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TCM Schedule for Wednesday, Novembe 9th: Star of the Month: Battle of the Blondes


During the day there's a birthday tribute to actress Marie Dressler, and in the evening comic legend Judy Holliday takes on vamp Jean Harlow in the Battle of the Blondes.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

12:15 AM Searchers, The (1956)
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.
Dir: John Ford Cast: John Wayne , Jeffrey Hunter , Vera Miles .
C-119 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

2:30 AM How the West Was Won (1962)
Three generations of pioneers take part in the forging of the American West.
Dir: John Ford Cast: Spencer Tracy , Carroll Baker , Lee J. Cobb .
C-165 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format

5:15 AM MGM Parade Show #7 (1955)
Ray Bolger performs in a clip from "The Great Ziegfeld"; Debbie Reynolds introduces a clip from "The Tender Trap." Hosted by George Murphy
BW-26 mins, TV-G,

6:00 AM Now Playing November (2011) (2011)
Features highlights of the month's programming on TCM, including festivals and stars.
C-30 mins,

6:30 AM Girl Said No, The (1930)
A college sports star surprises everyone with his money-making schemes.
Dir: Sam Wood Cast: William Haines , Leila Hyams , Polly Moran .
BW-92 mins, TV-G,

8:15 AM One Romantic Night (1930)
A princess engaged to a prince falls for her brother's tutor.
Dir: Paul L. Stein Cast: Lillian Gish , Rod La Rocque , Conrad Nagel .
BW-72 mins, TV-G,

9:30 AM Let Us Be Gay (1930)
A visit to Paris brings divorced spouses back together.
Dir: Robert Z. Leonard Cast: Norma Shearer , Rod La Rocque , Marie Dressler .
BW-79 mins, TV-G,



11:00 AM Min And Bill (1930)
Two crusty waterfront characters try to protect their daughter from a terrible secret.
Dir: George Hill Cast: Marie Dressler , Wallace Beery , Dorothy Jordan .
BW-66 mins, TV-G,



12:15 PM Reducing (1931)
A beauty-parlor manager brings in an old friend to help her with disastrous results.
Dir: Charles F. Riesner Cast: Marie Dressler , Polly Moran , Anita Page .
BW-77 mins, TV-G,

1:45 PM Politics (1931)
Two women take on small-town racketeers.
Dir: Charles F. Riesner Cast: Marie Dressler , Polly Moran , Rosco Ates .
BW-73 mins, TV-G,



3:00 PM Emma (1932)
A housekeeper faces unexpected snobbery when she marries her boss.
Dir: Clarence Brown Cast: Marie Dressler , Richard Cromwell , Jean Hersholt .
BW-72 mins, TV-G, CC,

4:30 PM Prosperity (1932)
Feuding mothers almost wreck their children's marriage.
Dir: Sam Wood Cast: Marie Dressler , Polly Moran , Anita Page .
BW-87 mins, TV-G,

6:00 PM Dinner At Eight (1933)
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue.
Dir: George Cukor Cast: Marie Dressler , John Barrymore , Wallace Beery .
BW-111 mins, TV-PG, CC,



WHAT'S ON TONIGHT: STAR OF THE MONTH: BATTLE OF THE BLONDES

8:00 PM Born Yesterday (1950)
A newspaper reporter takes on the task of educating a crooked businessman's girlfriend.
Dir: George Cukor Cast: Judy Holliday , Broderick Crawford , William Holden .
BW-102 mins, TV-PG, CC,



10:00 PM Solid Gold Cadillac, The (1956)
A small time investor takes on the management of a major corporation.
Dir: Richard Quine Cast: Judy Holliday , Paul Douglas , Fred Clark .
C-100 mins, TV-G,

12:00 AM Bombshell (1933)
A glamorous film star rebels against the studio, her pushy press agent and a family of hangers-on.
Dir: Victor Fleming Cast: Jean Harlow , Lee Tracy , Frank Morgan .
BW-96 mins, TV-G, CC,

1:45 AM Platinum Blonde (1931)
A heartless heiress seduces a hard-working reporter into a disastrous marriage.
Dir: Frank R. Capra Cast: Loretta Young , Robert Williams , Jean Harlow .
BW-89 mins, TV-G,



3:30 AM Harlow: The Blonde Bombshell (1993)
Sharon Stone hosts this look at Jean Harlow's rise to stardom and her tragic end.
Dir: Tom McQuade Cast: Sharon Stone ,
C-47 mins, TV-G, CC,

4:30 AM Girl From Missouri, The (1934)
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
Dir: Jack Conway Cast: Jean Harlow , Lionel Barrymore , Franchot Tone .
BW-72 mins, TV-PG, CC,
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