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TCM PROGRAMMING CHALLENGE #17: THE FALL FASHION CHALLENGE

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_*WELCOME TO THE 17th TCM PROGRAMMING CHALLENGE aka THE FALL FASHION CHALLENGE*_.

 

As I won the last Challenge, I have the honor of hosting this one. It also means that I have added my own requirements-it's one of the perks of being the host. Being host is the first time for me. Please be patient. I am very fortunate to have many former hosts who either watch or will enter this Challenge. They are so helpful to a newbie.

 

All of the previous Challenges and this one are *not sponsored* by TCM. The first Challenge was created by a message board poster, Path40a. Path40a wanted to find a way to let participants create a week of programming for TCM, incorporating many of the rules and restrictions employed by the real TCM programming staff.

 

The basic idea is to create a week's schedule for TCM, following the rules and requirements. When the Challenge is over, I will start a new thread, reposting the entrants' schedules and notes. This will be a voting thread and anyone who has registered as a member of the messages boards by *September 15, 2010*, may vote for his or her favorite schedule. Anyone who registers with TCM, may enter the actual Challenge, regardless of their registration date. I encourage participation from anyone who wants to try it for the first time and from those who've entered previous Challenges. But please: only one schedule per entrant.

 

The winner of this Challenge gets to host the 18th TCM Programming Challenge. There is no official "prize" for winning this Challenge but, as host, you set the time frame and special requirements. Many of us have been gratified to see some of our suggestions show up on TCM. We know that TCMProgrammr, from the programming staff, looks in occasionally.

 

Here we go!

 

*THE FALL FASHION CHALLENGE REQUIREMENTS:*

 

*This Challenge will run October 15, 2010 to November 21, 2010. All schedules must be posted by Midnight, November 21 PST.*

 

There are two special components to this Challenge. I'll start with those.

 

*Vogue has their Fall Fashion Issue and we have the Fall Fashion Challenge.*

Fashion and costume design is a huge, integral element of film. Can you imagine Vivian Leigh without her curtain dress in Gone With The Wind ? Or Rita Hayworth without her strapless black satin gown in Gilda ? Even seemingly modest films are affected/influenced by fashion and costuming and what is appropriate for a character, era, etcetera. Characters that come to mind, for me, are Bette Davis's "Charlotte" in Now Voyager or Clark Gable's "Peter Warne" in It Happened One Night. The costuming helped define the characters. Hollywood films had a tremendous influence on fashion. Paris was no longer the only perpetrator of all major fashion trends. Even the above-mentioned GWTW, created a trend in hair snoods in 1939 and into the 40s.

 

*1) You are to devote at least one evening's (minimum four films) programming to the subject of fashion, style, or fashion accessories* (some may argue with me but I do not consider Winchester 73 to constitute a fashion accessory). The programming can encompass many aspects: spotlight on a designer, an era of fashion, great jewelry in film, fashion icons such as Audrey Hepburn, the fashion industry. You choose but remember that it isn't enough to have an item of apparel in the title. Any film you choose must have something to do with fashion or be a plot device. Example: Jean Arthur has a fur coat land on her head in Easy Living. This starts off an entire chain of events. Please make sure to include notes about how you came up with your programming for this part of the Challenge.

 

*We all know that the 2011 TCM Film Festival is being planned right now (April 28-May 1)*. I expect that we will hear a few details within the duration of this Challenge. During the last Challenge, Kingrat included a wishlist of films in his schedule. I thought it would be fun for participants in this one to create their own "dream" film screenings or panel discussions. You may post an idea that thrills the Festival Programmers and the Head of Talent at TCM. There are many ideas that have already been posted on the Festival threads but here's one more place to post yours.

 

*2) You are to schedule two different films for the Festival.* There are no restrictions as to libraries used, as this is not part of your regular week's schedule. List the films, and any guests to be interviewed or any special aspect (ie. appearance of the Water Lillies water ballet troupe at the Neptune's Daughter poolside screening). You might want to explore the Festival link on the TCM website. You may use the following venues for your screenings: Grauman's, Egyptian, two different Mann's theatres or the Hollywood Roosevelt poolside.

 

*OR You may create two different panel discussion groups.* Create the topic (related to film) and the guest panelists. Remember that these panel discussions are held in a separate venue that has seating for about 100 people.

 

Please make sure that all of your guests are living at the time you post your schedule.

 

*3. YOUR WEEK*

Your week starts at 6am ET on Sunday and ends on the following Sunday at 5:59 am ET. This means that your first film programmed begins right at 6 AM Sunday.

 

*4. YOUR DAY*

Each programming day begins approximately at 6am ET

 

*5. STAR OF THE MONTH*

One night a block of at least four films must be devoted to a Star Of The Month. Be sure the person you select has enough movies to schedule over a four week period.

 

*6. OTHER THEMES*

All other evenings are themes of your choosing. Daytime themes are encouraged. Once you've chosen your week, check what stars were born then. Maybe it's the anniversary of a historical event, or the anniversary of a classic film's release. As programmer, you can decide!

 

*7. PROGRAM TIMES*

Feature films generally start on the top, quarter, bottom, three-quarters of the hour. Primetime features start at 8pm ET. Please allow enough time on your evening schedule to allow for intros and outtros for each film.

 

*8. INTERSTITIALS AND SHORTS*

Try not to leave more than 15 minute gaps between the end of one film and the beginning of the next, lest your audience grow bored. You are not required to but feel free to include short films, featurettes, trailers, etc. in your schedule.

 

If you want, you can include new interviews for Private Screenings or new documentaries from TCM Original Productions.

 

*9. REGULAR TCM PROGRAMMING BLOCKS*

Please program the regular TCM features in your schedule. "Silent Sunday Nights" begins around midnight Sunday and is followed by "TCM Imports." "TCM Underground" starts about 2am ET on Friday. Those start times can be flexible. Saturday's "The Essentials" must start at 8pm ET.

 

*10. PROGRAMMING NOTES*

Please include some notes on your schedule. We are interested to know why you picked a selection and your inspirations. These are always fun to read, and they really allow us a peek at what makes you love movies. We especially will want to know why you scheduled what you did for the "special" requirements.

 

*11. TCM PREMIERES*

This challenge will allow for *14 premieres* but *one* may be outside any of the listed libraries.

 

Remember, films used for Silent Sundays, TCM Imports and TCM Underground don't count towards your premiere even if they haven't appeared on TCM in the past.

 

A premiere is classified as any movie not available through the core libraries (the original TCM Library- see below) which has also not been previously shown on TCM.

 

*12. FILMS FROM THE TURNER LIBRARY*

You have unlimited access and use of the titles in the Original Turner Library.

Films from the original TCM Library are all RKO, pre-1948 Warner Brothers, pre-1986 MGM films. They do not count toward your Premieres - even if you can not verify they appeared on TCM in the past.

 

*13. FILMS IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN*

You may also use films in the Public Domain without counting against your premieres regardless of the studio that released them. Because Wikipedia's Public Domain entry is riddled with inaccuracies, for the purposes of determining what is and isn't in the public domain we will be using the movies and shorts included in the Prelinger Archives, which is devoted to presenting these films free on the internet. (As a bonus, you can watch all of them online to see if they fit your needs). The link is listed with the libraries below. Please mark these films "p/d" on your schedule.

