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Who would you like to see honored for 2020 Summer Under the Stars?

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11 minutes ago, sewhite2000 said:

Another popover!

Tuna popover? :) 

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I’ve been meaning to contribute for a while. Here is a list of suggestions I posted in September that I feel would be good selections. 

Robert Preston

Jean Peters

Max von Sydow

Ralph Meeker

Terence Stamp

Joanne Woodward

Albert Finney

Louis Calhern

Anouk Aimee

Alain Delon

Margaret Lockwood

Judith Anderson

John Cassavetes

Jane Greer

Richard Basehart

Jose Ferrer

Madeleine Carroll

Jack Hawkins

 

And I’d add:

Sandy Dennis

Alan Bates

Jason Robards

Wendy Hiller

Brian Keith

Claire Bloom

Russ Tamblyn

Robert Cummings


I just wanted to add how wonderful it is to see all of the support for Max von Sydow. Terrific actor and highly deserving of a special tribute. Hope TCM shows Three Days of the Condor!

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3 hours ago, Athos said:

Sandy Dennis

I second this! Recently I watched a TV movie she made called SOMETHING EVIL (1972), directed by Steven Spielberg of all people. She was utterly fantastic in it. You always know when her name appears in the opening credits that you will be guaranteed at least one exceptional performance. Even if the script is weak or the rest of the cast stinks. What a marvelous actress.

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I am really bored, not working and more or less stranded at my parents' house indefinitely (long story). I thought I would post some lists of lineups I might choose for some of the stars chosen on this thread to help pass the time until I'm ready to eat or sleep again. I'll start with Mary Pickford, about whom I know almost nothing. These selections are made based on imdb plot descriptions only, as I've never actually seen a Mary Pickford movie, but they all sounded interesting. These are all from the silent era, though she did about a half dozen talkies it looks like and even won an Oscar for Coquette, which I didn't select. I'm also going to look at MovieCollectorOH's database and post how many times each of these films has aired before, which also influenced my selections. In fact, it appears virtually all of Pickford's career has been ignored by TCM. Seems like any of these would be good for Silent Sunday Night. Of  course, I have no idea if some of these aren't in viewable condition.

Caprice (Paramount, 1913) - A wealthy young man (Owen Moore) meets a mountain girl (Pickford) while hunting. Their quick romance leads to a disastrous marriage. She abandons him but later reappears disguised as an educated and sophisticated woman.
TCM airings: 0

The Eagle's Mate (Paramount, 1914) - Sounds a little like Seven Brides for Seven Brothers with just one bride and no musical numbers. A young orphaned girl (Pickford) who lives alone with her aunt (Ida Waterman) is kidnapped by a family of crude Virginia moonshiners. Two brothers (James Kirkwood and Robert Broderick) fight for the right to marry her. Kirkwood wins and marries her against her consent. Later she's rescued and reunites with her aunt, but when she learns Kirkwood is in trouble returns to his side, realizing she always loved  him.
TCM airings: 0

Fanchon, the Cricket (Paramount, 1915) - A young wild orphan girl (Pickford) lives with her grandmother (Gertrude Norman), who's suspected by the villagers of being a witch. She rescues a young man (Landry Barbeau) from drowning, and they fall in love, but she refuses to marry him when his father (Russell Basset) won't give his consent. A year later, she comes to his side when he falls gravely ill, and only her presence can restore him to health.
TCM airings: 0

The Foundling (Paramount, 1916) - Apparently the only print of the original shoot for this movie was destroyed by fire, and it was hastily reshot with a slightly altered supporting cast and still released only six days after the original intended release date. When the wife of a painter (Edward Martindel) dies in childbirth, the embittered man puts his infant daughter up for adoption. Years later, she's grown up to be Mary Pickford, unaware of her father's true identity and used as slave labor by the cruel orphanage mistress (Maggie Weston). The father, who's become wealthy and successful, regrets his decision and attempts to retrieve her, but the headmistress tricks him by passing off her illegitimate niece (Mildred Morris) as his daughter.
TCM airings: 0

The Pride of the Clan (Artcraft Pictures Corp., 1917) - The clan leader (Warren Cook) of the fisher-folk on a little island off the west coast of Scotland, dies in a boating accident, and by tradition, his only descendant (Pickford) becomes the new leader. She begins a romance with a young fisherman (Jamie Campbell), but there's a secret from his past neither of them knows about.
TCM airings: 0 

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (Artcraft Pictures Corp., 1917) - Adaptation of the children's story about a young girl (Pickford), with her own family unable to afford to keep her, who's sent to live with her two dour aunts (Helen Eddy and Marjorie Dew), who don't appreciate her gifts, but the resourceful girl finds ways to make the lives of many of the community's residents better. There was a 1938 version from 20th Century Fox with Shirley Temple.
TCM airings: 0

Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley (Paramount, 1918) - Amarilly (Pickford) comes from a large working-class family and is content with her life and her bartender boyfriend Terry (William Scott) until she meets a sculptor (Norman Kerry) who draws her in to his world of wealth.
TCM airings: 4 

Daddy Long-Legs (Warner Bros, 1919) - An orphan (Pickford) discovers she has an anonymous benefactor who offers to pay for her to go to college; she doesn't know he's also the man who's trying to pursue her romantically (Mahlon Hamilton). Remade as a musical at 20th Century Fox in 1955 with Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron.
TCM airings: 6

Suds (United Artists, 1920) - A London laundress (Pickford) tries to win the love of a wealthy young man (Harold Goodwin) and rise above her status while ignoring the truer love of a man from her own class (Albert Austin).
TCM airings: 0

Tess of the Storm Country (United Artists, 1922) - A wealthy man (David Torrance) builds a home at the top of a hill where a group of squatters has taken residence at the bottom. A young man in the squatters' village (Jean Hersholt) frames the father (Forrest Robinson) of young Tess (Pickford) for a murder he committed. While trying to prove his innocence, Tess also keeps secret her love for the wealthy man's son (Frederick Graves) and caring for the illegitimate child of the wealthy man's daughter (Gloria Hope).
TCM airings: 5

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (MGM, 1925) - First film version of the Lew Wallace novel about a Jewish prince (Ramon Navarro) who searches for his family and seeks revenge upon a childhood friend (Francis X. Bushman) after being wrongly imprisoned while the events of the Gospels are going on around him. Remade of course by MGM in 1959 with Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd.  Pickford allegedly has an uncredited cameo as one of the chariot race spectators. I only put it on here because I figured it would be just like TCM to include it in a Pickford lineup like they included Singin' in the Rain for Rita Moreno.
TCM airings: 32

