down and he accidentally belts them with a leash that is still attached to a dog. Later, the Prospector sees Jack and Georgia quarrelling, and although afraid of the much larger man, bravely fights him. When a clock falls on Jack's head and knocks him out, the Prospector, who did not see the clock hit Jack, is amazed by his own strength. The next morning, the little man obtains food by pretending he is nearly frozen outside Hank Curtis' cabin, prompting the kind man to feed and shelter him. One day, while Hank is away mining, Georgia and her friends happen by his cabin. Georgia discovers her photo under the Prospector's pillow and teases the gullible man by pretending to adore him. Before leaving, the girls accept his invitation to New Year's Eve dinner, after which he rips up his pillows in delight, only to be found covered in feathers by Georgia when she returns for her gloves. Although the Prospector shovels snow for days to earn enough money to prepare a lavish dinner, on New Year's Eve the girls celebrate in the dance hall, leaving the little man waiting in his cabin. He falls asleep at the table and dreams that he is entertaining the girls by creating the illusion of as dance using rolls attached to two forks, but when he wakes, he is alone. He goes to the dance hall, but the girls and Jack have already left for his cabin to tease him further. There, however, Georgia sees the dinner he has prepared and realizes her joke has gone too far. A few days later, Jim, who has partial amnesia and has searched in vain for his rich claim, recognizes the Prospector in the dance hall and joyfully instructs him to lead him to Larsen's cabin, which he knows is near his claim. After the Prospector declares his love to Georgia and promises to return for her, the men journey to the cabin, and while they are asleep, a strong wind pushes the house until it teeters over the edge of a cliff. When they wake, they slowly realize that, by standing at opposite ends of the room, their weight shifts the cabin back and forth over the mountain edge. After multiple attempts, they finally manage to climb out of the house just before it topples over the cliff, only to discover that they are on Jim's claim. The friends are immediately transformed into multimillionaires, and prepare to return to the mainland by boat. Unknown to the Prospector, Georgia is also on the boat, and after a journalist asks the Prospector to don his hobo clothes for a photo shoot, Georgia assumes he is a stowaway and tries to protect him from the ship's guards. Soon, the misunderstanding is cleared up, and the Prospector invites his love to his luxury stateroom, where he "spoils" a press photograph by leaning over to kiss her.
    Dir: Charlie Chaplin Actors: Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray
    Runtime: 120 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Silent", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/16/2020

01:30 PM    Snow Job (1972)

A skiing instructor plots to rob the resort at which he works.
    Dir: George Englund Actors: Jean-claude Killy,Daniele Gaubert,Cliff Potts
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Crime .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Sports Drama", "Crime"]

12/16/2020

03:15 PM    The Double Man (1967)

Russian secret service officials attempt to kidnap a CIA officer and replace him with a double of their own.
    Dir: Franklin J. Schaffner Actors: Yul Brynner,Britt Ekland,Clive Revill
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Thriller .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Thriller", "Spy", "Adaptation"]

12/16/2020

05:15 PM    Where Eagles Dare (1968)

A team of Allied Forces specialists is sent on a mission to Bavaria to rescue a kidnapped American General from the Germans during World War II.
    Dir: Brian G. Hutton Actors: Richard Burton,Clint Eastwood,Mary Ure
    Runtime: 158 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "War Drama", "Drama", "Action", "Adventure", "War", "Adaptation"]

12/16/2020

08:00 PM    Vertigo (1958)

A detective falls for the mysterious woman he's been hired to tail.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: James Stewart,Kim Novak,Barbara Bel Geddes
    Runtime: 128 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Suspense Romance", "Romance", "Drama", "Thriller", "Adaptation"]

12/16/2020

10:15 PM    Marnie (1964)

A woman with a penchant for stealing money from the places she works as a receptionist marries one of her bosses who knows she's guilty. He then proceeds to try to uncover the mysteries surrounding her past.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: Tippi Hedren,Sean Connery,Diane Baker
    Runtime: 130 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama", "Thriller", "Adaptation"]

12/17/2020

12:45 AM    The Trouble with Harry (1955)

A corpse creates a world of trouble for several passersby who each believe they may have caused the death.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: Edmund Gwenn,John Forsythe,Mildred Natwick
    Runtime: 99 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Mystery", "Adaptation"]

12/17/2020

02:30 AM    The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

International spies kidnap a doctor's son when he stumbles on their assassination plot.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: James Stewart,Doris Day,Brenda De Banzie
    Runtime: 119 mins .. tvGenre: Mystery .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama with songs", "Espionage Drama", "Mystery", "Thriller", "Adaptation"]

12/17/2020

04:45 AM    The Wrong Man (1956)

Based on the true story of a musician wrongly accused of robbing an insurance company and the grave effect his predicament has on his family.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: Henry Fonda,Vera Miles,Anthony Quayle
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Suspense Biography", "Drama", "Crime", "Mystery", "Thriller", "Film Noir"]

12/17/2020

06:45 AM    North by Northwest (1959)

A suave, successful New York advertising executive finds himself, through a case of mistaken identity, embroiled in a web of intrigue and murder that takes him across the country to prove his innocence to the police.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: Cary Grant,Eva Marie Saint,James Mason
    Runtime: 136 mins .. tvGenre: Adventure .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Suspense Drama", "Adventure", "Mystery", "Thriller", "Spy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/17/2020

09:15 AM    Night Nurse (1931)

A nurse discovers that the children she's caring for are murder targets.
    Dir: William A. Wellman Actors: Barbara Stanwyck,Ben Lyon,Joan Blondell
    Runtime: 72 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Medical Drama", "Drama", "Thriller", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/17/2020

10:30 AM    Parachute Jumper (1933)

A gangster victimizes three friends trying to get jobs.
    Dir: Alfred E. Green Actors: Douglas Fairbanks,Bette Davis,Frank Mchugh
    Runtime: 73 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Aviation Drama", "Gangster Drama", "Drama", "Action", "Adventure"]

12/17/2020

11:45 AM    Angel Face (1953)

A woman murders her family for their money.
    Dir: Otto Preminger Actors: Robert Mitchum,Jean Simmons,Mona Freeman
    Runtime: 91 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Crime", "Film Noir"]

12/17/2020

01:30 PM    Sworn Enemy (1936)

A law student poses as a fight promoter to catch a notorious gangster.
    Dir: Edwin L. Marin Actors: Robert Young,Florence Rice,Joseph Calleia
    Runtime: 73 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Drama", "Drama", "Crime"]

12/17/2020

02:45 PM    Downstairs (1932)

An evil chauffeur seduces and blackmails his way through high society.
    Dir: Monta Bell Actors: John Gilbert,Paul Lukas,Virginia Bruce
    Runtime: 75 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama"]

12/17/2020

04:15 PM    Passion Flower (1930)

A society woman courts heartache when she falls in love with her chauffeur.
    Dir: William De Mille Actors: Kay Francis,Kay Johnson,Charles Bickford
    Runtime: 79 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Drama"]

12/17/2020

05:45 PM    Escape From East Berlin (1962)

An East German helps dig a tunnel beneath the Berlin Wall.
    Dir: Robert Siodmak Actors: Don Murray,Christine Kaufmann,Werner Klemperer
    Runtime: 94 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama"]

12/17/2020

07:30 PM    MGM Parade Show #7 (1955)

Ray Bolger performs in a clip from "The Great Ziegfeld"; Debbie Reynolds introduces a clip from "The Tender Trap." Hosted by George Murphy.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 25 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Documentary"]

12/17/2020

08:00 PM    Going My Way (1944)

A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
    Dir: Leo Mccarey Actors: Bing Crosby,Barry Fitzgerald,Frank Mchugh
    Runtime: 130 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy-drama with songs", "Religious Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama", "Musical", "Adaptation", "Religion"]

12/17/2020

10:15 PM    King of Kings (1961)

Epic retelling of Christ's life and the effects of his teachings on those around him.
    Dir: Nicholas Ray Actors: Jeffrey Hunter,Siobhan Mckenna,Robert Ryan
    Runtime: 168 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Drama", "Drama", "Historical", "Biography", "Religion", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/18/2020

01:15 AM    The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

Epic scale chronicle of the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
    Dir: George Stevens Actors: Max Von Sydow,Dorothy Mcguire,Robert Loggia
    Runtime: 225 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Biblical Epic", "Drama"]

12/18/2020

04:45 AM    Boys Town (1938)

True story of Father Flanagan's fight to build a home for orphaned boys.
    Dir: Norman Taurog Actors: Spencer Tracy,Mickey Rooney,Henry Hull
    Runtime: 96 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Youth Drama", "Crime Drama", "Drama", "Crime", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/18/2020

06:30 AM    Jezebel (1938)

A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
    Dir: William Wyler Actors: Bette Davis,Henry Fonda,George Brent
    Runtime: 104 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Drama", "Romance", "Drama", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/18/2020

08:30 AM    The Letter (1940)

A woman claims to have killed in self-defense, until a blackmailer turns up with incriminating evidence.
    Dir: William Wyler Actors: Bette Davis,Herbert Marshall,James Stephenson
    Runtime: 97 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Adaptation", "Film Noir"]

12/18/2020

10:15 AM    The Westerner (1940)

A drifter accused of horse stealing faces off against the notorious Judge Roy Bean.
    Dir: William Wyler Actors: Gary Cooper,Walter Brennan,Fred Stone
    Runtime: 100 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Western", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/18/2020

12:00 PM    The Little Foxes (1941)

An ambitious woman takes on her corrupt brothers and honest husband in her drive for wealth.
    Dir: William Wyler Actors: Bette Davis,Herbert Marshall,Teresa Wright
    Runtime: 116 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Drama", "Historical Drama", "Drama", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/18/2020

02:15 PM    Mrs. Miniver (1942)

A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
    Dir: William Wyler Actors: Greer Garson,Walter Pidgeon,Teresa Wright
    Runtime: 134 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Homefront Drama", "Domestic Drama", "World War II Drama", "Drama", "War", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/18/2020

04:45 PM    The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Upon returning to small-town America, three World War II veterans have difficulty readjusting to life at home, discovering that both they and their families have irrevocably changed.
    Dir: William Wyler Actors: Myrna Loy,Fredric March,Dana Andrews
    Runtime: 172 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Drama", "Postwar life Drama", "Romance", "Drama", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/18/2020

08:00 PM    Remember the Night (1940)

Realizing that he is about to lose his case against Lee Leander, a beautiful shoplifter, assistant district attorney John Sargent foils long-winded defense attorney Francis X. O'Leary's argument to have the case decided quickly so that everyone can go Christmas shopping. Knowing that convictions, especially against a woman, are almost impossible during the holidays, he moves to adjourn the case until after the beginning of the year. Soon after, his conscience begins to bother him at the thought of Lee spending Christmas in jail, and he posts her bail. Lee is broke and has nowhere to go, though, and when Jack discovers that she is from Indiana, where he is about to drive to visit his mother for the holidays, he offers to drop her off at home. Enroute, they get disoriented on a country road and get arrested as trespassers, but Lee saves them from jail by starting a fire in the local Justice of the Peace's waste basket. When they finally make it to Lee's mother's farm, the hateful woman turns her own daughter away, hurting Lee who never could live up to her mother's moralistic code. Feeling sorry for Lee, Jack brings her home to his mother and Aunt Emma. Jack secretly tells his mother about Lee and she sympathizes with the girl, whom she recognizes as a victim of a loveless childhood. Aunt Emma, who doesn't know about Lee's background, enocurages a romance between her and Jack, and they soon fall in love. On New Year's Eve, before they are to return to New York City, Jack's mother, fearful that a relationship with Lee would destroy her son's career, pleads with her to give him up and Lee agrees. On the drive home, Jack offers to leave Lee in Canada so that she can avoid prosecution, but, mindful of his mother's plea, Lee insists upon returning to New York. The trial resumes and the judge, who has seen Jack and Lee together on the evening they left for Indiana, suspects that Jack might try to throw the case. Hoping to win sympathy for Lee, Jack begins to brow beat her in front of the jury, but Lee, realizing his motives, pleads guilty and is remanded to jail. As she is lead away, Jack proposes to her and she promises that if he still feels that way after she has paid her debt to society, she will marry him.
    Dir: Mitchell Leisen Actors: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred Macmurray, Beulah Bondi
    Runtime: 86 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama", "Romantic Comedy"]

12/18/2020

09:45 PM    The Apartment (1960)

An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress.
    Dir: Billy Wilder Actors: Jack Lemmon,Shirley Maclaine,Fred Macmurray
    Runtime: 125 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/19/2020

12:00 AM    Desk Set (1957)

When efficiency expert Richard Sumner comes to the research department of the Federal Broadcasting Company to evaluate work patterns, his eccentric behavior piques the curiosity of researchers Peg Costello, Sylvia Blair and Ruthie Saylor. Bunny Watson, the quick-witted, sharp-tongued head researcher, begins to worry when Sumner informs her that he is a methods engineer whose goal is to improve the man-work hour relationship. After observing the department, Sumner confers with Mr. Azae, the head of the network, about computerization, and Azae asks him to keep the project a secret. Meanwhile, Bunny admires a gown she has purchased in the hope that Mike Cutler, her boss and suitor of seven years, will invite her to a country club dance, prompting the wise-cracking Peg to counsel Bunny that she has made herself too available to Mike, who treats her "like an old coat." Soon after, Mike appears, and after asking Bunny to look over his department financial report, offhandedly invites her to the dance and a weekend in the country. Afterward, Sumner invites Bunny to lunch and she has visions of dining at a posh hotel until Sumner escorts her to the blustery rooftop of the office building and hands her a sandwich. Sumner then gives Bunny an ability test, and she astounds him by answering every question perfectly. Bunny quips that she has researched Sumner and discovered that he is the inventor and patent holder of EMMARAC, an electronic brain. Impressed, Sumner compliments Bunny by calling her a "rare tropical fish." After lunch, Bunny pumps Smithers, the office gossip, for information about Sumner. Upon returning to the office, Bunny is breathlessly informed by Peg that Sumner has come to replace them all with his mechanical brain. After Bunny reassures Peg that no machine can do their job, Peg counters that half the payroll department was dismissed after EMMARAC was installed in their division. As Sumner daily haunts the research department, the team becomes extremely paranoid. On the eve of the big weekend, Mike drops into Bunny's office to break their date because he has been asked to accompany Azae to Chicago as a result of "his" exemplary financial report. At the end of work that afternoon, Bunny and Sumner encounter Smithers in the hallway. It is storming outside, and consequently, Smithers offers them a ride with his squalling family. After Smithers drops them off in front of Bunny's apartment building, Bunny invites the soaked Sumner in for dinner and gives him a robe to wear that she has bought as a Christmas gift for Mike. They dine convivially, dressed only in their robes, and when Sumner walks into the kitchen to fetch dessert, Mike rings the doorbell and explains that his plane has been grounded. When Sumner appears, the pompous Mike is shocked to find Bunny entertaining another man. Peg rings the doorbell next, and when Mike apologizes for his unseemly behavior, Bunny thinks Mike is about to propose, but instead, he disappoints her once again. At the office Christmas party, the research staff laments the fact that this will be their last office party. As Peg and Bunny giggle, slightly tipsy from an abundance of champagne, Sumner scrutinizes his budget and Mike returns from Chicago. When Bunny presents Mike with a set of bongo drums as his Christmas gift, he starts to propose but is summoned to Azae's office. In Mike's absence, Sumner pounds the drums as Bunny sings. Sparks begin to fly between Bunny and Sumner, and Bunny accuses Sumner of never marrying because he is in love with EMMARAC. Mike then returns, bubbling with the news that he has been promoted to vice president. When Mike announces that he and Bunny will leave for the coast on Tuesday to be married, Bunny makes excuses about why she cannot possibly leave New York, and Mike accuses Bunny of being involved with Sumner and angrily storms out of the office. Sumner then merrily invites the entire office for a drink, but the air of congeniality is shattered when the coldly efficient, condescending Miss Warringer arrives from Sumner's office to arrange for the installation of EMMARAC. Soon after, EMMARAC arrives, overseen by Miss Warringer and her many prohibitions. When their pay envelopes arrive stuffed with pink dismissal slips, the staff sadly begins to pack up their desks and refuse to answer the phones, which are ringing off their hooks with research questions, forcing the befuddled Miss Warringer to deal with the onslaught of calls. Sumner is puzzled by the staff's lack of cooperation, and after EMMARAC goes berserk, Miss Warringer breaks down in hysterics and runs screaming from the office. After receiving his pink slip, Sumner discovers that the entire building has been fired by the payroll computer. Sumner then explains that EMMARAC was never intended to replace the research department, only to help them do their job, but the project was kept secret because of an impending merger with another network. After Sumner teaches Bunny to use EMMARAC, she fondly pats the machine. When Mike, bearing roses, enters Bunny's office, Sumner calls her out of the room and asks EMMARAC if Bunny should marry Mike or him. Asserting that EMMARAC would always come first in Sumner's life, Bunny pushes the destruct button to prove her point. As Mike leaves the roses on Bunny's desk and silently departs, Sumner repairs EMMARAC and then hugs Bunny.
    Dir: Walter Lang Actors: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Gig Young, Joan Blondell
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Adaptation"]

12/19/2020

02:00 AM    Black Christmas (1975)

It's time for Christmas break, and the sorority sisters make plans for the holiday, but the strange anonymous phone calls are beginning to put them on edge. When Clare disappears, they contact the police, who don't express much concern. Meanwhile Jess is planning to get an abortion, but boyfriend Peter is very much against it. The police finally begin to get concerned when a 13-year-old girl is found dead in the park. They set up a wiretap to the sorority house, but will they be in time to prevent a sorority girl attrition problem?
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 73 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Horror", "Thriller"]

12/19/2020

04:00 AM    The Silent Partner (1978)

This is an imaginative plot, yet one with which the viewer can readily identify. A bank teller (Elliot Gould) is held up at gun point in his bank. Luckily for him he receives a clue that this is going to occur and diverts most of the cash into his own safety deposit box, leaving only a nominal amount for the crook (Christopher Plummer). The ruse works well, but for the fact that the crook resents the fact that he has been outsmarted. There ensues a terrific battle of wits involving the clever but basically "moral" teller, and the cunning and totally uninhibited bank robber, which involves several other people in ways which cannot be revealed here.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Adaptation .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: []

12/19/2020

06:00 AM    Three Godfathers (1936)

Three fugitives risk their lives to bring a newborn baby out of the desert to safety.
    Dir: Richard Boleslawski Actors: Chester Morris,Lewis Stone,Walter Brennan
    Runtime: 82 mins .. tvGenre: Western .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Western", "Holiday", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/19/2020

07:30 AM    Big Business (1929)

A quarrel between two salesmen and a potential customer leads to an orgy of destruction.
    Dir: Leo Mccarey Actors: James Finlayson,Retta Palmer,Lyle Tayo
    Runtime: 18 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Family", "Short", "Silent"]

12/19/2020

08:00 AM    Alias Boston Blackie (1942)

