Sat Nov 17, 2012, 05:37 AM
Bolo Boffin (23,796 posts)
TCM Schedule for Saturday, November 17 -- The Essentials: Waiting Tables
The Crowd Roars (1932)
A race-car driver tries to keep his brother from following in his footsteps.
Dir: Howard Hawks
Cast: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak.
BW-70 mins, TV-G, CC
Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour (1931)
Sherlock Holmes tries to stop a string of crimes masterminded by Professor Moriarty.
Dir: Leslie S. Hiscott
Cast: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Minnie Raynor.
BW-81 mins, TV-G
The Little Princess (1939)
When her father is reported dead in war, his daughter fights harsh conditions at her boarding school.
Dir: Walter Lang
Cast: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise.
C-93 mins, TV-G, CC
Out West With the Peppers (1940)
A working class family moves West in search of better fortune.
Dir: Charles Barton
Cast: Edith Fellows, Dorothy Ann Seese, Dorothy Peterson.
BW-62 mins, TV-G
The Saint In London (1939)
The Saint's investigation of a counterfeiting ring uncovers a nest of spies.
Dir: John Paddy Carstairs
Cast: George Sanders, Sally Gray, David Burns.
BW-72 mins, TV-G, CC
The Apartment (1960)
An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress.
Dir: Billy Wilder
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray.
BW-125 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.
Dir: Elia Kazan
Cast: Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn.
BW-129 mins, TV-G, CC
The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964)
A World War II 4-F saves the U.S. Navy when he's transformed into a dolphin.
Dir: Arthur Lubin
Cast: Don Knotts, Carole Cook, Jack Weston.
C-99 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format
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THE ESSENTIALS: WAITING TABLES
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
A widow dreaming of a singing career ends up waiting tables in Phoenix.
Dir: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Kris Kristofferson, Ellen Burstyn, Diane Ladd.
C-112 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format
A short-order cook makes a deal with the Devil to win a beautiful waitress.
Dir: Stanley Donen
Cast: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron.
C-104 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format
Of Human Bondage (1946)
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
Dir: Edmund Goulding
Cast: Paul Henreid, Eleanor Parker, Alexis Smith.
BW-106 mins, TV-PG, CC
The Harvey Girls (1946)
Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity.
Dir: George Sidney
Cast: Judy Garland, John Hodiak, Ray Bolger.
C-101 mins, TV-G, CC
Boy Meets Girl (1938)
Two wacky Hollywood writers drive their boss crazy while trying to help a pregnant waitress.
Dir: Lloyd Bacon
Cast: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Marie Wilson.
BW-86 mins, TV-G, CC
TCM Presents Elvis Mitchell Under the Influence: Bill Murray (2008)
Celebrities reveal the classic movies that influenced their lives in interviews with acclaimed film critic/interviewer Elvis Mitchell.
C-29 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
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