The Gaucho (United Artists, 1927) - Saved by a miracle after falling off a cliff, a girl in the Argentine Andes (Lupe Velez) is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the spot, and the town becomes prosperous. An evil general (Gustav Von Seyfferitz) seizes the village's wealth for himself, but the outlaw known as the Gaucho (Douglas Fairbanks) comes to their rescue. Pickford makes a cameo in her husband's movie as the Virgin Mary in a vision.
TCM airings: 0


 

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I had a lot of fun compiling this wish list for a Lawrence Tierney SUTS day. His long career included everything from being a WWII-era contract player at RKO who rose from uncredited bit player to leading man (TCM presumably can show most or all of these movies) to straight-to-video D-budget work later on. I tried to be pretty broad in these selections. I've only actually seen two of these movies, so once again, my choices are based mainly on plot descriptions. I'm not even sure what kind of character Tierney plays in some of these movies. I left off some obvious suggestions like Reservoir Dogs and Dillinger.

The Ghost Ship (RKO, 1943) - A junior officer on a naval vessel (Russell Wade) begins to wonder if the captain he formerly admired (Richard Dix) is actually a psychopath obsessed with asserting his authority after a couple of crew members die  under mysterious circumstances. Tierney has an uncredited part as one of the seamen.
TCM airings: 19

Sing Your Way Home (RKO, 1945) - A stuck-up war correspondent desperate to get out of occupied Paris (Jack Haley) serves as a chaperone for a group of teenage "hepcat" entertainers and their female hanger-on (Marcy McGuire) on a transatlantic voyage. Haley uses McGuire as a front to send stories back to his editor in coded form, disguised as love letters by McGuire to get past the censors. She gets a crush on him, but he has eyes for a glamour girl closer to his own age (Anne Jeffreys). The other teens hope the two adults will pay more to each other than to them. Tierney has an uncredited part as another reporter in Paris.
TCM airings: 9

Step by Step (RKO, 1946) - An ex-Marine (Tierney) and an innocent bystander (Anne Jeffreys) find themselves caught up in the plot of a Nazi spy ring in California.
TCM airings: 9

Born to Kill (RKO, 1947) - A calculating divorcee (Claire Trevor) has a chance at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love (Walter Slezak) but risks it all for a hotheaded murderer (Tierney) who's romancing her foster sister (Audrey Long). 
TCM airings: 28

The Steel Cages (United Artists, 1954) - This is an anthology movie with no plot description on imdb. Tierney is in the segment entitled "Hostages".
TCM airings: 0

Singing in the Dark (Budsam Distributing Co., 1956) - A Holocaust survivor with total amnesia (Moyshe Oysher) works in the US as a hotel desk clerk. One night after drinking with the owner of the hotel bar (Joey Adams), he spontaneously breaks out into song and discovers he has an amazing voice. After treatment from a psychiatrist (Henry Sharp) and a blow to the head by some thugs (I think Tierney is one of the thugs?), he begins to remember he was the son of a cantor (also played in flashback by Oysher) and must now decide between careers as a singer in a nightclub or the synagogue. 
TCM airings: 0

Custer of the West (Cinerama, 1967) - Biopic of the general with a love for traditional cavalry and distaste for the industrialization of the West (Robert Shaw) who gets slaughtered along with all his troops by Native Americans at Little Big Horn. Tierney plays General Phillip Sheridan.
TCM airings: 6

Arthur (Orion, 1981) - An irresponsible alcoholic millionaire playboy (Dudley Moore) must decide if he's willing to be cut off without a cent by his family after he falls in love with a working-class waitress (Liza Minelli). Says on imdb that Tierney plays "Man at Coffee Bar". I don't remember him, but now I want to watch again!
TCM airings: 7

Midnight (Aquarius Releasing, 1982) - A teenage runaway (Melanie Verlin) and two men traveling cross-country (Tierney, John Hall) encounter a family of satanists.
TCM airings: 0

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (Paramount, 1988) - Incompetent police detective Lt. Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) must foil a plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II. Tierney plays the manager of the  California Angels during the now-legendary sequence where Drebin impersonates an umpire.
TCM airings: 3

The Death Merchant (Cinema Epoch, 1991) - Tierney plays a dealer in illegally obtained nuclear arms who discovers only after receiving payment from a terrorist for a microchip that runs an advanced missile guidance system that the chip has been stolen by an archaeologist working for the US government (Ivan Rado).
TCM airings: 0

Southie (Lions Gate, 1998) - An Irish-American bad boy born in South Boston (Donnie Wahlberg) returns home from New York City and finds himself torn between his pals, who are supported by one Irish Mafia clan, and his family, who are members of another. I'm just guessing Tierney plays the head of one of the clans.
TCM airings: 0

 

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29 minutes ago, sewhite2000 said:

Born to Kill (RKO, 1947) - A calculating divorcee (Claire Trevor) has a chance at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love (Walter Slezak) but risks it all for a hotheaded murderer (Tierney) who's romancing her foster sister (Audrey Long). 

In Born to Kill Claire Trevor was planning on marrying Fred,   the character played by Phillip Terry.     Walter Slezak played the detective in the film.

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In the 1981 movie MIDNIGHT Lawrence Tierney plays the lecherous stepfather to the girl (Melanie Verliin) who runs away.  However, Tierney does endeavor to redeem his character a bit by going to find her . . . and both of them run in to a clan of backwoods folk.  And not the nice 'welcome-to-our-home' kind of folk, either! 

Lawrence Tierney had small but noticeable parts in SILVER BULLET (1985) and MURPHY'S LAW (1986). 

ALSO:  In regards to "Something Evil" . . . Steven Spielberg directed that in his salad days.  I reckon he helmed it after directing DUEL. 

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Here's a possible Yvonne DeCarlo lineup. I haven't seen any of these movies except for Brute Force, so I picked them mainly from plot description or because they were in some way an oddity I thought worth exploring. Sometimes when watching something on TCM for the zillionth time I think my God, I've seen every movie ever made. But this list of DeCarlo's work mainly at three studios TCM doesn't represent too well reminds me that I haven't.

