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Sun Sep 30, 2012, 11:10 AM

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, October 3: Leo McCarey's Birthday and Classic Horror

I thought for a moment it was James Gleason's birthday, as that wonderful character actor turns up multiple times in today's schedule. But it's actually time for a tribute to the great director Leo McCarey, born on this day in 1898.

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

12:15 AM
C- 109 min
TV-PG
drama
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 .

2:15 AM
C- 114 min
TV-MA
drama
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 .

4:15 AM
84 min
TV-G
drama
Sign of the Ram, The (1948)
An invalid matriarch manipulates her entire family.
Dir: John Sturges Cast: Susan Peters , Alexander Knox , Phyllis Thaxter .

5:41 AM
11 min
short
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 ,

6:00 AM
C- 28 min
TV-PG
documentary
TCM Presents Elvis Mitchell Under the Influence: Sydney Pollack (2008)
Celebrities reveal the classic movies that influenced their lives in interviews with acclaimed film critic/interviewer Elvis Mitchell.

6:30 AM
69 min
TV-G
comedy
Matrimonial Bed, The (1930)
Amnesia turns a small-town man into a bigamist.
Dir: Michael Curtiz Cast: Frank Fay , Lilyan Tashman , James Gleason .

7:45 AM
65 min
TV-G
suspense
Penguin Pool Murder, The (1932)
A feisty school teacher sets out to solve a murder in an aquarium.
Dir: George Archainbaud Cast: Edna May Oliver , James Gleason , Robert Armstrong .



9:00 AM
82 min
TV-G
suspense
Ex-Mrs. Bradford, The (1936)
A detective teams with his ex-wife to solve a murder.
Dir: Stephen Roberts Cast: William Powell , Jean Arthur , James Gleason .



10:30 AM
87 min
TV-PG
comedy
Dude Goes West, The (1948)
A tenderfoot tries to help a miner's daughter protect her claim.
Dir: Kurt Neumann Cast: Eddie Albert , Gale Storm , James Gleason .

12:15 PM
90 min
TV-PG
romance
Clock, The (1945)
A G.I. en route to Europe falls in love during a whirlwind two-day leave in New York City.
Dir: Vincente Minnelli Cast: Judy Garland , Robert Walker , James Gleason .

2:00 PM
87 min
TV-G
romance
Love Affair (1939)
Near-tragic misunderstandings threaten a shipboard romance.
Dir: Leo McCarey Cast: Irene Dunne , Charles Boyer , Maria Ouspenskaya .

3:45 PM
115 min
TV-G
comedy
Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
Dir: Leo McCarey Cast: Cary Grant , Ginger Rogers , Walter Slezak .



5:45 PM
127 min
TV-G
musical
Going My Way (1944)
A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
Dir: Leo McCarey Cast: Bing Crosby , Barry Fitzgerald , Frank McHugh .



TCM PRIMETIME - WHAT'S ON TONIGHT: CLASSIC HORROR

8:00 PM
C- 77 min
TV-PG
horror
Mystery Of The Wax Museum, The (1933)
A disfigured sculptor turns murder victims into wax statues.
Dir: Michael Curtiz Cast: Lionel Atwill , Fay Wray , Glenda Farrell .



9:30 PM
C- 76 min
TV-PG
horror
Doctor X (1932)
A reporter investigates a series of cannibalistic murders at a medical college.
Dir: Michael Curtiz Cast: Lionel Atwill , Fay Wray , Lee Tracy .

11:00 PM
61 min
TV-PG
horror
Mark Of The Vampire (1935)
Vampires seem to be connected to an unsolved murder.
Dir: Tod Browning Cast: Lionel Barrymore , Elizabeth Allen , Lionel Atwill .



12:15 AM
67 min
TV-PG
horror
House of Dracula (1945)
A mad scientist's experiments attract Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster.
Dir: Erle C. Kenton Cast: Lon Chaney , John Carradine , Martha O'Driscoll .



1:30 AM
69 min
TV-PG
horror
Zombies of Mora Tau (1957)
Sailors try to salvage a sunken treasure guarded by zombie seamen.
Dir: Edward Cahn Cast: Gregg Palmer , Allison Hayes , Autumn Russell .

2:45 AM
96 min
TV-MA
horror
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
A space probe unleashes microbes that turn the dead into flesh-eating zombies.
Dir: George A. Romero Cast: Judith O'Dea , Russell Streiner , Duane Jones .

4:30 AM
69 min
TV-PG
horror
I Walked With A Zombie (1943)
A nurse in the Caribbean resorts to voodoo to cure her patient, even though she's in love with the woman's husband.
Dir: Jacques Tourneur Cast: James Ellison , Frances Dee , Tom Conway .

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