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Here are the TCM Highlights for week of  June 25, 2017

Beginning with this issue we will include our "must see" picks for the week and with the TCM programming guide being available for free beginning in September, we will transition to only our picks each week beginning August first to coincide with the Summer Under The Stars event.

 

 

Sundays at 10:00 am ET / 7:00 am PT

 

HIGH WALL HIGH WALL (1947)

Psychiatry provides the key to proving a veteran flyer innocent of his wife's murder.

Dir: Curtis Bernhardt

Cast: Robert Taylor , Audrey Totter , Herbert Marshall .

 

 

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Midnight ET/9:00pm PT

 

SCARAMOUCHESCARAMOUCHE (1923)

In this silent film, a French rebel masquerades as a clown so that he can avenge his friend's
murder.

Dir: Rex Ingram

Cast: Lloyd Ingraham , Alice Terry , Ramon Novarro

 

 

 

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 Beginning Sundays at 2 am ET / 11 pm ET

(Technically Mondays ET)

 

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Yo Yo YOYO (1965) - France

The son of a ruined millionaire and a horsewoman becomes a clown and restores their
fortune.

Dir: Pierre Etaix

Cast: Pierre Etaix , Philippe Dionnet , Luce Klein

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 Monday nights beginning at 9 pm ET

Learn more about Audrey Hepburn here.

 

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It's the last night of Audrey Hepburn as Star of the Month and it is ending with:

PARIS WHEN IT SIZZLES (1963)
A Hollywood producer hires a beautiful secretary to keep his drunken screenwriter on track.
Dir: Richard Quine Cast: William Holden , Audrey Hepburn , Grégoire Aslan
WAR AND PEACE (1956)
A young Russian girl fights to save her family during Napoleon's invasion of her homeland.
Dir: King Vidor Cast: Audrey Hepburn , Henry Fonda , Mel Ferrer
FUNNY FACE (1957)
A fashion photographer turns a Greenwich Village unknown into an international supermodel.
Dir: Stanley Donen Cast: Audrey Hepburn , Fred Astaire , Kay Thompson
ROBIN AND MARIAN (1976)
An aging Robin Hood comes home to resume his relationship with Maid Marian and his
battles against the Sheriff of Nottingham.
Dir: Richard Lester Cast: Sean Connery , Audrey Hepburn Robert Shaw
ALWAYS (1989)
A downed pilot plays celestial wingman to his successor in love and flying.
Dir: Steven Spielberg Cast: Richard Dreyfuss , Holly Hunter , John Goodman
 

 

July Star of the Month is Ronald Colman. Learn more about him here.

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Thursdays beginning at 8 pm ET

 

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (1966)
An academic couple reveal their deepest secret to a pair of newcomers during an all-night booze fest.

Dir: Mike Nichols Cast: Elizabeth Taylor , Richard Burton , George Segal

Writer: Edward Albee

VALENTINO (1977)
The famed silent screen star is torn between love and his career.

Dir: Ken Russell Cast: Rudolf Nureyev , Leslie Caron , Michelle Phillips

 

TORCH SONG TRILOGY (1988)
A drag queen's affair with a bisexual throws his life into turmoil.

Dir: Paul Bogart Cast: Anne Bancroft , Matthew Broderick , Harvey Fierstein

YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY, THE (1982)
Two American journalists get more than they'd bargained for during an Indonesian
revolution.
Dir: Peter Weir Cast: Mel Gibson , Sigourney Weaver , Linda Hunt

ARTHUR (1981)

A childlike millionaire must choose between keeping his fortune and marrying a girl from the wrong side of the tracks.
Dir: Steven Gordon Cast: Dudley Moore , Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud

CABARET (1972)
A young writer gets mixed up with a pleasure-loving singer in the decadent world of 1930s Berlin.

Dir: Bob Fosse Cast: Liza Minnelli , Michael York , Helmut Griem, Joel Grey

Watch trailer here.

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 July's TCM Spotlight is Fifty Years of Hitchcock on Wednesday and Friday nights in conjunction with:

TCM Presents The Master of Suspense: 50 Years of Hitchcock

If you are a Hitchcock fan and/or want to learn more about his films, TCM and Ball State University are offering a FREE online course which starts June 26th. You can learn more and enroll here

 

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Fridays starting at 8 pm ET

IF IT'S TUESDAY, THIS MUST BE BELGIUM (1969)
American tourists wreak havoc while traveling through Europe.
Dir: Mel Stuart

Cast: Suzanne Pleshette , Ian McShane , Mildred Natwick .