 

Public Domain list: http://www.archive.org/details/feature_films

 

*14. THE FILM LIBRARIES FOR THIS CHALLENGE*

The film libraries (with hyperlinks) that make up the original TCM Film Library for use in this Challenge are:

 

Warner Bros (pre-1948 only): http://www.imdb.com/company/co0026840/

 

MGM (pre-1986): http://www.imdb.com/company/co0020206/

 

RKO (all): http://www.imdb.com/company/co0041421/

 

The films from these other Studio Libraries can be used if they have previously aired on TCM, otherwise they have to be premieres. I have added British Gaumont to the list of libraries:

 

Columbia Pictures (all) http://www.imdb.com/company/co0071509/

 

United Artists (after 1950): http://www.imdb.com/company/co0026841/

 

Samuel Goldwyn (all): http://www.imdb.com/company/co0016710/

 

J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors gb: http://www.imdb.com/company/co0027356/

 

Walt Disney (Live Action only): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Disney_live_action_films

 

20th Century Fox:

http://www.imdb.com/company/co0000756/

 

Paramount Pictures:

http://www.imdb.com/company/co0023400/

 

Universal Pictures:

http://www.imdb.com/company/co0005073/

 

British Gaumont Pictures:

http://www.imdb.com/company/co0103050/

 

*15. PREVIOUSLY SCREENED FILMS*

As always, you are free to program any film that has already been presented on TCM regardless of library affiliation. This should be designated with a "p/s" symbol (designating "previously scheduled").

 

The way to see if a movie has been previously screened is to go to the homepage and search the "Site." If TCM has played the film before, you will find programming listings, notes, or stories. DON'T search "Database" -- that includes all movies. Search "Site."

 

If you search a title by using the database for this purpose, if the word Articles (on the left-hand side of the column) is in bold that means an article was written either for the website or the "Now Playing" guide and the film has aired on TCM in the past. This method is not 100% accurate, it has a small window for error. So if in doubt, verify using the first method.

 

*16. RUNNING TIMES*

You can find running times for your film selections by using IMDB.com or right here on the TCM website. If using TCM.com, go to the homepage and search "Database" for the film title you need.

 

*17. HOW TO FORMAT*

Format your listing by showing the time it shows, name of the film, year it was produced, star(s), and/or director, studio, running time, premiere or previously scheduled. I recommend but do not require that the title of each film be put in bold as it makes it easier for posters to read.

 

The most important thing is:

PLEASE POST YOUR SCHEDULES AND NOTES IN A SIMPLE TEXT FORMAT DOCUMENT OR COPY YOUR SCHEDULE FROM ONE. Please refrain from using smilies, emoticons or triple exclamation points IN YOUR SCHEDULES AND NOTES. The use of three exclamation points together for some unknown reason causes Jive Software that runs this message board to try and post in an image. The use of emoticons in long posts such as the schedules and notes really confuses the Jive Software when it comes to opening this thread and the Vote thread.

 

LINKS TO PREVIOUS CHALLENGES:

Here are links to previous Challenges and schedules:

 

Challenge#16 http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/thread.jspa?threadID=153156&start=0&tstart=0

Challenge#15 http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/thread.jspa?threadID=150344&tstart=450

Challenge #14

http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/thread.jspa?threadID=148117&tstart=0

Challenge #13

http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/thread.jspa?threadID=142511&tstart=0

Challenge #12 http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/thread.jspa?threadID=139071&start=150&tstart=0

Challenge #11 http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/thread.jspa?messageID=8155190?

Challenge #10 ( http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/thread.jspa?threadID=127551&start=30&tstart=495&messageID=8088572#8088572 )

Challenge #9 (http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/message.jspa?messageID=8046284#8046284)

Challenge #8 (http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/message.jspa?messageID=8013984#8013984)

Challenge #7 (http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/message.jspa?messageID=7973260#7973260)

Challenge #6 (http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/message.jspa?messageID=7934043#7934043)

Challenge #5 (http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/message.jspa?messageID=7877675#7877675)

Challenge #4 (http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/message.jspa?messageID=7847611#7847611)

Challenge #3 (http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/message.jspa?messageID=7827881#7827881)

Challenge #2 (http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/message.jspa?messageID=7794350#7794350)

or the original from the immortal Path40a

Challenge #1 (http://forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/message.jspa?messageID=7781430#7781430)

 

*VOTING FOR THE WINNER*:

At the conclusion of the contest a separate thread will be opened for voting. Any member of the TCM.com community may vote, whether you have entered a Challenge or not. You must have registered as a member of TCM.com by midnight September 15th, 2010 to vote.

 

In the event of a tie, the moderator will cast the deciding vote.

 

My thanks to LZCutter and those who have moderated the previous sixteen Challenges. I have copied much of your text in these rules and I appreciate the work that was done before me.

 

Please either post a message on this thread or send me a private message if you have any questions. I can't wait to see the fabulous, forthcoming schedules. I do encourage newcomers to join.

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Countess, we should have known you'd choose fashion for our challenge! You should get some fun responses. Hollywood has given us plenty of material, from the chic to the "I can't believe they did that."

 

So glad you liked my 2011 festival wishlist from the last challenge. This is an enjoyable way to make some suggestions for the good people at TCM. For anyone confused about the venues mentioned, the Countess has listed the possible screening locations from largest to smallest.

 

I want to encourage newcomers to participate. It's fun, you learn more about the movies, you appreciate what the TCM programmers have to do, and you just might see some of your suggestions appear in future months.

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I'm already compiling my programming!!!

 

But I was wondering--- is the TCM Film Festival WIshlist separate from the programming, or do you want us to use part of the week? I'm pretty sure it's separate but I wanted to make sure.

 

Had some questions about fashion but I'll be PM-ing because I don't want to give away my ideas. :)

 

Everyone should participate. Can't wait to see what we all come up with!

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*"1) You are to devote at least one evening's (minimum four films) programming to the subject of fashion, style, or fashion accessories..."*

*"2) You are to schedule two different films for the Festival."* - CountessDeLave

 

Ha HA! Is there "extra credit" for using *Fig Leaves* in the fashion AND Film Festival requirements?

 

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The TCM Book Corner has a blurb about a new book on the role of Costume Designers which may be helpful to all the Challengers.

http://www.tcm.com/movienews/index/?cid=194063

 

And here's my contribution to the inspirational cause...

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Kyle In Hollywood

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Kyle,

 

What a great sketch from the talented Mr. Walter Plunkett! Thanks for posting that and the Fig Leaves lobby card.

 

Now you know, Kyle, that I must be impartial even though I'm dying to see Fig Leaves at the Festival. What you should do is make sure that Gagman sees your schedule, so you'll get his vote.

 

Actually, there is nothing wrong with using the same film in your schedule and using it as one of your Festival programs. They _are_ two separate parts of this challenge. But no, you don't get extra credit and you might have your friends on the boards thinking you've lost your creative touch.

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Lonesome, Kingrat, Filmlover,

 

So glad you're entering the challenge. Lonesome, you asked about the Film Festival wishlist. It is not part of the week's schedule. It is separate.

 

Edited by: countessdelave on Oct 16, 2010 5:02 PM

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*"...you might have your friends on the boards thinking you've lost your creative touch."* - CountessDeLave

 

I misplaced that long ago.

 

Glad you like the Plunkett sketch. It is unknown what film it was for.

 

Kyle In Hollywood

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Just to chime in (and bump the thread) -- SansFin and I are both planning to enter. It looks like a great challenge. In fact, it's so great it's giving me a headache (being a man, fashion isn't exactly my forte).

 

I freely admit I've been sort of cheating. For a while now, I've been working on an idea for an overall theme for the week, and have been writing macros for my database. I just ran them, and I think they've identified most of the movies I'll use (except those for that pesky fashion theme -- I definitely need an epiphany for that).

 

SansFin is excited about the theme (I sent her the post about it). She's not able to post right now -- she was getting in my hair so I sent her home to her mother. Her internet access there is virtually nonexistent. Rest assured she'll be back in time to enter.

 

Great challenge, countessdelave!

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Howdy y'all! Hope all your schedules are coming together!

 

Can someone post the complete list of the past SOTMs? I tried to find that on the thread of the last challenge, which is where I saw it first. I don't want to do a SOTM that's been done. :)

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> {quote:title=LonesomePolecat wrote:}{quote}

> Howdy y'all! Hope all your schedules are coming together!

>

> Can someone post the complete list of the past SOTMs? I tried to find that on the thread of the last challenge, which is where I saw it first. I don't want to do a SOTM that's been done. :)

I think lzcutter has that postie.

