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Here are the TCM Highlights for week of  July 2 2017

 

 

  

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

 

They Live By Night (1949)

Director: Nicholas Ray

Stars: Cathy O’Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva

An escaped convict, injured during a robbery, falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning.

 

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 Beginning at Midnight ET/9:00pm PT

 

Love Among the Ruins (2015) TCM PREMIERE

Director: Massimo Alì Mohammad

Stars: Alberto Basso, Francesco Bettini, Serge Bromberg

A love letter to early Italian cinema, Love Among the Ruins is a faux documentary about the miraculous discovery and restoration of a long-lost Italian silent film.

 

 

 

 

A Man There Was (1917) TCM PREMIERE

Director: Victor Sjöström

Stars: Victor Sjöström, August Falck, Edith Erastoff

Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy’s family finds itself dependent on Terje’s beneficence, Terje must decide whether to avenge himself.

 

 

 

 

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 Sundays Beginning at 2:30 am ET / 11:30 pm ET

(Technically Mondays ET)

 

I Knew Her Well (1965) – Italy TCM PREMIERE

Director: Antonio Pietrangeli

Stars: Stefania Sandrelli, Mario Adorf, Jean-Claude Brialy

Adriana, a naive Italian country girl, moves to Rome to become a movie star and experiences the dark side of the business.

 

 

 

 

 

Le Beau Serge (1958) – France

Director: Claude Chabrol

Stars: Gérard Blain, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michèle Méritz

Francois comes back to his home village in France after more than a decade. He notices that the village hasn’t changed much, but the people have, especially his old friend Serge

 

 

 

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Thursday nights beginning at 8 pm ET

Learn more about Ronald Colman here.

 

The White Sister (1923)

A young woman becomes a nun when she believes her sweetheart has been killed, but things get complicated when he returns alive.

 

The Devil To Pay! (1930)

Spendthrift Willie Leyland again returns to the family home in London penniless. His father is none too pleased but Willie smooth-talks him into letting him stay.

The Winning of Barbara Worth (1926)

While building an irrigation system for a Southwestern desert community, an engineer vies with a local cowboy for the affections of a rancher’s daughter.

Cynara (1932)

London barrister’s marriage is under strain after his affair with a shop-girl who is out to have him. Told in flashback.

 

Bulldog Drummond (1929)

 A bored WWI veteran helps out a young woman, whose uncle is being held hostage by embezzlers.

 

Arrowsmith (1931)  **CMT Must See Pick**

A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.

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Raffles (1930)

A distinguished English gentleman has a secret life–he is the notorious jewel thief the press has dubbed “The Amateur Cracksman”.

 

 

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Wednesdays and Fridays Beginning at 8 pm ET

 

Wednesday

The Ring (1927)

Jack Saunders and Bob Corby are two boxers in love with Nellie. Jack and Nellie are married but their marriage is flat so she starts to look to Bob for comfort

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Blackmail (1929)

After killing a man in self-defence, a young woman is blackmailed by a witness to the killing.

 

Downhill ( 1927) TCM Premiere

Public schoolboy Roddy Berwick is expelled from school when he takes the blame for a friend’s charge and his life falls apart in a series of misadventures.

 

 

Murder! (1930)

When a woman is convicted of murder, one of the jurors selected to serve on the murder-trial jury believes the accused, an aspiring actress, is innocent of the crime and takes it upon himself to apprehend the real killer.

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The Farmer’s Wife (1928)

After his daughter weds, a middle-aged widower with a profitable farm decides to remarry but finds choosing a suitable mate a problematic process.

 

The Skin Game (1931)

An old traditional family and a modern family battle over land in a small English village and almost destroy each other.

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Champagne (1928)

A spoiled heiress defies her father by running off to marry her lover. But Daddy has a few tricks up his sleeve.

 

 

 

Rich and Strange (1931)

A couple, Fred (Henry Kendall) and Emily Hill (Joan Barry) , living a mundane middle-class life in London, are given a small fortune by an uncle as an advance against their future inheritance so that they can enjoy it in the present. Immediately Fred takes leave from his job as a clerk and they leave on a cruise for “the Orient”.

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The Manxman (1929)

A fisherman and a rising young lawyer, who grew up as brothers, fall in love with the same girl

 

 

 

 Friday

Number Seventeen (1932)

A gang of thieves gather at a safe house following a robbery, but a detective is on their trail.

