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  2. starliteyes

    *A to Z of actresses and actors*:)

    Nash, Mary
  3. LawrenceA

    Ron Ely

    I have the SCTV DVD box sets. On one of them, there are lengthy interviews with the cast and writers. When the inevitable comparisons to SNL are brought up, one of them, I think Dave Thomas, said that it really isn't fair to compare the two, as they were made very differently. SNL writes all of its sketches in a 2 or 3 day marathon before the show night, with attempts made to tailor to them that week's host and their strengths and weaknesses. Then they rehearse them only two or three times, and before performing them live with no re-takes possible. On the other hand, SCTV was a filmed show with no rushed deadlines, and they had a lot longer to get the writing polished and the performances just right before putting them on film/tape. I agree that SCTV was a funnier show sketch-for-sketch, but they had a lot of advantages to achieve such success that the SNL people didn't and still don't.
  4. Fedya

    Ron Ely

    Ely was also in The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959), in which Hollywood's favorite father, Clifton Webb, plays a bigamist with 17 children by two wives.
  5. LonesomePolecat

    ONE word titles

    ODETTE (1950)
  6. starliteyes

    It's A Wonderful Town

    Babes on Broadway
  7. starliteyes

    *A to Z of Movies*

  8. LonesomePolecat

    TWO word titles

  9. starliteyes

    THREE word titles

  10. starliteyes

    Name a Celebrity - Name a Movie

    Monty Woolley was in Since You Went Away with Shirley Temple.
  11. Princess of Tap

    Ron Ely

    SCTV-'- one of my all-time favorite TV series. SNL had singular talents at different times, but in general the show never came close to this Canadian gem.
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  13. GGGGerald

    A to Z of Characters

    Unger, Felix - The Odd Couple (1970)
  14. LonesomePolecat

    First Movie SONG That Comes to Mind

    "Get Happy" Next Another song about happiness
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  16. GGGGerald

    the big question

    SlingTV has its on TCM Demand with about 60 films available. Basically films that have aired in the past couple of weeks. I believe its only the east coast feed. If that matters to a person, they should take that into account. I really don't care when it airs, I can just watch it on demand the next day or so at my leisure.
  17. GGGGerald


    The Miniver Story (1950) In like Flint (1967)
  18. Princess of Tap

    Actor/Movie Association Game

    "Pret 'a Porter"
  19. DJBeacon

    *A to Z of actresses and actors*:)

    Mazurki, Mike
  20. Peebs

    Actor/Movie Association Game

    Tim Robbins
  21. DJBeacon

    Actor/Movie Association Game

    "The Green Mile" (1999)
  22. Arturo

    The 1st Classic Movie Director That Comes To Mind

    Thank you Princess. Next: A director that remade one of his silent films as a talkie. Name the director and film(s).
  23. DJBeacon

    The First Film That Comes to Mind...

    "The Exorcist" (1973) Next: levitation
  24. Dr. Somnambula

    the big question

    True. No need for the Watch TCM app. Not sure if Sling TV has East/West feeds and On-Demand like Hulu with Live TV.
  25. mr6666

    Trump's Biggest Whoppers

    -just ANOTHER Trumpist with imaginary supporters......... White House Adviser Peter Navarro Calls Fictional Alter Ego An 'Inside Joke' ...... The character Ron Vara appears in Navarro's 2011 book, Death By China, offering dire warnings about Chinese imports. "Only the Chinese can turn a leather sofa into an acid bath, a baby crib into a lethal weapon, and a cellphone battery into heart-piercing shrapnel," Vara is quoted as saying. But while the book is not supposed to be fiction, Vara is a made-up character. "Ron Vara is an anagram of Navarro," said Tom Bartlett, a journalist who exposed the ruse in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Vara appears in half a dozen of Navarro's books, dating to 2001. Navarro, who directs the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, defended the fabrication as a "whimsical device."...... ....the joke wears very thin when you get to certain statements about China and the Chinese people that are quite negative," Bartlett said. "Ron Vara says things that are pretty over the top, and it's hard to construe them necessarily as whimsical in the way we normally use that word." ........
  26. GGGGerald

    the big question

    Probably not. For that app to work, you have to have TCM already through some other service like Cable, Satellite, etc... Then use those credentials to log in to that TCM app. In my experience, Sling credentials rarely work.
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