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Good thing this girl always travels with it handy!

 

STAR OF THE MONTH:

 

May 1994: Greta Garbo

June 1994: Glenn Ford

July 1994: Greer Garson

Aug.1994: Edward G. Robinson

Sept.1994: Barbara Stanwyck

Oct.1994: Angela Lansbury

Nov.1994 John Garfield

Dec.1994:

 

Jan.1995: Esther Williams

Feb.1995: Ronald Reagan

Mar.1995:

Apr.1995: Doris Day

May 1995: Myrna Loy

June 1995: Errol Flynn

July 1995: G. Kelly (Gene or Grace?)

Aug.1995: Paul Muni

Sept.1995: Jane Powell

Oct.1995: Clark Gable

Nov.1995: Barrymores

Dec.1995: Bing Crosby

 

Jan.1996: Deborah Kerr

Feb.1996: Robert Young

Mar.1996

April 1996: Irene Dunne

May 1996: James Stewart

June 1996: Rosalind Russell

July 1996: Fred Astaire

Aug.1996: Ann Sheridan

Sept.1996: Van Johnson

Oct.1996: Kathryn Grayson

Nov.1996: Robert Mitchum

Dec.1996: Gary Cooper

 

Jan.97: Jean Arthur

Feb.97: Eleanor Parker

Mar.97: 31 Days of Oscar

Apr.97: Ava Gardner

May 97: George Brent

June 97: June Allyson

July 97: John and Walter Huston (also Director of the Month)

Aug.97: Cary Grant

Sept.97: Ida Lupino

Oct.97: Walter Pidgeon

Nov.97: Katharine Hepburn

Dec.97: Best of ?97

 

Jan.1998: Lana Turner

Feb.1998: Charlton Heston

Mar.1998:31 Days of Oscar

April 1998: Red Skelton

May 1998: Olivia de Havilland

June 1998: James Cagney

July 1998: Lucille Ball

August 1998: Joan Crawford

Sept.1998: John Wayne

Oct.1998: Cyd Charisse

Nov.1998: Claude Rains

Dec.1998: Best of ?98

 

Jan.1999: Elizabeth Taylor

Feb.1999: William Powell

March 1999: 31 Days of Oscar (probably)

April 1999: Dennis Morgan

May 1999: Bette Davis

June 1999: Mickey Rooney

July1999: Natalie Wood

August 1999: Peter Sellers

Sept.1999: Norma Shearer

Oct. 1999: Gregory Peck

Nov. 1999: Ginger Rogers

Dec. 1999: Burt Lancaster

 

Jan. 2000: Debbie Reynolds

Feb. 2000: Robert Ryan

March 2000: 31 Days of Oscars (probably)

April 2000: Spencer Tracy

May 2000: Alexis Smith

June 2000:Wallace Beery

July 2000: Judy Garland

August 2000: film debuts

Sept 2000: Jane Wyman

October 2000: Dick Powell

Nov 2000: Frank Sinatra

Dec. 2000: Lauren Bacall

 

Jan. 2001: Elvis Presley

Feb.2001: Jean Hagen

March 2001: 31 Days of Oscar (probably)

Apr.2001: Knighted Actors

May 2001: Jean Harlow

June 2001: W.C. Fields

July 2001: Ann Sothern

Aug.2001: James Garner

Sept. 2001: Robert Taylor

Oct. 2001: Lana Turner

Nov.2001: Glenn Ford

Dec.2001: The Marx Brothers

 

Jan. 2002: Marlene Dietrich

Feb. 2002: Kirk Douglas

March 2002: 31 Days of Oscar

April 2002: Barbara Stanwyck

May 2002: Edward G. Robinson

June 2002: Greta Garbo

July 2002: Sidney Poitier

Aug. 2002: Joan Crawford

Sept. 2002: Van Heflin

Oct. 2002: Final films

Nov. 2002: Shelly Winters

Dec. 2002: Montgomery Clift

 

Jan. 2003: Doris Day

Feb. 2003: John Garfield

Mar. 2003: 31 Days of Oscar

Apr. 2003: Harold Lloyd

May 2003: Olivia de Havilland

June 2003: TV Actors in Films

July 2003: Lee Marvin

Aug. 2003: 1st Summer Under the Stars (see below)

Sept. 2003: James Mason

Oct. 2003: Boris Karloff

Nov. 2003: Shirley MacLaine

Dec. 2003: David Niven

 

Jan. 2004: Katherine Hepburn

Feb.2004: 31 Days of Oscar

Mar.2004: Charles Chaplin

Apr. 2004: Judy Garland

May 2004: Greer Garson

June 2004: Cary Grant

July 2004: Stars That Died Before Their Time

Aug.2004: 2nd Summer Under the Stars (see below)

Sept.2004: Myrna Loy

Oct. 2004: Peter Lorre

Nov.2004: Clark Gable

Dec. 2004: James Stewart

 

Jan.2005: Canadian Actors

Feb. 2005: 31 Days of Oscar

Mar. 2005: Claudette Colbert

Apr. 2005: Errol Flynn

May 2005: Orson Welles

June 2005: Ingrid Bergman

July 2005: Audrey Hepburn

Aug. 2005: 3rd Summer Under the Stars (see below)

Sept.2005: Greta Garbo

Oct.2005: Robert Mitchum

Nov.2005: Joan Fontaine

Dec. 2005: Bing Crosby

 

Jan. 2006: Robert Montgomery

Feb.2006: 31 Days of Oscar

Mar.2006: Nelson Eddy & Jeanette MacDonald

Apr.2006: Deborah Kerr

May 2006: Bette Davis

June 2006: Anthony Quinn

July 2006: Elizabeth Taylor

Aug.2006: 4th Summer Under the Stars (see below)

Sept.2006: William Holden

Oct.2006: Child Stars

Nov.2006: Lucille Ball

Dec. 2006: Gary Cooper

 

Jan.2007: Jean Arthur

Feb.2007: 31 Days of Oscar

Mar.2007: Gene Kelly

Apr.2007: Rita Hayworth

May 2007: John Wayne and Katherine Hepburn

June 2007: Ida Lupino

July 2007: Randolph Scott

Aug.2007: 5th Summer Under the Stars (see below)

Sept.2007: A Star is Born (starmaking/breakthrough performances)

Oct.2007: Henry Fonda

Nov.2007: Guest Programmer Month

Dec.2007: Irene Dunne

Jan.2008: James Cagney

Feb.2008: 31 Days of Oscar

Mar.2008: Acting Dynasties

Apr.2008: Hedy Lamarr

May 2008: Frank Sinatra

June 2008: Sophia Loren

July 2008: Rosalind Russell

Aug.2008: 6th annual Summer Under the Stars (see below)

Sept.2008: Kay Francis

Oct.2008: Carole Lombard

Nov.2008: Charles Laughton

Dec. 2008: Joseph Cotton

 

Jan. 2009: Jack Lemmon

Feb. 2009: 31 Days of Oscar

Mar. 2009: Ronald Reagan

April 2009: Funny Ladies and 15th Anniversary

May 2009: Sean Connery

June 2009: Great Directors

July 2009: Stewart Granger

August 2009: Summer Under the Stars

Sept. 2009: Claude Rains

Oct. 2009: Leslie Caron

Nov. 2009: Grace Kelly

Dec. 2009: Humphrey Bogart

 

Jan. 2010: ?The Method?

Feb. 2010: 31 Days of Oscar

March 2010: Ginger Rogers

April 2010: Robert Taylor

May 2010: Donna Reed

June 2010: Natalie Wood

July 2010: Gregory Peck

August 2010: SUTS

Sept. 2010: Vivien Leigh

Oct. 2010: Fredric March

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Capuchin's Schedule for week of May 22 to 28, 2011

 

TCM Goes Green!