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Jamaica Inn (1939)

In Cornwall, around 1800, a young woman discovers that she’s living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.

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The Man Who Knew To Much (1934)

A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet.

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Aventure malgache (1944) – Short

While preparing backstage, an actor tells his cast-mates about an adventure he had during World War II in the Axis-controlled French colony of Madagascar working for the Resistance and clashing with the collaborationist local police chief.

The 39 Steps (1935)  **CMT Must See Pick**

Richard Hannay is a Canadian visitor to London. At the end of “Mr Memory’s” show in a music hall, he meets Annabella Smith who is running away from secret agents. He accepts her request to hide her in his flat, but in the night she is murdered. Fearing he could be accused of her murder, Hannay goes on the run determined to break the spy ring.

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Bon Voyage (1944)

A downed British flyer is used by Nazi agents in World War II France.

 

 

 

 

The Lady Vanishes ( 1936)  **CMT Must See Pick**

On a train headed for England a group of travelers is delayed by an avalanche. Holed up in a hotel in a fictional European country, young Iris befriends elderly Miss Froy. When the train resumes, Iris suffers a bout of unconsciousness and wakes to find the old woman has disappeared. The other passengers ominously deny Miss Froy ever existed, so Iris begins to investigate with another traveler and, as the pair sleuth, romantic sparks fly.

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Saturday at 8 pm ET

 With Guest Host Tina Fey

 

Poster for the movie "Bride of Frankenstein"

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Bride of Frankenstein (1935)  **CMT Must See Pick**

Director:  James Whale

Stars: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Ernest Thesiger, Elsa Lanchester

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale’s Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from the mad experiments. Yet when his wife is kidnapped by his creation, Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new monster, this time a woman.

 

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Saturday, July 8 Beginning at 8 pm ET

 

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Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale’s Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from the mad experiments. Yet when his wife is kidnapped by his creation, Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new monster, this time a woman.

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Showboat (1936)

Despite her mother’s objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company’s new leading lady.

 

 

 

The Man In The Iron Mask (1939)

Despotic King Louis XIV discovers he has a twin brother who has grown up under the tutelage of his foster father, the patriotic musketeer D’Artagnan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Invisible Man (1933)  **CMT Must See Pick**

Working in Dr. Cranley’s laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the latitude to conduct somhe of his own experiments. His sudden departure, however, has Cranley’s daughter Flora worried about him. Griffin has taken a room at the nearby Lion’s Head Inn, hoping to reverse an experiment he conducted on himself that made him invisible. Unfortunately, the drug he used has also warped his mind, making him aggressive and dangerous. He’s prepared to do whatever it takes to restore his appearance, and several will die in the process.

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TCM Underground

Saturdays at 3:45 am ET / 12:45 pm ET

 

Gymkata (1985)

Director: Robert Clouse

Stars: Kurt Thomas, Tetchie Agbayani, Richard Norton

An American gymnast travels to a foreign country to compete in a deadly game not won by anyone other than a native in more than 900 years.

 

 

 

Other Happenings on TCM This Week

Sunday, July 2nd – Prime time theme is Family Farms

 **CMT Must See Picks** On The Town (1949) 4 pm ET and Places in the Heart (1984) 8 pm ET

Monday, July 3rd – Daytime theme is Songwriters Nacio Herb Brown/Kathryn Grayson Triple Feature. Primetime theme is The American Dream

**CMT Must See Picks** I Remember Mama (1948) 11pm ET

Tuesday, July 4th – Primetime theme is Happy Independence Day

**CMT Must See Picks** Yankee Doodle Dandy 8 pm ET

Wednesday, July 5th – Daytime theme is Directed by Fritz Lang/Sam Peckinpah Double Feature. Primetime theme is 50 years of Hitchcock, see above.

**CMT Must See Picks** Clash by Night (1952) 10:30 am ET

Thursday, July 6th – Daytime theme is TCM birthday tribute to Janet Leigh. Primetime theme is is Star of the Month Ronald Colman, see above.

**CMT Must See Picks** Psycho (1960) 12 pm ET

Friday, July 7th – Daytime theme is Anthony Mann. Primetime theme is 50 years of Hitchcock, see above.

 

Saturday, July 8th – Primetime theme is James Wale, see above.

**CMT Must See Picks** Grapes of Wrath (1940) 12 pm ET

 

Download the complete TCM movie schedule for July here. USA | Canada

It still has the June banner at the top but it is July’s schedule.

 

 

See you next week! Happy Watching.