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TCM Schedule for Wednesday, May 20: Asian Americans in Classic Hollywood

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

12:00 AM
WHITE ANGEL, THE ( 1936)
In this true story, Florence Nightingale defies military leaders to organize humanitarian nursing services during the Crimean War.
Dir: William Dieterle Cast: Kay Francis , Ian Hunter , Donald Woods .
BW- 92 mins, CC,

1:45 AM
NUN'S STORY, THE ( 1959)
A headstrong girl fights the strictures of the Catholic church in Europe and the Belgian Congo.
Dir: Fred Zinnemann Cast: Audrey Hepburn , Peter Finch , Dame Edith Evans .
C- 152 mins, CC,

4:30 AM
I WAS AN AMERICAN SPY ( 1951)
A war widow spies for the U.S. in Japanese-occupied Manila.
Dir: Lesley Selander Cast: Ann Dvorak , Gene Evans , Douglas Kennedy .
BW- 85 mins, CC,

6:00 AM
MADAME CURIE ( 1943)
The famed female scientist fights to keep her marriage together while conducting early experiments with radioactivity.
Dir: Mervyn LeRoy Cast: Greer Garson , Walter Pidgeon , Henry Travers .
BW- 124 mins, CC,



8:15 AM
WINGS AND THE WOMAN ( 1941)
Two real-life aviation pioneers try to find happiness in marriage.
Dir: Herbert Wilcox Cast: Anna Neagle , Robert Newton , Edward Chapman .
BW- 95 mins,

10:00 AM
MILLION DOLLAR MERMAID ( 1952)
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world's first great swimming star.
Dir: Mervyn LeRoy Cast: Esther Williams , Victor Mature , Walter Pidgeon .
C- 110 mins, CC,

11:51 AM
WATER SPORTS ( 1935)
This short film focuses on various water sports and stunts performed off the coast of San Diego.
Dir: Ray McCarey
BW- 8 mins,

12:00 PM
NOTORIOUS AFFAIR, A ( 1930)
A beautiful noblewoman gives up wealth and society for love of a two-timing musician.
Dir: Lloyd Bacon Cast: Billie Dove , Basil Rathbone , Kay Francis .
BW- 67 mins, CC,

1:15 PM
QUALITY STREET ( 1937)
A woman masquerades as her own niece to get back at a neglectful suitor.
Dir: George Stevens Cast: Katharine Hepburn , Franchot Tone , Eric Blore .
BW- 83 mins, CC,

2:45 PM
GIVE ME YOUR HEART ( 1936)
A socialite has to give up the baby she bore to a married man.
Dir: Archie L. Mayo Cast: Kay Francis , George Brent , Roland Young .
BW- 88 mins, CC,

4:30 PM
SADIE MCKEE ( 1934)
A working girl suffers through three troubled relationships on her road to prosperity.
Dir: Clarence Brown Cast: Joan Crawford , Gene Raymond , Franchot Tone .
BW- 93 mins, CC,



6:15 PM
THREE COMRADES ( 1938)
Three life-long friends share their love for a dying woman against the turbulent backdrop of Germany between the wars.
Dir: Frank Borzage Cast: Robert Taylor , Margaret Sullavan , Franchot Tone .
BW- 98 mins, CC,

WHAT'S ON TONIGHT: TCM SPOTLIGHT: ASIAN AMERICANS IN CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD

8:00 PM
FLOWER DRUM SONG ( 1961)
A refugee travels to Chinatown as a mail-order bride.
Dir: Henry Koster Cast: Nancy Kwan , James Shigeta , Juanita Hall .
C- 131 mins, CC, Letterbox Format



10:30 PM
SAYONARA ( 1957)
American soldiers in post-war Japan defy convention when they fall in love with local women.
Dir: Joshua Logan Cast: Marlon Brando , Patricia Owens , Red Buttons .
C- 147 mins, CC, Letterbox Format



1:15 AM
SAND PEBBLES, THE ( 1966)
A naval engineer stationed in 1926 China defies local authorities to rescue a group of missionaries.
Dir: Robert Wise Cast: Steve McQueen , Richard Attenborough , Richard Crenna .
C- 179 mins, CC, Letterbox Format



4:30 AM
TIME MACHINE, THE ( 1960)
A turn-of-the-century inventor sends himself into the future to save humanity.
Dir: George Pal Cast: Rod Taylor , Alan Young , Yvette Mimieux .
C- 103 mins, CC,

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