Reduce, Reuse, Remake, Recycle

 

Sunday -- 22

Reusing Titles

6:00am *One Good Turn* (1930) Ruth Etting, dir: Roy Mack, WB, 17

 

6:20am *One Good Turn* (1931) Stan Laurel, dir: James W. Horne, MGM, 20

 

Remaking DelRuth

6:45am *Across the Pacific* (1926) Monte Blue, dir: Roy Del Ruth, WB, 78

 

8:15am *Across The Pacific* (1942) Humphrey Bogart, dir: John Huston, WB, 97

 

10:00am *The Maltese Falcon* (1931) Bebe Daniels, dir: Roy Del Ruth, WB, 79

 

11:30am *The Maltese Falcon* (1941) Humphrey Bogart, dir: John Huston, WB, 101

 

1:15pm *Satan Met A Lady* (1936) Bette Davis, dir: William Dieterle, WB, 74

 

2:30pm *The Maltese Bippy* (1969) Dan Rowan, dir: Norman Panama, MGM, 92

 

4:15pm *The Desert Song* (1929) John Boles, dir: Roy Del Ruth, WB, 123

 

6:30pm *The Desert Song* (1943) Dennis Morgan, dir: Robert Florey, WB, 90

 

Evening

Recycling Stories I

8:00pm *Seven Keys to Baldpate* (1929) Richard Dix, dir: Reginald Barker, RKO, 72

 

9:15pm *Seven Keys to Baldpate* (1935) Gene Raymond, dir: William Hamilton, RKO, 80

 

10:45pm *Seven Keys to Baldpate* (1947) Phillip Terry, dir: Lew Landers, RKO, 64

 

Silent Sunday Night

12:00 *The Hunchback Of Notre Dame* (1923) Lon Chaney, dir: Wallace Worsley, Universal, 98, p/s

 

1:40am *La Esmeralda* (1905) Denise Becker, dir: Alice Guy, Gaumont, 10, P

 

Imports

2:00am *Notre-Dame de Paris* (1956) Gina Lollobrigida, dir: Jean Delannoy, Panitalia, 104, E

 

3:45am *The Hunchback Of Notre Dame* (1939) Charles Laughton, dir: William Dieterle, RKO, 117

 

5:45am *Alas and Alack* (1915) Cleo Madison, dir: Joseph De Grasse, Universal, 13, P

 

Monday -- 23

Remaking James Whale

6:00am *Waterloo Bridge* (1931) Mae Clarke, dir: James Whale, Universal, 81, p/s

 

7:30am *Waterloo Bridge* (1940) Vivien Leigh, dir: Mervyn LeRoy, MGM, 109

 

9:30am *Gaby* (1956) Leslie Caron, dir: Curtis Bernhardt, MGM, 97

 

11:15am *Show Boat* (1929) Laura LaPlante, dir: Harry Pollard, Universal, 118, p/s

 

1:15pm *Show Boat* (1936) Irene Dunne, dir: James Whale, Universal, 114, p/s

 

3:15pm *Show Boat* (1951) Ava Gardner, dir: George Sidney, MGM, 108

 

5:15pm *The Old Dark House* (1932) Boris Karloff, dir: James Whale, Universal, 70, p/s

 

6:30pm *The Old Dark House* (1963) Tom Poston, dir: WilliamCastle, Columbia, 86, p/s

 

Evening

Reusing Frank McHugh -- SOTM and Birthday Tribute

(Frank McHugh in Original and Remake)

6:00pm *The Crowd Roars* (1932) James Cagney, dir: Howard Hawks, WB, 70

 

9:15pm *Indianapolis Speedway* (1939) Pat O'Brien, dir: Lloyd Bacon, WB, 82

 

10:45pm *One Way Passage* (1932) Kay Francis, dir: Tay Garnett, WB, 68

 

12:00 *Til We Meet Again* (1939) Merle Oberon, dir: Edmund Goulding, WB, 100

 

Recycling Stories II

1:45am *Going Wild* (1930) Joe E. Brown, Frank McHugh, dir: William A. Seiter, WB, 66

 

3:00am *The Aviator* (1929) Edward Everett Horton, dir: Roy Del Ruth, WB, 75

 

4:30am *L'Aviator* (1931) Douglas Fairbanks Jr., dir: John Daumery, WB, 70

 

5:45am *A Tale of Two Kitties* (1942) Mel Blanc, dir: Robert Clampett, WB, 7

 

5:52am *A Tale of Two Mice* (1945) Mel Blanc, dir: Frank Tashlin, WB, 7

 

Tuesday -- 24

Recycling Roles with Ronald Colman

6:00am *The Prisoner Of Zenda* (1922) Ramon Novarro, dir: Rex Ingram, Metro, 113, p/s

 

8:00am *The Prisoner Of Zenda* (1937) Ronald Colman, dir: John Cromwell, Selznick, 101, p/s

 

9:45am *The Prisoner Of Zenda* (1952) Stewart Granger, dir: Richard Thorpe, MGM, 100

 

11:30am *A Tale Of Two Cities* (1935) Ronald Colman, dir: Jack Conway, MGM, 126

 

1:45pm *A Tale Of Two Cities* (1958) Dirk Bogarde, dir: Ralph Thomas, JAR, 117, P

 

3:45pm *The White Sister* (1923) Ronald Colman, dir: Henry King, Inspiration, 135, p/s

 

6:00pm *The White Sister* (1933) Helen Hayes, dir: Victor Fleming, MGM, 110

 

Evening

Reducing Morals

8:00pm *Cleopatra* (1912) Helen Gardner, dir: Charles Gaskill, HGPP, 88, p/s

 

9:30om *Cleopatra* (1928) Dorothy Revier, dir: Roy William Neill, MGM, 20

 

10:00pm *Cleopatra* (1934) Claudette Colbert, dir: Cecil B. DeMille, Paramount, 100, p/s

 

11:45pm *Cleopatra* (1963) Elizabeth Taylor, dir: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Fox, 243, p/s

 

4:00am *Behave Yourself* (1951) Farley Granger, dir: George Beck, RKO, 81

 

5:30am *Behave Yourself* (1962) Dennis Price, dir: Michael Winner, UA, 29, P/d

 

Wednesday -- 25

Watery Conservation

6:00am *Mutiny on the Bounty* (1935) Clark Gable, dir: Frank Lloyd, MGM, 133

 

8:15am *Mutiny on the Bounty* (1962) Marlon Brando, dir: Lewis Milestone, MGM, 186

 

11:30pm *A Night to Remember* (1958) Kenneth More, dir: Roy Ward Baker, JAR, 123, p/s

 

1:45pm *The Unsinkable Molly Brown* (1964) Debbie Reynolds, dir: Charles Walters, MGM, 128

 

4:30pm *Moby Dick* (1930) John Barrymore, dir: Lloyd Bacon, WB, 77

 

5:30pm *Moby Dick* (1956) Gregory Peck, dir: John Huston, Moulin, 116, p/s

 

7:30pm *Now Showing* (2011)

 

Evening

Recycling Stories III

8:00pm *Madame X* (1929) Ruth Chatterton, dir: Lionel Barrymore, MGM, 95

 

9:45pm *Madame X* (1937) Gladys George, dir: Sam Wood, MGM, 72

 

11:00pm *Madame X* (1966) Lana Turner, dir: David Lowell Rich, Eltee, 100, p/s

 

12:45am *The Front Page* (1931) Adolph Menjou, dir: Lewis Milestone, Caddo, 100, p/d

 

2:30am *The Front Page* (1975) Jack Lemmon, dir: Billy Wilder, Universal , 105, p/s

 

4:15am *His Girl Friday* (1940) Cary Grant, dir: Howard Hawks, Columbia, 92, p/d

 

Thursday -- 26

Reducing Testosterone Levels

6:00am *When Ladies Meet* (1933) Ann Harding, dir: Harry Beaumont, MGM, 85

 

7:30am *When Ladies Meet* (1941) Joan Crawford, dir: Robert Z. Leonard, MGM, 105

 

9:15am *Kind Lady* (1935) Basil Rathbone, dir: George B. Seitz, MGM, 76

 