Hollywood Funtime, Program Two (Official Films, 1940) - I really have no idea. Possibly some kind of showcase for unknown talent. It's only 47 minutes. It was then 18-year-old DeCarlo's first film, and I've never heard of any of the other cast members.
TCM Airings: 0

So Proudly We Hail! (Paramount, 1943) - A group of US Army nurses (including Claudette Colbert, Paulette Godard and Veronica Lake) en route from San Francisco to Hawaii are rerouted to Bataan after the attack on Pearl Harbor and face daily bombardment by the Japanese. DeCarlo is uncredited and listed only as "Girl" on imdb. I'm guessing a native girl.
TCM Airings: 11

Deerslayer (Republic, 1943) - A white man raised by the Mohicans (Bruce Kellogg) helps his old tribe when the Hurons steal away their princess (DeCarlo) who's engaged to his childhood friend (Larry Parks). DeCarlo isn't even the top-billed female in this one, but as the kidnapped princess, she's the impetus for the whole plot of the movie.
TCM Airings: 0

Brute Force (Universal, 1947) - At a tough penitentiary, a criminal (Burt Lancaster) plans to revolt against the power-mad head guard (Hume Cronyn). Though I've seen it, I don't remember DeCarlo's part. She's probably in one of the flashback sequences.
TCM airings: 37 (Must be in the PD or otherwise not controlled by Universal anymore, I'm guessing)

Slave Girl (Universal, 1947) - An American adventurer (George Brent) travels to Tripoli to rescue some sailors but gets involved with a beautiful slave girl (DeCarlo).
TCM Airings; 0

The San Francisco Story (Warner Bros., 1952) - 1856 San Francisco is the scene of intense battles between criminal organizations headed by corrupt politicians and vigilante committees formed by honest citizens. With DeCarlo and Joel McCrea.
TCM Airings: 0

Hurricane Smith (Paramount, 1952) - Freebooters in the South Seas fight for treasure and the love of a beautiful woman (DeCarlo).
TCM Airings: 0

Flame of the Islands (Republic, 1955) - A cafe singer (DeCarlo) buys a casino, and several men fall in love with her.
TCM Airings: 0

Raw Edge (Universal, 1956) - In lawless Oregon in 1842, a gunfighter (Rory Calhoun) seeks vengeance when his innocent brother (John Gavin) is lynched, and his beautiful Indian wife (DeCarlo) is kidnapped by the local tyrant (Neville Brand).
TCM Airings: 0

Arizona Bushwhackers (Paramount, 1968) - A Confederate spy (Howard Keel) takes the job as sheriff of a lawless Union town to conceal his espionage activities but comes into conflict with a crooked local saloon owner (Scott Brady) selling rifles to renegade Native Americans. DeCarlo plays a female spy.
TCM Airings: 0

The Delta Factor (Continental, 1970) - Two CIA agents (Yvette Mimieux and Christopher George) go on a secret mission to rescue a scientist (Ralph Taeger) imprisoned on an island by terrorists. DeCarlo is sixth-billed. I can't find any description of her part.
TCM Airings: 0

Fuego Negro (?, 1979) - IMDB doesn't have a lot of info about this Mexican film, not even a production company. I'm not entirely sure it was ever released theatrically, but apparently it appeared on VHS in Finland, of all places, in the early '80s. A liberated slave (Julio Imbert) is in love with the daughter (Susana Kimini) of the plantation owner (Rolando Fernandez). DeCarlo, who must have needed the money, is second-billed, but there's no info about her role.
TCM Airings: 0


 
 

 

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1 hour ago, sewhite2000 said:

Here's a possible Yvonne DeCarlo lineup. I haven't seen any of these movies except for Brute Force, so I picked them mainly from plot description or because they were in some way an oddity I thought worth exploring. Sometimes when watching something on TCM for the zillionth time I think my God, I've seen every movie ever made. But this list of DeCarlo's work mainly at three studios TCM doesn't represent too well reminds me that I haven't.

Hollywood Funtime, Program Two (Official Films, 1940) - I really have no idea. Possibly some kind of showcase for unknown talent. It's only 47 minutes. It was then 18-year-old DeCarlo's first film, and I've never heard of any of the other cast members.
TCM Airings: 0

So Proudly We Hail! (Paramount, 1943) - A group of US Army nurses (including Claudette Colbert, Paulette Godard and Veronica Lake) en route from San Francisco to Hawaii are rerouted to Bataan after the attack on Pearl Harbor and face daily bombardment by the Japanese. DeCarlo is uncredited and listed only as "Girl" on imdb. I'm guessing a native girl.
TCM Airings: 11

Deerslayer (Republic, 1943) - A white man raised by the Mohicans (Bruce Kellogg) helps his old tribe when the Hurons steal away their princess (DeCarlo) who's engaged to his childhood friend (Larry Parks). DeCarlo isn't even the top-billed female in this one, but as the kidnapped princess, she's the impetus for the whole plot of the movie.
TCM Airings: 0

Brute Force (Universal, 1947) - At a tough penitentiary, a criminal (Burt Lancaster) plans to revolt against the power-mad head guard (Hume Cronyn). Though I've seen it, I don't remember DeCarlo's part. She's probably in one of the flashback sequences.
TCM airings: 37 (Must be in the PD or otherwise not controlled by Universal anymore, I'm guessing)

Slave Girl (Universal, 1947) - An American adventurer (George Brent) travels to Tripoli to rescue some sailors but gets involved with a beautiful slave girl (DeCarlo).
TCM Airings; 0

The San Francisco Story (Warner Bros., 1952) - 1856 San Francisco is the scene of intense battles between criminal organizations headed by corrupt politicians and vigilante committees formed by honest citizens. With DeCarlo and Joel McCrea.
TCM Airings: 0

Hurricane Smith (Paramount, 1952) - Freebooters in the South Seas fight for treasure and the love of a beautiful woman (DeCarlo).
TCM Airings: 0

Flame of the Islands (Republic, 1955) - A cafe singer (DeCarlo) buys a casino, and several men fall in love with her.
TCM Airings: 0

Raw Edge (Universal, 1956) - In lawless Oregon in 1842, a gunfighter (Rory Calhoun) seeks vengeance when his innocent brother (John Gavin) is lynched, and his beautiful Indian wife (DeCarlo) is kidnapped by the local tyrant (Neville Brand).
TCM Airings: 0

