For classic movie lovers and Turner Classic Movies fans, August and Summer Under the Stars is a favorite time of the year. Well, maybe not so much August if you live in the South, however it does give us more incentive to stay in and watch more of our movies from our favorite stars.
We changed the layout of the schedule this year. It now includes a picture of the star so if you are new to watching classic movies, you will know who is being honored.
To see the schedule for each star just click/tap the “movies being shown” box under each stars picture.
If you prefer to download the schedule you can do so at the bottom of the page, however it does not include our must-see movie picks.
To see the stars you missed click/tap here.
To see our Must-see movies for the week of August 19 – 25 click/tap here.
25th – Carroll Baker
Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Baker’s range of roles from naive ingénues to brash and flamboyant women established her as both a serious dramatic actress and a pin-up.
Movies Being Shown
Easy to Love (1953)**
Two men vie for the heart of a Cypress Gardens swimming star.
Dir: Charles Walters Cast: Esther Williams , Van Johnson , Tony Martin .
C- 96 mins, CC,
Miracle, The (1959)
When a 19th century nun elopes, the Virgin Mary takes her place at the convent.
Dir: Irving Rapper Cast: Carroll Baker , Roger Moore , Walter Slezak .
C- 121 mins, CC,
A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times.
BW- 201 mins, CC,
A reluctant Calvary Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
Dir: John Ford Cast: Richard Widmark , Carroll Baker , Karl Malden .
C- 155 mins, CC, Letterbox Format
Carpetbaggers, The (1964)
A young tycoon takes Hollywood by storm to quench his thirst for power.
Dir: Edward Dmytryk Cast: George Peppard , Carroll Baker , Alan Ladd .
C- 150 mins, CC, Letterbox Format
A child bride holds her husband at bay while flirting with a sexy Italian farmer.
Dir: Elia Kazan Cast: Karl Malden , Carroll Baker , Eli Wallach .
BW- 115 mins, CC,
Bridge to the Sun (1961)
An American woman marries a Japanese diplomat on the eve of World War II.
Dir: Etienne Périer Cast: Carroll Baker , James Shigeta , James Yagi .
BW- 112 mins, CC,
Dir: Gordon Douglas Cast: Carroll Baker , George Maharis , Joanne Dru .
BW- 115 mins,
Something Wild (1961)
A rape victim runs away from her family and takes shelter with a romantic auto mechanic.
Dir: Jack Garfein Cast: Carroll Baker , Ralph Meeker , Mildred Dunnock .
BW- 113 mins, CC,
Star 80 (1983)
Dir: Bob Fosse Cast: Mariel Hemingway , Cliff Robertson , Carroll Baker .
BW- 0 mins,
26th – Anthony Quinn
He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including La Strada, The Guns of Navarone, Zorba the Greek, Guns for San Sebastian, Lawrence of Arabia, The Shoes of the Fisherman, The Message, Lion of the Desert, Last Action Hero and A Walk in the Clouds. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor twice: for Viva Zapata! in 1952 and Lust for Life in 1956.
Movies Being Shown
A Western town hires a famous gunman to rid it of outlaws.
Dir: Edward Dmytryk Cast: Richard Widmark , Henry Fonda , Anthony Quinn .
C- 121 mins, CC, Letterbox Format
Guns of Navarone, The (1961)
A team of Allied saboteurs fight their way behind enemy lines to destroy a pair of Nazi guns.
C- 157 mins, CC, Letterbox Format
Shoes of the Fisherman, The (1968)
International intrigue follows the election of the first Russian pope.
Dir: Michael Anderson Cast: Anthony Quinn , Laurence Olivier , Oskar Werner .
C- 162 mins, CC, Letterbox Format
Lust For Life (1956)
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
Dir: Vincente Minnelli Cast: Kirk Douglas , Anthony Quinn , James Donald .
C- 122 mins, CC, Letterbox Format
Viva Zapata! (1952)
Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leads the peasants against a corrupt president.
Dir: Elia Kazan Cast: Marlon Brando , Jean Peters , Anthony Quinn .
BW- 113 mins, CC,
High Wind in Jamaica, A (1965)
Dir: Alexander Mackendrick Cast: Anthony Quinn , James Coburn , Dennis Price .
BW- 103 mins,
A washed-up prizefighter tries to free himself from his ruthless promoters to build a new life.
Dir: Ralph Nelson Cast: Anthony Quinn , Jackie Gleason , Mickey Rooney .
BW- 85 mins, CC,
Secret Of Santa Vittoria, The (1969)
During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
Dir: Stanley Kramer Cast: Anthony Quinn , Anna Magnani , Virna Lisi .
C- 140 mins, CC, Letterbox Format
Twenty-Fifth Hour, The (1967)
A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he’s imprisoned by the Nazis.
Dir: Henri Verneuil Cast: Anthony Quinn , Virna Lisi , Michael Redgrave .
C- 121 mins, Letterbox Format
La Strada (1954)
A traveling strongman buys a peasant girl to be his wife and co-star.
Dir: Federico Fellini Cast: Giulietta Masina , Anthony Quinn , Richard Basehart .
BW- 108 mins,