Prompted by the sentiment of Christmas, reformed safecracker Boston Blackie persuades the cast of a musical comedy company to help him entertain the inmates at his "alma mater," the state prison. The stars of the troupe are Roggi McKay, the famous clown, and a young dancer, Eve Sands, whose brother, Joe Trilby, is an inmate at the institution. Eve is anxious to see her brother, who was jailed on false evidence and who now he seeks revenge on Duke Banton and cab driver Steve Caveroni, the two men who framed him. To make sure that Blackie and his sidekick, The Runt, do not cause any trouble, Inspector Farraday and Detective Mathews accompany them on the bus trip to the prison. While the prisoners and guards are watching the performance, Joe overpowers Roggi in a backstage office and changes into the clown's clothes and makeup. When the show ends, Joe, posing as Roggi, boards the bus with the rest of the troupe and returns to the city. Back at the theater, Blackie and Eve discover Joe's deception, but he escapes. Trailing the fugitive to Eve's hotel, Blackie tries to dissuade him from his scheme to kill Duke and Caveroni. Joe refuses to listen, however, and at gunpoint, he takes Blackie's clothes, leaving him bound and gagged. Soon after, Eve returns home and frees Blackie. After Blackie puts on the clown suit, he and Eve return to his apartment. There he tells Runt to call Jumbo Madigan, a fence, to find out Duke's address. Meanwhile, the police have discovered Joe's prison break and hurry to question Blackie. When Farraday tries to arrest Blackie, he and Runt escape. Hoping to warn Joe's victims, Blackie goes to Duke's hotel, whose address he obtained from Jumbo, and he finds Duke shot to death. Minutes later Joe arrives, angry over being cheated of his revenge. When the police pound at the door, Runt and Blackie hide Joe under the couch, and he later escapes by changing places with Duke's body, which is under a sheet covering a stretcher. Blackie manages to hide Duke's body in a folding bed before Farraday arrests him and takes him to headquarters. Outwitting his guards, Blackie makes a break from the police station with Eve and goes to meet Joe, who is hiding at the mansion owned by Arthur Manleder, Blackie's eccentric millionaire friend. Blackie traces the cab driver's license that he found at the scene of Duke's murder to Caveroni. Setting a trap for Caveroni, Blackie instructs Eve to hail Caveroni's cab and take it to the hotel where Duke's body is hidden. Eve asks Caveroni to carry her bag to her room, and when he opens the door, he is met by Blackie, who confronts him with the corpse and accuses him of murder. Meanwhile, Farraday returns to the hotel, alerted by the ambulance driver's report of a missing corpse. Outside the hotel room door, Farraday listens as Caveroni confesses to killing Duke because Duke was planning to frame him and admits that he and Duke framed Joe. Trying to escape, Caveroni runs out the door, takes the elevator to the lobby and jumps in his cab, but is shot by the police. Joe is cleared of all charges, and at a Christmas party, he toasts Blackie and Farraday as the "two best cops in the world."
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 67 mins .. tvGenre: .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Drama", "Crime", "Mystery"]

12/19/2020

09:15 AM    Bush Christmas (1947)

A group of children track down rustlers they accidentally helped steal their father's horses.
    Dir: Ralph Smart Actors: Chips Rafferty, John Fernside, Stan Tolhurst
    Runtime: 77 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Action", "Adventure", "Holiday"]

12/19/2020

10:45 AM    Night at the Movies, A: Merry Christmas! (2011)

Star interviews and film clips trace the history of Christmas movies.
    Dir: null Actors: Margaret O'brien,Michael Patrick Hearn,Chevy Chase
    Runtime: 58 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Documentary", "Holiday"]

12/19/2020

12:00 PM    Fitzwilly (1967)

Victoria Woodworth is a kindly elderly dowager who lives in a plush Manhattan brownstone. Although she frequently donates large sums of money to charities, the fact that she is actually penniless is concealed from her by her staff of faithful domestics. Her well-mannered but larcenous butler, Fitzwilliam (or Fitzwilly, as he is called by his friends), has been able to run Miss Vickie's household in the black and keep ahead of her charitable contributions by organizing the other servants into a ring of smalltime crooks. One day Miss Vickie hires a part-time secretary, Juliet Nowell, to help with the dictionary she is writing for people who can't spell. Although Juliet inevitably catches on to Fitzwilly's maneuvers, she finds herself too attracted to him to notify the police. Events reach a climax when one of Miss Vickie's over-generous contributions escapes Fitzwilly's attention, and drastic measures are called for to cover the deficit. With the reluctant help of Juliet, an elaborate plan is worked out to rob Gimbel's department store on Christmas Eve. Miss Vickie's staff joins in the caper, and everything goes off on schedule, with the haul amounting to $190,000. One small hitch develops, however, when Albert, the conscience-stricken footman, confesses to the police. Since Albert refuses to name his accomplices, Miss Vickie is summoned. Unperturbed, she volunteers to write Gimbel's a check for $190,000, thereby leaving the frustrated Fitzwilly with no choice but to deposit the stolen money in Miss Vickie's bank account. But all ends happily when Miss Vickie announces that she has sold her unique dictionary, much of which is an amusing biography of her late father, to a movie producer for $500,000.
    Dir: Delbert Mann Actors: Dick Van Dyke, Barbara Feldon, John Mcgiver
    Runtime: 102 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Crime", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/19/2020

02:00 PM    Susan Slept Here (1954)

A Hollywood screenwriter takes in a runaway girl who's more woman than he can handle.
    Dir: Frank Tashlin Actors: Dick Powell,Debbie Reynolds,Anne Francis
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/19/2020

04:00 PM    Desk Set (1957)

When efficiency expert Richard Sumner comes to the research department of the Federal Broadcasting Company to evaluate work patterns, his eccentric behavior piques the curiosity of researchers Peg Costello, Sylvia Blair and Ruthie Saylor. Bunny Watson, the quick-witted, sharp-tongued head researcher, begins to worry when Sumner informs her that he is a methods engineer whose goal is to improve the man-work hour relationship. After observing the department, Sumner confers with Mr. Azae, the head of the network, about computerization, and Azae asks him to keep the project a secret. Meanwhile, Bunny admires a gown she has purchased in the hope that Mike Cutler, her boss and suitor of seven years, will invite her to a country club dance, prompting the wise-cracking Peg to counsel Bunny that she has made herself too available to Mike, who treats her "like an old coat." Soon after, Mike appears, and after asking Bunny to look over his department financial report, offhandedly invites her to the dance and a weekend in the country. Afterward, Sumner invites Bunny to lunch and she has visions of dining at a posh hotel until Sumner escorts her to the blustery rooftop of the office building and hands her a sandwich. Sumner then gives Bunny an ability test, and she astounds him by answering every question perfectly. Bunny quips that she has researched Sumner and discovered that he is the inventor and patent holder of EMMARAC, an electronic brain. Impressed, Sumner compliments Bunny by calling her a "rare tropical fish." After lunch, Bunny pumps Smithers, the office gossip, for information about Sumner. Upon returning to the office, Bunny is breathlessly informed by Peg that Sumner has come to replace them all with his mechanical brain. After Bunny reassures Peg that no machine can do their job, Peg counters that half the payroll department was dismissed after EMMARAC was installed in their division. As Sumner daily haunts the research department, the team becomes extremely paranoid. On the eve of the big weekend, Mike drops into Bunny's office to break their date because he has been asked to accompany Azae to Chicago as a result of "his" exemplary financial report. At the end of work that afternoon, Bunny and Sumner encounter Smithers in the hallway. It is storming outside, and consequently, Smithers offers them a ride with his squalling family. After Smithers drops them off in front of Bunny's apartment building, Bunny invites the soaked Sumner in for dinner and gives him a robe to wear that she has bought as a Christmas gift for Mike. They dine convivially, dressed only in their robes, and when Sumner walks into the kitchen to fetch dessert, Mike rings the doorbell and explains that his plane has been grounded. When Sumner appears, the pompous Mike is shocked to find Bunny entertaining another man. Peg rings the doorbell next, and when Mike apologizes for his unseemly behavior, Bunny thinks Mike is about to propose, but instead, he disappoints her once again. At the office Christmas party, the research staff laments the fact that this will be their last office party. As Peg and Bunny giggle, slightly tipsy from an abundance of champagne, Sumner scrutinizes his budget and Mike returns from Chicago. When Bunny presents Mike with a set of bongo drums as his Christmas gift, he starts to propose but is summoned to Azae's office. In Mike's absence, Sumner pounds the drums as Bunny sings. Sparks begin to fly between Bunny and Sumner, and Bunny accuses Sumner of never marrying because he is in love with EMMARAC. Mike then returns, bubbling with the news that he has been promoted to vice president. When Mike announces that he and Bunny will leave for the coast on Tuesday to be married, Bunny makes excuses about why she cannot possibly leave New York, and Mike accuses Bunny of being involved with Sumner and angrily storms out of the office. Sumner then merrily invites the entire office for a drink, but the air of congeniality is shattered when the coldly efficient, condescending Miss Warringer arrives from Sumner's office to arrange for the installation of EMMARAC. Soon after, EMMARAC arrives, overseen by Miss Warringer and her many prohibitions. When their pay envelopes arrive stuffed with pink dismissal slips, the staff sadly begins to pack up their desks and refuse to answer the phones, which are ringing off their hooks with research questions, forcing the befuddled Miss Warringer to deal with the onslaught of calls. Sumner is puzzled by the staff's lack of cooperation, and after EMMARAC goes berserk, Miss Warringer breaks down in hysterics and runs screaming from the office. After receiving his pink slip, Sumner discovers that the entire building has been fired by the payroll computer. Sumner then explains that EMMARAC was never intended to replace the research department, only to help them do their job, but the project was kept secret because of an impending merger with another network. After Sumner teaches Bunny to use EMMARAC, she fondly pats the machine. When Mike, bearing roses, enters Bunny's office, Sumner calls her out of the room and asks EMMARAC if Bunny should marry Mike or him. Asserting that EMMARAC would always come first in Sumner's life, Bunny pushes the destruct button to prove her point. As Mike leaves the roses on Bunny's desk and silently departs, Sumner repairs EMMARAC and then hugs Bunny.
    Dir: Walter Lang Actors: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Gig Young, Joan Blondell
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Adaptation"]

12/19/2020

06:00 PM    The Bishop's Wife (1948)

During the Christmas season, Dudley, an angel in the guise of a mortal, strolls around a small town and notices Julia Brougham, the bishop's wife, gazing wistfully through a store window. Dudley follows Julia to a Christmas tree lot, where she meets her old friend, Professor Wutheridge, and expresses her sadness that her husband Henry is too busy worrying about fund raising for a new cathedral to enjoy the season with his parishioners. The professor offers Julia a contribution of an ancient Roman coin from his collection. After Julia leaves for home, Dudley purposely bumps into the professor and makes inquiries about the Broughams. When Julia arrives home, she finds Henry in a tense meeting with several important parishioners, including Mrs. Agnes Hamilton, a wealthy widow, who insists that her large contribution toward the cathedral's construction guarantee a proper memorial to her dead husband. Henry is upset by Julia's tardiness and the meeting breaks up after Mrs. Hamilton threatens to withdraw her support unless satisfied. Julia mentions seeing the professor and gives Henry the ancient coin, which he angrily dismisses as worthless. Trying to make amends for his curtness, Henry asks Julia to have lunch with him the following day as they used to do, and she delightedly agrees. After retiring to his study, however, Henry is beset by messages and demands on his time. Dismissing his assistant, Mildred Cassaway, Henry prays for guidance, and a few moments later, Dudley mysteriously arrives and informs Henry that he is an angel sent in answer to his prayer. Henry is immediately skeptical, and when Julia comes in a few moments later, Dudley introduces himself as Henry's assistant, which pleases her and upsets Henry. The next morning Henry is dismayed to see that Dudley has returned and ingratiated himself with Mildred Cassaway, the maid, Matilda, and even the family dog, Queenie. Julia is disappointed that Henry has broken their luncheon date and sadly takes their young daughter Debby to the park. After Henry departs, Dudley follows Julia and Debby to the park and helps the little girl build her confidence during a snowball fight. Dudley offers to take Julia to lunch just as Matilda inexplicably shows up to relieve her of Debby. Dudley takes Julia to Michel's, which she reveals is her favorite restaurant and is where Henry proposed to her. When they are spotted by several parish ladies, Dudley wards off gossip by inviting them to join him and Julia. Walking home later, Julia and Dudley run into the professor, who is suspicious of Dudley, yet invites them to his tiny apartment, where he admits that due to a lack of inspiration he has not worked for some time on his manuscript about ancient Rome. Dudley, who has retrieved the ancient coin from the Brougahms', returns it to the professor and piques his interest by informing him of the rare and valuable coin's unique history. Meanwhile, Henry has rescheduled his appointments so that he can make his lunch date with Julia and is annoyed to discover that she has gone out with Dudley. The next day, Dudley tells Debby the story of David, who is helped by an angel, which only vexes Henry further. Later, Henry accepts an appointment to meet with Mrs. Hamilton, knowing it will conflict with his promised appearance at choir practice at his old parish. Despite Julia's pleas, Henry insists on seeing Mrs. Hamilton, and Dudley accompanies Julia to the rehearsal. At Mrs. Hamilton's, Henry agrees to all her demands in exchange for her complete support of the cathedral but, while hastening to leave to meet Julia, finds himself stuck to a recently varnished chair. At the church, meanwhile, Rev. Miller is embarrassed by the poor turnout, but Dudley reassures him and asks the couple of boys present to begin singing. Gradually all the boys arrive and give an inspiring performance under Dudley's direction. As the still-stuck Henry fumes at Mrs. Hamilton's, Dudley and Julia catch a cab into town where Dudley purchases a hat for Julia he knows she admires. Then Dudley asks the cab driver, Sylvester, to stop at a park where a crowd is ice skating and, with Dudley's guidance, both Julia and Sylvester skate enthusiastically. Dudley and Julia return home, where Henry angrily demands that Dudley leave for good. Henry's outburst depresses Julia, and the next day, Christmas Eve, the household wonders if Dudley will ever return. After Henry and Julia leave to make calls, Dudley arrives and rewrites Henry's Christmas sermon, dictating while the typewriter takes down the new speech. Dudley then transforms the Christmas tree over which Matilda has been laboring and departs to see Mrs. Hamilton. While waiting in the wealthy woman's drawing room, Dudley discovers a hidden piece of sheet music inscribed to Mrs. Hamilton from a man who is not her husband. Dudley plays the tune on Mrs. Hamilton's harp, and she confesses that in her youth she was in love with the tune's composer, but feared poverty and rejected him. In an effort to make up for not loving her wealthy husband, she has steadfastly tried to maintain his legacy. Later, when Henry and Julia arrive, Mrs. Hamilton thanks Henry for sending Dudley to her and tells them that he has inspired her to give her money to the needy rather than build the cathedral. Utterly dismayed, Henry tells Julia he will meet her at home and, wandering into town, stops by the professor's, where he confides that Dudley is an angel who has upset everything. He apologizes for rejecting the professor's coin, which the old scholar returns to him, declaring that it has inspired him and may help Henry too. When Henry sadly reveals he believes he has lost Julia to Dudley, the professor reminds him that he is human and Dudley is not and encourages him to fight for Julia. At the Broughams' home, while Dudley and Julia stand admiring the Christmas tree, Dudley tells her it is time for him to leave, but asks her to have him stay. Disturbed by his implication, Julia tells him that he must go and hastens upstairs just as Henry arrives to challenge Dudley. Dudley is pleased that Henry has finally acknowledged that Julia is the most important thing in his life and reminds the bishop that he never prayed for a cathedral, but for guidance. He wistfully adds that it is bad when an angel envies a mortal and informs Henry that after he goes, no one will have any memory of his existence. Henry then finds himself alone in his study praying before the painting of the cathedral, and abruptly races upstairs looking for Julia, who is putting Debby to bed. They embrace and then depart for St. Timothy's where Henry delivers Dudley's Christmas sermon. Dudley listens from the street, and satisfied, departs.
    Dir: Henry Koster Actors: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven
    Runtime: 109 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Fantasy", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/19/2020

08:00 PM    We're No Angels (1955)

On Christmas Eve, 1895, on French-controlled Devil's Island, where trustees of the penal colony are allowed to roam free, three escaped convicts¿swindler Joseph and murderers Albert and Jules¿plot ways to board a Paris-bound ship anchored offshore. Penniless and still wearing their prison garb, the convicts are approached by Arnaud, the ship's young medical officer, who asks for directions. While chatting with Arnaud, Jules, a former safecracker, picks his pockets and inadvertently steals a letter addressed to Felix Ducotel, the local general store proprietor. The three decide to deliver the letter, and rob the store, and are delighted when the absent-minded, kindly Felix assumes they are convict laborers and hires them to fix his leaky roof. Once on the roof, the convicts eavesdrop on Felix and his wife Amelie as they discuss Felix's cousin, Andre Trochard, the store's owner. Amelie despises Andre for using his wealth to control the financially strapped Felix and threatening to fire him if the store fails to show a profit. Amelie also bemoans the fact that their impressionable eighteen-year-old daughter Isabelle is in love with Paul, Andre's nephew and heir, who lives in Paris with his uncle, as she knows that Andre will never approve the match. When Isabelle asks her father about the still unopened letter, Felix realizes it is from Andre and panics. After reading that Andre has been quarantined on the ship and is demanding that Felix secure his release, Felix scurries to the dock. Isabelle then reads the letter and faints. Seeing her prostrate, the convicts jump down from the roof and also read the letter. The men explain to a bemused Amelie that Isabelle fainted upon reading Andre's announcement that Paul is to marry the daughter of a rich business acquaintance. While young Albert carries the unconscious Isabelle to her room, Joseph blithely talks a bald man into buying an expensive comb and brush set from the store and inspects Felix's account books. Although Jules and Albert begin to question their plan to rob and kill the Ducotels, Joseph insists they need money to escape. Joseph proceeds to sell an expensive coat for Felix, and Felix and Amelie, touched by the convicts' apparent concern, invite them for Christmas Eve dinner. Joseph then dashes out and steals a turkey and other items for the meal, while Albert, who was jailed for killing his uncle over money, encourages Isabelle not to give up on Paul. Buoyed by Albert's flattery, Isabelle tells the convicts they are like the three angels on her favorite Christmas tree decoration. That night after dinner, a grateful Felix gives the men some cash, and Albert and Jules again wonder if they can go through with their plan. Just then, Andre and Paul show up, having been released from the ship, and Andre declares that he has come to inspect Felix's books and check the store's inventory. Before retiring, the snide and suspicious Andre also tells Felix that Isabelle, who he assumes is after his money, cannot marry Paul. After lying to Andre that the store is making money, Joseph begs Felix to allow him to fix the books to show a profit. Felix is about to agree when Andre reappears, demanding to check the books that night. Although Joseph and Jules are now ready to give up and leave, Albert convinces them to stay to help Isabelle with Paul. Joseph forges a note from Paul to Isabelle, begging her to meet him in the garden, then he and Jules cajole Paul into talking to her. Isabelle tries to convince Paul to defy his uncle and marry her, but as soon as Andre catches them together and orders Paul to look at Felix's books, the spineless Paul acquiesces. Infuriated by Andre's accusations and bullying, the convicts conduct a mock trial, and Joseph condemns Andre to death. Joseph immediately changes his mind, but just then, Andre bursts in, yelling about missing store inventory. Andre grabs a decorative box he believes Albert has stolen and retreats to his bedroom, dismissing Albert's warning that the box contains his poisonous pet viper Adolphe. Feeling that fate has intervened, the convicts make no further moves until morning. The next day, after entering Andre's bedroom and finding him dead from a snake bite, Joseph forges a will leaving half of Andre's estate to Felix and tries to get various family members to discover the body. At the same time, Albert and Jules search all over for the now missing Adolphe. Paul finally finds his uncle's body and, barely hiding his glee, burns Joseph's forged will, thereby assuring he will inherit everything. Paul then returns to his uncle's room and is bitten by Adolphe, who was hiding in Andre's pocket. The convicts escort the dying Paul to the summer house, where he is later discovered by Isabelle. At that moment, officer Arnaud, representing the board of health, arrives, having been summoned by Amelie and Felix. After making sure that Isabelle and the handsome Arnaud meet, the convicts steal some suits and bid the Ducotels farewell. At the dock, however, they realize they have become a little too "angelic" to escape, conclude they would soon be caught any way and head back to prison.
    Dir: Michael Curtiz Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Aldo Ray, Peter Ustinov
    Runtime: 106 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Island Comedy-drama", "Crime Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Crime", "Adaptation"]