10:45am *Kind Lady* (1951) Maurice Evans, dir: John Sturges, MGM, 78

 

12:15pm *A Lost Lady* (1924) Irene Rich, dir: Harry Beaumont, WB, 70

 

1:30pm *A Lost Lady* (1934) Barbara Stanwyck, dir: Alfred E. Green, WB, 61

 

2:45pm *Ladies of Leisure* (1926) Elaine Hammerstein, dir: Tom Buckingham, Columbia, 57, P

 

3:45pm *Ladies of Leisure* (1930) Barbara Stanwyck, dir: Frank Capra, Columbia, 99, p/s

 

5:30pm *Men Are Such Fools* (1932) Leo Carrillo, dir: William Nigh, RKO, 64

 

6:45pm *Men Are Such Fools* (1938) Humphrey Bogart, dir: Busby Berkeley, WB, 69

 

Evening

Recycling Stories IV

8:00pm *The Shop Around The Corner* (1940) Margaret Sullavan, dir: Lubitsch, MGM, 99

 

9:45pm *In The Good Old Summertime* (1949) Judy Garland, dir: R. Z. Leonard, MGM, 103

 

11:30pm *High Society* (1956) Bing Crosby, dir: Charles Walters, MGM, 112

 

1:30am *The Philadelphia Story* (1940) Cary Grant, dir: George Cukor, MGM, 112

 

3:30am *Always a Bride* (1940) Rosemary Lane, dir: Noel Smith, WB, 58

 

4:30am *Always A Bride* (1954) Peggy Cummins, dir: Ralph Smart, Clarion Films, 82, p/s

 

Friday -- 27

Reusing Monsters

6:00am *Frankenstein* (1931) Colin Clive, dir: James Whale, Universal, 70, p/s

 

7:15am *Bride of Frankenstein* (1935) Boris Karloff, dir: James Whale, Universal, 75, p/s

 

8:30am *The Revenge of Frankenstein* (1958) Peter Cushing, dir: Terence Fisher, Columbia, 89, p/s

 

10:00am *Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein* (1948) Bud Abbott, dir: Charles Barton, Universal, 83, p/s

 

11:30am *Lady Frankenstein* (1971) Joseph Cotten, dir: Mel Welles, CIP, 99, p/d

 

1:15pm *Young Frankenstein* (1974) Gene Wilder, dir: Mel Brooks, Gruskoff, 106, p/s

 

3:15pm *Pygmalion* (1938) Wendy Hiller, dir: Leslie Howard, MGM, 96

 

5:00pm *My Fair Lady* (1964) Rex Harrison, dir: George Cukor, WB, 172, p/s

 

Evening

Recycling Fashions (Classic "Cape over the Face" Scenes)

8:00pm *Horror of Dracula* (1958) Peter Cushing, dir: Terence Fisher, JAR, 82, p/s

 

9:30pm *The Return of the Vampire* (1944) Bela Lugosi, dir: Lew Landers, Columbia, 69, p/s

 

10:45pm *Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde* (1932) Fredric March, dir: Rouben Mamoulian, MGM, 96

 

12:30am *Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde* (1920) John Barrymore, dir: John S. Robertson, Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, 80, p/s

 

Underground

2:00am *Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again* (1982) Bess Armstrong, dir: Jerry Belson, Paramount, 87, E

 

3:30am *Chehre Pe Chehra* (1981) Sanjeev Kumar, dir: Raj Tilak, Tilak, 140, P

 

Saturday -- 28

Reducing Ink by Having Only One Name

6:00am *Raffles* (1930) Ronald Colman, dir: George Fitzmaurice, SG, 72, p/s

 

7:15am *Raffles* (1939) David Niven, dir: Sam Wood, SG, 72, p/s

 

8:30am *Svengali* (1931) John Barrymore, dir: Archie Mayo, WB, 81

 

10:00am *Svengali* (1954) Hildegard Knef, dir: Noel Langley, MGM, 82

 

11:30am *The Mark of Zorro* (1920) Douglas Fairbanks, dir: Fred Niblo, Douglas Fairbanks Pictures, 107, p/s

 

1:30am *The Mark of Zorro* (1940) Tyrone Power, dir: Rouben Mamoulian, Fox, 94, p/s

 

3:15am *Hamlet* (1948) Laurence Olivier, dir: Laurence Olivier, Two Cities Films, 154, p/s

 

6:00am *Hamlet* (1969) Nicol Williamson, dir: Tony Richardson, Columbia, 118, p/s

 

Evening

Essentials

Recycling Storylines V

6:00pm *Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ* (1925) Ramon Novarro, dir: Fred Niblo, MGM, 143

 

10:30pm *Ben-Hur* (1959) Charlton Heston, dir: William Wyler, MGM, 222

 

Reusing a Script

2:15am *The Barretts of Wimpole Street* (1934) Norma Shearer, dir: Sidney Franklin, MGM, 109

 

4:15am *The Barretts Of Wimpole Street* (1957) Jennifer Jones, dir: Sidney Franklin, MGM, 105

 

Premieres:

La Esmeralda

Alas and Alack

A Tale Of Two Cities

Titanic

Ladies of Leisure

 

Premiere Outside Normal Studios:

Chehre Pe Chehra

 

 

Festival Wishlist:

*Pinky* (1949) Starring: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, and Ethel Waters. Directed by Elia Kazan. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. 102 minutes.

Introduced by Robin Swicord -- Daughter-in-law of Elia Kazan and Oscar-winning screenwriter, known for *The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,* *Memoirs of a Geisha,* and *Matilda.*

Venue: Mann's Chinese 6, House 1

 

*Lilies of the Field* (1963) Starring: Sidney Poitier, Lilia Skala, and Lisa Mann. Directed by Ralph Nelson. Produced by Rainbow Productions, distributed by United Artists. 94 minutes.

Introduced by Sidney Poitier.

Venue: Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

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Capuchin's Programming Notes:

 

TCM Goes Green -- Reduce, Reuse, Remake, Recycle

 

I sometimes like to watch movies made different ways, whether for a new generation, or to take advantage of changing technology (sound, color, etc.), or whatever. I've just discovered that there was a recent thread about remakes, so it might look like I'm ripping off the idea, but I mentioned that it's something I'd like to see TCM do regularly in a post in 2008 (forums.tcm.com/jive/tcm/thread.jspa?messageID=8114442? (not done as a clickable url so it won't make this thread hard to open)).

 

For this schedule, I've just upped it a notch. (smiley)

 

I actually prefer the 1931 (pre-code) version of *The Maltese Falcon* to Bogie's. This is a chance for everyone to compare them side-by-side.

 

My Star of the Month is Frank McHugh. He was on my short list anyway, and when I found he was in both the original and the remake of two movies, it kind of clinched the deal.

 

*Cleopatra* really shows how the same material, in different hands, in succeeding years, becomes totally different.

 

Reducing Testosterone Levels was just a bit of fun.

 

Friday's Frankenstein movies lapsing into *Pygmalion* may seem odd, but I see them as the same theme -- creating a monster and then not being able to control it.

 

For me, there's no greater fashion accessory for a fiend than a cape he can draw up to cover all but his eyes so he seems even more sinister, or to raise all the way to hide behind as he turns to flee. *Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again* is one of those movies you have to see to believe, and even then you're not sure. *Chehre Pe Chehra* is the Bollywood version of Jekyll and Hyde.

 

Premieres:

La Esmeralda

Alas and Alack

A Tale Of Two Cities

Titanic

Ladies of Leisure

 

Premiere Outside Normal Studios:

Chehre Pe Chehra

 

My festival wishlist may appear to be about racism, but I actually chose these two because, out of the long list of movies I'd like to see on the big screen again, these had the best presenters available. Robin Swicord is an Oscar-winning screenwriter, and I'm sure she has a rich knowledge of her father-in-law's films. And who wouldn't love to see Sidney Poitier and hear him talk about his work?

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Capuchin-great job!