Arizona Bushwhackers (Paramount, 1968) - A Confederate spy (Howard Keel) takes the job as sheriff of a lawless Union town to conceal his espionage activities but comes into conflict with a crooked local saloon owner (Scott Brady) selling rifles to renegade Native Americans. DeCarlo plays a female spy.
TCM Airings: 0

The Delta Factor (Continental, 1970) - Two CIA agents (Yvette Mimieux and Christopher George) go on a secret mission to rescue a scientist (Ralph Taeger) imprisoned on an island by terrorists. DeCarlo is sixth-billed. I can't find any description of her part.
TCM Airings: 0

Fuego Negro (?, 1979) - IMDB doesn't have a lot of info about this Mexican film, not even a production company. I'm not entirely sure it was ever released theatrically, but apparently it appeared on VHS in Finland, of all places, in the early '80s. A liberated slave (Julio Imbert) is in love with the daughter (Susana Kimini) of the plantation owner (Rolando Fernandez). DeCarlo, who must have needed the money, is second-billed, but there's no info about her role.
TCM Airings: 0

Thank you for doing this. BRUTE FORCE was released on a special Criterion disc, so I think TCM leases it through them. But the original rights are still retained by Universal. 

THE SAN FRANCISCO STORY is the first of two she made with Joel McCrea and it's not bad, but their second collaboration BORDER RIVER (1954) is even better. TSFS is in the public domain so beware of lousy prints on YouTube. It deserves a full restoration.

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RAW EDGE is wonderful and has Yvonne at her most glamorous in a western setting. It's currently on Amazon Prime. Leading man is Rory Calhoun.

SLAVE GIRL is one I bought from a collector/seller online. It's very cheesy, a real riot, complete with a talking camel. George Brent is her leading man, and supporting roles are done by Brod Crawford and Andy Devine, among others. It's worth watching at least once and is in Technicolor which makes it even better, right?

HURRICANE SMITH is well done. An action picture from Paramount which pairs Yvonne with John Ireland. Recommended.

I love FLAME OF THE ISLANDS. Republic spared no expense on this one sending Yvonne and the cast down to the Caribbean to film it on location. Supporting players include Zachary Scott, Howard Duff and James Arness right around the time he started Gunsmoke. 

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22 minutes ago, TopBilled said:

THE SAN FRANCISCO STORY is the first of two she made with Joel McCrea and it's not bad, but their second collaboration BORDER RIVER (1954) is even better. TSFS is in the public domain so beware of lousy prints on YouTube. It deserves a full restoration.

Yea,   The San Francisco Story was being played a lot at Get-TV (or maybe it was THIS-TV),   and they showed that lousy PD print of the film.   

The film is OK,   and McCrea and DeCarlo have some good scenes with the best performance by Richard Erdman as McCrea's sidekick.

 

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TV and Internet were down for about seven hours today. Boy, if I wasn't stir crazy enough! How did people live before the Internet? They all sat around the campfire and read Bible stories to each other, I guess.

Anyway, I'm late getting to my wish list, but here's what I'd pick for a Burl Ives SUTS day. He didn't really make all that many movies, so I had a relatively limited selection, but I tried to pick a dozen that represented the entire breadth of his film career. I left out his Oscar-winning performance for The Big Country and also his role in East of Eden, which TCM shows all the time. I've only seen three of these movies, so again, I mainly just picked stuff based on an interesting plot description or some weirdness that made me think a film might be a good Underground selection. Or the second one if TCM is still doing Treasures from the Disney Vault.

Smoky (20th Century Fox, 1946) - Drama about the strong bond between a cowpoke (Fred MacMurray) and a strong-willed bronco set in modern times. Ives plays a ranch hand in his film debut and sings a number of the folk tunes he'd be associated with in his singing career, including "Jimmy Crack Corn".
TCM Airings: 1

So Dear to My Heart (Disney, 1948) - A country boy (Bobby Driscoll) adopts a mischievous black lamb and learns lessons about love and dedication. This is apparently a mix of live action and animation like Song of the South and even has some of the same cast. Ives plays the boy's optimistic uncle and sings "Lavender Blue" which got an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song (who knew? We had to sing that in second grade music class, and I thought it was 150 years old!).
TCM Airings: 1

The Power and the Prize (MGM, 1956) - An American business executive (Robert Taylor) plans to marry an Austrian concentration camp survivor (Elisabeth Muller)  in London, but because she may have once been a Communist, he encounters opposition and disapproval from other Americans in his business and social circles. Ives plays Taylor's boss, who's adamantly opposed to the marriage.
TCM Airings: 20

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (MGM, 1958) - Brick (Paul Newman), an alcoholic ex-football player, resists the sexual advances of his frustrated wife Maggie (Elizabeth Taylor) and  has  a long night going over bitter memories and dramatic revelations with his father, "Big Daddy" (Ives), who doesn't know he's dying. Ives won the Oscar for The Big Country, but certainly his performance here from the same year bolstered his chances. All explicit references to homosexuality in the Tennessee Williams play are at best extremely muted innuendo here.
TCM Airings: 89

Wind Across the Everglades (Warner Bros., 1958) - An ornithologist (Christopher Plummer) battles a family of bird poachers (headed by Ives) in the Florida Everglades.
TCM Airings: 9

Our Man in Havana (Dist. in the US by Columbia, 1959) - A not-so-successful British vacuum cleaner salesman living in Havana (Alec Guiness) accepts an offer from a British Secret Service agent (Noel Coward) to become their point man in Cuba. He interprets advice from his doctor friend (Ives) to mean that he should make up a list of recruits and converts and perpetuates his phony success so well he discovers he's a target for assassination.
TCM Airings: 12

Let No Man Write My Epitaph (Columbia, 1960) - The residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to ensure a young  man (James Darren) doesn't follow in the footsteps of his father, who died in the electric chair. Ives plays a former judge who's battling alcoholism. IMDB says this is a sequel to Knock on Any Door.
TCM Airings: 2

The Brass Bottle (Universal, 1964) - A real estate developer (Tony Randall) buys an antique brass bottle that contains an ardent genie (Ives) who's determined to fulfill his new master's every wish. Also with Barbara Eden, who, ironically, doesn't play a genie.
TCM Airings: 1