12/19/2020

10:00 PM    Lady on a Train (1945)

Arriving in New York City for a Christmas visit with her aunt, Nicki Collins sees through her train window the murder of shipping magnate Joseah Waring. Because of her known addiction to mystery novels, the debutante is unable to convince the police that she witnessed a crime, and decides to begin her own investigation. After viewing a newsreel in which Waring is reported to have died accidentally while decorating a Christmas tree at his Long Island estate, Nicki sneaks onto the property, only to be discovered by Arnold Waring, Joseah's nephew. Arnold, however, mistakes Nicki for Margo Martin, a nightclub singer and Joseah's fiancée. Posing as Margo, Nicki is then allowed to witness the reading of Joseah's will, in which the tycoon disinherits his family and leaves the bulk of his estate to Margo. Later, while searching Joseah's room, Nicki finds the bloody slippers the tycoon was wearing when he was killed, but Mr. Saunders, Waring's personal secretary, sends Danny, a chauffeur, to Nicki's hotel room to recover the incriminating evidence. Nicki then goes to The Circus Club to see Margo, but when Arnold shows up, Nicki is forced to lock the singer in her dressing room and perform in her place. Nicki is later waylaid by Saunders and Danny, but she is soon rescued by mystery writer Wayne Morgan, at the cost of his engagement to long-time fiancée, Joyce Williams. Saunders is then killed, allowing Nicki and Wayne to sneak out of the nightclub with the slippers. The two are arrested the next morning for the nightclub murder, and evidence of their innocence is destroyed when Maxwell, Wayne's valet, cleans Joseah's bloody slippers. Nicki is later bailed out of jail by Arnold, but she runs away as she suspects him of the murders. She then mistakenly seeks the protection of Jonathan Waring, Arnold's older brother, unaware that he is the psychopathic killer. Nicki suddenly realizes the truth when she discovers that she is in the same room in which Joseah was killed. Jonathan tells Nicki that he plans to kill her, then frame his brother for the murder. Arnold manages to rescue Nicki, only to have Wayne arrive, mistake him for the killer and give Jonathan back his gun. Wayne is followed to the Waring warehouse by the police, however, and Jonathan is finally arrested. Later, Nicki and Wayne marry, and the writer is forced to tell his new bride the ending of his latest book in order to begin their honeymoon.
    Dir: Charles David Actors: Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, Edward Everett Horton, Dan Duryea
    Runtime: 93 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Mystery with songs", "Comedy", "Mystery", "Film Noir"]

12/20/2020

12:00 AM    Kiss of Death (1947)

An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.
    Dir: Henry Hathaway Actors: Victor Mature,Brian Donlevy,Coleen Gray
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Drama", "Drama", "Crime"]

12/20/2020

02:00 AM    Lady in the Lake (1947)

Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective's viewpoint.
    Dir: Robert Montgomery Actors: Robert Montgomery,Audrey Totter,Lloyd Nolan
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Mystery", "Film Noir"]

12/20/2020

04:00 AM    Cover Up (1949)

An insurance investigator smells something wrong when he looks into a small-town suicide.
    Dir: Alfred E. Green Actors: William Bendix,Dennis O'keefe,Barbara Britton
    Runtime: 85 mins .. tvGenre: Mystery .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Mystery"]

12/20/2020

05:30 AM    Backfire (1950)

A veteran tries to clear an old friend of a murder charge.
    Dir: Vincent Sherman Actors: Viveca Lindfors,Dane Clark,Virginia Mayo
    Runtime: 91 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Mystery"]

12/20/2020

07:00 AM    Kind Lady (1935)

A con artist and his criminal colleagues move in on a trusting old lady.
    Dir: George B. Seitz Actors: Aline Macmahon,Basil Rathbone,Mary Carlisle
    Runtime: 76 mins .. tvGenre: Mystery .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Elderly Drama", "Crime Drama", "Mystery", "Thriller"]

12/20/2020

08:30 AM    Beyond Tomorrow (1940)

A ghost tries to smooth the way for two young lovers he knew during his lifetime.
    Dir: A. Edward Sutherland Actors: Harry Carey,C. Aubrey Smith,Charles Winninger
    Runtime: 84 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Elderly Drama", "Romance", "Fantasy"]

12/20/2020

10:00 AM    Kiss of Death (1947)

An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.
    Dir: Henry Hathaway Actors: Victor Mature,Brian Donlevy,Coleen Gray
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Drama", "Drama", "Crime"]

12/20/2020

12:00 PM    Little Women (1949)

The four daughters of a New England family fight for happiness during and after the Civil War.
    Dir: Mervyn Leroy Actors: June Allyson,Peter Lawford,Margaret O'brien
    Runtime: 121 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Drama", "Historical Drama", "Romance", "Drama", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/20/2020

02:15 PM    Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954)

During winter in Cape Flattery, Washington, Elwin Kettle, one of Ma and Pa Kettle's fourteen children, and his girl friend, Sally Maddocks, both win a National Magazine essay contest entitled "My Life on a Typical American Farm." Unfortunately, Elwin lied in his essay in order to glorify the farm, and the judges plan to visit both farms before deciding to whom the four-year college scholarship prize should be awarded. The prize is to be given on the basis of who provides the best environment for rearing children. The Kettles, concerned that their ramshackle farm cannot compare to neighbor John Maddocks' estate, set out to improve the homestead in the few days before the judges arrive. Pa spends Elwin's initial one hundred dollars in prize money on Maddocks' cranky goats, which immediately wreck the house. He then buys supplies on credit at Billy Reed's store, and puts his Native American friends, Geoduck and Crowbar, to work whitewashing the shed. Over the next few days, everyone toils furiously while lazy Pa naps and directs their work. Afraid of wasting supplies, Pa instructs Geoduck and Crowbar to construct a makeshift machinery shed, smokehouse and silo out of cardboard, and borrows equipment, animals and a tractor from their neighbors. By the time the judges, hypochondriac magazine editor Mannering and ex-farmer photographer Pete Crosby, arrive, the farm looks impressive, from a distance. Ma and Pa are trying on a corset and slip from a traveling saleswoman when Mannering appears, and immediately horrify the persnickety editor, who is further dismayed by the rustic accommodations. At lunch, the family attempts to be proper. Although Pete loves Ma's home cooking, Mannering wants only melba toast. Later, they try to dissuade Mannering from inspecting the farm, succeeding when the Kettle bull, Nick, takes off after Maddocks' cow Bessie, and everyone chases it. The next morning, Ma drags Mannering to the measly "orchard" and then pushes him into the pig sty in order to keep him from noticing that the buildings are cardboard. When he then tries to take a bath, little Billy Kettle deposits a frog in his tub. At night, Pete, who has discerned the ruse, tells Ma that it does not take money to be a good parent, and watches as the children recite their prayers in unison. The next day, Geoduck and Crowbar, whom Mannering assumes are wild Indians, scare him away from the buildings, but that night, a heavy rain washes all the cardboard and white paint away. Mannering wakes to find the farm as derelict as ever, and storms to the Maddocks' in protest. There, Mannering and Pete witness Maddocks' rough treatment of his wife and daughter, but admire his fine farm. Soon after, Pa devises a plan to impress Mannering and hires Geoduck's friends to pose as wild Indians so Pa can appear to be a hero. While Pa brings Mannering and Pete into the woods to cut down a Christmas tree, Geoduck urges his friends to apply "Indian" costumes and makeup, though they declare that it would be easier to send Elwin to college themselves than to put up with the indignity. The Indians "attack," following the wagon even after Pa accidentally rushes it onto the main highway. There, the police stop them, and Pa is forced to confess his plot. Mannering is more furious than ever, but Ma convinces him to attend their Christmas party the following night. Before he, Pete and the Maddocks leave their farm, Mannering watches as Maddocks refuses to give his wife or daughter any presents. At the Kettles', the house is warm, cozy and full of gifts, guests and children. Ma reads a poem that gently teases everyone present, and later Pa appears as Santa Claus, the children sing carols, and Pa hands out gifts. Mannering, upon seeing that Geoduck and Crowbar have given him a headdress, shakes their hands. Ma has wrapped her treasured prize-winning quilts into gifts, pretending they are from Mr. Maddocks to his wife and Sally. When Maddocks sees their delight, he realizes he has been amiss in not buying them presents, and announces that he is withdrawing Sally from the contest. Mannering, however, states that this would be unfair, and instead decides to split the award between the two kids, giving each a two-year scholarship. When Pete then suggests that the town form a 4-H group so children can raise money for college, Maddocks agrees to fund the club. Caught up in the spirit, Pa declares he will soon fix up the farm for real--as soon as Geoduck and Crowbar find the time.
    Dir: Charles Lamont Actors: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Alan Mowbray
    Runtime: 81 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Rural Comedy", "Domestic Comedy", "Comedy"]

12/20/2020

04:00 PM    The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Feuding co-workers do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.
    Dir: Ernst Lubitsch Actors: Margaret Sullavan,James Stewart,Frank Morgan
    Runtime: 97 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/20/2020

05:45 PM    Going My Way (1944)

A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
    Dir: Leo Mccarey Actors: Bing Crosby,Barry Fitzgerald,Frank Mchugh
    Runtime: 130 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy-drama with songs", "Religious Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama", "Musical", "Adaptation", "Religion"]

12/20/2020

08:00 PM    It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)

Two homeless men move into a mansion while its owners are wintering in the South.
    Dir: Roy Del Ruth Actors: Don Defore,Ann Harding,Charles Ruggles
    Runtime: 115 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Postwar life Comedy", "Comedy", "Holiday", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/20/2020

10:15 PM    The Holly and the Ivy (1952)

A minister's family torn apart by World War II reunites for the Christmas holidays.
    Dir: George More O'Ferrall Actors: Ralph Richardson, Celia Johnson, Margaret Leighton
    Runtime: 80 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Holiday", "Adaptation"]

12/21/2020

12:00 AM    Christmas Past (1925)

A compilation of Christmas-themed short, silent films.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 120 mins .. tvGenre: Short .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: null
    Genre: [ "Short", "Silent", "Compilation"]

12/21/2020

02:15 AM    Mon Oncle Antoine (1971)

A young boy comes of age at Christmas in rural Quebec.
    Dir: Claude Jutra Actors: Claude Jutra,Jacques Gagnon,Olivette Thibault
    Runtime: 110 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Foreign"]

12/21/2020

04:15 AM    Fanny and Alexander (1982)

A widowed actress and her children suffer hardships when she mistakenly marries a conservative church leader.
    Dir: Ingmar Bergman Actors: Bertil Guve,Borje Ahlstedt,Pernilla Allwin
    Runtime: 188 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Foreign", "Period"]

12/21/2020

07:30 AM    Hell's Heroes (1930)

Three cowboys risk their lives to get an abandoned baby to civilization.
    Dir: William Wyler Actors: Charles Bickford,Raymond Hatton,Fred Kohler
    Runtime: 65 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Western"]

12/21/2020

09:00 AM    A Christmas Carol (1938)

In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
    Dir: Edwin L. Marin Actors: Reginald Owen,Gene Lockhart,Kathleen Lockhart
    Runtime: 69 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Fantasy", "Holiday", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/21/2020

10:30 AM    Larceny, Inc. (1942)

An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
    Dir: Lloyd Bacon Actors: Edward G. Robinson,Jane Wyman,Broderick Crawford
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Crime", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/21/2020

12:15 PM    Crooks Anonymous (1963)

Dandy Forsdyke, a petty thief who is unable to control his "itchy fingers," is the despair of his fiancée, Babette La Verne, a stripteaser. Babette's friend Carol suggests that Dandy enlist in "Crooks Anonymous," a society for reforming criminals headed by Senior Brother Montague, an ex-convict. After surviving several grueling tests administered by Montague's tough assistant, Brother Widdowes, Forsdyke is pronounced cured. He graduates to an honest job as a Santa Claus in a London department store, but when accidentally locked in the store at night with the Christmas receipts of £250,000, he places an emergency phone call to "Crooks Anonymous" to rescue him from temptation. Montague and the organization arrive in force, but they succumb to the lure of the untraceable bills and steal the money. Babette, informed of their adventure, threatens to expose the crooks unless they return the money. After the hazardous replacement of the money is accomplished, Babette marries Dandy and becomes an honorary member of the reform group.
    Dir: Ken Annakin Actors: Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Wilfrid Hyde-white
    Runtime: 88 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Comedy", "Comedy", "Crime"]

12/21/2020

02:00 PM    Mr. Soft Touch (1949)

At Christmas time in San Francisco, Joe Miracle steals $100,000 from the River Club, which he used to own. After evading his pursuers, Joe hides out with Victor Christopher, the brother of his dead partner Leo, and Victor's wife Clara. Clara has purchased a berth for Joe on the next ship leaving the city. The ship, however, will not depart until the following night. While Joe is trying to decide where he will hide until then, the police demand to search the apartment. At first Joe believes they are looking for the stolen money, but learns that they want to arrest Victor for disturbing the peace and beating Clara. When the police mistake Joe for Victor and arrest him for the night, Joe believes that his problems are solved, but Jenny Jones, a social worker, persuades the judge to give Joe a suspended sentence. Joe then suggests that he stay at the settlement house until he can control his urge to beat Clara. Later Joe telephones Clara and asks her to bring him the stolen money. While Joe is hanging Christmas decorations, a group of teenagers talk him into a dice game. Joe wins from the boys the money they were supposed to spend on a Christmas tree. Later, he secretly returns the money to Jenny's desk, leaving the boys to figure out a solution to their problem. Joe then hides the stolen money in the gym. After the boys cut down a tree from the park, Jenny persuades the police not to press charges against them, but is angry that Joe gambled with them. Then, when Joe accidentally falls on the piano and breaks it, she is ready to ask him to leave. Her attitude softens a little, however, when she discovers the returned money in her desk. Later, Joe visits a piano store that is actually a front for a bookie operation and coerces the owner into providing a free piano to replace the broken one. While at the store, Joe is spotted by newspaper columnist "Early" Byrd, who follows him to the settlement house and questions Jenny about him. After the janitor finds a gun hidden in Joe's mattress, Jenny reveals that she knows Joe's real identity and asks him to leave. When he objects, Jenny shows him her hearing aid and tells him about her abusive father, whose beatings made her deaf. Their discussion is interrupted by the delivery of new towels, sheets, blankets and several bathtubs--all arranged by Joe. Joe, who has gone to his room to pack, finds Byrd waiting for him, and from him learns that Leo was killed by the syndicate when he refused to sell the River Club while Joe was in the Army. Just before he leaves, Joe accompanies Jenny to visit some poor Polish-Americans. He asks Jenny to leave the country with him, but before she can make a decision, the syndicate, alerted by Byrd, corners him and demands that he return the stolen money. Although Jenny begs Joe to comply, he insists that the money is rightfully his. The gangsters then start a fire in the settlement house and are able to retrieve the money in the confusion, but the building burns to the ground. Later, Joe sneaks into the River Club and forces Barney Teener, the boss, to replace the money taken by his friends. Then, disguised as Santa Claus, Joe donates the entire amount to the settlement house building fund. As he leaves, Joe is shot by a gang member. Jenny rushes to him, and both realize that after he recovers, they will spend their lives together.
    Dir: Gordon Douglas Actors: Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, John Ireland
    Runtime: 93 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama"]

12/21/2020

04:00 PM    Room for One More (1952)

New Jersey couple Anna and Poppy Rose adopt several kids born into less fortunate circumstances, including a desperately unhappy 13-year-old girl and a physically handicapped boy with a penchant for getting into serious trouble.
    Dir: Norman Taurog Actors: Cary Grant,Betsy Drake,Lurene Tuttle
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/21/2020

05:45 PM    Penny Serenade (1941)

A woman on the verge of divorce recalls her heartbreaking attempts to adopt a child.
    Dir: George Stevens Actors: Irene Dunne,Cary Grant,Beulah Bondi
    Runtime: 125 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Melodrama with songs", "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/21/2020

08:00 PM    Come to the Stable (1949)

One winter's night, two French nuns, Sisters Margaret and Scolastica, come to the small New England town of Bethlehem, where they meet Amelia Potts, a painter of religious pictures. After the Sisters announce that they have come to build a hospital there, Chicago-born Sister Margaret explains that during the war she was in charge of a children's hospital in Normandy when it became a potential target during a military campaign. As many of the children could not be evacuated, Sister Margaret made a personal plea to an American general not to shell the hospital which, the Germans were using as an observation post. The hospital was spared but at the cost of American lives, and Sister Margaret made a promise to God that, in gratitude for saving the children, she would return to America to build a children's hospital there. When Miss Potts is puzzled as to why they chose Bethlehem, Sister Margaret replies that they had received a postcard with a reproduction of a nativity scene painted by Miss Potts, entitled "Come to the Stable," and information about the Bethlehem area. The Sisters then decide that a local hill depicted in another of Miss Pott's paintings would be a good site for the hospital. After composer Bob Mason, who is Miss Potts's neighbor, tells the Sisters that the hill is owned by Luigi Rossi of New York, the Sisters go to see the Bishop in a nearby city. He is unable to help them financially with their project however, but does give them a small amount of money to tide them over. When they return to Bethlehem, Bob's manservant, Anthony James offers them a ride from the railroad station in Bob's jeep. As Sister Margaret learned to drive a jeep during the war, they arrange to borrow the jeep to go to New York City to find Mr. Rossi and ask him to donate his land. Rossi runs a "bookie" operation and, with perseverance, the Sisters manage to see him. After he tells them that he intends to build his retirement home on the site, they prepare to leave, then learn that Rossi's son was killed in action near their hospital in Rouen. Suddenly, Rossi changes his mind and tells them that, if they will install a stained glass window in the hospital in memory of his son, the land is theirs. Later, in Bethlehem, Bob and his girl friend, Kitty Blaine, are listening to a recording of a new song he has composed when the Sisters come to thank him for the use of the jeep. Bob then announces that he will be going to Hollywood for a few weeks to work on a picture. Later, the Sisters acquire for $5,000, a three-month option on a former witch hazel bottling plant opposite the Rossi property, for use as a temporary shelter. However, when the Bishop looks over the papers, he discovers that the purchase price carries a $25,000 mortgage and tells the Sisters he will have to cancel the contract. At that moment, however, eleven more nuns and a chaplain arrive from France, and the Bishop relents, allowing them to stay for the period of the option with the understanding that if they cannot raise the additional money within that time, they must all leave. When Bob returns from Hollywood with Kitty and three house guests, he discovers that the nuns are having a produce-and-arts sale in Miss Potts's yard and Bob insists that she evict all the nuns. On the day before the option is to lapse, the nuns find themselves $500 short of the necessary amount. That evening, after Kitty performs Bob's new song for his guests, they hear the nuns singing a hymn which they recognize as being similar to Bob's song. Concerned about being accused of plagiarism, Bob swears that he first thought of the melody after his Army outfit landed in France four years earlier. Guest Al Newman, a music critic, identifies it as an ancient Gregorian chant. The next morning, after Sisters Margaret and Scolastica accidentally drive a stake through Bob's water line, he visits the real estate agent and arranges to buy the plant in order to keep it out of the nuns's hands. Sister Margaret, meanwhile, discovers Bob's guests playing tennis and arranges a $500 wager if Sister Scolastica can help Al beat the other couple. Although Sister Scolastica is a former tennis champion, she loses the match. Later, after Sister Margaret tells the Sisters that they must leave, Bob eavesdrops on their prayers and discovers that their Mother House is in Normandy, near where he was stationed. When the Sisters ask him to pray for them, Bob is moved to change his mind about their project, and soon he, Kitty, Miss Potts, Mr. Rossi and the Bishop attend the dedication of the temporary home of the hospital of St. Jude.
    Dir: Henry Koster Actors: Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Elsa Lanchester
    Runtime: 94 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Religious Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/21/2020