 

You made this schedule in record time. You have some wonderful themes and films and a very surprising fashion theme, using the iconic cape. Your schedule really does justice to that idea of remakes.

 

Thanks for a fine schedule and for being the first one posted.

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Fun "earth day" idea, Capuchin! I always think it's interesting watching remakes next to the original. And you found so many! It's awesome for you, and yet it's kinda pathetic for Hollywood. :)

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countessdelave -- Thanks! According to my computer log, it took 21 hours, 26 minutes, 17.4444 seconds to do all the selection, arranging, etc. Of course, that's on top of untold hours writing macros for which I have other uses but were needed for sorting out the appropriate titles.

 

LonesomePolecat -- Thanks, too! Actually, I used about a third of the movies which either share a name with or are marked as remakes in my database. I'm kind of torn as to whether it's pathetic -- some stories are best remade every generation because social changes can cast a new spotlight on certain subtle aspects. What galls me to no end is that I know there were other remakes of some great movies, but I can't find references to them anywhere.

 

Also, there are many movies I wanted to use, but they and their remakes add up to times I simply couldn't fit in. As hard as it is to put movies ranging from 60 to 120 minutes into a day's schedule, it's worlds' more difficult for blocks of 135 to 315.

 

Side Note: I wish all the other entrants good luck, and I'll be reading all the schedules. Unfortunately, I've promised something will be finished before the end of the year (and taken an advance for it), and I was far behind even before this little vacation. I seriously doubt I'll find even a few spare moments to comment on each one. Considering the (lack of) widespread enthusiasm for my schedule, I'm sure many of you will be glad to hear that SansFin is due to meet me in about an hour, and we'll be coming home together. She might sleep for a week, but after that she'll be all yours again. She said she has a schedule coming together, and all she needs is 11 more ideas for day and evening themes.

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I believe Capuchin made a very nice schedule. It is over-the-top with remakes but I know of great differences between versions I have seen and would very much like to see this on TCM sometimes for movies where I know of only one version.

 

Thank you for making a great challenge Countess! I only have two days and one evening to do and then checking all of it before I can post mine.

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*"According to my computer log, it took 21 hours, 26 minutes, 17.4444 seconds to do all the selection, arranging, etc. Of course, that's on top of untold hours writing macros for which I have other uses but were needed for sorting out the appropriate titles."* - Capuchin

 

Gee. And I thought I was so smart using a mechanical pencil on grid paper when doing Challenge Schedules.

 

Seriously, I am stunned at the intricate planning and execution that you put into this week of recyled material. What a feat. Thats something I couldn't have accomplished. Congratulations on pulling it off so well.

 

Kyle In Hollywood

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> {quote:title=hlywdkjk wrote:}{quote}

> I thought I was so smart using a mechanical pencil on grid paper when doing Challenge Schedules.

 

Capuchin is very much the engineer and is most comfortable using computers to arrange things. It took less than ten minutes for him to teach me how to use CAD program to make schedules. You make a line which is as long in inches as movie is long in minutes and put text onto line. You make those into a 'block' so it moves together. Then you click on it and drag it where you want on grid. It is great for seeing how much time is left to fill in and it is easy to pull one movie out of line and put in another of different length.

 

I do not think I could ever do schedule if he had not shown me that.

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SansFins' Challenge Schedule

October 9th to October 15th 2011

 

*A Day at the Movies*

 

Sunday October 9

*A Day of Days*

Josette Day

6:00 AM *Beauty And The Beast* (1946) Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parely. Dir: Jean Cocteau. DisCina, 93 mins., P/S

 

Annette Day

7:45 AM *Double Trouble* (1967) Elvis Presley, Annette Day, John Williams. Dir: Norman Taurog. MGM, 92 mins.

 

Alice Day

9:30 AM *The Smart Set* (1928) William Haines, Jack Holt, Alice Day. Dir: Jack Conway. MGM, 80 mins.

 

Director Robert Day

11:00 AM *Two-Way Stretch* (1960) Peter Sellers, David Lodge, Bernard Cribbins. Dir: Robert Day. Vale, 78 mins., P/S

 

Marceline Day

12:30 PM *The Cameraman* (1928) Buster Keaton, Marceline Day, Harry Gribbon. Dir: Edward Sedgwick. MGM, 76 mins.

 

Laraine Day

2:00 PM *The Story of Dr. Wassell* (1944) Gary Cooper, Laraine Day, Signe Hasso. Dir: Cecil B. De Mille. Paramount, 137 mins., P/S

 

Daniel Day-Lewis

4:30 PM *My Left Foot* (1989) Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Roy McAnally. Dir: Jim Sheridan. Ferndale, 104 mins., P/S

 

Doris Day

6:15 PM *Romance On The High Seas* (1948) Doris Day, Jack Carson, Janis Paige. Dir: Michael Curtiz. WB, 99 mins., P/S

 

*A Night of Knights*

8:00 PM *First Knight* (1995) Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond. Dir: Jerry Zucker. Columbia, 134 mins., Premiere

10:20 PM Short Film: *Knights Before Christmas* (1930) Karl Dane, George K. Arthur,. Dir: Lewis R. Foster. RKO, 18 mins.

10:45 PM *Two Knights from Brooklyn* (1949) William Bendix, Joe Sawyer, Grace Bradley. Dir: Kurt Neumann. Roach, 71 mins., P/S

 

*Silent Sunday Night*

12:00 AM *Two Arabian Knights* (1927) Mary Astor, William Boyd, Louis Wolheim. Dir: Lewis Milestone. Caddo, 92 mins., P/S

1:35 AM Short Film: *The Knight Is Young* (1938) June Allyson, Earlayne Schools. Dir: Roy Mack. WB, 18 mins.

 

*Import*

2:00 AM *Knight Without Armour* (1937) Marlene Dietrich, Robert Donat, Irene Vanbrugh. Dir: Jacques Feyder. LFP, 107 mins., P/S

3:50 AM Short Film: *One Droopy Knight* (1957) Dir: Michael Lah. MGM, 7 mins.

4:00 AM *Knights Of The Round Table* (1953) Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer. Dir: Richard Thorpe. MGM, 116 mins.

 

Monday October 10

*Some Days it is Just One Thing After Another All Day Long*

 

20th Century Vole Special Presentation: *Judge Hardy's Children Of Paradise For Three Little Pirates Of The Prairie Thunder in the City Without Men Of The Fighting Lady Of Vengeance of the Zombies On Broadway Ladies They Talk About Face of a Fugitive in the Sky Murder on a Honeymoon* (M-Mmm-Good) All Star Cast. Directors: Seitz, Carne, et al. 20th Century Vole, 1439 mins.

 

6:00 AM *Judge Hardy's Children* (1938) Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Ann Rutherford. Dir: George B. Seitz. MGM, 77 mins.

7:30 AM *Children Of Paradise* (1945) Jean-Louis Barrault, Arletty, Pierre Brasseur. Dir: Marcel Carne. Pathe, 189 mins., P/S

10:45 AM *Paradise For Three* (1938) Frank Morgan, Robert Young, Mary Astor. Dir: Edward Buzzell. MGM, 78 mins.

12:10 PM Short Film: *Three Little Pirates* (1946) Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard. Dir: Edward Bernds. Columbia, 18 mins., Premiere

12:30 PM *Pirates Of The Prairie* (1942) Tim Holt, Cliff Edwards, Nell O'Day. Dir: Howard Bretherton. RKO, 57 mins.

1:30 PM *Prairie Thunder* (1937) Dick Foran, Janet Shaw, Frank Orth. Dir: B. Reeves Eason. WB, 55 mins.

2:30 PM *Thunder in the City* (1937) Edward G. Robinson, Luli Deste, Nigel Bruce. Dir: Marion Gering. Columbia, 87 mins., Premiere

4:00 PM *City Without Men* (1943) Linda Darnell, Edgar Buchanan, Glenda Farrell. Dir: Sidney Salkow. Columbia, 75 mins., Premiere

5:15 PM *Men Of The Fighting Lady* (1954) Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon, Louis Calhern. Dir: Andrew Marton. MGM, 80 mins.