Those Fantastic Flying Fools (Dist. in the US by AIP, 1967) - The American showman P.T. Barnum (Ives) uses the finances of a wealthy Frenchman (Dennis Price) to fund an idea by a German explosives expert (Gert Frobe) to fire a capsule filled with people by cannon all the way to the moon, but spies and saboteurs endanger the project.
TCM Airings: 0

Hugo the Hippo (Dist. in the US by 20th Century Fox, 1975) - A Hungarian-American animated film. The sultan of Zanzibar (Robert Morley) brings in a dozen hippos to rid his harbor of sharks, but once the hippos are no longer needed, they become a nuisance, and the sultan's assistant (Paul Lynde) massacres them all except a child hippo named Hugo, who escapes. Sounds a little horrifying for a children's movie, but hey, the '70s were full of dark films! Ives is the narrator.
TCM Airings: 0

Earthbound (?, 1981) - No information about the production company. There's not even a company listed on the poster shown on imdb. This was a television pilot that no one ever aired or picked up as a series, so it was released theatrically instead. Sounds like Third Rock from the Sun a few years ahead of its time. A family of aliens headed by Ives disguise themselves on Earth when their ship conks out.
TCM Airings: 0

White Dog (Paramount, 1982) - An animal trainer (Paul Winfield) attempts to retrain a vicious dog who's been raised to attack black people.  This one has generated a lot of passionate discussion among imdb reviewers. Apparently, Paramount pulled it back in the day when African-American groups attacked it as racist (though most people on imdb disagree with this assessment), and Sam Fuller never made another movie in America after the debacle. Ives is Winfield's boss, who recommends the animal be killed before Winfield decides to take on the challenge.
TCM Airings; 0



 

 

 

 

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10 hours ago, sewhite2000 said:

TV and Internet were down for about seven hours today. Boy, if I wasn't stir crazy enough! How did people live before the Internet? They all sat around the campfire and read Bible stories to each other, I guess.

Anyway, I'm late getting to my wish list, but here's what I'd pick for a Burl Ives SUTS day. He didn't really make all that many movies, so I had a relatively limited selection, but I tried to pick a dozen that represented the entire breadth of his film career. I left out his Oscar-winning performance for The Big Country and also his role in East of Eden, which TCM shows all the time. I've only seen three of these movies, so again, I mainly just picked stuff based on an interesting plot description or some weirdness that made me think a film might be a good Underground selection. Or the second one if TCM is still doing Treasures from the Disney Vault.

Smoky (20th Century Fox, 1946) - Drama about the strong bond between a cowpoke (Fred MacMurray) and a strong-willed bronco set in modern times. Ives plays a ranch hand in his film debut and sings a number of the folk tunes he'd be associated with in his singing career, including "Jimmy Crack Corn".
TCM Airings: 1

So Dear to My Heart (Disney, 1948) - A country boy (Bobby Driscoll) adopts a mischievous black lamb and learns lessons about love and dedication. This is apparently a mix of live action and animation like Song of the South and even has some of the same cast. Ives plays the boy's optimistic uncle and sings "Lavender Blue" which got an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song (who knew? We had to sing that in second grade music class, and I thought it was 150 years old!).
TCM Airings: 1

The Power and the Prize (MGM, 1956) - An American business executive (Robert Taylor) plans to marry an Austrian concentration camp survivor in London, but because she may have once been a Communist, he encounters opposition and disapproval from other Americans in his business and social circles. Ives plays Taylor's boss, who's adamantly opposed to the marriage.
TCM Airings: 20

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (MGM, 1958) - Brick (Paul Newman), an alcoholic ex-football player, resists the sexual advances of his frustrated wife Maggie (Elizabeth Taylor) and  has  a long night going over bitter memories and dramatic revelations with his father, "Big Daddy" (Ives), who doesn't know he's dying. Ives won the Oscar for The Big Country, but certainly his performance here from the same year bolstered his chances. All explicit references to homosexuality in the Tennessee Williams play are at best extremely muted innuendo here.
TCM Airings: 89

Wind Across the Everglades (Warner Bros., 1958) - An ornithologist (Christopher Plummer) battles a family of bird poachers (headed by Ives) in the Florida Everglades.
TCM Airings: 9

Our Man in Havana (Dist. in the US by Columbia, 1959) - A not-so-successful British vacuum cleaner salesman living in Havana (Alec Guiness) accepts an offer from a British Secret Service agent (Noel Coward) to become their point man in Cuba. He interprets advice from his doctor friend (Ives) to mean that he should make up a list of recruits and converts and perpetuates his phony success so well he discovers he's a target for assassination.
TCM Airings: 12

Let No Man Write My Epitaph (Columbia, 1960) - The residents of a Chicago tenement building band together to ensure a young  man (James Darren) doesn't follow in the footsteps of his father, who died in the electric chair. Ives plays a former judge who's battling alcoholism. IMDB says this is a sequel to Knock on Any Door.
TCM Airings: 2

The Brass Bottle (Universal, 1964) - A real estate developer (Tony Randall) buys an antique brass bottle that contains an ardent genie (Ives) who's determined to fulfill his new master's every wish. Also with Barbara Eden, who, ironically, doesn't play a genie.
TCM Airings: 1

Those Fantastic Flying Fools (Dist. in the US by AIP, 1967) - The American showman P.T. Barnum (Ives) uses the finances of a wealthy Frenchman (Dennis Price) to fund an idea by a German explosives expert (Gert Frobe) to fire a capsule filled with people by cannon all the way to the moon, but spies and saboteurs endanger the project.
TCM Airings: 0

Hugo the Hippo (Dist. in the US by 20th Century Fox, 1975) - A Hungarian-American animated film. The sultan of Zanzibar (Robert Morley) brings in a dozen hippos to rid his harbor of sharks, but once the hippos are no longer needed, they become a nuisance, and the sultan's assistant (Paul Lynde) massacres them all except a child hippo named Hugo, who escapes. Sounds a little horrifying for a children's movie, but hey, the '70s were full of dark films! Ives is the narrator.
TCM Airings: 0

Earthbound (?, 1981) - No information about the production company. There's not even a company listed on the poster shown on imdb. This was a television pilot that no one ever aired or picked up as a series, so it was released theatrically instead. Sounds like Third Rock of the Sun a few years ahead of its time. A family of aliens headed by Ives disguise themselves on Earth when their ship conks out.
TCM Airings: 0

White Dog (Paramount, 1982) - An animal trainer (Paul Winfield) attempts to retrain a vicious dog who's been raised to attack black people.  This one has generated a lot of passionate discussion among imdb reviewers. Apparently, Paramount pulled it back in the day when African-American groups attacked it as racist (though most people on imdb disagree with this assessment), and Sam Fuller never made another movie in America after the debacle. Ives is Winfield's boss, who recommends the animal be killed before Winfield decides to take on the challenge.
TCM Airings; 0

I appreciate your doing this each time.I see you didn't pick his last film TWO MOON JUNCTION (1988) which some consider softporn. 