ROMANTIC RIVIERA (1951)

This short film explores several places along the French Riviera.

 

 

LITTLE ROMANCE, A (1979)
Teenagers elope with the help of an aging pickpocket.
Dir: George Roy Hill Cast: Laurence Olivier , Diane Lane , Broderick Crawford

COLORFUL HOLLAND (1950)
This short film takes the viewer to four villages in the Netherlands.

 

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT (1972)
A stodgy young man gets caught up in his free-living aunt's shady schemes.
Dir: George Cukor Cast: Maggie Smith , Alec McCowen , Lou Gossett

IN THE VALLEY OF THE RHINE (1953)
This short film tours the Rhine River in Western Europe, stopping at various cities 

 

TWO FOR THE ROAD (1967)
A married couple's relationship rises and falls during a series of European trips.
Dir: Stanley Donen Cast: Audrey Hepburn , Albert Finney , Eleanor Bron .
PICASSO SUMMER, THE (1970)
A San Francisco couple travels to France in search of Pablo Picasso.
Dir: Serge Bourguignon Cast: Albert Finney , Yvette Mimieux , Luis Miguel Dominguin .

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Saturday at 8 pm ET

With Guest Host Tina Fey

 

The Lady Eve starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry FondaThe Lady Eve (1941)

Returning from a year up the Amazon studying snakes, the rich but unsophisticated Charles Pike meets con-artist Jean Harrington on a ship. They fall in love, but a misunderstanding causes them to split on bad terms. To get back at him, Jean disguises herself as an English lady, and comes back to tease and torment him.

Director:  Preston Sturges
Stars:  Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn

Watch the trailer here.

CMT "Must See" Picks

 

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Saturdays at 2 am ET / 9 pm ET ( may vary)

 

Kiss of the TarantulaKiss of the Tarantula (1976)

A disturbed teenage girl unleashes her pet tarantula against her "enemies."

Dir:  Chris Munger

Cast:  Eric Mason , Suzanne Ling , Herman Wallner .

 

 

 

 

 

Bad Seed, TheBad Seed, The (1956)

A woman suspects that her perfect little girl is a ruthless killer.

Dir:  Mervyn LeRoy Cast:  Gage Clarke , Jesse White , Joan Croyden .

**CMT Must See Pick**

Other Happenings on TCM This Week

and the CMT "Must See" Picks

Sunday, June 25th - Primetime theme is Mark Stevens Double Feature showing The Street With No Name (1948) - TCM Premiere, and The Snake Pit (1948).

CMT "Must See" Picks - Places in the Heart 6 PM ET

Monday, June 26th - Daytime birthday tribute to Eleanor Parker. Primetime theme is the last night of SOTM for June Audrey Hepburn, see above.

CMT "Must See" Picks - Caged 2:45 PM ET and Lizzie 6:30 PM ET

Tuesday, June 27th - Daytime theme is Restaurant Shenanigans. Primetime theme is Starring James Caan.

CMT "Must See" Picks -   The Postman Always Rings Twice 12:30 PM ET and The Harvey Girls 4:15 PM ET

Wednesday, June 28th - Daytime theme is Return To Island Life. Primetime theme is Epic Westerns

CMT "Must See" Picks - White Zombie  11:45 AM and The Big Country 8:00 PM ET

Thursday, June 29th - Daytime theme is Screenplay by Sam Mintz/Directed by George Nichols

CMT "Must See" Picks - Rafter Romance 1:00 PM ET 

Friday, June 30th - Birthday Tribute to Anthony Mann. theme is European Vacations, see above.

CMT "Must See" Picks - Cabaret 7:00 AM ET and A Little Romance 10:00 PM ET

Saturday, July 1st - Primetime theme is Falling for your Mark.

CMT "Must See" Picks -  The Mummy 6:30 AM ET, and Mr. Lucky 10:00 PM ET

 

Download the complete TCM movie schedule for June here. US | Canada

July schedule will be available on July 1st.

 

See you next week! Happy Watching.