Mon Nov 19, 2012, 12:09 AM
CBHagman (14,330 posts)
TCM Schedule for Wednesday, November 21: Novel to Film
'Tis the night before Thanksgiving, and also Eleanor Powell's birthday.
Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
Topper Takes a Trip (1939)
A glamorous ghost helps a henpecked husband save his wife from gold-digging friends.
Dir: Norman Z. McLeod Cast: Constance Bennett , Roland Young , Billie Burke .
BW-80 mins, TV-G, CC,
Bed of Roses (1933)
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks is torn between true love and a life of sin .
Dir: Gregory LaCava Cast: Constance Bennett , Joel McCrea , John Halliday .
BW-67 mins, TV-G,
Fifty Million Frenchmen (1931)
A playboy in Paris tries to prove he doesn't need money to land a girl.
Dir: Lloyd Bacon Cast: Olsen and Johnson , William Gaxton , Helen Broderick .
C-70 mins, TV-G,
MGM Parade Show #17 (1955)
Cyd Charisse and Ann Miller perform in a clip from "The Kissing Bandit"; George Murphy introduces a clip from "Diane." Hosted by George Murphy.
BW-26 mins, TV-G,
Broadway Melody Of 1936 (1935)
A Broadway columnist tries to use an innocent dancer to frame a producer.
Dir: Roy Del Ruth Cast: Jack Benny , Eleanor Powell , Robert Taylor .
BW-101 mins, TV-G, CC,
Broadway Melody Of 1938 (1937)
Backstage problems jeopardize a Broadway musical.
Dir: Roy Del Ruth Cast: Robert Taylor , Eleanor Powell , George Murphy .
BW-111 mins, TV-G,
A West Point cadet falls for a European princess.
Dir: W. S. Van Dyke II Cast: Nelson Eddy , Eleanor Powell , Frank Morgan .
BW-124 mins, TV-G, CC,
A movie star trades places with a Hawaiian plantation owner.
Dir: Edward Buzzell Cast: Eleanor Powell , Robert Young , George Burns .
BW-84 mins, TV-G,
Broadway Melody Of 1940 (1940)
A vaudeville team breaks up when both men fall for the same gorgeous hoofer.
Dir: Norman Taurog Cast: Fred Astaire , Eleanor Powell , George Murphy .
BW-102 mins, TV-G, CC,
Lady Be Good (1941)
Married songwriters almost split up while putting on a big show.
Dir: Norman Z. McLeod Cast: Eleanor Powell , Ann Sothern , Robert Young .
BW-112 mins, TV-PG, CC,
I Dood It (1943)
A tailor nurses an unrequited crush on a stage star.
Dir: Vincente Minnelli Cast: Red Skelton , Eleanor Powell , Richard Ainley .
BW-103 mins, TV-G, CC,
WHAT'S ON TONIGHT: NOVEL TO FILM
To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
A young girl grows up fast when her lawyer father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.
Dir: Robert Mulligan Cast: Gregory Peck , Frank Overton , John Megna .
BW-129 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
Gone With the Wind (1939)
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.
Dir: Victor Fleming Cast: Thomas Mitchell , Barbara O'Neil , Vivien Leigh .
C-233 mins, TV-PG, CC,
Wise Blood (1979)
An ambitious Southern boy tries to set himself up as a street preacher.
Dir: John Huston Cast: Brad Dourif , Ned Beatty , Harry Dean Stanton .
C-106 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format
Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, The (1968)
A deaf mute changes the lives of all he meets.
Dir: Robert Ellis Miller Cast: Alan Arkin , Chuck McCann , Peter Mamakos .
C-124 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
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