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 (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 .
Midnight ET/9:00pm PT
In this silent film, a French rebel masquerades as a clown so that he can avenge his friend’s
Dir: Rex Ingram
Cast: Lloyd Ingraham , Alice Terry , Ramon Novarro
Beginning Sundays at 2 am ET / 11 pm ET
(Technically Mondays ET)
YOYO (1965) – France
The son of a ruined millionaire and a horsewoman becomes a clown and restores their
Dir: Pierre Etaix
Cast: Pierre Etaix , Philippe Dionnet , Luce Klein
Monday nights beginning at 9 pm ET
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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
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.
Thursdays beginning at 8 pm ET
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (1966)
Dir: Mike Nichols Cast: Elizabeth Taylor , Richard Burton , George Segal
Writer: Edward Albee
Dir: Ken Russell Cast: Rudolf Nureyev , Leslie Caron , Michelle Phillips
TORCH SONG TRILOGY (1988)
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
Dir: Peter Weir Cast: Mel Gibson , Sigourney Weaver , Linda Hunt
A childlike millionaire must choose between keeping his fortune and marrying a girl from the wrong side of the tracks.
Dir: Bob Fosse Cast: Liza Minnelli , Michael York , Helmut Griem, Joel Grey
Watch trailer here.
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.
Fridays starting at 8 pm ET
IF IT’S TUESDAY, THIS MUST BE BELGIUM (1969)
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)
|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)
|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 .
Saturday at 8 pm ET
With Guest Host Tina Fey
The 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
Saturdays at 2 am ET / 9 pm ET ( may vary)
Kiss 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, 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
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
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
July schedule will be available on July 1st.
See you next week! Happy Watching.