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Thu Oct 4, 2012, 06:29 PM

TCM Schedule for Saturday, October 6 -- The Essentials: Directors Acting in Another Director's Movie

6:00 AM
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


7:45 AM
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


9:00 AM
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


10:45 AM
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


12:00 PM
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


1:15 PM
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


3:15 PM
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


6:00 PM
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

TONIGHT ON TCM
THE ESSENTIALS: DIRECTORS ACTING IN ANOTHER DIRECTOR'S MOVIE


8:00 PM
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


10:30 PM
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


12:45 AM
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


3:15 AM
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


5:00 AM
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

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:

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