Of the ones you mentioned...

WIND ACROSS THE EVERGLADES has an interesting cast, I'll say that much for it. But it falls short. If I recall correctly the director (Nicholas Ray) was fired before the picture was finished and the replacement director just tried to get the rest of the pieces completed but it doesn't all fit together.

OUR MAN IN HAVANA also has an excellent cast. And it's worth watching since it was one of the very last U.S. productions filmed in Cuba before Castro took over.

LET NO MAN WRITE MY EPITAPH is brilliant. It should be shown on TCM as often as NORTH BY NORTHWEST in my opinion. Top caliber acting in all directions, taut direction. It's miles ahead of its predecessor KNOCK ON ANY DOOR. Much grittier and better off for it. In many ways it doesn't feel bound by the production code. Bravura filmmaking all the way.

SMOKY is a great family movie. Probably something like that is what caused Walt Disney to cast Burl Ives in SUMMER MAGIC.

What you're missing that I'd include: DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS (1957), the scenes between Ives and Pernell Roberts are great. I'd also include DAY OF THE OUTLAW (1959) a fantastic western noir directed by Andre de Toth. In the story Ives plays a ruthless killer who goes up against Robert Ryan.

 

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I rented Two Moon Junction when I was in college. I was really into Sherilyn Fenn, who was briefly a pop culture phenomenon thanks to her role in the TV series Twin Peaks and she was in a handful of movies around that time in which she took off her top, which seemed to me like an important enough reason to rent a movie in those days! And what was really expected of a young attractive actress in those days unless you'd really broken through into superstardom like Julia Roberts. Anyway, I doubt I've watched it since, and I don't remember too much about Ives' role.

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5 minutes ago, sewhite2000 said:

I rented Two Moon Junction when I was in college. I was really into Sherilyn Fenn, who was briefly a pop culture phenomenon thanks to her role in the TV series Twin Peaks and she was in a handful of movies around that time in which she took off her top, which seemed to me like an important enough reason to rent a movie in those days! And what was really expected of a young attractive actress in those days unless you'd really broken through into superstardom like Julia Roberts. Anyway, I doubt I've watched it since, and I don't remember too much about Ives' role.

He plays the sheriff. Juanita Moore and Millie Perkins are also among the cast, in smaller supporting roles.

I read an interview where Michelle Phillips said her daughter Chynna (who went on to success as a singer in the pop group Wilson Phillips) was offered the lead. She refused to let Chynna do it, because she read the script and said it was too smutty. 

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52 minutes ago, TopBilled said:

I appreciate your doing this each time.I see you didn't pick his last film TWO MOON JUNCTION (1988) which some consider softporn. 

Of the ones you mentioned...

WIND ACROSS THE EVERGLADES has an interesting cast, I'll say that much for it. But it falls short. If I recall correctly the director (Nicholas Ray) was fired before the picture was finished and the replacement director just tried to get the rest of the pieces completed but it doesn't all fit together.

OUR MAN IN HAVANA also has an excellent cast. And it's worth watching since it was one of the very last U.S. productions filmed in Cuba before Castro took over.

LET NO MAN WRITE MY EPITAPH is brilliant. It should be shown on TCM as often as NORTH BY NORTHWEST in my opinion. Top caliber acting in all directions, taut direction. It's miles ahead of its predecessor KNOCK ON ANY DOOR. Much grittier and better off for it. In many ways it doesn't feel bound by the production code. Bravura filmmaking all the way.

SMOKY is a great family movie. Probably something like that is what caused Walt Disney to cast Burl Ives in SUMMER MAGIC.

What you're missing that I'd include: DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS (1957), the scenes between Ives and Pernell Roberts are great. I'd also include DAY OF THE OUTLAW (1959) a fantastic western noir directed by Andre de Toth. In the story Ives plays a ruthless killer who goes up against Robert Ryan.

 

I too like "Epitaph" a lot.  First saw it as a teen on a weekend "late,late show".  I always liked the story, the way the cast played it out, and the excellent(IMHO) Cinematography.   Ives too, is brilliant in it.  Ives given SUTS honors would be fine with me.

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Carole Landis "Dream" SUTS Day:

The first time I ever heard of Carole Landis was when TCM devoted a primetime lineup to her some years ago, and I watched Turnabout and Road Show. I'm still unsure I've ever seen her in much of anything else, except for Topper Returns, which aired sometime in the past year. According to her imdb biography, she committed suicide at the age of 29 after a couple of failed marriages, the cancellation of her contract with 20th Century Fox and some health problems. Ugh. She made 49 movies, although a number of them were uncredited bit parts mostly at Warner Bros. when she was in the 17-19 age range. I included a number of those here - too many, honestly, for an SUTS spotlight, I imagine - just because I thought it might be fun to try to spot her. I've only actually seen two of these movies.

She Loved a Fireman (Warner Bros., 1937) - Red (Dick Foran) leaves behind the world of politics and becomes a fireman. His new station manager (Robert Armstrong) is aware of his womanizing past and dislikes the fact that Red has started dating his sister (Ann Sheridan).  Through Red's carelessness, his best friend(Eddie Acuff) is injured.. As punishment, he's suspended, then transferred to a fire boat, and only then does he begin to take the work seriously. Landis plays "Blonde Sunbather", a part I think I'd like to see!
TCM Airings: 11

The Emperor's Candlesticks (MGM, 1937) - In the years before the revolution, a male Polish secret agent (William Powell) and a female Russian secret police spy (Luise Rainer) both smuggle messages to St. Petersburg in candlesticks. When some of the candlesticks are stolen, each tries to be the first to retrieve them. They discover each other's identities and fall in love. Landis plays "Bidder" in an auction scene.
TCM Airings: 19