09:45 PM    The Miracle of the Bells (1948)

As soon as Hollywood press agent Bill Dunnigan returns the body of his dear friend, actress Olga Treskovna, to her home in Coaltown, Pennsylvania, he is barraged with money demands from local funeral director Nick Orloff. While driving with Orloff to the funeral parlor, Bill remembers his first meeting with the young Polish beauty: Olga is about to be fired from the chorus line of a burlesque show when Bill, a theater publicist who has been observing the rehearsal, convinces the show's choreographer to give her another chance. Although Bill is deeply attracted to Olga, he leaves without seeing her perform. Back in Coaltown, Bill tries to locate friends of Olga's dead, alcoholic father to act as pallbearers for her funeral, but, as the greedy Orloff had predicted, the only men who accept the job demand two dollars for their efforts. Disgusted, Bill begins to reminisce about his reunion with the kindhearted Olga: On a snowy Christmas Eve, while waiting for a train in a small town, Bill discovers that Olga is acting in a cheap touring show. Bill and Olga are delighted to see each other after a year's separation and dine together at a Chinese restaurant. There, the sagacious owner, Ming Gow, treats the couple to a feast and suggests that their reunion was predestined. Afterward, Olga, who is plagued by a hacking cough, points out the star that her father "gave" her as a child and offers Bill half of it. Bill is touched by the gift, but says goodbye to Olga once more and returns to the East. Coming out of his reverie, Bill goes to see Father Paul, the priest at Coaltown's impoverished St. Michael's church, where Olga had asked to be buried. Bill is impressed by Father Paul's generous, warm nature, and after arranging for Olga's funeral, he tells the priest about Olga's days in Hollywood: As a press agent for movie producer Marcus Harris, Bill once again runs into Olga after the tempermental star of Harris' latest epic, Joan of Arc , is fired. Olga has been working as the star's stand-in and when she sees Bill on the set, she invites him to dinner in her one-room apartment. During the evening, Bill gets the idea to cast Olga as "Joan" and has her perform a scene from the movie for him. Impressed, Bill then convinces Harris to test her for the role, and she easily wins the part. Olga soon becomes the talk of Hollywood, but while she is filming Joan of Arc , her cough grows worse. Concerned about her health, Bill goes to see her doctor and learns that, as a result of being exposed to coal dust as a child, she has developed tuberculosis and will die without immediate treatment. Despite Bill's warnings, Olga insists on finishing the last, dramatic scene of the picture. Her performance is inspired, but when she dies a day after filming is completed, Harris decides to shelve the project rather than release the film with a dead, unknown star. After relating this story to Father Paul, Bill is suddenly inspired with an idea for a publicity stunt. Writing a series of bad checks, Bill pays every church in Coaltown to ring their bells for three days and nights in honor of Olga's passing. He then wires Harris and, assuring him that he has found a way to release Joan of Arc , asks him to send $10,000. After the bells begin to ring, reporters appear in Coaltown, and to convince them of his sincerity, Bill relates Olga's dying moments: On her deathbed, Olga tells Bill that she was driven to become a movie star as a way of fulfilling the lost dreams of the poor people of Coaltown. Sure that her appearance in Joan of Arc will bring hope to her hometown, Olga declares her "job" done and dies. The reporters are moved by Bill's words and print Olga's story in newspapers across the country. Despite the instant publicity, the skeptical Harris still refuses to release Joan of Arc , fearing that Olga's notoriety will be short-lived. At the same time, the owner of the biggest mine in Coaltown is threatening to silence the bells, and Father J. Spinsky, of the well-to-do St. Leo's church, is threatening to arrest Bill for writing bad checks unless he agrees to hold Olga's funeral in his parish. Although Harris wires Bill enough money to cover his debts, he insists on re-shooting Joan of Arc with another star. Thus defeated, Bill wanders into St. Michael's church, which is packed with worshippers anxious to see the now-famous Olga. Suddenly, two large religious statues begin to turn on the altar until they are facing Olga's casket. Bill rushes to see Father Paul, who has already deduced that the statues moved because the weight of the crowd caused the pillars on which the statues were mounted to shift slightly. Although Father Paul is reluctant to describe the movement as a miracle, Bill convinces him to tell the people of Coaltown that divine intervention played some part in the event. The statues' turning is picked up by the press, and after listening to a radio report about its effect on Coaltown, Harris flies to the town and announces that he is releasing Joan of Arc . He also offers to build a hospital in Olga's name, which would be dedicated to finding a cure for the lung disease that killed the star. As Bill says a final farewell to his beloved Olga, reborn worshippers flood the streets of Coaltown.
    Dir: Irving Pichel Actors: Fred Macmurray, Frank Sinatra, Lee J. Cobb, Charles Meredith
    Runtime: 120 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Religion"]

12/22/2020

12:00 AM    Good Sam (1948)

Inspired by Reverend Daniels' Sunday sermon on charity and goodness, compulsive do-gooder Sam R. Clayton offers his neighbors, the Butlers, the use of his car for their one-day vacation after their own car breaks down. Sam's kindness annoys his good-natured wife Lu, who protests the gesture with a string of sarcastic barbs. Lu also protests the continuing presence of her deadbeat brother Claude, an ex-serviceman who, at Sam's insistence, has been sponging off of them for six months. That night, the Butlers call to inform Lu that they are keeping the car for an extra day, and the next morning, Sam is forced to pay mechanic Mr. Nelson for fixing the Butlers' car. Much to Lu's frustration, Sam also invites the chatty Nelson to breakfast and cajoles her into agreeing to prepare goose grease for Nelson's asthmatic wife. Later at the department store where Sam is the general manager, his boss, H. C. Borden, scolds him for spending too much time conversing with the customers and not pushing the Christmas merchandise. Dismissing Borden's complaints, Sam then comforts Shirley Mae, a young music department clerk, who is seriously depressed because her married lover has dumped her and left her homeless. That night, Nelson and his wife show up at Sam's house and all but invite themselves to dinner. During the meal, Mrs. Nelson, who is a real estate agent, mentions that a wonderful house may go on the market, exciting Lu about the possibility of finally buying her own home. Sam is then called to see the Adamses, a young couple to whom he loaned money when Mrs. Adams discovered she was pregnant and was considering an abortion. The Adamses tell Sam that, even though the gas station they bought with his money is now a success, they can repay him only in small installments because they have invested in a house for themselves and their soon-to-arrive baby. Although understanding, Sam feels frustrated about the money and announces to Lu, who knows nothing about the Adamses' loan, that he is finally "through with people." He then begins to denounce the Butlers, unaware that the family is in his living room, having told Lu that the nearsighted Mr. Butler was in an accident in Sam's car and is being sued by the other party. In addition, because the car is registered to Sam, and Mr. Butler has lost his job, Sam will be forced to pay for all the damages. After Sam throws the Butlers out, Lu suggests that they also throw Claude out and is thrilled when her brother calls to announce that he is leaving to play pool in Cincinnati. Before the couple can enjoy their first night alone together in six months, however, their daughter Lulu interrupts, demanding a bedtime story. Just as Sam and Lu get Lulu to sleep, Claude returns, having changed his mind about Cincinnati, and Shirley Mae, who has taken an overdose of pills, is dropped off by a cab driver who found Sam's address in her pocket. At her wit's end, Lu later confers with Reverend Daniels and confesses that her marriage is in trouble because of Sam's incorrigible goodness. Daniels promises to talk discreetly to Sam, but the next day, a bemused Sam reports to Lu that the reverend's marriage is faltering. Lu's spirits are finally lifted when she takes a tour of her dream house and believes that their $5,000 "nest egg" can be used as a down payment. When Sam reveals that he loaned the Adamses their house savings, Lu breaks down in tears. Then, in the midst of their ensuing argument, Reverend Daniels arrives to discuss a charity bazaar for which Sam has volunteered Lu's services. Although Lu participates in the bazaar, she tells Sam afterward that Borden has offered her a job buying for the store in Europe. As Sam and Lu argue about the offer, they overhear Claude romancing Shirley Mae on the porch, causing Lu to call the clerk an immoral gold digger. A crushed Shirley Mae leaves the house, and to Sam's surprise, the Adamses then show up with a check for $6,000, having sold their gas station for a huge profit. After Sam tells Lu that he will never change, Lu begins to feel contrite, especially after she learns that Claude, who has taken a job at the Adamses' new gas station, has proposed to Shirley Mae. Sam, meanwhile, is put in charge of the store's Christmas charity dinner and is robbed of all his money after he has already paid for the turkeys with part of the house savings. Sam tries to secure a bank loan, but is turned down because of his unstable credit history. Unable to face Lu, who has already moved into the new house and is preparing a celebratory dinner, Sam seeks refuge in a bar. While his family waits nervously for his return, the bank officer who rejected Sam announces to Lu that he has changed his mind about the loan. Just as Lu is about to panic, a very drunken Sam is escorted home by a Salvation Army band, and Sam learns that not only will he receive the loan, but has been made vice-president of the store. A relieved Lu then lovingly embraces her inebriated husband.
    Dir: Leo McCarey Actors: Gary Cooper, Ann Sheridan, Ray Collins, Edmund Lowe, Joan Lorring
    Runtime: 113 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/22/2020

02:15 AM    The Blue Bird (1940)

After Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl trap a rare bird in the royal forest, Mytyl selfishly refuses to give the bird to her sick friend, Angela Berlingot. That night, Mytyl is complaining to her parents when word comes that war has been declared and her father has been summoned to protect the frontiers. The children then go to bed, where Mytyl dreams of the Fairy Berylume, who sends her and Tyltyl off to find the blue bird of happiness. Tylette, the treacherous family cat, and Tylo, the loyal family dog, go along to keep them company and Light shines in to to show them the way. They begin their search in the past, where the children come to the graveyard in which their Grandpa and Grandma slumber. Their grandparents awake to greet them, but no blue birds are to be found in the past, and so, prompted by Tylette, the children continue their search in the land of Mrs. and Mr. Luxury. Soon discovering that happiness lies not in riches, the children begin to long for their parents, and with the help of Tylo, escape from the land of Luxury. Tylette then ventures into the forest where, hoping to thwart the children's quest, she admonishes the trees to terrify them into returning home. The trees conspire with wind and fire to kill the children, and in the ensuing storm, Tylette perishes while the children escape to visit the Kingdom of the Future to search for the blue bird. In the future, they meet the unborn children of the world waiting for Father Time to take them to Earth in his ship of silver sails. Finally returning home, Mytyl awakens to learn that a truce has been declared and finds the blue bird in her very own home. Filled with joy, Mytyl presents the bird to Angela, who experiences a miraculous recovery. As Angela fondles the bird, it flies away to freedom, but Mytyl assures her they will always be able to find it again.
    Dir: Walter Lang Actors: Shirley Temple Black, Spring Byington, Gale Sondergaard
    Runtime: 88 mins .. tvGenre: Fantasy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Fantasy", "Adaptation", "Sci-Fi"]

12/22/2020

03:45 AM    Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983)

During WWII, a British colonel tries to bridge the cultural divides between a British POW and the Japanese camp commander in order to avoid bloodshed.
    Dir: Nagisa Oshima Actors: David Bowie,Tom Conti,Ryuichi Sakamoto
    Runtime: 124 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Drama", "War", "Foreign", "Adaptation"]

12/22/2020

06:00 AM    And So They Were Married (1936)

Just before Christmas, widower Stephen Blake arrives at the gala opening of Snowcrest Lodge, followed by a group headed by divorcée Edith Farnham, her ten-year-old daughter Brenda and their maid, Ellen. The two groups are immediately at odds because of a near collision on the snowy road leading to the lodge. The lodge sports director Ralph P. Snirley and the hotel hostess, Alma Peabody, try to start a romance between Stephen and Edith, who are the only guests because heavy snows prohibit passage to and from the lodge. Stephen and Edith decide to ally themselves against the intrusive Snirley and Peabody. They flirt during a walk in the snow, then notice that the road has opened. Stephen's son Tommy arrives trying to keep the presence of his dog Harold secret. Harold demolishes Brenda's snow "lady" and she and Tommy fight. While Stephen and Edith dance at the lodge, the children overhear Miss Peabody predict wedding bells, and decide to work together to keep their parents apart. Stephen proposes marriage to Edith as they slide down the mountain snow, and she accepts. To avoid losing their Christmas presents, Tommy and Brenda attempt a truce that ends in a fight that blows the lodge's fuses. In the ensuing darkness, Stephen accidentally spanks Brenda, and he and Edith decide that their marriage would hurt the children. Both leave the lodge depressed and return to their homes in the city. During a phone call, Tommy and Brenda decide to reunite Stephen and Edith by disappearing. Their parents suspect they have been kidnapped and search for them but fail to notice the children asleep in the rumble seat of their own car. Police see the children, however, and arrest Stephen and Edith because the children deny that they are their parents. After spending New Year's Eve in jail, Stephen and Edith are finally identified by Snirley and Miss Peabody, who are now married. While Tommy and Brenda each try to protect the other from punishment for the scheme, Stephen and Edith realize that the children like each other at last and decide to marry.
    Dir: Elliot Nugent Actors: Melvyn Douglas, Mary Astor, Edith Fellows, Jackie Moran
    Runtime: 74 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Romantic comedy", "Comedy", "Romance"]

12/22/2020

07:15 AM    Cover Up (1949)

An insurance investigator smells something wrong when he looks into a small-town suicide.
    Dir: Alfred E. Green Actors: William Bendix,Dennis O'keefe,Barbara Britton
    Runtime: 85 mins .. tvGenre: Mystery .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Mystery"]

12/22/2020

08:45 AM    Never Say Goodbye (1946)

A husband tries to win back his wife before she can divorce him.
    Dir: James V. Kern Actors: Errol Flynn,Eleanor Parker,Lucile Watson
    Runtime: 97 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance"]

12/22/2020

10:30 AM    My Reputation (1946)

A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
    Dir: Curtis Bernhardt Actors: Barbara Stanwyck,George Brent,Warner Anderson
    Runtime: 96 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama"]

12/22/2020

12:15 PM    Come to the Stable (1949)

One winter's night, two French nuns, Sisters Margaret and Scolastica, come to the small New England town of Bethlehem, where they meet Amelia Potts, a painter of religious pictures. After the Sisters announce that they have come to build a hospital there, Chicago-born Sister Margaret explains that during the war she was in charge of a children's hospital in Normandy when it became a potential target during a military campaign. As many of the children could not be evacuated, Sister Margaret made a personal plea to an American general not to shell the hospital which, the Germans were using as an observation post. The hospital was spared but at the cost of American lives, and Sister Margaret made a promise to God that, in gratitude for saving the children, she would return to America to build a children's hospital there. When Miss Potts is puzzled as to why they chose Bethlehem, Sister Margaret replies that they had received a postcard with a reproduction of a nativity scene painted by Miss Potts, entitled "Come to the Stable," and information about the Bethlehem area. The Sisters then decide that a local hill depicted in another of Miss Pott's paintings would be a good site for the hospital. After composer Bob Mason, who is Miss Potts's neighbor, tells the Sisters that the hill is owned by Luigi Rossi of New York, the Sisters go to see the Bishop in a nearby city. He is unable to help them financially with their project however, but does give them a small amount of money to tide them over. When they return to Bethlehem, Bob's manservant, Anthony James offers them a ride from the railroad station in Bob's jeep. As Sister Margaret learned to drive a jeep during the war, they arrange to borrow the jeep to go to New York City to find Mr. Rossi and ask him to donate his land. Rossi runs a "bookie" operation and, with perseverance, the Sisters manage to see him. After he tells them that he intends to build his retirement home on the site, they prepare to leave, then learn that Rossi's son was killed in action near their hospital in Rouen. Suddenly, Rossi changes his mind and tells them that, if they will install a stained glass window in the hospital in memory of his son, the land is theirs. Later, in Bethlehem, Bob and his girl friend, Kitty Blaine, are listening to a recording of a new song he has composed when the Sisters come to thank him for the use of the jeep. Bob then announces that he will be going to Hollywood for a few weeks to work on a picture. Later, the Sisters acquire for $5,000, a three-month option on a former witch hazel bottling plant opposite the Rossi property, for use as a temporary shelter. However, when the Bishop looks over the papers, he discovers that the purchase price carries a $25,000 mortgage and tells the Sisters he will have to cancel the contract. At that moment, however, eleven more nuns and a chaplain arrive from France, and the Bishop relents, allowing them to stay for the period of the option with the understanding that if they cannot raise the additional money within that time, they must all leave. When Bob returns from Hollywood with Kitty and three house guests, he discovers that the nuns are having a produce-and-arts sale in Miss Potts's yard and Bob insists that she evict all the nuns. On the day before the option is to lapse, the nuns find themselves $500 short of the necessary amount. That evening, after Kitty performs Bob's new song for his guests, they hear the nuns singing a hymn which they recognize as being similar to Bob's song. Concerned about being accused of plagiarism, Bob swears that he first thought of the melody after his Army outfit landed in France four years earlier. Guest Al Newman, a music critic, identifies it as an ancient Gregorian chant. The next morning, after Sisters Margaret and Scolastica accidentally drive a stake through Bob's water line, he visits the real estate agent and arranges to buy the plant in order to keep it out of the nuns's hands. Sister Margaret, meanwhile, discovers Bob's guests playing tennis and arranges a $500 wager if Sister Scolastica can help Al beat the other couple. Although Sister Scolastica is a former tennis champion, she loses the match. Later, after Sister Margaret tells the Sisters that they must leave, Bob eavesdrops on their prayers and discovers that their Mother House is in Normandy, near where he was stationed. When the Sisters ask him to pray for them, Bob is moved to change his mind about their project, and soon he, Kitty, Miss Potts, Mr. Rossi and the Bishop attend the dedication of the temporary home of the hospital of St. Jude.
    Dir: Henry Koster Actors: Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Elsa Lanchester
    Runtime: 94 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Religious Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/22/2020

02:00 PM    Lady in the Lake (1947)

Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective's viewpoint.
    Dir: Robert Montgomery Actors: Robert Montgomery,Audrey Totter,Lloyd Nolan
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Mystery", "Film Noir"]

12/22/2020

03:45 PM    The World of Henry Orient (1964)

