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TCM Schedule for Wednesday, October 23: TCM Spotlight: Short and Sweet

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

12:30 AM
MAHOGANY ( 1975)
A girl from the Chicago slums fights her way to a position as an international super model.
Dir: Berry Gordy Cast: Diana Ross , Billy Dee Williams , Anthony Perkins .
C- 109 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

2:30 AM
MADE IN PARIS ( 1966)
A young fashion designer is transformed by her first trip to Paris.
Dir: Boris Sagal Cast: Ann-Margret , Louis Jourdan , Richard Crenna .
BW- 103 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

4:15 AM
LOVELY TO LOOK AT ( 1952)
All-star remake of Roberta, with three Broadway producers inheriting a Parisian fashion house.
Dir: Mervyn LeRoy Cast: Kathryn Grayson , Red Skelton , Howard Keel .
C- 102 mins, CC,

6:00 AM
SWISS MISS ( 1938)
When they're swindled, two salesmen have to work off their debts in a Swiss hotel.
Dir: John G. Blystone Cast: Stan Laurel , Oliver Hardy , Della Lind .
BW- 73 mins,

7:15 AM
BOHEMIAN GIRL, THE ( 1936)
Two pickpockets raise a stolen child, not realizing she's royalty.
Dir: James W. Horne Cast: Stan Laurel , Oliver Hardy , Thelma Todd .
BW- 71 mins,

8:30 AM
AFFAIRS OF DOBIE GILLIS, THE ( 1953)
A lovesick teenager searches for romance at college.
Dir: Don Weis Cast: Debbie Reynolds , Bobby Van , Barbara Ruick .
BW- 73 mins, CC,

9:45 AM
WE'RE IN THE MONEY ( 1935)
Gold-digging process servers set their sights on a breach of promise defendant.
Dir: Ray Enright Cast: Joan Blondell , Glenda Farrell , Hugh Herbert .
BW- 66 mins, CC,

11:00 AM
WALKING ON AIR ( 1936)
A girl torments her parents by hiring a phony suitor.
Dir: Joseph Santley Cast: Gene Raymond , Ann Sothern , Jessie Ralph .
BW- 69 mins,

12:15 PM
BEAT THE BAND ( 1947)
A country girl tries to conquer the world of opera.
Dir: John H. Auer Cast: Frances Langford , Ralph Edwards , Phillip Terry .
BW- 67 mins, CC,

1:30 PM
HIPS, HIPS, HOORAY ( 1934)
Two salesmen try to market a flavored lipstick.
Dir: Mark Sandrich Cast: Bert Wheeler , Robert Woolsey , Ruth Etting .
BW- 68 mins, CC,



2:45 PM
BOY! WHAT A GIRL ( 1947)
A would-be producer masquerades as a woman to secure backing for his show.
Dir: Arthur Leonard Cast: Betti Mays , Elwood Smith , Duke Williams .
BW- 70 mins,

4:00 PM
TIME OUT FOR RHYTHM ( 1941)
The producers of a musical each hire different women to star.
Dir: Sidney Salkow Cast: Ann Miller , Rudy Vallee , Rosemary Lane .
BW- 75 mins, CC,

5:15 PM
PRIVATE BUCKAROO ( 1942)
Dir: Edward F. Cline Cast: The Andrews Sisters , Dick Foran , Joe E. Lewis .
BW- 68 mins,

6:30 PM
LITTLE MISS BROADWAY ( 1938)
An orphan adopted by show people helps them fight off a nasty landlady.
Dir: Irving Cummings Cast: Shirley Temple , George Murphy , Jimmy Durante .
BW- 72 mins, CC,

WHAT'S ON TONIGHT: TCM SPOTLIGHT: SHORT AND SWEET

8:00 PM
DUCK SOUP ( 1933)
When he's named dictator of Freedonia, a con artist declares war on the neighboring kingdom.
Dir: Leo McCarey Cast: Groucho Marx , Harpo Marx , Chico Marx .
BW- 69 mins, CC,



9:30 PM
BANK DICK, THE ( 1940)
When he foils two robberies in one day, the town drunkard is hired to guard the local bank.
Dir: Edward Cline Cast: W. C. Fields , Cora Witherspoon , Una Merkel .
BW- 72 mins, CC,

11:00 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 Cast: Stan Laurel , Oliver Hardy , Charley Chase .
BW- 65 mins, CC,



12:30 AM
FAMILY AFFAIR, A ( 1936)
In the first Hardy Family film, a small-town judge fights for re-election while dealing with family problems.
Dir: George B. Seitz Cast: Lionel Barrymore , Cecilia Parker , Eric Linden .
BW- 69 mins, CC,

2:00 AM
FAST COMPANY ( 1938)
Married book-dealers Joel and Gerda Sloane try to clear a friend in the murder of a rival book-seller .
Dir: Edward Buzzell Cast: Melvyn Douglas , Florence Rice , Claire Dodd .
BW- 75 mins, CC,

3:15 AM
WHISTLING IN DIXIE ( 1942)
A radio detective's southern honeymoon is cut short by the discovery of a murder.
Dir: S. Sylvan Simon Cast: Red Skelton , Ann Rutherford , George Bancroft .
BW- 74 mins, CC,

4:30 AM
YOU SAID A MOUTHFUL ( 1932)
To sell his unsinkable bathing suit, an inventor passes himself off as a championship swimmer.
Dir: Lloyd Bacon Cast: Joe E. Brown , Ginger Rogers , Preston S. Foster .
BW- 70 mins, CC,

5:45 AM
ALIBI IKE ( 1935)
A brash baseball star gets mixed up with gamblers and a pretty young girl.
Dir: Ray Enright Cast: Joe E. Brown , Olivia De Havilland , Ruth Donnelly .
BW- 72 mins, CC,

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Mon Oct 21, 2019, 10:44 AM

1. Soooooo ticked off!

My local cable has pushed TCM into a pay tier. It will cost me an extra ten dollars a month for TCM.
Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr.


rant off.

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