Missing Witness (Warner Bros., 1937) - The racketeers of an East Coast city all work for the same organization. The governor creates an undercover law enforcement agency to battle the gangsters. Landis plays "Girl on Pier".
TCM Airings: 4

When Were You Born? (Warner Bros., 1938) - An astrology expert (Anna May Wong) predicts one of fellow ship passengers (James Stephenson) will die within two days, and he does. To clear herself, she offers to help the police solve the murder. This was intended to be the first of a series of progammers with Wong's fortune telling amateur sleuth, but there never was a follow-up. Landis plays a passenger.
TCM Airings: 6

Love, Honor and Behave (Warner Bros., 1938) - Ted (Wayne Morris) is raised to be a good loser by his mother (Barbara O'Neil). He marries his childhood sweetheart (Priscilla Lane), but he's such a milquetoast, she begins stepping out on him. Only then does he begin to assert himself. Landis plays a party guest. 
TCM Airings: 10

Men are Such Fools (Warner Bros., 1938) - Linda (Priscilla Lane) rises from secretary to account executive at her advertising agency. She's romanced by and marries ex-football player Jimmy (Wayne Morris). Radio man Harry (Humphrey Bogart) is in a position to advance her career if she'll just "be nice" to him, but Jimmy gets jealous, and she decides to become a full-time housewife. But her old career still calls to her. Landis' character actually has a name in this one, but it's unclear to me what the nature of her role is.
TCM Airings: 17

Daredevils of the Red Circle (Republic, 1939) - A master of disguise (Charles Middleton) sets out to destroy the life of the man who put him in prison (Miles Mander). After innocent lives are lost at a carnival, three daredevil performers (Bruce Bennett, Charles Quigley and David Sharpe) vow to bring down the villain. Landis is the female lead in this one. It's a serial with a total running time of three and a half hours, so I don't know if it's really great fare for a SUTS day.
TCM Airings: 0

Topper Returns (United Artists, 1941) - A fun-loving young woman (Joan Blondell) is murdered after switching bedrooms in a mysterious mansion with her best friend (Landis). She recruits a reluctant Topper, the man who can see and talk with ghosts (Roland Young), to help her solve her murder.
TCM Airings: 21

Road Show (United Artists, 1941) -  A wealthy socialite (John Hubbard) tries to get out of marrying a woman (Polly Ann Young) when he realizes she's a gold digger by pretending he's crazy, but accidentally ends up in an insane asylum. There, he meets an apparently crackpot colonel (Adolphe Menjou), who actually likes it there but knows how to escape, and the two men do, quickly joining up with the owner of a carnival (Landis), where Hubbard ends up working as a lion trainer.
TCM Airings: 6

My Gal Sal (20th Century Fox, 1942) - Biopic of the early life of "Gay '90s" era songwriter Paul Dresser (Victor Mature), brother of the novelist Theodore Dreiser, who outgrows his job as a carnival entertainer and moves up the ladder in New York City society, writing one hit song after another. Rita Hayworth is the female lead. Landis plays Dresser's first crush but disappears 30 minutes into the film. According to imdb, she was originally cast in the lead but stubbornly refused to change her hair color, so Darryl Zanuck demoted her to a secondary role and got Hayworth on loan from Columbia.
TCM Airings: 4

Secret Command (Columbia, 1944) - A former foreign correspondent turned US government agent (Pat O'Brien) gets a job through his brother whom he hasn't seen in seven years (Chester Morris) in a shipyard, where he plans to track down Nazi saboteurs. Landis plays an FBI agent who pretends to be his wife.
TCM Airings: 5

The Silk Noose (Dist. in US by Monogram, 1950) - A black market racketeer in London just after World War II (Joseph Calleia) is amassing a fortune until an American newspaper reporter (Landis) learns about him and his operation. Originally released in the UK in 1948. It didn't get an American release until 1950, after Landis' death.
TCM Airings: 0 
 

 

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'sewhite' mentioned HUGO THE HIPPO, the Hungarian-American animated movie.  I've seen it.  It's nuts.  It's the kind of animated movie that, the more you think about it, the more lunatic you realize it is.  An aquatic version of CRUISING show up halfway through.  Sure.  Why not?  You must see it to dis-believe it.  The animation has the theme of an LSD trip throughout. 

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59 minutes ago, sewhite2000 said:

Carole Landis "Dream" SUTS Day

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Carole Landis' hometown is my hometown-- Fairchild, Wisconsin. My family lived within the town limits, but Carole's family lived on a farm outside town. Landis was her stage name, the family name is Ridste. The Ridstes sold their farm in the 1930s then moved to either North or South Dakota, then on to southern California where Carole dropped out of high school and began her show biz career. The Ridstes still maintained contact with old friends back in the midwest, which is how my family heard about them and first learned about Carole, way before home video, cable television and classic movie channels came along.

Years later I became friends with Carole's niece through email correspondence. Basically, I reached out and said "hey, I grew up in Fairchild and when the town had its centennial celebration, a big deal was made out of the fact that Carole was our most famous resident." That sort of thing. She told me where the Ridste farm had been located and a short time later, after contacting a friend who still lives in Fairchild, I was able to send her a photo of how the farm looks now. So we quickly became friendly with each other.

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Carole's niece was also in touch with other fans of her aunt. One fan created a website about Carole's life and films. Other fans formed a group on the internet, where they would talk about all things related to Carole. That fan group ultimately raised funds to create a media center at the Fairchild public library which has information on Carole and where patrons/visitors to the library today can watch some of her films. I think it is great and it maintains her legacy in our hometown. So it's nice that it all came full circle for the family and fans on Carole's behalf all these years later.

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Carole's niece told me some interesting things about Carole's life in Hollywood. Carole was one of Daryl Zanuck's regular girlfriends (he was a notorious philanderer and had multiple girlfriends while remaining married). Zanuck bought her a gorgeous necklace that Carole wears in IT HAPPENED IN FLATBUSH (1942). The niece inherited this piece and says she wears it occasionally as it helps her feel close to Carole. The niece told me that Carole's best friend at 20th Century Fox was Cesar Romero (they made several films together). And that Pat O'Brien adored her; he made four films with her-- two when she was just starting at Warners, then two after she had become a star and was a leading lady. Both Romero and O'Brien would later be pallbearers at Carole's funeral. They truly loved her.

