Thu Oct 4, 2012, 06:29 PM
Bolo Boffin (23,796 posts)
TCM Schedule for Saturday, October 6 -- The Essentials: Directors Acting in Another Director's Movie
PARTY GIRL (1958)
A showgirl and a crooked lawyer try to break with a powerful mob boss.
Dir: Nicholas Ray
Cast: Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse, Lee J. Cobb.
C-99 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format
BORN TO BE BAD (1934)
An unmarried pregnant woman is determined that her child will not grow up to be taken advantage of.
Dir: Lowell Sherman
Cast: Loretta Young, Cary Grant, Jackie Kelk.
BW-62 mins, TV-PG
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE (1954)
A shipwrecked Englishman fights to survive on a desert island.
Dir: Luis Bu˝uel
Cast: Daniel O'Herlihy, Jaime Fernßndez, Felipe de Alba.
C-89 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
THE RETURN OF THE WHISTLER (1948)
When a woman goes missing on the eve of her wedding, her fiancee hires a detective to track her down.
Dir: D. Ross Lederman
Cast: Michael Duane, Lenore Aubert, Richard Lane.
BW-63 mins, TV-PG
JUNGLE MANHUNT (1951)
Jungle Jim searches for a famous football player lost in the jungle.
Dir: Lew Landers
Cast: Johnny Weissmuller, Bob Waterfield, Sheila Ryan.
BW-66 mins, TV-PG
SALUTE TO THE MARINES (1943)
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
Dir: S. Sylvan Simon
Cast: Wallace Beery, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen.
C-102 mins, TV-G, CC
THE F.B.I. STORY (1959)
A dedicated FBI agent thinks back on the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.
Dir: Mervyn LeRoy
Cast: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton.
C-149 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format
BUCK AND THE PREACHER (1972)
A con man helps a group of former slaves survive the perils of the wild West in their search for the promised land.
Dir: Sidney Poitier
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee.
C-103 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format
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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)
A blue-collar worker's encounter with a UFO leaves him a changed man.
Dir: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Terry Garr, Franšois Truffaut.
C-135 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format
THE WIND AND THE LION (1975)
An Arab chief triggers an international incident when he kidnaps an American widow and her children.
Dir: John Milius
Cast: Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith.
C-119 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format
THE WILD BUNCH (1969)
A group of aging cowboys look for one last score in a corrupt border town.
Dir: Sam Peckinpah
Cast: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan.
C-144 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format
THE FRONT (1976)
A bookie agrees to put his name on scripts by blacklisted writers.
Dir: Martin Ritt
Cast: Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi.
C-95 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format
THE DICK CAVETT SHOW: WOODY ALLEN (1971)
Woody Allen appears on The Dick Cavett Show in an interview that originally aired October 20, 1971.
C-67 mins, TV-PG, CC
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Sat Oct 6, 2012, 01:26 PM
CBHagman (14,334 posts)
1. Do not miss "The Front."
And remember that a number of the people involved in the project actually had been blacklisted themselves.
Clip, courtesy of TCM:
Anyone who goes into a negotiation without knowing who's on the other side is going in blindfolded. It doesn't make any sense. You should study the person on the other side of the table. - Richard Holbrooke