6:45 PM *Lady Of Vengeance* (1957) Dennis O'Keefe, Ann Sears, Patrick Barr. Dir: Burt Balaban. UA, 75 mins., Premiere

 

8:00 PM *Vengence of the Zombies* (1973) Paul Naschy, Romy, Mirta Miller. Dir: Leon Klimovsky. Suay, 90 mins., P/D

9:30 PM *Zombies On Broadway* (1945) Wally Brown, Alan Carney, Bela Lugosi. Dir: Gordon Douglas. RKO, 68 mins.

10:40 PM *Broadway Ladies* (1928) Alberta Vaughn, Al Cooke. RKO, 17 mins.

11:00 PM *Ladies They Talk About* (1933) Barbara Stanwyck, Lyle Talbot, Preston Foster. Dir: Howard Bretherton. WB, 69 mins.

12:15 AM *About Face* (1942) William Tracy, Joe Sawyer, Jean Porter. Dir: Kurt Neumann. Roach, 44 mins., P/S

1:00 AM *Face of a Fugitive* (1959) Fred MacMurray, Alan Baxter, James Coburn. Dir: Paul Wendkos. Columbia, 81 mins., P/S

2:30 AM *Fugitive in the Sky* (1937) Warren Hull, Jean Muir, Gordon Oliver. Dir: Nick Grinde. WB, 58 mins.

3:30 AM *Sky Murder* (1940) Walter Pidgeon, Donald Meek, Kaaren Verne. Dir: George B. Seitz. MGM, 72 mins.

4:45 AM *Murder on a Honeymoon* (1935) Edna May Oliver, James Gleason, Lola Lane. Dir: Lloyd Corrigan. RKO, 74 mins.

 

Tuesday October 11

*Movies Make the Day*

6:00 AM *Night Into Morning* (1951) Ray Milland, John Hodiak, Nancy Davis. Dir: Fletcher Markle. MGM, 86 mins.

7:30 AM *Scarlet Dawn* (1932) Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Nancy Carroll, Earle Foxe. Dir: William Dieterle. WB, 57 mins.

8:30 AM *Sunrise* (1927) George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Bodil Rosing. Dir: F.W. Murnau. Fox, 94 mins., P/S

10:15 AM *Great Day In The Morning* (1956) Virginia Mayo, Robert Stack, Ruth Roman. Dir: Jacques Tourneur. RKO, 92 mins.

12:00 PM *High Noon* (1952) Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell. Dir: Fred Zinnemann. UA, 85 mins., P/S

1:30 PM *Love In The Afternoon* (1957) Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier. Dir: Billy Wilder. Allied, 130 mins., P/S

3:45 PM *Heavenly Days* (1944) Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan, Eugene Pallette. Dir: Howard Estabrook. RKO, 71 mins.

5:00 PM *The Longest Day* (1962) John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda. Dir: Ken Annakin. Fox, 180 mins., P/S

 

8:00 PM *The Sundowners* (1960) Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr, Peter Ustinov. Dir: Fred Zinnemann. WB, 133 mins., P/S

10:15 PM Short Film: *Night Owls* (1930) Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy. Dir: James Parrott. MGM, 20 mins.

10:45 PM *Before Midnight* (1933) Ralph Bellamy, June Collyer, Claude Gillingwater. Dir: Lambert Hillyer. Columbia, 63 mins., P/S

12:00 AM *Midnight* (1939) Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, John Barrymore. Dir: Mitchell Leisen. Paramount, 94 mins., P/S

1:45 AM *After Midnight* (1927) Norma Shearer, Lawrence Gray, Gwen Lee. Dir: Monta Bell. MGM, 70 mins.

3:00 AM *Middle of the Night* (1959) Fredric March, Kim Novak, Lee Grant. Dir: Delbert Mann. Columbia, 117 mins., P/S

5:00 AM *Before Dawn* (1933) Warner Oland, Stuart Erwin, Dudley Digges. Dir: Irving Pichel. RKO, 60 mins.

 

Wednesday October 12

*A Red Letter Day*

6:00 AM *The Red Balloon* (1956) Pascal Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Vladimir Popov. Dir: Albert Lamorisse. Films Montsouris, 34 mins., P/S

6:45 AM *The Red House* (1947) Edward G. Robinson, Judith Anderson, Allene Roberts. Dir: Delmer Daves. Lesser, 100 mins., P/D

8:30 AM *The Red Kimona* (1925) Priscilla Bonner, Theodore von Eltz, Dorothy Davenport. Dir: Walter Lang. Blanc de Chine, 77 mins., P/S

10:00 AM *Red Beard* (1965) Toshiro Mifune, Yuzo Kayama, Yoshio Tsuchiya. Dir: Akira Kurosawa. Toho, 184 mins., P/S

1:15 PM *Ride The Pink Horse* (1947) Robert Montgomery, Wanda Hendrix, Thomas Gomez. Dir: Robert Montgomery. Universal, 101 mins., P/S

3:00 PM *The Scarlet Letter* (1926) Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Karl Dane. Dir: Victor Sjostrom. MGM, 80 mins.

4:30 PM *Scarlet Street* (1945) Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Margaret Lindsay. Dir: Fritz Lang. Fritz Lang Prod., 103 mins., P/D

6:15 PM *The Scarlet Empress* (1934) Marlene Dietrich, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser. Dir: Josef von Sternberg. Paramount, 104 mins., P/S

 

*Queen for a Day*

Royal Robes are the Highest Fashion

8:00 PM *The Virgin Queen* (1955) Bette Davis, Richard Todd, Joan Collins. Dir: Henry Koster. Fox, 92 mins., Premiere

9:45 PM *Young Bess* (1953) Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger, Charles Laughton. Dir: George Sidney. MGM, 112 mins.

11:45 PM *The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex* (1939) Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland. Dir: Michael Curtiz. WB, 106 mins.

1:35 AM Short Film: *The Queen Was in the Parlor* (1932) WB, 7 mins.

1:45 AM *Fire Over England* (1936) Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh. Dir: William F. Howard. LFP, 89 mins., P/S

3:15 AM *Queen Christina* (1933) Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Lewis Stone. Dir: Rouben Mamoulian. MGM, 99 mins.

5:00 AM *The Snow Queen* (1957) Vladimir Gribkov, Mariya Babanova, Yanina Zhejmo. Dir: Lev Atamanov. Soyuzmultfilm, 55 mins., Premiere

 

Thursday October 13

*A Cold Day in H-E-double hockey sticks*

6:00 AM *The Gold Rush* (1925) Charles Chaplin, Georgia Hale, Mack Swain. Dir: Charles Chaplin. Charles Chaplin Productions, 69 mins., P/S

7:15 AM *Quintet* (1979) Paul Newman , Vittorio Gassman , Fernando Rey . Dir: Robert Altman. Fox, 118 mins., Premiere

9:15 AM *Doctor Zhivago* (1965) Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Rod Steiger. Dir: David Lean. MGM, 200 mins.

12:45 PM *The Thing From Another World* (1951) Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness. Dir: Christian Nyby. RKO, 87 mins.

2:15 PM Short Films: *Once Upon a Wintertime* (1954) Dir: Hamilton Luske. RKO, 8 mins.

*Winter Storage* (1949) Clarence Nash. Dir: Jack Hannah. RKO, 7 mins.

2:30 PM *Angel On My Shoulder* (1946) Paul Muni, Anne Baxter, Claude Rains. Dir: Archie Mayo. Rogers, 101 mins., P/S

4:15 PM *Cabin In The Sky* (1943) Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Ethel Waters, Lena Horne. Dir: Vincente Minnelli. MGM, 99 mins.

6:00 PM *Heaven Can Wait* (1943) Gene Tierney , Don Ameche , Charles Coburn . Dir: Ernst Lubitsch. Fox, 112 mins., Premiere

 

*Star of the Month*

Laraine Day

8:00 PM *Mr. Lucky* (1943) Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Charles Bickford. Dir: H.C. Potter. RKO, 100 mins.

