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TCM Grooves this week and weekend!!!


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Not a full fledged groove post, and sorry I've been away for a couple months. Needed an "internet" break, hope you'll understand!

 

As for this week, how could I not come back in when my main man Warren William is getting his SUTS treatment!!! Thursday will be the GROOVIEST day EVER on TCM! Well, one of them anyway!!

 

Lots of pre-codes and lots of Wolf Warren! Gotta love him and gotta love that day! I'll just post the schedule because EVERY single flick in the 24 hour day is highly recommended:

 

h1. 6:00 AM

h2. [bEDSIDE (1934)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/1204/Bedside/]

 

 

A fake doctor sets up a lucrative high-society practice.

 

 

*Dir*: [Robert Florey|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/63223%7C131730/Robert-Florey/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [Jean Muir|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/136992%7C80510/Jean-Muir/] , [Allen Jenkins|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/94778%7C11387/Allen-Jenkins/] .

 

 

BW-66 mins, TV-G,

 

h1. 7:15 AM

h2. [FIRST HUNDRED YEARS, THE (1938)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/36520/First-Hundred-Years-The/]

 

 

A working woman doesn't want to give up her career when she marries.

 

 

*Dir*: [Richard Thorpe|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/191735%7C130458/Richard-Thorpe/] *Cast*: [Robert Montgomery|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/134372%7C132303/Robert-Montgomery/] , [Virginia Bruce|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/24035%7C151701/Virginia-Bruce/] , [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] .

 

 

BW-74 mins, TV-PG, CC,

 

h1. 8:30 AM

h2. [WIVES UNDER SUSPICION (1938)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/5900/Wives-Under-Suspicion/]

 

 

A D.A.'s personal life mirrors the love-triangle murder he's prosecuting.

 

 

*Dir*: [James Whale|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/204821%7C78327/James-Whale/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [Gail Patrick|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/148573%7C57018/Gail-Patrick/] , [Constance Moore|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/134635%7C33947/Constance-Moore/] .

 

 

BW-69 mins, TV-G,

 

h1. 9:45 AM

h2. [MOUTHPIECE, THE (1932)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/1475/Mouthpiece-The/]

 

 

A crusading DA goes into private practice and succumbs to the temptations of corruption.

 

 

*Dir*: [James Flood|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/63141%7C77662/James-Flood/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [sidney Fox|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/64773%7C140586/Sidney-Fox/] , [Aline MacMahon|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/119167%7C11126/Aline-MacMahon/] .

 

 

BW-86 mins, TV-G,

 

h1. 11:15 AM

h2. [sKYSCRAPER SOULS (1932)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/2837/Skyscraper-Souls/]

 

 

A ruthless financier will stop at nothing to control a 100-story office building.

 

 

*Dir*: [Edgar Selwyn|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/174042%7C43771/Edgar-Selwyn/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [Maureen O'Sullivan|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/143796%7C109636/Maureen-O-Sullivan/] , [Gregory Ratoff|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/158231%7C63514/Gregory-Ratoff/] .

 

 

BW-99 mins, TV-G,

 

h1. 1:00 PM

h2. [THREE ON A MATCH (1932)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/2179/Three-on-a-Match/]

 

 

A woman's childhood friends try to rescue her from gangsters.

 

 

*Dir*: [Mervyn LeRoy|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/112377%7C111088/Mervyn-LeRoy/] *Cast*: [Virginia Davis|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/45448%7C151736/Virginia-Davis/] , [Joan Blondell|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/17721%7C83530/Joan-Blondell/] , [Dawn O'Day|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/176633%7C13979/Dawn-O-Day/] .

 

 

BW-63 mins, TV-PG, CC,

 

h1. 2:15 PM

h2. [MATCH KING, THE (1932)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/83087/Match-King-The/]

 

 

An ambitious young man corners the market on matches, then faces the destruction of his empire.

 

 

*Dir*: [Howard Bretherton|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/21959%7C71190/Howard-Bretherton/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [Lily Damita|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/43669%7C99227/Lily-Damita/] , [Glenda Farrell|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/59970%7C62291/Glenda-Farrell/] .

 

 

BW-79 mins, TV-G, CC,

 

h1. 3:45 PM

h2. [MIND READER, THE (1933)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/83536/Mind-Reader-The/]

 

 

A fake mentalist tries to go straight, only to end up in jail.

 

 

*Dir*: [Roy Del Ruth|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/47832%7C135665/Roy-Del-Ruth/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [Constance Cummings|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/42070%7C33924/Constance-Cummings/] , [Allen Jenkins|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/94778%7C11387/Allen-Jenkins/] .

 

 

BW-70 mins, TV-G,

 

h1. 5:00 PM

h2. [GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933 (1933)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/3463/Gold-Diggers-Of-1933/]

 

 

Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.

 

 

*Dir*: [Mervyn LeRoy|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/112377%7C111088/Mervyn-LeRoy/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [Joan Blondell|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/17721%7C83530/Joan-Blondell/] , [Aline MacMahon|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/119167%7C11126/Aline-MacMahon/] .

