Sun Oct 21, 2012, 10:47 PM
CBHagman (15,442 posts)
TCM Schedule for Wednesday, October 24: Classic Horror
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
Of Mice and Men (1939)
A drifter and his slow-witted pal try to make their way in the West.
Dir: Lewis Milestone Cast: Burgess Meredith , Betty Field , Lon Chaney Jr. .
BW-106 mins, TV-14, CC,
Scientists turn a mentally challenged man into a genius.
Dir: Ralph Nelson Cast: Cliff Robertson , Claire Bloom , Lilia Skala .
C-103 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format
Light In The Piazza (1962)
A woman's efforts to marry off her daughter are hindered by a family secret.
Dir: Guy Green Cast: Olivia de Havilland , Rossano Brazzi , Yvette Mimieux .
C-102 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
Italy's in Season (1967)
Circle, The (1925)
A wife on the verge of leaving her husband she meets the mother who deserted him years earlier.
Dir: Frank Borzage Cast: Eleanor Boardman , Malcolm McGregor , Alec Francis .
BW-66 mins, TV-PG,
Magician, The (1926)
A devil worshiper tries to seduce a young innocent.
Dir: Rex Ingram Cast: Alice Terry , Paul Wegener , Ivan Petrovich .
BW-79 mins, TV-14,
Letter, The (1929)
A planter's wife shoots a neighbor, but tells conflicting stories of what happened.
Dir: Jean De Limur Cast: Jeanne Eagels , O. P. Heggie , Reginald Owen .
BW-60 mins, TV-PG,
Strictly Unconventional (1930)
A woman looks up her philandering mother-in-law for advice on adultery .
Dir: David Burton Cast: Catherine Dale Owen , Paul Cavanagh , Tyrrell Davis .
BW-55 mins, TV-G,
A missionary tries to reform a streetwalker trapped on a Pacific island.
Dir: Lewis Milestone Cast: Frederic Howard , Ben Hendricks , William Gargan .
BW-94 mins, TV-G,
Our Betters (1933)
An American heiress marries into the British nobility.
Dir: George Cukor Cast: Constance Bennett , Violet Kemble-Cooper , Phoebe Foster .
BW-83 mins, TV-PG,
Isle Of Fury (1936)
A man on the run in the South Seas gets caught up in a romantic triangle.
Dir: Frank McDonald Cast: Humphrey Bogart , Margaret Lindsay , Donald Woods .
BW-60 mins, TV-G,
Dirty Gertie From Harlem U.S.A. (1946)
A lady band leader leaves a string of jilted men in her wake.
Dir: Spencer Williams Cast: Francine Everett , Don Wilson , Kathrine Moore .
BW-60 mins, TV-G,
W. Somerset Maugham introduces three more of his stories about human foibles.
Dir: Ken Annakin Cast: James Hayter , Kathleen Harrison , Felix Aylmer .
BW-92 mins, TV-PG, CC,
Three stories by W. Somerset Maugham reveal the strangeness of the human character.
Dir: Harold French Cast: Glynis Johns , Nigel Patrick , Kay Walsh .
BW-89 mins, TV-PG,
WHAT'S ON TONIGHT: CLASSIC HORROR
Raven, The (1963)
A widowed sorcerer discovers his late wife is alive and living with his mortal enemy.
Dir: Roger Corman Cast: Vincent Price , Peter Lorre , Boris Karloff .
C-86 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)
A mad doctor tries to mix human and gorilla blood with deadly results.
Dir: Robert Florey Cast: Sidney Fox , Bela Lugosi , Leon Waycoff .
BW-61 mins, TV-PG, CC,
Black Cat, The (1934)
A Satanist faces off with the vengeful man whose wife and daughter he has stolen.
Dir: Edgar G. Ulmer Cast: Karloff , Bela Lugosi , David Manners .
BW-65 mins, TV-PG,
Fall Of The House Of Usher, The (1949)
An old friend tries to keep Roderick Usher from succumbing to the family curse.
Dir: Ivan Barnett Cast: Robert Wolard , Connie Goodwin , Tony Powell-Bristow .
BW-70 mins, TV-14,
TELL-TALE HEART (1941)
BW-20 mins, TV-PG,
Spirits of the Dead (1969)
This film comprises three supernatural tales based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Dir: Roger Vadim Cast: Vincent Price , Jane Fonda , Peter Fonda .
C-121 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format
Dead Men Walk (1943)
A small-town doctor's twin returns from the grave seeking vengeance.
Dir: Sam Newfield Cast: George Zucco , Mary Carlisle , Nedrick Young .
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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:21 AM
Graybeard (6,996 posts)
1. The Black Cat 11PM is the standout tonight.
Moody and stylish, with it's art-deco sets, The Black Cat (1934) is a film of unforgettable iconic images. The most memorable being the bodies of beautiful women suspended vertically, in mid-air, inside their glass coffins. Also Karloff and Lugosi at their best.
This film is scheduled to be released in a new DVD soon.