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TCM Schedule for Wednesday, October 12th: Political Intrigue
And it looks as though the theme during the day is Call me Mister!

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

12:00 AM Flying Leathernecks (1951)
A World War II Marine officer drives his men mercilessly during the battle for Guadalcanal.
Dir: Nicholas Ray Cast: John Wayne , Robert Ryan , Don Taylor .
C-102 mins, TV-PG, CC,

2:00 AM On Dangerous Ground (1951)
A tough cop sent to help in a mountain manhunt falls for the quarry's blind sister.
Dir: Nicholas Ray Cast: Ida Lupino , Robert Ryan , Ward Bond .
BW-82 mins, TV-PG, CC,

3:30 AM Lusty Men, The (1952)
A faded rodeo star mentors a younger rider but falls for his wife.
Dir: Nicholas Ray Cast: Susan Hayward , Robert Mitchum , Arthur Kennedy .
BW-113 mins, TV-PG, CC,

5:30 AM MGM Parade Show #6 (1955)
Greta Garbo performs in a clip from "Anna Christie"; Robert Taylor introduces a clip from "Quentin Durward." Hosted by George Murphy.
BW-26 mins, TV-G,

6:00 AM Mr. Wu (1927)
In this silent film, a Chinese patriarch goes mad when his daughter falls for an Englishman.
Dir: William Nigh Cast: Lon Chaney , Louise Dresser , Renée Adorée .
BW-91 mins, TV-PG,

7:45 AM Mr. Dodd Takes The Air (1937)
A country bumpkin becomes a singing sensation on the radio.
Dir: Alfred E. Green Cast: Kenny Baker , Frank McHugh , Alice Brady .
BW-87 mins, TV-G, CC,

9:15 AM Mr. Chump (1938)
A trumpeter's sure-fire moneymaking scheme backfires.
Dir: William Clemens Cast: Johnnie Davis , Lola Lane , Penny Singleton .
BW-61 mins, TV-G,

10:30 AM Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)
A Japanese spy tries to stop secret agents from blowing up the Suez Canal to trigger world war.
Dir: Norman Foster Cast: Peter Lorre , Ricardo Cortez , Virginia Field .
BW-70 mins, TV-PG,



11:45 AM Mr. And Mrs. North (1941)
A sappily married couple discover a murder victim in their closet.
Dir: Robert B. Sinclair Cast: Gracie Allen , William Post Jr. , Paul Kelly .
BW-67 mins, TV-PG, CC,

1:00 PM Mr. Lucky (1943)
A gambling-ship owner is out to fleece a beautiful society woman, but falls in love.
Dir: H. C. Potter Cast: Cary Grant , Laraine Day , Charles Bickford .
BW-100 mins, TV-G, CC,

3:00 PM Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
A New York businessman's dream of a country home is shattered when he buys a tumbledown rural shack.
Dir: H. C. Potter Cast: Cary Grant , Myrna Loy , Melvyn Douglas .
BW-94 mins, TV-G, CC,



4:45 PM Mr. Imperium (1951)
An exiled king and a film star try to rekindle a romance from the past.
Dir: Don Hartman Cast: Lana Turner , Ezio Pinza , Marjorie Main .
C-87 mins, TV-PG, CC,

6:15 PM Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1954)
Vacationers in a French resort town almost kill themselves trying to relax.
Dir: Jacques Tati Cast: Jacques Tati , Nathalie Pascaud , Louis Perrault .
BW-87 mins, TV-G,



WHAT'S ON TONIGHT: POLITICAL INTRIGUE

8:00 PM Manchurian Candidate, The (1962)
A Korean War hero doesn't realize he's been programmed to kill by the enemy.
Dir: John Frankenheimer Cast: Frank Sinatra , Laurence Harvey , Janet Leigh .
BW-127 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

10:15 PM Best Man, The (1964)
Two presidential hopefuls get caught up in the dirty side of politics.
Dir: Franklin J. Schaffner Cast: Henry Fonda , Cliff Robertson , Edie Adams .
BW-102 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

12:15 AM Glass Key, The (1942)
A hired gun and his gangster boss fall out over a woman.
Dir: Stuart Heisler Cast: Brian Donlevy , Veronica Lake , Alan Ladd .
BW-85 mins, TV-14, CC,

2:00 AM All the King's Men (1949)
A backwoods politician rises to the top only to become corrupted.
Dir: Robert Rossen Cast: Broderick Crawford , John Ireland , Joanne Dru .
BW-110 mins, TV-PG, CC,

4:00 AM Advise & Consent (1962)
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
Dir: Otto Preminger Cast: Henry Fonda , Charles Laughton , Don Murray .
BW-138 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

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