Sun Sep 30, 2012, 10:47 AM
CBHagman (14,645 posts)
TCM Schedule for Tuesday, October 2: Groucho's Birthday and The Projected Image
Heads up, everyone. It's the birthday of Groucho Marx or, as I like to think of him, the patron saint of smart-asses. He also happened to be a middle child, and I find it not only poignant but strangely fitting that his life's end should be overshadowed by the death of Elvis Presley several days earlier.
Wherever you are, Julius Henry Marx, we at DU salute you.
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
Dante's Inferno (1935)
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
Dir: Harry Lachman Cast: Spencer Tracy , Claire Trevor , Henry B. Walthall .
20,000 Years In Sing Sing (1932)
When his girl commits murder, a hardened criminal takes the rap to protect her honor.
Dir: Michael Curtiz Cast: Spencer Tracy , Bette Davis , Arthur Byron .
Show-Off, The (1934)
A man's loud-mouthed bumbling almost ruins his new wife's family.
Dir: Charles F. Riesner Cast: Spencer Tracy , Madge Evans , Henry Wadsworth .
Murder Man, The (1935)
A hard-drinking reporter specializes in murder cases, until he becomes a suspect in one himself.
Dir: Tim Whelan Cast: Spencer Tracy , Virginia Bruce , Lionel Atwill .
A G-man woos the sole female member of a criminal gang.
Dir: Sam Wood Cast: Myrna Loy , Spencer Tracy , Harvey Stephens .
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
Dir: J. Walter Ruben Cast: Jean Harlow , Spencer Tracy , Una Merkel .
Big City (1937)
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
Dir: Frank Borzage Cast: Luise Rainer , Spencer Tracy , Charley Grapewin .
A small-time crook's wife falls for a shipping magnate.
Dir: Frank Borzage Cast: Joan Crawford , Spencer Tracy , Alan Curtis .
They Gave Him A Gun (1937)
With no other prospects, a World War I veteran turns to crime.
Dir: W. S. Van Dyke II Cast: Spencer Tracy , Gladys George , Franchot Tone .
Marx Brothers Biography (1962)
Night at the Opera, A (1935)
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege's romance with the leading lady.
Dir: Sam Wood Cast: Groucho Marx , Chico Marx , Harpo Marx .
Day At The Races, A (1937)
A group of zanies tries to save a pretty girl's sanitarium.
Dir: Sam Wood Cast: Groucho , Chico , Harpo .
C- 100 min
Story Of Mankind, The (1957)
Satan and the spirit of mankind contend for the future of humanity.
Dir: Irwin Allen Cast: Ronald Colman , Hedy Lamarr , Groucho Marx .
TCM PRIMETIME - WHAT'S ON TONIGHT: TCM SPOTLIGHT: THE PROJECTED IMAGE
C- 115 min
Affair To Remember, An (1957)
A romantic shipboard romance inspires a couple to promise to meet six months later.
Dir: Leo McCarey Cast: Cary Grant , Deborah Kerr , Richard Denning .
Cinderella Named Elizabeth, A (1965)
Patch Of Blue, A (1965)
A blind white girl falls in love with a black man.
Dir: Guy Green Cast: Sidney Poitier , Shelley Winters , Elizabeth Hartman .
C- 109 min
Butterflies Are Free (1972)
A blind man trying to escape his protective mother falls for an aspiring actress.
Dir: Milton Katselas Cast: Goldie Hawn , Edward Albert , Eileen Heckart .
C- 114 min
Gaby-A True Story (1987)
A girl with cerebral palsy fights to build a life as an artist and activist.
Dir: Alfonso Cuaron Cast: Liv Ullmann , Norma Aleandro , Rachel Levin .
Sign of the Ram, The (1948)
An invalid matriarch manipulates her entire family.
Dir: John Sturges Cast: Susan Peters , Alexander Knox , Phyllis Thaxter .
So You Want To Be On The Radio (1948)
Joe McDoakes is behind the eight ball once again when he is the winner on a radio show.
Dir: Richard Bare Cast: George O'Hanlon ,
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