The life of Henry Orient, a New York concert pianist with more ego than talent, becomes completely disrupted when Valerie Boyd and Marian Gilbert, two 14-year-old schoolgirls who delight in romantic flights of fancy, decide that they are in love with him. Henry's affair with Stella, a married woman, is ruined by the constant appearance of the two girls, who Stella is convinced are teenaged detectives hired by her suspicious husband. Marian's divorced mother is devoted to her child, but Valerie comes from an unhappy home dominated by her self-centered and adulterous mother, Isabel. The situation worsens when Isabel discovers a scrapbook compiled by the two youngsters in their passion for Henry. Misconstruing the situation, Isabel barges into Henry's apartment and accuses him of seducing Valerie. She is easily convinced of his innocence, however, and readily succumbs to his charm. Valerie learns of the illicit affair and, shattered, returns home only to be told by her mother that she must never see Marian again. Mr. Boyd, however, decides to leave Isabel and start a new life with Valerie. After a trip to Europe, Valerie visits the Gilbert apartment and resumes her friendship with Marian. Now the girls have a new interest in boys to replace their former taste for fantasy.
    Dir: George Roy Hill Actors: Peter Sellers, Paula Prentiss, Tippy Walker, Merrie Spaeth
    Runtime: 106 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama", "Adaptation"]

12/22/2020

05:45 PM    The Lion in Winter (1968)

In 1183, King Henry II of England summons his estranged wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, whom he has imprisoned for 10 years in Salisbury Tower for her part in civil wars and plots against him. Henry has called a Christmas Court at Chinon Castle to determine which of their three surviving sons--the impetuous Richard, the conniving Geoffrey, or the clumsy and insecure John--will be named successor to the crown. Also present are Henry's mistress, Princess Alais, who has been promised as wife to the new heir, and her 18-year-old brother, Philip, the king of France. Henry chooses John as successor, but Eleanor, fully aware that Henry holds all three sons in low esteem, proclaims that the throne rightfully belongs to Richard. Almost immediately, the protagonists plot to attain their own selfish ends: Eleanor offers to yield Aquitaine if Richard is named heir; Geoffrey, neglected by both parents, conspires with John and Philip to rob Richard of the throne; and Henry confesses to Alais that he intends to get his way without giving her up. It is decided that an alliance with the king of France might solve all their problems, and Eleanor sends Richard to convince Philip of the merit of their cause. The youthful king is equal to the machinations of his elders, however; confronting Henry, he exposes the homosexual bent of Richard, the treachery of Geoffrey, and the disloyalty of John. Outraged, Henry disowns his sons and demands from Eleanor an annulment of their marriage, declaring that he will marry Alais and father a new heir, but Alais insists that Henry execute his sons to protect any child she might bear. Intent on murder, Henry descends into the dungeon where his sons are imprisoned, but Eleanor has preceded him and armed the three princes to aid their escape. Although Henry raises his sword over Richard's head, he cannot bring himself to wield it. Once the others have left and Eleanor and Henry are alone, the two adversaries face the incontestable truth that the bond between them is too strong to be broken by any struggle for power. The next morning, with nothing resolved, Henry escorts Eleanor to the barge that will return her to prison; she leaves, hopeful that there will soon be a summons to appear at Chinon for an Easter Court.
    Dir: Anthony Harvey Actors: Katharine Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Jane Merrow
    Runtime: 134 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Drama", "Drama", "Historical", "Adaptation"]

12/22/2020

08:00 PM    Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

When a magazine writer invites a rescued sailor to spend Christmas with her, he ends up falling in love with her.
    Dir: Peter Godfrey Actors: Barbara Stanwyck,Dennis Morgan,Sydney Greenstreet
    Runtime: 101 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Holiday"]

12/22/2020

10:00 PM    In the Good Old Summertime (1949)

In this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner, feuding co-workers in a small music shop do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.
    Dir: Robert Z. Leonard Actors: Judy Garland,Van Johnson,S. Z. "cuddles" Sakall
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama", "Musical", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/23/2020

12:00 AM    Holiday Affair (1949)

A young widow is torn between a boring businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
    Dir: Don Hartman Actors: Robert Mitchum,Janet Leigh,Wendell Corey
    Runtime: 87 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Holiday", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/23/2020

01:45 AM    Night at the Movies, A: Merry Christmas! (2011)

Star interviews and film clips trace the history of Christmas movies.
    Dir: null Actors: Margaret O'brien,Michael Patrick Hearn,Chevy Chase
    Runtime: 58 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Documentary", "Holiday"]

12/23/2020

03:00 AM    Bachelor Mother (1939)

A fun-loving shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling.
    Dir: Garson Kanin Actors: Ginger Rogers,David Niven,Charles Coburn
    Runtime: 80 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/23/2020

04:30 AM    Bundle of Joy (1956)

A recently fired shop girl is mistaken for a single mother when she finds an abandoned baby.
    Dir: Norman Taurog Actors: Eddie Fisher,Debbie Reynolds,Adolphe Menjou
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Musical comedy", "Comedy", "Romance", "Musical", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/23/2020

06:30 AM    Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)

A Norwegian farmer tries to raise two children in the Midwest.
    Dir: Roy Rowland Actors: Edward G. Robinson,Margaret O'brien,James Craig
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Rural Drama", "Drama"]

12/23/2020

08:30 AM    The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950)

Against her widowed father's wishes, a vaudeville star's daughter takes to the stage.
    Dir: David Butler Actors: June Haver,Gordon Macrae,James Barton
    Runtime: 104 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Musical", "Show business Musical", "Comedy", "Musical"]

12/23/2020

10:15 AM    On Moonlight Bay (1951)

A small-town tomboy falls for the boy-next-door in the years before World War I.
    Dir: Roy Del Ruth Actors: Doris Day,Gordon Macrae,["smiling"] Jack Smith
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Musical", "Domestic Musical", "Comedy", "Romance", "Musical"]

12/23/2020

12:00 PM    Period of Adjustment (1962)

A newlywed couple's honeymoon is disrupted by their friends' marital problems.
    Dir: George Roy Hill Actors: Tony Franciosa,Jane Fonda,Jim Hutton
    Runtime: 112 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/23/2020

02:00 PM    All That Heaven Allows (1955)

A lonely widow defies small-town gossip when she falls for a younger man.
    Dir: Douglas Sirk Actors: Jane Wyman,Rock Hudson,Agnes Moorehead
    Runtime: 89 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama"]

12/23/2020

03:30 PM    Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

In 1930 New York, shortly after debt-ridden nightclub owner Rudy Martin dies, his daughter Elizabeth, whom he called "Queenie," shows up to hand the deed to his club to kindhearted bootlegger Dave the Dude. Attracted to Queenie, the Dude decides to help her turn the club into a popular speakeasy, and two years later she has paid off all of her father's debts. Everything is going right for the Dude, who thinks that his luck comes from his daily purchase of an apple from "Apple Annie," a disheveled old apple vendor who leads the Broadway panhandlers. He is about to make a deal with Chicago gangster Steve Darcey, and Queenie has agreed to marry him. Just as the Dude is about to close his deal with Darcey, however, his boys are unable to find Annie. Panicky that he won't have the luck he needs for pulling off the Darcey deal, the Dude learns where Annie is from a group of panhandlers who visit his apartment. They tell him that Annie has been supporting a daughter who has been living in a Spanish convent for years and that all of the extra money she has squeezed from them has gone to the girl. In an elaborate deception, Annie has been sending and receiving letters from the girl, named Louise, at the swank Marberry Hotel. When the hotel employee who had been Annie's contact was fired for apparently "stealing" one of the letters, Annie went boldly in and retreived it herself, only to discover that it announced Louise's imminent marriage and arrival in New York with her fianceé and his father, a Spanish count. When the Dude visits Annie, accompanied by Queenie, who has decided to leave the Dude and marry someone else if he closes the Darcey deal, she drunkenly confirms what has happened. Although he is sympathetic, he leaves with his apple, but after the panhandlers offer their meagre savings to finance a real stay for Annie at the Marberry and Queenie goads him into rethinking the matter, the Dude agrees to help. Using a rich friend's appartment at the Marberry, and with the aid of the kindly butler Hutching, the Dude installs Annie as a tenant. With Queenie's help, and that of several hairdressers, makeup artisits and clothiers, Annie is transformed into her elegant society alter ego, Mrs. E Worthington Manville. To complete the picture, Judge Henry Blake, a silver-throated pool hustler, is brought in to play her husband. When the boat arrives that night, the transformed Annie greets Louise, her fiancé Carlos and his father, Count Romero. Reporters on the dock are suspicious when they see the Dude and his gang there and try to get a story, but the Dude's boys Junior and Joy Boy arrange to have the reporters taken away. For the next several days, while the boys try to keep Darcey occupied, Annie and Louise's reunion proceeds joyfully, while the Dude gets swept up in the fairy tale. Despite Joy Boy's constant nagging that Darcey will tire of waiting for a final meeting and turn violent, the Dude cools his heals. Meanwhile, newspaper stories about the missing reporters have surfaced, and the entire city is up-in-arms. From the beat cops to the chief of police, the mayor and even the governor, everyone is being criticized in the press for inaction. As the day of Louise and the Romero's departure approaches, the marriage seems a certainty until Count Romero insists on meeting some of Mrs. Worthington's society freinds. Realizing that the marriage will not go through without some kind of reception, the Dude and Judge Blake tutor his gang on gentlemanly repartee and manners, while Queenie teaches her chours girl freinds how to hehave like "ladies." After intensive coaching, the group seems ready for their debut as society substitutes at the planned reception, but just as they are about to leave Queenie's club, some panhandlers let the Dude know that the police, suspicious that the Dude is involved in the reporters' kidnapping, have surrounded them. As Annie waits in despair and the Count becomes increasingly suspicious because no one has come to the reception, the Dude is questioned by the police commisioner. Unable to explain the situation to the commissioner's satisfaction, the Dude then admits that he has the reporters and promises to kill them unless he is taken to the mayor. While the Dude is being taken to the mayor, who also is having a reception that night, Annie decides that she has no choice but to tell the count the truth. Just as she is about to reveal everything, however, the Dude arrives, accompanied by the mayor, the governor and all of the society guests from the mayor's New Year's Eve reception. As each person greets Annie, they pretend to know her well, which greatly impresses the count. After the reception, limousines drive everyone to the dock to see Louise and the Romeros off. With the reporters safe and no real crimes committed, state and city officials, as well as newspaper editors, decide that no one need ever know the truth. As Annie lovingly waves goodbye to Louise, the Dude tells Queenie that he is going to move to Maryland with her and forget about Darcey, and after the boat pulls away, Annie orders her panhandling friends to get back to work.
    Dir: Frank Capra Actors: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange
    Runtime: 136 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Gangster Comedy", "Comedy", "Crime"]

12/23/2020

06:00 PM    Bell, Book and Candle (1959)

On Christmas Eve in New York City, Gillian Holroyd, the owner of a gallery specializing in native primitive art, laments that her life is devoid of romance. Gil's interest is piqued by her new upstairs neighbor, publisher Sheperd Henderson. When Shep returns home from work that evening, he finds a garrulous woman snooping around his apartment who introduces herself as Queenie Holroyd, his neighbor. After Shep brusquely ushers Queenie, who unknown to him is a witch, out of his apartment, she glares at his phone and casts a spell on it. Upon discovering that his phone is out of order, Shep goes downstairs and asks to use Gil's phone. As he dials a number, Queenie, who is Gil's aunt, walks into the gallery and urges her to steal Shep away from his fiancée. Gil, who is also a witch, realizes that Queenie has rendered Gil's phone inoperable and chastises her for inappropriately using her magical powers. Before Shep leaves to meet his fiancée, Queenie mentions that she and Gil are going to the Zodiac Club that night. Later at the club, as Gil's bongo-playing, warlock brother Nicky beats his drums, Gil tells Queenie that she longs to forswear her witchery and become "ordinary." Soon after, Shep enters with his snobbish fiancée, Merle Kittridge. When Gil recognizes the condescending Merle as the woman with whom she went to college and who reported her to the dean for not wearing shoes, she decides to exact revenge on her. Recalling that Merle is terrified of thunder, Gil simulates a thunderstorm by using her powers to direct Nicky and the other musicians to blare their instruments into Merle's ear, sending her screaming from the club. At Gil's gallery later that night, the Holroyds exchange Christmas gifts and Nicky gives Gil a magic potion to summon whomever she desires. Recalling that Shep expressed interest in best-selling author Sidney Redlitch, Gil uses the potion to bring Redlitch to New York. When Shep returns home from his date with Merle, he sees flames dancing from a bowl in which Gil has activated the potion. Alarmed by the fire, Shep raps on Gil's door. Aware of Gil's feelings for Shep, Nicky and Queenie immediately excuse themselves, after which Gil offers him a drink. As Shep prattles on about marrying Merle the next day, Gil picks up her magic cat Pyewacket, through whom she channels her spells, and casts a spell on Shep. After a magical night, Shep finds himself in love with Gil and declares that he feels "spellbound." That morning, Shep informs an indignant Merle that he wants to "uncouple." When Shep goes to his office, he finds Redlitch sitting in the waiting room, wondering why he has experienced an inexplicable urge to travel to New York and discuss his new book with Shep. After Redlitch, an authority on magic, proposes writing an exposé about witches in New York, Shep is skeptical. Redlitch then brags that he can recognize a witch by the fact that they are unable to blush or cry. When Redlitch mentions that witches hang out at the Zodiac Club, a shocked Shep invites Redlitch to have a drink with him and Gil at the Zodiac that night. There, after Redlitch outlines his new book idea to Gil, Gil tells Nicky to derail the project. Instead, as Nicky walks home with Redlitch, he offers to collaborate on the book for fifty percent of the profits. When Nicky states that, as a warlock, he is in a unique position to help Redlitch, the author is skeptical until Nicky casts a spell that makes the street light flash on and off. In the following days, as Shep and Gil pursue romance, Nicky discloses the secrets of his trade to Redlitch. When Shep proposes to Gil one night, she demurs because, according to the precepts of witchcraft, falling in love will bring an end to her magical powers. Gil soon reconsiders, however, and accepts Shep's proposal. After Gil informs Nicky that she plans to renounce witchcraft and marry Shep, he is incredulous. Fearful that Shep will discover she was a witch, Gil then asks Nicky to stop helping Redlitch, and when he refuses, warns him that she is going to conjure up one last spell to sabotage the book. True to her word, Gil hexes Redlitch's manuscript, causing Shep to throw it in the garbage as worthless. Feeling guilty about using her powers to ensnare Shep, Gil confesses to him that she is a witch and Nicky a warlock, but he thinks she is joking. As Shep is ruminating over the possibility of Gil being a witch, he runs into Queenie, who confirms that Gil put a spell on him to spite Merle. Shep then confronts Gil, demanding to know if she ever loved him. After storming out of the gallery, Shep goes to the Zodiac to talk to Nicky and Redlitch. They drive him to the home of Mrs. Bianca De Pass, a prominent sorceress, who mixes a potion to break Gil's spell. After reluctantly downing the potion, Shep returns to his apartment to pack up his belongings. Stopping at the gallery, Shep hands Gil a broom and says goodbye. When Gil spitefully threatens to put a spell on Merle, Shep hurries to her apartment to warn her, but she thinks he has lost his mind. As Gil prepares to cast her spell, she discovers that Pyewacket is missing. When Queenie returns Pyewacket to Gil, the feline runs away from her, and as Gil begins to cry, she realizes that she has lost her powers by falling in love. As the months pass, Gil becomes more and more despondent. Concerned about her niece's welfare, Queenie decides to reconcile Gil and Shep. One day, Pyewacket unexpectedly jumps through Shep's office window. When Shep brings the cat back to Gil at her gallery, he finds that the gruesome primitive masks have been replaced by delicate, colorful shells. Upon seeing Shep, Gil becomes flustered, blushes and cries. Realizing that she has lost her magic powers and therefore must be in love with him, Shep embraces her.
    Dir: Richard Quine Actors: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon
    Runtime: 106 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Fantasy", "Adaptation"]

12/23/2020

08:00 PM    Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
    Dir: Vincente Minnelli Actors: Judy Garland,Margaret O'brien,Mary Astor
    Runtime: 113 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Musical", "Comedy", "Drama", "Musical", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/23/2020

10:00 PM    The Cheaters (1945)

The week before Christmas, New York business tycoon James C. Pidgeon is facing bankruptcy due to the extravagant spending of his wife Clara. At his office, J. C. is pestered by his jovial, good-for-nothing brother-in-law, Willie Crawford, but is cheered by a telegram from his son Reggie, who informs him that J. C.'s rich uncle is on his deathbed. Believing that his financial problems will soon be solved, J. C. accompanies Willie home, where Clara is supervising preparations for Christmas. Also at home is Therese, the Pidgeon's snobbish elder daughter, who is determined to make her unconventional family presentable for her socially prominent fiancé, Stephen Bates. Therese insists that the family take in a "charity case" for the holidays in order to impress Stephen. Reluctantly giving into Therese's whims, her parents bring home a charity case advertised in the newspaper as "Mr. M." The mystery man turns out to be Anthony Marchaund, a once-renowned actor who became a drunkard and handyman after being injured in an auto accident ten years earlier. Admonished by a newspaper official to be grateful, Marchaund charms the family with his polite, refined manners, although one afternoon he drinks too much and is hidden by the butler, MacFarland, until he recovers. While Marchaund is resting unseen on the couch, the family discovers that their eccentric uncle has died and left his five-million-dollar fortune to an actress whose performance as "Little Eva" in Uncle Tom's Cabin impressed him thirty years previously. Knowing only that the actress' last name is Watson and that she may live in New York, the uncle ordered that if she was not found, the inheritance would revert to J. C. Desperate for the money, J. C. persuades the estate's lawyer to conduct only a week-long search for the actress. Marchaund then makes his presence known and suggests contacting the Actors Equity Assocation for help. Fearing that Marchaund will try to blackmail them, the family promises to "take care" of him if he helps them, and he easily locates the actress, Florie Watson. Willie and Marchaund visit Florie, who is so broke that she accepts Willie's contrived story that she is their long-lost cousin with whom they wish to spend Christmas. Therese is furious that the family has complicated her Christmas plans with Stephen, but Angela, the younger daughter, is charmed by Florie's open, good-hearted nature. J. C. has no intention of telling Florie about her inheritance, and in order to keep her away from the increasing amount of publicity about the unusual will, the Pidgeons take her to one of J. C.'s rental properties in the country. Stating that it belonged to a deceased aunt, the Pidgeons take Stephen, Florie and Marchaund to the cabin, although the unhospitable conditions prompt the servants to quit. Florie takes charge of the cooking and housekeeping, and soon even Clara and Angela are enjoying their chores. Florie, who has fallen in love with Marchaund, urges him to quit drinking and return to the stage, but Marchaund demurs, insisting that he is a has-been. Two detectives, seeking to notify Florie about her inheritance, trace her to the cabin, but the Pidgeons and Marchaund dissuade them from searching the property. Later, as the family glumly sits around the fireplace on Christmas Eve, Marchaund's uneasy conscience prompts him to try to help Florie. Hoping to inspire the family to tell the truth, the drunken actor terrifies them with a stirring rendition of A Christmas Carol , then collapses. The Pidgeons, who have grown fond of Florie, are ashamed of their greed, and tell her about her inheritance. Florie is stunned, but forgives her friends for their deception, and the reformed Pidgeons enjoy the rest of the evening. The next morning, Florie tries to thank Marchaund, but instead finds a note in which he confesses his feelings for her, but contends that he must leave. Florie goes to the nearest bar and there finds Marchaund. She tells him that she is splitting the inheritance with the Pidgeons, and the happy couple laugh as they realize that they do not have enough cash to pay for their drinks.
    Dir: Joseph Kane Actors: Joseph Schildkraut, Billie Burke, Eugene Pallete, Ona Munson
    Runtime: 87 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/23/2020