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Supposedly Carole had trouble conceiving children, or staying pregnant without miscarrying, something along those lines. However, the family believes that she had become pregnant by her last boyfriend, Rex Harrison (who was married to Lilli Palmer). But that Harrison had broken things off as a result of this, and that is the main reason she took her life. He was one of the last people to see her the night she died; he had gone to her house only hours before she committed suicide. She died alone at her home in Pacific Palisades. Not to sound gruesome, but the family kept the photos the police took of her dead body. I have seen the photos. They're very sad images. You can see how she had tried to get up after taking too many pills. Like she decided she wanted to live, after all, but wasn't quite able to life herself all the way up, before she died. The final position looks like someone who was struggling to stay alive but didn't succeed.

An interesting side note here is that Harrison and Palmer did attend the funeral, as Carole's "friends." But Harrison was sort of shunned by many in the Hollywood community after this, because they blamed him, like the family did, for Carole's death. Harrison's Hollywood career came to a sudden halt, his contract at Fox ended, and he moved back to Europe with Palmer. He had a three year gap between films, and his next two films when he did start working again, would be with Palmer but they were not big budget movies. It took awhile for him to rebound professionally after Carole's death.

Carole's last two films were moderately budgeted British productions that were released in the U.S. after her death. One of them, the last one-- BRASS MONKEY-- did not hit American screens until 1951, about three years after she died. When Carole died, she had just signed a deal with Eagle-Lion, a British-U.S. studio, to make two new films. One of them was THE AMAZING MR. X (1948), which was recast with Lynn Bari taking the lead role that Carole was supposed to play. So when I watch that film I imagine her in it, and I know she would have been great doing that story.

Anyway, I just thought I'd share some comments about her. I would definitely include IT HAPPENED IN FLATBUSH as part of a Summer Under the Stars tribute for Carole, so people can see the necklace. And I'd definitely include WINTERTIME, a Sonja Henie vehicle in which Carole has fun scenes with Cesar Romero. I'd include HAVING WONDERFUL CRIME, where she gets to work with Pat O'Brien. And I'd include one of those final British films. THE SILK NOOSE, also called NOOSE, is not that great, but she does well in it. I have never seen BRASS MONKEY, her very last one. So maybe it could be shown by TCM.

I'd also show FOUR JILLS AND A JEEP (1944), which is based on a book Carole wrote about her time entertaining troops during the war. 

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Robert Young

It seems rather stunning to me that Robert Young has never gotten a SUTS day, seeing as he began his career at MGM and then moved to RKO, TCM certainly has plenty of his movies to air. You know, they could opt to not use some other MGM staple like Mickey Rooney or Lionel Barrymore one year and go with Young instead. For people who can't stand movies after the studio system began collapsing, Young is for you. All his movies are from the '30s, '40s and '50s. He made his last film at the age of 47 and then worked only in television for the next 30 years. I mostly picked movies I haven't seen yet - I've only seen two of these.

Men Must Fight (MGM, 1933) - A nurse at the front in World War I (Diana Wynyard) meets and falls in love with a young pilot (Young), After he dies from wounds sustained in action, she discovers she's pregnant with his child and accepts a marriage offer from another man (Lewis Stone). Jump ahead to the fantastical future year of 1940. The husband, who's now Secretary of State, stands with his country as it prepares for war with the belligerent mythical nation of Eurasia, while the wife campaigns for peace at home, and the son (Phillip Holmes), raised a pacifist, refuses to fight, losing the love of his girlfriend (Ruth Selwyn). Sounds like a heady, allegorical premise. I don't know how well fictional 1940 plays in hindsight since the world was pretty much at war by real 1940. Young apparently is only in it for the first 30 minutes or so.
TCM  Airings: 16

Today We Live (MGM, 1933) - During World War I, two officers - a pilot (Gary Cooper) and a sailor (Young) - compete for the same beautiful young woman (Joan Crawford).
TCM Airings: 25

Death on the Diamond (MGM, 1934) - A baseball team owner (David Landau) needs a pennant win to pay off his debts. He hires an ace player (Young) to ensure a victory, but other players on the team begin to be murdered one by one.
TCM Airings: 15

The Band Plays On (MGM, 1934) - A judge hands over four wayward boys to a football coach (Leo Carillo) who rears them into backfield stars (they grow up to be Young, Stuart Erwin, Russell Hardie and William Tannen).
TCM Airings: 8

The Longest Night (MGM, 1936) - Held overnight by the police investigating a murder, a department store owner (Young)  and his sales clerk (Florence Rice) must solve the crime and defeat a gang of thieves while falling in love.
TCM Airings: 8

Stowaway (20th Century Fox, 1936) - A young girl (Shirley Temple) lost in Shanghai is taken in by an American playboy (Young) and his girlfriend (Alice Faye).
TCM Airings: 3

The Shining Hour (MGM, 1938) - A nightclub dancer (Joan Crawford) marries into society and has to contend with her jealous sister-in-law (Magaret Sullavan). Young plays the husband.
TCM Airings: 18

Honolulu (MGM, 1939) - Wanting to escape from his overzealous fans, a Hollywood movie star hires a Hawaiian plantation owner (both played by Young) to switch places with him for a few weeks.
TCM Airings: 26

Married Bachelor (MGM, 1941) - In order to pay off a gangster (Sheldon Leonard), a married man (Young) must pretend to be both a bachelor and the author of a best-selling book critiquing married life (I have no idea why - probably makes sense if you watch the movie), and his marriage suffers in the process.
TCM Airings: 13

H.M. Pulham, Esq. (MGM, 1941) - A man (Young) who's lived his life the way he thought he should, not as he would have chosen, is brought out of his shell by a beautiful young woman  (Hedy Lamarr).
TCM Airings: 32

Lady Luck (RKO, 1946) - A woman (Barbara Hale) falls in love with a gambler (Young) with hopes of reforming him, but things don't work out the way she planned.
TCM Airings: 13

Secret of the Incas (Paramount, 1954) - An adventurer (Charlton Heston) searches for treasure in the Peruvian jungles.  Young plays an archaeologist also on the expedition who becomes Heston's romantic rival for Nicole Maurey.
TCM Airings: 0

 

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I like Honolulu. Aside from Young, it also has Eleanor Powell, George Burns and Gracie Allen. It has a light plot, but it’s fun. There’s a pretty bad stereotypical African-American portrayal, but aside from that I enjoy this film. 

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