9:45 PM *Journey For Margaret* (1942) Robert Young, Laraine Day, Margaret O'Brien. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke II. MGM, 81 mins.

11:15 PM *The Locket* (1946) Laraine Day, Robert Mitchum, Brian Aherne. Dir: John Brahm. RKO, 85 mins.

12:45 AM *Unholy Partners* (1941) Edward G. Robinson, Laraine Day, Edward Arnold. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy. MGM, 94 mins.

2:30 AM *And One Was Beautiful* (1940) Robert Cummings, Laraine Day, Billie Burke. Dir: Robert B. Sinclair. MGM, 70 mins.

3:45 AM *Tycoon* (1947) John Wayne, Laraine Day, Cedric Hardwicke. Dir: Richard Wallace. RKO, 129 mins.

 

Friday October 14

*Radio Days*

6:00 AM *Gildersleeve on Broadway* (1943) Harold Peary, Billie Burke, Claire Carleton. Dir: Gordon M. Douglas. RKO, 65 mins.

7:15 AM *Gildersleeve's Bad Day* (1943) Harold Peary, Jane Darwell, Nancy Gates. Dir: Gordon Douglas. RKO, 63 mins.

8:30 AM *Gildersleeve's Ghost* (1944) Harold Peary, Marion Martin, Frank Reicher. Dir: Gordon Douglas. RKO, 64 mins.

9:45 AM *Crime Doctor* (1943) Warner Baxter, Margaret Lindsay, John Litel. Dir: Michael Gordon. Columbia, 66 mins., P/S

11:00 AM *Crime Doctor's Strangest Case* (1943) Warner Baxter, Lynn Merrick, Gloria Dickson. Dir: Eugene Forde. Columbia, 68 mins., P/S

12:15 PM *Here We Go Again* (1942) Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan, Edgar Bergen. Dir: Allan Dwan. RKO, 77 mins.

1:45 PM *Reveille With Beverly* (1943) Ann Miller, William Wright, Dick Purcell. Dir: Charles Barton. Columbia, 78 mins., P/S

3:15 PM *The War Of The Worlds* (1953) Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne. Dir: George Pal. Paramount, 85 mins., P/S

4:45 PM *Our Miss Brooks* (1956) Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Don Porter. Dir: Al Lewis. WB, 85 mins., Premiere

6:15 PM *My Friend Irma* (1949) Marie Wilson, John Lund, Don DeFoe. Dir: George Marshall. Paramount, 103 mins., Premiere

 

*The Day the Computers Take Over*

8:00 PM *2001: A Space Odyssey* (1968) Keir Dullea, William Sylvester, Gary Lockwood. Dir: Stanley Kubrick. MGM, 139 mins.

10:30 PM *Westworld* (1973) Richard Benjamin, Yul Brynner, James Brolin. Dir: Michael Crichton. MGM, 89 mins.

12:00 AM Short Film: *Robot Wrecks* (1941) Margaret Bert, Robert Blake, Billy Bletcher. Dir: Edward L. Cahn. MGM, 11 mins.

12:15 AM *Demon Seed* (1977) Julie Christie, Fritz Weaver, Gerrit Graham. Dir: Donald Cammell. MGM, 94 mins.

 

*Underground*

2:00 AM *Colossus: The Forbin Project* (1970) Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, William Schallert. Dir: Joseph Sargent. Universal, 100 mins., Exempt

3:45 AM *WarGames* (1983) Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, Dabney Coleman. Dir: John Badham. MGM, 113 mins.

5:40 AM Short Film: *The Tin Man* (1935) Thelma Todd, Patsy Kelly, Matthew Betz. Dir: James Parrott. MGM, 19 mins.

 

Saturday October 15

*Holidays*

New Year's Eve

6:00 AM *Remember the Night* (1940) Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi. Dir: Mitchell Leisen. Paramount, 94 mins., P/S

 

Martin Luther King's Birthday

7:45 AM *To Kill A Mockingbird* (1962) Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Philip Alford. Dir: Robert Mulligan. Brentwood , 129 mins., P/S

 

Washington's Birthday

10:00 AM *1776* (1972) William Daniels, Ken Howard, Blythe Danner. Dir: Peter H. Hunt. Columbia, 165 mins., P/S

 

Memorial Day

12: 45 PM *They Won't Forget* (1937) Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson, Allyn Joslyn. Dir: Mervyn LeRoy. WB, 95 mins.

 

Independence Day

2:30 PM *The Miracle of Morgan's Creek* (1944) Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, William Demarest. Dir: Preston Sturges. Paramount, 98 mins., P/S

 

Labor Day

4:15 PM *Picnic* (1955) William Holden, Kim Novak, Rosalind Russell. Dir: Joshua Logan. Columbia, 113 mins., P/S

 

Columbus Day

6:15 PM *Christopher Columbus* (1949) Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Francis L. Sullivan. Dir: David McDonald. Gainsborough , 99 mins., P/S

 

*Essentials*

Veteran's Day

8:00 PM *The Best Years Of Our Lives* (1946) Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy. Dir: William Wyler. SG, 170 mins., P/S

 

Thanksgiving

11:00 PM *Convicted Woman* (1940) Rochelle Hudson, Frieda Inescort, Glenn Ford. Dir: Nick Grinde. Columbia, 65 mins., P/S

 

Christmas

12:15 AM *The Bishop's Wife* (1947) Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven. Dir: Henry Koster. RKO, 109 mins.

2:15 AM *White Christmas* (1954) Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney. Dir: Michael Curtiz. Paramount, 120mins., P/S

4:15 AM *Holiday Inn* (1942) Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds. Dir: Mark Sandrich. Paramount, 101 mins., P/S

 

 

Premieres:

*First Knight*

*Three Little Pirates*

*Thunder in the City*

*City Without Men*

*Lady Of Vengeance*

*The Virgin Queen*

*Quintet*

*Heaven Can Wait*

*Our Miss Brooks*

*My Friend Irma*

*The Snow Queen* is my selection for a movie outside the normal libraries.

 

Range:

1920s - 9

1930s - 22

1940s - 41

1950s - 20

1960s - 8

1970s - 6

1980s - 2

1990s - 1

 

My selections for the Film Festival are:

*Rebecca* (1940) Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. Selznick, 130 minutes

Introduction by Cliff Robertson.

 

*Laura* (1944) Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb. Dir: Otto Preminger. Fox, 87 minutes. Introduction by Valerie A. Robins who created: *Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker* (1991)

 

I would like both to be shown at Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

 

Edited by: SansFin on Oct 24, 2010 2:45 PM

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SansFins' Challenge Schedule Program Notes

 

*Beauty And The Beast* (1946) I had never heard of Josette Day before TCM showed this movie. She is captivating.

 

*Knight Without Armour* (1937) A wonderful Marlene Dietrich movie.

 

Some Days it is Just One Thing After Another All Day Long

In Hot Topics forum is a thread for people to put together unrelated movie titles and create fanciful descriptions of resulting movie. It is great fun to read. I can not think of witty descriptions but with database I can string together many titles. I like this string because it ends with *Murder on a Honeymoon* (1935) with great pairing of Edna May Oliver and James Gleason.

 

I do not think FrankGrimes would ever forgive me if I made a schedule without *Scarlet Street* (1945).

 

*The Snow Queen* (1957) is a wonderful and endearing movie.

 

Laraine Day worked with all the top male stars of her day. It is time she was honored.

 

Premieres:

*First Knight*

*Three Little Pirates*

*Thunder in the City*

*City Without Men*

*Lady Of Vengeance*

*The Virgin Queen*

*Quintet*

*Heaven Can Wait*

*Our Miss Brooks*

*My Friend Irma*

*The Snow Queen* is my selection for a movie outside the normal libraries.

 

Range:

1920s - 9

1930s - 22

1940s - 41

1950s - 20

1960s - 8

1970s - 6

1980s - 2

1990s - 1

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