11:45 PM    The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a Midwestern family.
    Dir: William Keighley Actors: Bette Davis,Ann Sheridan,Monty Woolley
    Runtime: 112 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/24/2020

02:00 AM    Little Women (1949)

The four daughters of a New England family fight for happiness during and after the Civil War.
    Dir: Mervyn Leroy Actors: June Allyson,Peter Lawford,Margaret O'brien
    Runtime: 121 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Drama", "Historical Drama", "Romance", "Drama", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/24/2020

04:15 AM    Auntie Mame (1958)

An eccentric heiress raises her nephew to be a free spirit.
    Dir: Morton Dacosta Actors: Rosalind Russell,Forrest Tucker,Coral Browne
    Runtime: 143 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/24/2020

06:45 AM    Tenth Avenue Angel (1948)

A child of the tenements helps an ex-con find a new life.
    Dir: Roy Rowland Actors: Margaret O'brien,Angela Lansbury,George Murphy
    Runtime: 74 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Drama", "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/24/2020

08:15 AM    All Mine to Give (1957)

Pioneer children fight to build a new family after their parents die.
    Dir: Allen Reisner Actors: Glynis Johns,Cameron Mitchell,Rex Thompson
    Runtime: 110 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Drama", "Domestic Drama", "Drama", "Historical"]

12/24/2020

10:00 AM    Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)

A small-town boy tries to juggle two girlfriends at once.
    Dir: George B. Seitz Actors: Lewis Stone,Mickey Rooney,Cecilia Parker
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Teenage Comedy-drama", "Comedy-drama with songs", "Domestic Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama", "Romantic Comedy", "Sequel", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/24/2020

11:45 AM    It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)

Two homeless men move into a mansion while its owners are wintering in the South.
    Dir: Roy Del Ruth Actors: Don Defore,Ann Harding,Charles Ruggles
    Runtime: 115 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Postwar life Comedy", "Comedy", "Holiday", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/24/2020

02:00 PM    In the Good Old Summertime (1949)

In this musical remake of The Shop Around the Corner, feuding co-workers in a small music shop do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.
    Dir: Robert Z. Leonard Actors: Judy Garland,Van Johnson,S. Z. "cuddles" Sakall
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama", "Musical", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/24/2020

04:00 PM    Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
    Dir: Vincente Minnelli Actors: Judy Garland,Margaret O'brien,Mary Astor
    Runtime: 113 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Musical", "Comedy", "Drama", "Musical", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/24/2020

06:00 PM    Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

When a magazine writer invites a rescued sailor to spend Christmas with her, he ends up falling in love with her.
    Dir: Peter Godfrey Actors: Barbara Stanwyck,Dennis Morgan,Sydney Greenstreet
    Runtime: 101 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Holiday"]

12/24/2020

08:00 PM    The Bishop's Wife (1948)

During the Christmas season, Dudley, an angel in the guise of a mortal, strolls around a small town and notices Julia Brougham, the bishop's wife, gazing wistfully through a store window. Dudley follows Julia to a Christmas tree lot, where she meets her old friend, Professor Wutheridge, and expresses her sadness that her husband Henry is too busy worrying about fund raising for a new cathedral to enjoy the season with his parishioners. The professor offers Julia a contribution of an ancient Roman coin from his collection. After Julia leaves for home, Dudley purposely bumps into the professor and makes inquiries about the Broughams. When Julia arrives home, she finds Henry in a tense meeting with several important parishioners, including Mrs. Agnes Hamilton, a wealthy widow, who insists that her large contribution toward the cathedral's construction guarantee a proper memorial to her dead husband. Henry is upset by Julia's tardiness and the meeting breaks up after Mrs. Hamilton threatens to withdraw her support unless satisfied. Julia mentions seeing the professor and gives Henry the ancient coin, which he angrily dismisses as worthless. Trying to make amends for his curtness, Henry asks Julia to have lunch with him the following day as they used to do, and she delightedly agrees. After retiring to his study, however, Henry is beset by messages and demands on his time. Dismissing his assistant, Mildred Cassaway, Henry prays for guidance, and a few moments later, Dudley mysteriously arrives and informs Henry that he is an angel sent in answer to his prayer. Henry is immediately skeptical, and when Julia comes in a few moments later, Dudley introduces himself as Henry's assistant, which pleases her and upsets Henry. The next morning Henry is dismayed to see that Dudley has returned and ingratiated himself with Mildred Cassaway, the maid, Matilda, and even the family dog, Queenie. Julia is disappointed that Henry has broken their luncheon date and sadly takes their young daughter Debby to the park. After Henry departs, Dudley follows Julia and Debby to the park and helps the little girl build her confidence during a snowball fight. Dudley offers to take Julia to lunch just as Matilda inexplicably shows up to relieve her of Debby. Dudley takes Julia to Michel's, which she reveals is her favorite restaurant and is where Henry proposed to her. When they are spotted by several parish ladies, Dudley wards off gossip by inviting them to join him and Julia. Walking home later, Julia and Dudley run into the professor, who is suspicious of Dudley, yet invites them to his tiny apartment, where he admits that due to a lack of inspiration he has not worked for some time on his manuscript about ancient Rome. Dudley, who has retrieved the ancient coin from the Brougahms', returns it to the professor and piques his interest by informing him of the rare and valuable coin's unique history. Meanwhile, Henry has rescheduled his appointments so that he can make his lunch date with Julia and is annoyed to discover that she has gone out with Dudley. The next day, Dudley tells Debby the story of David, who is helped by an angel, which only vexes Henry further. Later, Henry accepts an appointment to meet with Mrs. Hamilton, knowing it will conflict with his promised appearance at choir practice at his old parish. Despite Julia's pleas, Henry insists on seeing Mrs. Hamilton, and Dudley accompanies Julia to the rehearsal. At Mrs. Hamilton's, Henry agrees to all her demands in exchange for her complete support of the cathedral but, while hastening to leave to meet Julia, finds himself stuck to a recently varnished chair. At the church, meanwhile, Rev. Miller is embarrassed by the poor turnout, but Dudley reassures him and asks the couple of boys present to begin singing. Gradually all the boys arrive and give an inspiring performance under Dudley's direction. As the still-stuck Henry fumes at Mrs. Hamilton's, Dudley and Julia catch a cab into town where Dudley purchases a hat for Julia he knows she admires. Then Dudley asks the cab driver, Sylvester, to stop at a park where a crowd is ice skating and, with Dudley's guidance, both Julia and Sylvester skate enthusiastically. Dudley and Julia return home, where Henry angrily demands that Dudley leave for good. Henry's outburst depresses Julia, and the next day, Christmas Eve, the household wonders if Dudley will ever return. After Henry and Julia leave to make calls, Dudley arrives and rewrites Henry's Christmas sermon, dictating while the typewriter takes down the new speech. Dudley then transforms the Christmas tree over which Matilda has been laboring and departs to see Mrs. Hamilton. While waiting in the wealthy woman's drawing room, Dudley discovers a hidden piece of sheet music inscribed to Mrs. Hamilton from a man who is not her husband. Dudley plays the tune on Mrs. Hamilton's harp, and she confesses that in her youth she was in love with the tune's composer, but feared poverty and rejected him. In an effort to make up for not loving her wealthy husband, she has steadfastly tried to maintain his legacy. Later, when Henry and Julia arrive, Mrs. Hamilton thanks Henry for sending Dudley to her and tells them that he has inspired her to give her money to the needy rather than build the cathedral. Utterly dismayed, Henry tells Julia he will meet her at home and, wandering into town, stops by the professor's, where he confides that Dudley is an angel who has upset everything. He apologizes for rejecting the professor's coin, which the old scholar returns to him, declaring that it has inspired him and may help Henry too. When Henry sadly reveals he believes he has lost Julia to Dudley, the professor reminds him that he is human and Dudley is not and encourages him to fight for Julia. At the Broughams' home, while Dudley and Julia stand admiring the Christmas tree, Dudley tells her it is time for him to leave, but asks her to have him stay. Disturbed by his implication, Julia tells him that he must go and hastens upstairs just as Henry arrives to challenge Dudley. Dudley is pleased that Henry has finally acknowledged that Julia is the most important thing in his life and reminds the bishop that he never prayed for a cathedral, but for guidance. He wistfully adds that it is bad when an angel envies a mortal and informs Henry that after he goes, no one will have any memory of his existence. Henry then finds himself alone in his study praying before the painting of the cathedral, and abruptly races upstairs looking for Julia, who is putting Debby to bed. They embrace and then depart for St. Timothy's where Henry delivers Dudley's Christmas sermon. Dudley listens from the street, and satisfied, departs.
    Dir: Henry Koster Actors: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven
    Runtime: 109 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Fantasy", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/24/2020

10:00 PM    The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Feuding co-workers do not realize they are secret romantic pen pals.
    Dir: Ernst Lubitsch Actors: Margaret Sullavan,James Stewart,Frank Morgan
    Runtime: 97 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/25/2020

12:00 AM    A Christmas Carol (1938)

In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
    Dir: Edwin L. Marin Actors: Reginald Owen,Gene Lockhart,Kathleen Lockhart
    Runtime: 69 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Fantasy", "Holiday", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/25/2020

01:30 AM    Meet John Doe (1941)

A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
    Dir: Frank Capra Actors: Gary Cooper,Barbara Stanwyck,Edward Arnold
    Runtime: 123 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Newspaper Drama", "Political Drama", "Drama", "Political"]

12/25/2020

03:45 AM    Beyond Tomorrow (1940)

A ghost tries to smooth the way for two young lovers he knew during his lifetime.
    Dir: A. Edward Sutherland Actors: Harry Carey,C. Aubrey Smith,Charles Winninger
    Runtime: 84 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Elderly Drama", "Romance", "Fantasy"]

12/25/2020

05:15 AM    Three Godfathers (1936)

Three fugitives risk their lives to bring a newborn baby out of the desert to safety.
    Dir: Richard Boleslawski Actors: Chester Morris,Lewis Stone,Walter Brennan
    Runtime: 82 mins .. tvGenre: Western .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Western", "Holiday", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/25/2020

07:15 AM    Little Women (1933)

The four March sisters fight to keep their family together and find love while their father is off fighting the Civil War.
    Dir: George Cukor Actors: Katharine Hepburn,Joan Bennett,Paul Lukas
    Runtime: 115 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Drama", "Historical Drama", "Drama", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/25/2020

09:15 AM    The Great Rupert (1950)

A squirrel becomes the guardian angel for an impoverished family.
    Dir: Irving Pichel Actors: Jimmy Durante,Terry Moore,Tom Drake
    Runtime: 86 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Comedy"]

12/25/2020

10:45 AM    Babes in Toyland (1934)

In the village of Toyland, evil old Silas Barnaby threatens to evict the Widow Peep, who lives in a shoe, unless she allows him to marry her daughter Bo-Peep. The widow refuses his demand, much to the relief of Bo-Peep, who is in love with handsome Tom-Tom Piper. Desperate for money to pay off her mortgage, Widow Peep asks for help from her well-meaning but simple lodgers, Stannie Dum and Ollie Dee, who assure her that they can borrow the money from their employer, the Toymaker. After they arrive at work, however, their hopes for a loan are dashed when it is discovered that they made a mistake in an order for Santa Claus. Instead of the 600 one-foot tall toy soldiers that Santa needs, the boys told the toymakers to build 100 six-foot tall soldiers. The enraged Toymaker fires them and they return home just as Barnaby is again threatening Bo-Peep and her mother. Unable to pay Barnaby, the boys resolve to obtain the deed to the shoe, and so, that night, Ollie hides in a box that Stannie takes to Barnaby as a Christmas present. The boys intend to steal the deed while Barnaby sleeps, but he discovers their ruse, and the next day, Old King Cole proclaims that the would-be thieves are to be ducked in the pond and permanently banished to Bogeyland. Ollie's dignity is dampened by the ducking, but he and Stannie are saved from banishment by Bo-Peep, who agrees to marry Barnaby if he drops the charges and allows her mother to move back into the shoe. Soon after, Bo-Peep and her mother are sadly waiting with Stannie and Ollie for the wedding ceremony to begin. As Ollie laments having to give Bo-Peep away, Widow Peep goes to Barnaby's house to plead for mercy, which he refuses to give. Ollie then arrives with the bride, who is demurely covered with a heavy veil, and the wedding commences. After the ceremony, Barnaby gives the deed to Ollie, who tears it up, but when Barnaby lifts the veil to kiss his bride, he finds Stannie, not Bo-Peep. Barnaby vows revenge, and later that night, kidnaps Elmer, one of the Three Little Pigs, and plants evidence to make Tom-Tom appear guilty. The next day, during Tom-Tom's trial, Stannie and Ollie find Elmer in Barnaby's cellar, but by the time they bring him back, Tom-Tom has already been sent to Bogeyland. Bo-Peep rushes off to find her sweetheart, while the townspeople chase Barnaby, who goes to Bogeyland through a secret passageway in his well. Stannie and Ollie follow him and find Bo-Peep and Tom-Tom, then are chased back to Toyland by Barnaby and the monstrous bogeymen whom he controls. Back at Toyland, everyone welcomes the returned heroes, but chaos breaks out as the village is overrun by Barnaby's mauraders. A resourceful mouse takes to the air in a toy blimp and drops miniature torpedoes on the bogeymen, while Stannie and Ollie start up the giant wooden soldiers. The soldiers march out of the toy factory and soon rout the bogeymen. Stannie and Ollie attempt to shoot a parting volley of darts at the fleeing monsters, but the cannon tips over and covers Ollie's backside with darts.
    Dir: Gus Meins Actors: Virginia Karns, Charlotte Henry, Felix Knight
    Runtime: 73 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy with songs", "Comedy", "Musical", "Fantasy", "Adaptation"]

12/25/2020

12:15 PM    Susan Slept Here (1954)

A Hollywood screenwriter takes in a runaway girl who's more woman than he can handle.
    Dir: Frank Tashlin Actors: Dick Powell,Debbie Reynolds,Anne Francis
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/25/2020

02:00 PM    The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a Midwestern family.
    Dir: William Keighley Actors: Bette Davis,Ann Sheridan,Monty Woolley
    Runtime: 112 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/25/2020

04:00 PM    Holiday Affair (1949)

A young widow is torn between a boring businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
    Dir: Don Hartman Actors: Robert Mitchum,Janet Leigh,Wendell Corey
    Runtime: 87 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Holiday", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/25/2020

05:45 PM    The Apartment (1960)

An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress.
    Dir: Billy Wilder Actors: Jack Lemmon,Shirley Maclaine,Fred Macmurray
    Runtime: 125 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/25/2020

08:00 PM    Sabrina (1954)

One evening, during an annual party at Oliver Larrabee's Long Island estate, chauffeur's daughter Sabrina Fairchild sits in a tree, spying lovingly on David, Oliver's ne'er-do-well son. After observing the thrice-divorced David and a giggling debutante dancing and flirting in the indoor tennis court, Sabrina runs, crying, to the rooms she shares with her widowed English father Thomas. Thomas gently scolds Sabrina for "reaching for the moon" and reminds her that, the next day, she is going to cooking school in Paris, far away from David. Later, in her bedroom, Sabrina ponders her situation, then writes her father a suicide note, shuts herself in the garage and starts the engines of all eight cars.

As Sabrina begins to succumb to the fumes, Linus Larrabee, David's middle-aged, conservative brother, hears the rumbling of the engines and opens the garage to investigate. Unaware of her intentions, Linus saves Sabrina and carries her back to her room. Sometime later, in Paris, Sabrina, still lovesick over David, stumbles through her cooking classes. Deducing the cause of Sabrina's distracted behavior, an elderly baron who is enrolled in the school takes charge of her, transforming her into a sophisticated woman. On Long Island, meanwhile, David, who continues to aggravate Linus with his irresponsible attitudes toward the family business, storms into Linus' New York office, angry over a newspaper item announcing his engagement to socialite Elizabeth Tyson. Linus admits that he planted the item, as he wants David to marry Elizabeth, because her father owns sugar factories in Puerto Rico, and Larrabee Industries needs sugar to manufacture a new type of plastic. After Linus convinces David that the financial merger hinges on the marital "merger," David, who has been dating Elizabeth, agrees to the engagement.

Later, Sabrina, having completed her two-year cooking course, returns to America. With a new hairdo, sleek Paris clothes and fluffy dog named David, Sabrina waits for her father at the Long Island train depot and is pleasantly surprised when David drives up and offers her a ride. Not recognizing Sabrina, David flirts with her and drives her all the way home before realizing who she is. Though stunned, David asks her out that night, then remembers that his family is hosting a party to which Elizabeth has been invited. Sabrina, who is aware of David's engagement, insists on attending, confidently telling her father later that the moon is now "reaching for her." At the party, David slips away from an unsuspecting Elizabeth to dance with Sabrina, who is dressed in a dazzling Paris gown. David instructs Sabrina to wait for him in the tennis court, but before he can leave with his bottle of champagne and glasses, he is waylaid by Linus and Oliver. After the eccentric Oliver lectures David about dallying with the servants, Linus forces David, who has the champagne glasses tucked in his back pockets, to sit down. David's rear end is impaled with broken glass, and while he writhes in pain, Linus meets Sabrina at the tennis court. When Sabrina admits that she is in love with David, Linus claims to endorse the romance and dances with her.

The next day, after presenting David with a plastic hammock with a hole cut out for his rear end, Linus announces he is taking Sabrina sailing. David thanks Linus for "taking care of" Sabrina and remains oblivious to his scheming, even after Elizabeth shows up to nurse him. While pondering whether to go sailing in his Yale University beanie and sweater, Linus informs his father that he is wooing Sabrina in order to distract her from David and thereby protect the merger. On the boat, Linus talks about his two long-lost loves, claiming that he almost committed suicide over one, and Sabrina suggests that he go to Paris to forget his troubles.

The next day, while driving Linus to town, Thomas overhears Linus making arrangements for a date with Sabrina and asks him to be "gentle" with his daughter. Linus assures the class-conscious Thomas that he is sending Sabrina back to Paris, first-class, but when Sabrina arrives at his office, Linus tells her that he is sailing to Paris. At dinner, Sabrina speaks glowingly about Paris and advises Linus not to bring his umbrella, as it will make him look like a tourist. On the drive home, Sabrina sings the romantic French song "La vie en rose," and Linus hints that he is falling in love with her. Later, Sabrina, her feelings about the brothers now confused, tells David that she does not want to see Linus anymore, but the almost recuperated David insists that she be nice to Linus, their only "ally." The next day, at Linus' office, Elizabeth goes over her wedding plans with Linus, and Linus presents Mr. Tyson with his merger contract.

Afterward, Linus explains to Oliver that he is going to buy two boat tickets to Paris and will trick Sabrina into thinking he is on board until she is safely away from New York. Linus also reveals he is paying Sabrina's living expenses in Paris, as well as giving her father some Larrabee stock. Later, Sabrina, who has a dinner date with Linus, telephones him from the office lobby and tells him she cannot see him. Linus persuades Sabrina to come up to his office and asks her to cook an omelette.