 

 

BW-98 mins, TV-G, CC,

 

h1. 6:45 PM

h2. [TIMES SQUARE PLAYBOY (1936)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/2406/Times-Square-Playboy/]

 

 

When he comes to New York for a wedding, an out-of-towner makes trouble for all concerned.

 

 

*Dir*: [William McGann|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/127235%7C156065/William-McGann/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [June Travis|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/193801%7C91512/June-Travis/] , [barton MacLane|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/119100%7C18282/Barton-MacLane/] .

 

 

BW-62 mins, TV-G,

 

h1. 8:00 PM

h2. [LADY FOR A DAY (1933)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/80628/Lady-For-A-Day/]

 

 

A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.

 

 

*Dir*: [Frank Capra|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/28439%7C53185/Frank-Capra/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [May Robson|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/163445%7C110501/May-Robson/] , [Guy Kibbee|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/101697%7C64091/Guy-Kibbee/] .

 

 

BW-96 mins, TV-G,

 

h1. 9:45 PM

h2. [CLEOPATRA (1934)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/71068/Cleopatra/]

 

 

The fabled queen of Egypt leads Julius Caesar and Marc Antony astray.

 

 

*Dir*: [Cecil B. DeMille|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/48461%7C28676/Cecil-B-DeMille/] *Cast*: [Claudette Colbert|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/36555%7C32817/Claudette-Colbert/] , [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [Henry Wilcoxon|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206030%7C69629/Henry-Wilcoxon/] .

 

 

BW-101 mins, TV-PG,

 

h1. 11:45 PM

h2. [EMPLOYEES' ENTRANCE (1933)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/1770/Employees-Entrance/]

 

 

An unscrupulous department store manager stops at nothing to get what he wants.

 

 

*Dir*: [Roy Del Ruth|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/47832%7C135665/Roy-Del-Ruth/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [Loretta Young|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/211341%7C100426/Loretta-Young/] , [Wallace Ford|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/63948%7C152989/Wallace-Ford/] .

 

 

BW-75 mins, TV-G, CC,

 

h1. 1:15 AM

h2. [CASE OF THE HOWLING DOG, THE (1934)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/70417/Case-of-the-Howling-Dog-The/]

 

 

Perry Mason gets caught between feuding neighbors who claim to be married to the same woman.

 

 

*Dir*: [Alan Crosland|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/41468%7C8731/Alan-Crosland/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [Mary Astor|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/6555%7C108371/Mary-Astor/] , [Allen Jenkins|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/94778%7C11387/Allen-Jenkins/] .

 

 

BW-74 mins, TV-PG,

 

h1. 2:45 AM

h2. [LONE WOLF SPY HUNT, THE (1939)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/81717/Lone-Wolf-Spy-Hunt-The/]

 

 

A spy forces a reformed jewel thief to crack the safe where plans for an anti-aircraft gun are stored.

 

 

*Dir*: [Peter Godfrey|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/72602%7C123956/Peter-Godfrey/] *Cast*: [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] , [ida Lupino|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/117729%7C72365/Ida-Lupino/] , [Rita Hayworth|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/83611%7C131048/Rita-Hayworth/] .

 

 

BW-71 mins, TV-G,

 

h1. 4:00 AM

h2. [ARSENE LUPIN RETURNS (1938)|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/1201/Arsene-Lupin-Returns/]

 

 

A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.

 

 

*Dir*: [Geo. Fitzmaurice|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/62587%7C58597/Geo-Fitzmaurice/] *Cast*: [Melvyn Douglas|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/52475%7C110898/Melvyn-Douglas/] , [Virginia Bruce|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/24035%7C151701/Virginia-Bruce/] , [Warren William|http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/person/206446%7C154129/Warren-William/] .

 

 

BW-81 mins, TV-G,

 

 

The entire day just totally rocks the house!!!! You can't go wrong, and my DVR will be humming 24/7 this Thursday!!!

 

My next groove will be Saturday morning with THE BLACK CAT (1934) with Boris and Bela, their best team-up IMO!!! Then two series kick off, making Saturday mornings continue on with their totally groove status: THE WHISTLER (1944) first in the series, most of them starring Richard Dix, but always a different character, this is a truly chilling mystery series, one that always unnerves me a bit, and I'm looking forward to watching these again! Then JUNGLE JIM (1948) with my man Johnny Weissmuller, kicks it off with his series at noon, rock out!

 

Sunday night is grooving with the "Keep Your Hands To Yourself" theme, with HANDS OF A STRANGER (1962), THE BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS (1946), MAD LOVE (1935), and the silent THE HANDS OF ORLAC (1925) with Conrad Veidt!! Wild!!

 

Once again, thanks TCM, for providing all this totally groovy entertainment!

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Mark-o, BABY!! I knew Warren William would draw you out! Warren's day is the one I've been waiting for. What a treat. A few in there I haven't seen, which is cool - looking forward to all of them. In the meantime, I will do the Mark-o Groove Dance in anticipation of WW on Thursday! Glad to see you, pal!:)

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