Thoroughly confused, Sabrina starts to cry until she notices two boat tickets to Paris on Linus' desk and deduces that one is meant for her. Chagrined by Sabrina's joy, Linus confesses his deception, and heartbroken, Sabrina takes her ticket and leaves. The next morning, before a board meeting, David confronts Linus in his office, slugging him after revealing that Sabrina broke off with him. David then declares he is going to Paris, even though he knows that Linus is in love with Sabrina. During the board meeting, Linus announces that the merger is off as David is on his way to Paris with Sabrina, but before Elizabeth, her father and the board can register their shock, David storms in and goads Linus into hitting him and admitting that he loves Sabrina. After David tells him that a tugboat is waiting to take him to Sabrina's ocean liner, Linus races to the docks. Once on board the liner, Linus discards his umbrella and reunites with a surprised Sabrina.



    Dir: Billy Wilder Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden
    Runtime: 113 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Romantic comedy with songs", "Comedy", "Romance", "Adaptation"]

12/25/2020

10:00 PM    The African Queen (1951)

In September 1914 in the German East African village of Kungdu, British Reverend Samuel Sayer and his spinster sister Rose lead prayers at the makeshift First Methodist Church. The natives struggle to follow the English psalm, but race outside when they hear Canadian Charlie Allnut's ancient launch the African Queen chug into the village, laden with mail and goods. Though conscious of his lower social standing, Charlie lunches with the Sayers, who delicately ignore his rumbling stomach. Before leaving, he informs them about the encroaching war in Europe, and although the Sayers are frightened, they refuse to desert the village. Only hours later, however, German troops invade Kungdu, imprison the natives and burn down the huts. By the time the smoke clears, Samuel has begun to lose his mind from shock and grief. He soon collapses, unintentionally wounding Rose by raving that their attraction to missionary work grew out of a lack of more attractive social options. When Charlie returns to the destroyed village the next day, he finds Samuel dead, and helps Rose bury him. She then accepts Charlie's offer to hide from the Germans on his boat. Once they are on the river, Charlie explains that the Germans have positioned a heavily armed steamer, the Louisa , at the mouth of Lake Tanganyika to block British troops. Rose immediately forms a plan to attack the Louisa by crafting torpedoes out of explosives and an oxygen tank, strapping them to the African Queen and ramming into the steamer. Charlie tries desperately to dissuade her, describing the German fort and impassable rapids they will have to face along the way, but Rose's determination eventually shames him into agreeing to the plan. After they set sail, he teaches Rose how to read the river, and they negotiate how to bathe in private. That night, a pouring rain forces Charlie to seek shelter under Rose's tarpaulin, and after at first banishing him, Rose softens and allows him to sleep near her. They reach the first set of rapids the next afternoon, and Charlie's hopes that the death-defying experience will frighten Rose are dashed after she proclaims it the most stimulating physical experience she has ever had. At night, a frustrated Charlie taps into his gin reserves and later rants drunkenly that he will not sail any farther, calling Rose a "skinny old maid." He awakes the next morning to find her pouring each of his gin bottles into the ocean. Hours later, he begs her to speak to him, and she finally reveals that it is his refusal to sail which has infuriated her. Charlie yells but then quickly backs down, agreeing to accompany her while doubting their chances for success. Their first obstacle is the German fort, where the soldiers open fire on the African Queen . The engine is hit, but Charlie repairs it and they sail on. Immediately afterward, they reach another set of rapids. Rose struggles to steer while Charlie races to keep the engine stoked, and although they are badly pummeled, they miraculously reach calm waters. Thrilled, Charlie and Rose fall into an embrace which quickly becomes romantic. Later, as they declare their love, they finally learn each other's first name. They then sail peacefully past exotic flora and fauna until they hit a waterfall, which damages the rudder. Although Charlie despairs, Rose devises a plan to weld a new rudder, and days later, the boat is fixed. Just miles down the river, however, they are attacked by a horde of mosquitoes, which terrifies Rose and forces them to stay in open water. Within days, they become lost in the stagnant shallows. Thick reeds bog down the boat, forcing Charlie to pull it through the water. When he finally boards again, exhausted, he finds leeches covering his body, and even though he is shaking with revulsion, he must return to the water to keep the boat moving. Hours later, they reach land, where Charlie feverishly tells Rose they may not make it but that he loves her. They both collapse into sleep, and during the night, a fresh rain sweeps the launch downstream onto Lake Tanganyika. They awaken to find the Louisa only miles away, and retreat into the reeds to hide. By the next day, they have discerned the ship's sailing pattern and Charlie makes the torpedoes. They set out on their attack that night, but a sudden storm capsizes the launch and Rose and Charlie are separated in the dark. Charlie is imprisoned by the Germans and, not wanting to live without Rose, accepts his sentence of hanging. Just then, however, Rose is brought in, and when she hears that Charlie is to be killed, proudly admits their whole scheme to the soldiers. Before they are hanged, Charlie requests that the captain marry them, and just as the service ends, the African Queen surfaces, hits the Louisa and explodes. Floating together in the water, the newlyweds see the boat's nameplate, realize that their plan has succeeded after all, and happily swim toward the shore.
    Dir: John Huston Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "War Romance", "Romance", "Drama", "Adventure", "War", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/26/2020

12:00 AM    My Fair Lady (1964)

Pompous phonetics professor Henry Higgins is so sure of his abilities he takes it upon himself to transform a Cockney working-class girl into someone who can pass for a cultured member of high society. His subject turns out to be the lovely Eliza Doolittle, who agrees to speech lessons to improve her job prospects. Higgins and Eliza clash but wind up forming an unlikely bond, one that is threatened by an aristocratic suitor.
    Dir: George Cukor Actors: Audrey Hepburn,Rex Harrison,Stanley Holloway
    Runtime: 170 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Musical", "Adaptation"]

12/26/2020

03:00 AM    Holiday (1938)

Upon returning to New York from a December holiday in Lake Placid, Johnny Case drops by to see his dear friends, Nick and Susan Potter, and gleefully informs them that he has become engaged to a beautiful woman he met at the resort. When Susan questions Johnny about his bride-to-be, Julia Seton, Johnny confesses that he knows nothing about her background or family life. Later, when he shows up at Julia's Park Avenue address, he is stunned to discover that she is the daughter of Edward Seton, an extremely wealthy banker. While Julia goes to church to break the news of her engagement to her conservative widower father, Johnny spends time with Linda, Julia's unconventional, outspoken sister, and Ned, her alcoholic but charming brother. As he and Linda chat in the playroom, the only "human" room in the Seton mansion, Johnny proudly tells Linda about his dreams and aspirations. The thirty-year-old Johnny reveals that because he has worked hard ever since he was a child, he now feels that he should take a long-term holiday and discover the true meaning of life. In turn, Linda confesses that because of their father's domination over the years, both she and Ned have been unable to find their place in the world. Mr. Seton, meanwhile, is stunned by Julia's announcement and immediately questions her about Johnny's financial standing and background. However, after meeting Johnny and drilling his employer about his competency, Mr. Seton agrees to the marriage. Although Linda, who adores her sister, suggests that they hold a small, informal engagement party, Julia willingly bows to her father's desire to have an enormous New Year's Eve party. Deeply disappointed, Linda refuses to come down for the lavish affair and holes up in the playroom. The Potters arrive and, while wandering around the mansion, accidentally end up in the playroom with Linda. Embarrassed by Linda's obvious absence from the festivities, Julia sends Johnny to fetch her, and Johnny is delighted to be reunited with his wisecracking friends. At the same time, Julia's snobbish cousins, Seton and Laura Cram, track Linda to the playroom and interrupt the group's fun. Just as Linda and Johnny, who loves to do backflips, are about to demonstrate a tumbling trick they have just perfected, Julia and Mr. Seton burst into the room and insist that Linda join the party. Mr. Seton then offers Johnny a job at his bank, forcing Johnny to reveal his "early retirement" plans. Both Julia and her father are upset by Johnny's pronouncements, and a despondent Johnny sees the New Year in with Linda. Later, Linda tearfully confesses to Ned that she has fallen in love with Johnny but intends to hide her feelings. Immediately after the engagement is announced, Johnny leaves the celebration without saying goodbye. Days later, Linda, anxious to reunite the lovers, visits the Potters and learns that Johnny is planning to sail with them to Europe that night and has asked Julia to join him. When a telegram from Johnny arrives announcing that Julia has turned him down, Linda rushes back home to admonish Julia. After the sisters argue about the situation, Mr. Seton joins the discussion and decries Johnny as "un-American." Julia smugly predicts that Johnny will return to her, and moments later, a contrite Johnny shows up and tells Mr. Seton that he is willing to work at his bank on condition that he can quit after two years if he is unhappy there. When Mr. Seton begins to plan the honeymoon in detail, however, Johnny balks and, after revealing that he loves his freedom more than he loves Julia, leaves for the dock. Linda then senses that Julia is actually relieved by Johnny's departure and forces her to admit that she no longer loves him. Inspired by Johnny's defiance, Linda declares her own independence and rushes from the house. At dockside, the Potters are overjoyed when Johnny boards the ship without Julia, and Johnny is delighted when Linda takes her sister's place by his side.
    Dir: George Cukor Actors: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Edward Everett Horton
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy"]

12/26/2020

04:45 AM    Two for the Road (1967)

A married couple travels in Europe at four different stages in their relationship.
    Dir: Stanley Donen Actors: Audrey Hepburn,Albert Finney,Eleanor Bron
    Runtime: 112 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama"]

12/26/2020

06:45 AM    Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)

The daughter of a well-to-do white family comes home from a vacation to announce her intentions of marrying a well-to-do black physician. The prospective in-laws must come to terms with the implications.
    Dir: Stanley Kramer Actors: Spencer Tracy,Sidney Poitier,Katharine Hepburn
    Runtime: 108 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Drama"]

12/26/2020

09:00 AM    Rustlers and Redskins (1937)

Larry Munro has discovered platinum on his ranch, and a group known as the Secret Seven has learned about it too. Kentucky Wade and his friends arrive to help Larry and are soon fighting off the henchman of the Secret Seven.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 30 mins .. tvGenre: Action .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: []

12/26/2020

09:30 AM    The Rustlers' Roundup (1937)

Larry Munro has discovered platinum on his ranch, and a group known as the Secret Seven has learned about it too. Kentucky Wade and his friends arrive to help Larry and are soon fighting off the henchman of the Secret Seven.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 30 mins .. tvGenre: Action .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: []

12/26/2020

10:00 AM    Her Honor the Mare (1943)

Popeye's nephews find a horse who is a fugitive from a glue factory and try to convince Uncle Popeye what a wonderful house pet it would make.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 7 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: null
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance"]

12/26/2020

10:09 AM    Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event (1943)

A husband mistakenly believes his hot Latin wife is pregnant.
    Dir: Leslie Goodwins Actors: Lupe Velez,Leon Errol,Walter Reed
    Runtime: 63 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adventure"]

12/26/2020

11:30 AM    Main Street Follies (1935)

A New York producer sends a spy to a nightclub to report back on the musical acts.
    Dir: null Actors: Hal Leroy,Mary Joan Martin,George Anderson
    Runtime: 21 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Musical", "Short", "Music"]

12/26/2020

12:00 PM    She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

An aging Cavalry officer tries to prevent an Indian war in the last days before his retirement.
    Dir: John Ford Actors: John Wayne,Joanne Dru,John Agar
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Western", "Drama", "War", "Western", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/26/2020

02:00 PM    Knights of the Round Table (1953)

Lancelot, banished from King Arthur's court for loving Queen Guinevere, returns to defeat the evil Mordred.
    Dir: Richard Thorpe Actors: Robert Taylor,Ava Gardner,Mel Ferrer
    Runtime: 115 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Drama", "Drama", "Adventure", "Historical", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/26/2020

04:00 PM    Ben-Hur (1959)

While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 212 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Action", "Period", "Adaptation", "Religion"]

12/26/2020

08:00 PM    Casablanca (1942)

An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.
    Dir: Michael Curtiz Actors: Humphrey Bogart,Ingrid Bergman,Paul Henreid
    Runtime: 102 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "World War II Romance", "Romance", "Drama", "War", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/26/2020

10:00 PM    The Way We Were (1973)

In 1937 spit-fire Katie Morosky briefly meets the preppy Hubbell Gardiner. Almost eight years later, the two are reunited in New York, when leftist radio worker Katie spies military officer Hubbell in a nightclub. The two opposites fall in love and head to Hollywood so that Hubbell can write a screenplay for producer pal J.J. But the House Committee on Un-American Activities' Communist witch hunt in 1947 tears the pair apart, as a pregnant Katie refuses to keep silent about the jailing of the Hollywood Ten, while a faithless Hubbell decides to save his career. When the two meet again in the 1960s, TV writer Hubbell and nuclear protestor Katie feel that old pull again, but they have to decide if they have what it takes for the long run.
    Dir: Sydney Pollack Actors: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford
    Runtime: 118 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama", "Adaptation"]

12/27/2020

12:15 AM    Detour (1945)

A hitchhiker takes on a dead man's identity only to face blackmail by an unscrupulous woman.
    Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer Actors: Tom Neal,Ann Savage,Claudia Drake
    Runtime: 68 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Road Film noir", "Drama", "Crime", "Film Noir"]

12/27/2020

01:45 AM    The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

Passengers and crew struggle to escape an ocean liner turned upside down.
    Dir: Ronald Neame Actors: Gene Hackman,Ernest Borgnine,Red Buttons
    Runtime: 117 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Sea Drama", "Disaster Drama", "Drama", "Action", "Disaster", "Thriller", "Adaptation"]

12/27/2020

04:00 AM    Mara Maru (1952)

A salvage diver is accused of murder while hunting a mysterious treasure.
    Dir: Gordon Douglas Actors: Errol Flynn,Ruth Roman,Raymond Burr
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Adventure .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Adventure"]

12/27/2020

06:00 AM    Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)

A cold-hearted teacher becomes the school favorite when he's thawed by a beautiful young woman.
    Dir: Sam Wood Actors: Robert Donat,Greer Garson,Terry Kilburn
    Runtime: 114 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/27/2020

08:15 AM    The Clock (1945)

A G.I. en route to Europe falls in love during a whirlwind two-day leave in New York City.
    Dir: Vincente Minnelli Actors: Judy Garland,Robert Walker,James Gleason
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "World War II Romance", "Romance", "Drama", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/27/2020

10:00 AM    Detour (1945)

A hitchhiker takes on a dead man's identity only to face blackmail by an unscrupulous woman.
    Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer Actors: Tom Neal,Ann Savage,Claudia Drake
    Runtime: 68 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Road Film noir", "Drama", "Crime", "Film Noir"]

12/27/2020

11:30 AM    My Favorite Wife (1940)

A shipwrecked woman is rescued just in time for her husband's remarriage.
    Dir: Garson Kanin Actors: Irene Dunne,Cary Grant,Randolph Scott
    Runtime: 88 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/27/2020

01:15 PM    Swing Time (1936)

To prove himself worthy of his fiancee, a dancer tries to make it big, only to get involved with his dancing partner.
    Dir: George Stevens Actors: Fred Astaire,Ginger Rogers,Victor Moore
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Musical", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/27/2020

03:15 PM    The Long, Long Trailer (1954)

A newlywed couple encounter many difficulties during their honeymoon trip aboard a trailer they purchased.
    Dir: Vincente Minnelli Actors: Lucille Ball,Desi Arnaz,Marjorie Main
    Runtime: 96 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Domestic Comedy", "Comedy", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/27/2020

05:15 PM    Guys and Dolls (1955)

A big-city gambler bets that he can seduce a Salvation Army girl.
    Dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Actors: Marlon Brando,Jean Simmons,Frank Sinatra
    Runtime: 150 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Gambling Musical", "Comedy", "Romance", "Crime", "Musical", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/27/2020

08:00 PM    Ocean's Eleven (1960)

A group of friends plot to rob a Las Vegas casino.
    Dir: Lewis Milestone Actors: Peter Lawford,Dean Martin,Frank Sinatra
    Runtime: 127 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy-drama with songs", "Gambling Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Drama", "Crime", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/27/2020

10:15 PM    The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

A bored millionaire decides to live his life on the edge and stages a multimilion dollar bank heist, but falls in love with an insurance investigator (from the victim bank) who suspects him of the crime.
    Dir: Norman Jewison Actors: Steve McQueen,Faye Dunaway,Paul Burke
    Runtime: 102 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Crime Drama", "Drama", "Crime"]

12/28/2020

12:15 AM    Die Frau im Mond (1929)

A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a successful expedition.
    Dir: Fritz Lang Actors: Gerda Maurus,Klaus Pohl,Max Zilzer
    Runtime: 87 mins .. tvGenre: Foreign .. Rating: .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Foreign", "Silent", "Sci-Fi"]

12/28/2020

03:15 AM    The Phantom Carriage (1921)

In this silent film, fear of a terrible curse prompts a dying man to try atoning for his sins.
    Dir: Victor Seastrom Actors: Victor Seastrom,Hilda Borgstrom,Tore Svennberg
    Runtime: 106 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Horror", "Fantasy", "Foreign", "Silent"]

12/28/2020

05:15 AM    Wild Strawberries (1957)

On his way to an awards ceremony, a distinguished professor is forced to face his past, come to terms with his faults, and make peace with the inevitability of his approaching death
    Dir: Ingmar Bergman Actors: Victor Seastrom,Ingrid Thulin,Bibi Andersson
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama", "Foreign"]

12/28/2020

07:00 AM    Ice Aces (1948)

This provides a behind-the-scenes look of the Ice Capades practices with ice skating favorites.
    Dir: David Barclay Actors: Bernie Lyman,Johnny Flanagan,Larry Jackson
    Runtime: 8 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Documentary", "Short"]

12/28/2020

07:15 AM    Beauty and the Beast (1946)

A mysterious monster forces a young innocent to share his life in an enchanted castle.
    Dir: Jean Cocteau Actors: Jean Marais,Josette Day,Mila Parely
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Romance .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Romance", "Drama", "Fantasy", "Foreign", "Adaptation"]

12/28/2020

09:00 AM    The Spectacle Maker (1934)

A mysterious stranger asks an eyeglass maker to design a lens that shows only beauty to anyone who wears it.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Short", "Fantasy"]

12/28/2020

09:30 AM    One for the Book (1940)

Famous literary figures step out of the pages of books after dark.
    Dir: Roy Mack Actors: Betty Hutton,Hal Sherman,Miriam Grahame
    Runtime: 18 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short", "Fantasy"]

12/28/2020

10:00 AM    The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)

Fanciful biography of the German fairy-tale collectors, with reenactments of three of their stories.
    Dir: Henry Levin Actors: Laurence Harvey,Karl Boehm,Claire Bloom
    Runtime: 129 mins .. tvGenre: Family .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Biography", "Family", "Musical", "Biography", "Adaptation"]

12/28/2020

12:30 PM    Nertsery Rhymes (1933)

A father and mother tell nursery stories to their three sons.
    Dir: Jack Cummings Actors: Larry Fine,Bonnie Bonnell,Ted Healy
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Musical", "Short", "Music"]

12/28/2020

01:00 PM    The Golden Age of Comedy (1957)

A compilation of clips from the great comedians of the silent era.
    Dir: null Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Will Rogers
    Runtime: 79 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Compilation Comedy", "Comedy"]

12/28/2020

02:20 PM    Their First Mistake (1932)

After adopting a baby to save his marriage, a man discovers his wife has left him.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

02:41 PM    Towed in a Hole (1932)

Laurel and Hardy decide to go into the fishing business.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 21 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

03:05 PM    Twice Two (1933)

Plans go awry as two friends attempt to celebrate the anniversary of their weddings.
    Dir: James Parrott Actors: Stan Laurel,May Wallace,Baldwin Cooke
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

03:26 PM    Me and My Pal (1933)

A groom and his best man get preoccupied with a jigsaw puzzle on their way to the wedding.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

03:47 PM    The Midnight Patrol (1933)

Two rookie police officers bungle their way through a series of mishaps.
    Dir: Lloyd French Actors: Oliver Hardy,Edgar Dearing,Charlie Hall
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

04:15 PM    Busy Bodies (1933)

In this short film, Laurel and Hardy wage battle with inanimate objects, their co-workers, and the laws of physics during a routine work day at a sawmill.
    Dir: Lloyd French Actors: Charley Young,Charlie Hall,Jack Hill
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

04:35 PM    Dirty Work (1933)

Two chimney sweeps are summoned to the house of a slightly mad professor in this comedic short.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

04:55 PM    Oliver the Eighth (1934)

Two barbershop owners attempt to woo a rich widow, but discover she may have more than marriage on her mind.
    Dir: Lloyd French Actors: Mae Busch,Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy
    Runtime: 25 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

05:30 PM    Going Bye-Bye! (1934)

Laurel and Hardy testify against a dangerous criminal, who swears revenge!
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

05:51 PM    Them Thar Hills (1934)

In this short film, two men accidentally get high on moonshine when they go to the mountains for a rest cure.
    Dir: Actors:
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

06:12 PM    The Live Ghost (1934)

A sea captain hires comedic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy to trick sailors into working on his supposedly haunted boat.
    Dir: null Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Mae Busch
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

06:45 PM    Tit For Tat (1935)

In this short film, Laurel and Hardy run into trouble when they open an electrical repair shop.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 19 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

07:05 PM    The Fixer Uppers (1935)

Comedic duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy have a no fail plan to help a jealous wife woo her husband, but somehow things go wrong.
    Dir: Charles Rogers Actors: Bob O'connor,Oliver Hardy,Charles Middleton
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

07:26 PM    Thicker Than Water (1935)

Oliver Hardy suffers some pretty serious money troubles.
    Dir: Daphne Pollard Actors: Ed Brandenburg,James Finlayson,Grace Goodall
    Runtime: 20 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Short"]

12/28/2020

08:00 PM    A Chump at Oxford (1940)

When they accidentally capture a bank robber, two street cleaners are given a scholarship to Oxford.
    Dir: Alfred Goulding Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Forrester Harvey
    Runtime: 63 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/28/2020

09:15 PM    Saps at Sea (1940)

Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
    Dir: Gordon Douglas Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,James Finlayson
    Runtime: 57 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/28/2020

10:30 PM    Nothing But Trouble (1944)

A pair of dimwits get jobs as servants to a boy king whose life is in danger.
    Dir: Sam Taylor Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Mary Boland
    Runtime: 69 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Homefront Comedy", "Comedy"]

12/28/2020

11:45 PM    Air Raid Wardens (1943)

A pair of bumblers stumble upon Nazi spies on the home front.
    Dir: Edward Sedgwick Actors: Stan Laurel,Oliver Hardy,Edgar Kennedy
    Runtime: 67 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Espionage Comedy", "Homefront Comedy", "Comedy"]

12/29/2020

01:00 AM    Utopia (1950)

A group of shipwrecked goofs sets up a peaceful government on a newly formed atoll, until others become interested in their location.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 83 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Comedy"]

12/29/2020

02:30 AM    The Major and the Minor (1942)

A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy.
    Dir: Billy Wilder Actors: Ginger Rogers,Ray Milland,Rita Johnson
    Runtime: 100 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Adaptation"]

12/29/2020

04:15 AM    Three Smart Girls (1936)

The daughters of a divorced couple try to keep their father from remarrying.
    Dir: Henry Koster Actors: Binnie Barnes,Charles Winninger,Alice Brady
    Runtime: 86 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Youth Comedy-drama", "Domestic Comedy-drama", "Comedy-drama with songs", "Comedy", "Musical"]

12/29/2020

06:00 AM    Good News (1947)

A football hero falls in love with his French tutor.
    Dir: Charles Walters Actors: June Allyson,Peter Lawford,Patricia Marshall
    Runtime: 95 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "College Musical comedy", "Comedy", "Musical", "Sports", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/29/2020

07:45 AM    The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)

Josh and Dinah Barkley are a famous musical theater duo, but an argument on the opening night of their newest Broadway show reveals previously unspoken resentments. Dinah feels overshadowed by Josh, so when flirtatious playwright Jacques Pierre Barredout suggests she play the lead in his new drama about Sarah Bernhardt, she separates from Josh and endeavors to become a serious actress. Can producer Ezra Miller reunite the duo?
    Dir: Charles Walters Actors: Fred Astaire,Ginger Rogers,Oscar Levant
    Runtime: 108 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Show business Musical", "Comedy", "Drama", "Dance", "Musical", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/29/2020

09:45 AM    On the Town (1949)

Three sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.
    Dir: Gene Kelly Actors: Gene Kelly,Frank Sinatra,Betty Garrett
    Runtime: 98 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Musical", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/29/2020

11:45 AM    Singin' in the Rain (1952)

A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
    Dir: Gene Kelly Actors: Gene Kelly,Donald O'connor,Debbie Reynolds
    Runtime: 103 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Show business Musical comedy", "Comedy", "Romance", "Musical", "Period", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/29/2020

01:45 PM    The Band Wagon (1953)

A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
    Dir: Vincente Minnelli Actors: Fred Astaire,Cyd Charisse,Oscar Levant
    Runtime: 112 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Show business Musical comedy", "Comedy", "Musical", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/29/2020

03:45 PM    It's Always Fair Weather (1955)

World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion.
    Dir: Gene Kelly Actors: Gene Kelly,Dan Dailey,Cyd Charisse
    Runtime: 102 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Musical", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/29/2020

05:45 PM    Bells Are Ringing (1960)

An answering service operator gets mixed up in her clients' lives.
    Dir: Vincente Minnelli Actors: Judy Holliday,Dean Martin,Fred Clark
    Runtime: 127 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Musical", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/29/2020

08:00 PM    The Graduate (1967)

Benjamin Braddock, filled with doubts about his future, returns to his Los Angeles home after graduating from an Eastern college. His parents soon have a party so they can boast of their son's academic achievements and his bright prospects in business. Mrs. Robinson, one of the guests, persuades Ben to drive her home and there tries to seduce him, but her overtures are interrupted by the sound of her husband's car in the driveway. Blatant in her seductive maneuvers, she soon has the nervous and inexperienced Ben meeting her regularly at the Taft Hotel. As the summer passes, Benjamin becomes increasingly bored and listless; he frequently stays out overnight and returns home to loll around the pool. When his worried parents try to interest him in Elaine, Mrs. Robinson's daughter, Ben agrees to date her to avoid having the entire Robinson family invited to dinner. At first Benjamin is rude to Elaine and takes her to a striptease club, but realizing how cruel he has been, he apologizes and the two begin dating. Outraged, Mrs. Robinson demands that Ben stop seeing her daughter; instead he blurts out the truth to a shocked Elaine, who returns to college in Berkeley. Although Ben follows her and tries to persuade her to marry him, Elaine's parents intervene and encourage her to marry Carl, a student whom she has been dating. Ben returns to Los Angeles, but when Mrs. Robinson refuses to divulge any information about the wedding, he races back to Berkeley and learns that the ceremony will take place in Santa Barbara. Arriving at the church as the final vows are being spoken, he screams Elaine's name over the heads of the startled guests. Elaine sees her parents' anger toward Ben, and realizing what their influence has done, she fights off her mother and Carl and races to Ben. After locking the congregation in the church by jamming a crucifix through the door handles, the couple leap aboard a passing bus and ride away.
    Dir: Mike Nichols Actors: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Romance", "Drama", "Adaptation"]

12/29/2020

10:00 PM    Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play about a young man dreaming of stardom who meets up with a has-been movie star and travels with her to his small hometown to find the girl he left behind (and pregnant), only to be awaited by her father.
    Dir: Richard Brooks Actors: Paul Newman,Geraldine Page,Shirley Knight
    Runtime: 120 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/30/2020

12:15 AM    This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

A spoof about a filmmaker making a documentary about a once-famous, now almost forgotten British heavy metal band returning to the United States after 17 years for a concert tour.
    Dir: Rob Reiner Actors: Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael Mckean
    Runtime: 82 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Music"]

12/30/2020

02:00 AM    The Belly Of An Architect (1987)

An architect's obsession with his work leads to his destruction.
    Dir: Peter Greenaway Actors: Brian Dennehy, Chloe Webb, Lambert Wilson, Vanni Cobellini
    Runtime: 126 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-R .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama"]

12/30/2020

04:15 AM    The Ritz (1976)

Heterosexual Cleveland businessman Gaetano Proclo is hiding from his murderous mobster brother-in-law in a gay bathhouse in Manhattan. There, Gaetano meets a colorful variety of characters, including aspiring entertainer Googie Gomez. Googie thinks that Gaetano is a famous producer, he thinks that she is a man in drag. Things become even more complicated when Gaetano's wife locates his hideout and believes that her husband must be gay.
    Dir: Richard Lester Actors: F. Murray Abraham, Hugh Fraser
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Crime", "Adaptation"]

12/30/2020

06:00 AM    The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Algiers revolts against the French Foreign Legion.
    Dir: Gillo Pontecorvo Actors: Jean Martin,Yacef Saadi,Brahim Haggiag
    Runtime: 120 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Historical Drama", "Drama", "Historical", "War", "Foreign"]

12/30/2020

08:15 AM    The Family Secret (1924)

A destitute man tries to help a foundling, not realizing she's his daughter.
    Dir: William Seiter Actors: Gladys Hulette,Edward Earle,Frank Currier
    Runtime: 70 mins .. tvGenre: Adaptation .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: N
    Genre: [ "Adaptation"]

12/30/2020

09:30 AM    The Square Peg (1958)

Norman and Mr Grimsdale are council workmen mending the road outside an Army base when they come into conflict with the military. Shortly afterwards, they get drafted and fall into the clutches of the Sergeant they have just bested. They are sent to France to repair roads in front of the Allied advance but get captured. Norman takes advantage of a useful similarity to impersonate General Schreiber and manages to return a hero.
    Dir: John Paddy Carstairs Actors: Norman Wisdom, Honor Blackman, Edward Chapman
    Runtime: 85 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Crime", "War"]

12/30/2020

11:00 AM    Evil Under The Sun (1982)

Hercule Poirot is called upon to discover who murdered stage star Arlena Marshall. But given Marshall's shrewish personality and propensity for making enemies, the question isn't "Who wanted to see her dead?" but "Who didn't?"
    Dir: Guy Hamilton Actors: Peter Ustinov, Colin Blakely, Jane Birkin, James Mason
    Runtime: 102 mins .. tvGenre: Mystery .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Mystery", "Adaptation"]

12/30/2020

01:15 PM    The China Syndrome (1979)

A TV reporter investigates the goings on in a shoddy nuclear power plant and ends up against more than she bargained for.
    Dir: James Bridges Actors: Jane Fonda,Jack Lemmon,Lewis Arquette
    Runtime: 122 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Thriller"]

12/30/2020

03:30 PM    The Red Badge of Courage (1951)

A young Union soldier fights to atone for a moment of cowardice during the Civil War.
    Dir: John Huston Actors: Andy Devine,Robert Easton Burke,Douglas Dick
    Runtime: 69 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Civil War Drama", "Drama", "War", "Western"]

12/30/2020

04:45 PM    Kidnapped (1948)

After being kidnapped and sold into slavery, a young man fights to reclaim his birthright.
    Dir: William Beaudine Actors: Roddy Mcdowall,Sue England,Dan O'herlihy
    Runtime: 81 mins .. tvGenre: Adventure .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Historical Adventure", "Adventure", "Period", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/30/2020

06:15 PM    Flipper (1963)

A young boy befriends a dolphin that comes to his rescue.
    Dir: James B. Clark Actors: Chuck Connors,Luke Halpin,Kathleen Maguire
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Adventure", "Family"]

12/30/2020

08:00 PM    The Birds (1963)

An immense flock of birds descends upon a seacoast town, makes it their nesting ground, and begins to attack and kill the townsfolk.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: Rod Taylor,Tippi Hedren,Jessica Tandy
    Runtime: 120 mins .. tvGenre: Horror .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Horror", "Mystery", "Thriller", "Adaptation"]

12/30/2020

10:15 PM    Psycho (1960)

A woman on the run gets mixed up with a repressed young man and his violent mother.
    Dir: Alfred Hitchcock Actors: Anthony Perkins,Vera Miles,John Gavin
    Runtime: 109 mins .. tvGenre: Horror .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Suspense Horror", "Horror", "Thriller"]

12/31/2020

12:15 AM    Cape Fear (1962)

Following a 6-year imprisonment for committing a sadistic sex crime, Max Cady arrives in a small southern town to seek revenge on the man responsible for his conviction, counselor Sam Bowden. Although Cady makes no direct threats, it is apparent that he is after Sam's wife, Peggy, and his 12-year-old daughter, Nancy. Because he has broken no law, neither Sam nor the police are able to take any legal action against him. Consequently, Sam cannot prevent Cady from poisoning the family dog, menacing Nancy when she leaves school, and whispering obscenities to Peggy over the telephone. Furthermore, Cady refuses to be bribed or bullied out of town. Desperate, Sam decides to take the law into his hands and lay a trap for Cady. After hiding his wife and daughter in a houseboat on the Cape Fear River, he leaves town. He then secretly returns, hopeful that Cady has discovered the hiding place. The ruse works, and Cady arrives on the scene late one night. Following a furious struggle in the river, Sam overpowers Cady and once more is instrumental in sending him to prison.
    Dir: J Lee Thompson Actors: Gregory Peck,, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-PG .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Thriller", "Adaptation", "Film Noir"]

12/31/2020

02:15 AM    Sisters (1972)

A small-time reporter tries to convince the police she saw a murder in the apartment across from hers.
    Dir: Brian De Palma Actors: Margot Kidder,Jennifer Salt,Charles Durning
    Runtime: 92 mins .. tvGenre: Horror .. Rating: TV-MA .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Horror", "Thriller"]

12/31/2020

04:00 AM    It's Alive (1974)

A couple's use of an experimental fertility drug produces a monstrous infant.
    Dir: null Actors: Guy Stockwell,Sharon Farrell,Andrew Duggan
    Runtime: 90 mins .. tvGenre: Horror .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Horror"]

12/31/2020

05:45 AM    The Bride Wore Black (1968)

During a cocktail party celebrating his engagement, a young Frenchman named Bliss is lured onto the terrace of his elegant Côte d'Azur apartment and pushed to his death by a mysterious woman dressed in white. A short time later, the woman appears in a rural mountain village. After enticing Robert Coral, a timid bank clerk, into inviting her to his dingy bachelor apartment, the woman kills him with poisoned wine. The third victim is René Morane, an aspiring politician with a wife and son. Once the wife has been tricked into leaving their suburban home to visit her mother, the woman poses as the son's teacher and gains entry into Morane's house; she locks him in a storage cupboard and leaves him to suffocate. Before each victim dies, the woman reveals that her name is Julie Kohler, the widow of a man who was shot to death on the steps outside the church where they were married. The fatal bullet had come from a building across the street where five men had been playing with a rifle which accidentally fired. After her mother prevented her from committing suicide, Julie vowed to have revenge on all of her husband's killers. Fourth on the list is Holmes, a dishonest car dealer, who is saved from Julie's vengeance when he is arrested by the police for handling stolen merchandise. Going on to her final victim, a painter known as Fergus, Julie agrees to be his model for a series of illustrations depicting Diana the Huntress. Although he eventually expresses his love for her, Julie kills him with the bow-and-arrow prop she used while posing. By deliberately not blacking out a wall painting Fergus made of her and then appearing at his funeral, Julie is easily recognized by Corey, a close friend of both the first and fifth victims. Openly admitting her guilt in the four murders, Julie is handed over to the police and imprisoned in the same jail where the fraudulent car dealer, Holmes, is now an inmate. While helping the matrons serve food to the prisoners, Julie takes a carving knife and completes her revenge by stabbing Holmes.
    Dir: Francois Truffaut Actors: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy
    Runtime: 107 mins .. tvGenre: Drama .. Rating: TV-14 .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Drama", "Mystery", "Adaptation"]

12/31/2020

07:45 AM    Double Wedding (1937)

A dress designer tries to break her sister's engagement to a free-living artist, only to discover the man is falling for her instead.
    Dir: Richard Thorpe Actors: William Powell,Myrna Loy,Florence Rice
    Runtime: 87 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Comedy", "Adaptation", "Romantic Comedy", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/31/2020

09:15 AM    The Thin Man (1934)

In New York, a detective, his wife and his dog solve the murder case of an eccentric inventor.
    Dir: W. S. Van Dyke Actors: William Powell,Myrna Loy,Maureen O'sullivan
    Runtime: 80 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Comedy", "Comedy", "Mystery", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/31/2020

11:00 AM    After the Thin Man (1936)

Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora's cousin of a murder charge.
    Dir: W. S. Van Dyke Actors: William Powell,Myrna Loy,James Stewart
    Runtime: 110 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Comedy", "Comedy", "Mystery", "Adaptation", "Sequel", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/31/2020

01:00 PM    Another Thin Man (1939)

Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
    Dir: W. S. Van Dyke Ii Actors: William Powell,Myrna Loy,Virginia Grey
    Runtime: 105 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Mystery", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/31/2020

02:45 PM    Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

High society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles run into a variety of shady characters while investigating a race-track murder.
    Dir: Major W. S. Van Dyke Ii Actors: William Powell,Myrna Loy,Barry Nelson
    Runtime: 97 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Crime", "Mystery", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/31/2020

04:30 PM    The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)

On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
    Dir: Richard Thorpe Actors: William Powell,Myrna Loy,Lucile Watson
    Runtime: 100 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Crime", "Mystery", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/31/2020

06:15 PM    Song of the Thin Man (1947)

Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
    Dir: Edward Buzzell Actors: William Powell,Myrna Loy,Keenan Wynn
    Runtime: 86 mins .. tvGenre: Comedy .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Crime", "Mystery", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/31/2020

06:15 PM    Song of the Thin Man (1947)

Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 86 mins .. tvGenre: null .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Detective Comedy-drama", "Comedy", "Crime", "Mystery", "Adaptation", "Classic Hollywood"]

12/31/2020

08:00 PM    That's Entertainment! (1974)

MGM musicals are celebrated in this anthology. It is presented in segments introduced by stars on the MGM backlot, including Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Bing Crosby, James Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, and Liza Minnelli who represents her late mother, Judy Garland. The film also features archival footage of legendary MGM stars and rarely seen performances such as a singing and dancing Clark Gable.
    Dir: Jack Haley Actors: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor
    Runtime: 132 mins .. tvGenre: Documentary .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Documentary", "Musical"]

12/31/2020

08:00 PM    That's Entertainment! (1974)

An all-star cast, including Fred Astaire and Frank Sinatra, introduces clips from MGM's greatest musicals.
    Dir: null Actors: null
    Runtime: 132 mins .. tvGenre: null .. Rating: TV-G .. CC: Y
    Genre: [ "Documentary", "Musical"]