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TCM is showing three k/l favorites in a row tonight

The Third Man
A Foreign Affair
To Be Or Not To Be

some being introduced by fellow dour Old Blue Dick Cavett. Turn on your TV!

Ruud Haarvest (Ken L), Tuesday, 25 July 2006 00:18 (fourteen years ago) link

"Blood on the Moon" at 9am tomorrow looks good - Robert Mitchum + Robert Wise

milo z (mlp), Tuesday, 25 July 2006 00:42 (fourteen years ago) link

Oh yeah, that has been mentioned on the Roberts Mitchum and Wise threads and I missed it when they did the Wise tribute when he died. I'll check it out. Thanks, milo!

Ruud Haarvest (Ken L), Tuesday, 25 July 2006 00:59 (fourteen years ago) link

one month passes...
That last link is a screwup.

Run Ruud Run (Ken L), Thursday, 7 September 2006 02:18 (thirteen years ago) link

I think the Cavett shows are new. Not sure if he's getting Hepburn, Mitchum, etc., to rise from their graves and revisit him.

Rickey Wright (Rrrickey), Thursday, 7 September 2006 06:47 (thirteen years ago) link

Cool, thanks Ken! "Rules of the Game" next Tuesday, woo!

Danny Aioli (Rock Hardy), Thursday, 7 September 2006 12:12 (thirteen years ago) link

YOW

Friday the 15th, 6:45 p.m. - "The Big Shave" (1967). In a bright white bathroom, a young man lathers his face and shaves. Once finished, he shaves himself again. And again. Each time he nicks his face, drawing blood. He gradually shaves himself to death. C-6 mins.

Also, "La Jetée" earlier that afternoon. All short films that day.

I have to start watching more TCM.

Danny Aioli (Rock Hardy), Thursday, 7 September 2006 12:40 (thirteen years ago) link

Big Shave is student film from Scorcese, no?

Run Ruud Run (Ken L), Thursday, 7 September 2006 12:48 (thirteen years ago) link

Network tonight (or tomorrow)!

David R. (popshots75`), Thursday, 7 September 2006 12:53 (thirteen years ago) link

Cavett should interview Rick Moranis doing Cavett. "As I once said to George S Kaufman..."

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 7 September 2006 13:56 (thirteen years ago) link

Who else thought this thread was Texas Chainsaw Massacre news?

Big Shave is student film from Scorcese, no?

Yup.

Edward III (edward iii), Thursday, 7 September 2006 14:42 (thirteen years ago) link

Looks like a couple of Scorsese's early shorts are on, plus some of Polanski's. His When Angels Fall is a favorite of mine.

Bunuel's Viridiana is showing on the 26th.

Edward III (edward iii), Thursday, 7 September 2006 15:05 (thirteen years ago) link

Airing twice tonight:

Woody Allen appears on The Dick Cavett Show in an interview that originally aired October 20, 1971.

(aka Woodman w/ hippie hair)

My sched sez La Jetee is Friday 7:30 pm. Unmissable.

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 14 September 2006 17:49 (thirteen years ago) link

"Woody Allen appears on The Dick Cavett Show in an interview that originally aired October 20, 1971."

Drools.

Alex in SF (Alex in SF), Thursday, 14 September 2006 17:52 (thirteen years ago) link

btw, the Turner Classic Movies: The Essentials 2007 Wall Calendar has a month featuring a quote and photo of -- DR. MORBIUS!

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 14 September 2006 20:23 (thirteen years ago) link

OK, I was at least half wrong. The Mel Brooks/Cavett show was new. Pretty excellent, too. "Handheld!"

Rickey Wright (Rrrickey), Thursday, 14 September 2006 21:08 (thirteen years ago) link

Yeah, that's probably the funniest Mel's been in thirty years. "I need air!"

Run Ruud Run (Ken L), Thursday, 14 September 2006 21:22 (thirteen years ago) link

I saw a few mins of Woody '71 before taping the rest -- his answer to what kind of girls he likes that circles around to "disgusting earth mothers" was something else (in a neurotic Hip Playboy-Era Comedian way).

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Friday, 15 September 2006 13:59 (thirteen years ago) link

Next month TCM is launching a weekly cult films double feature program hosted by Rob Zombie. The second week will be Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! and Mudhoney. The Conqueror Worm (aka Witchfinder General) is on tap for later on.

Orgy of Pragmatism (Charles McCain), Friday, 15 September 2006 14:14 (thirteen years ago) link

Cavett looked like such a surfer dude.

M. White (Miguelito), Friday, 15 September 2006 14:18 (thirteen years ago) link

ooooh, Witchfinder General is awesome.

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Friday, 15 September 2006 15:30 (thirteen years ago) link

hopefully it won't have that awful score they slapped on it in the 80s!


i've had the jingle for 'one reel wonders' going thru my head all day for some reason.

j blount (papa la bas), Friday, 15 September 2006 17:22 (thirteen years ago) link

I've wanted to see Witchfinder General forever! Nice that the station is starting to show some new (old) stuff. I can only make VHS recordings of Hawks's, Aldrich's and Visconte's stuff so many times.

Eric H. (Eric H.), Friday, 15 September 2006 18:09 (thirteen years ago) link

Hawks? do you even like Hawks, young turk?

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Friday, 15 September 2006 18:19 (thirteen years ago) link

Next month TCM is launching a weekly cult films double feature program hosted by Rob Zombie. The second week will be Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! and Mudhoney. The Conqueror Worm (aka Witchfinder General) is on tap for later on.

AWESOME!!!!!!!

David R. (popshots75`), Friday, 15 September 2006 18:22 (thirteen years ago) link

the 'hosted by rob zombie' aspect is a turnoff. i would really really like to see bob osborne bookends to mudhoney.

j blount (papa la bas), Friday, 15 September 2006 18:26 (thirteen years ago) link

Why won't they show "A Bout de Souffle" for once?

JTS (JTS), Friday, 15 September 2006 20:13 (thirteen years ago) link

i miss tcm

Amateur(ist) (Amateur(ist)), Friday, 15 September 2006 22:57 (thirteen years ago) link

I didn't know much about "La Jetée" beyond the 12 Monkeys connection, so I was surprised that it was a series of still images with narration and a score, not a "motion picture" as such.

Danny Aioli (Rock Hardy), Friday, 15 September 2006 23:02 (thirteen years ago) link

But it moves for a little bit in there, doesn't it?

Run Ruud Run (Ken L), Friday, 15 September 2006 23:04 (thirteen years ago) link

one shot

Amateur(ist) (Amateur(ist)), Friday, 15 September 2006 23:27 (thirteen years ago) link

Pretty good, even in the English language version. Although the experimenters were still whispering in German, it seemed to me. I forgot that the future-Earthers first appear Meet The Beatles-style.

Run Ruud Run (Ken L), Saturday, 16 September 2006 02:53 (thirteen years ago) link

I don't really like Hawks yet, no.

Eric H. (Eric H.), Saturday, 16 September 2006 04:11 (thirteen years ago) link

one shot
She blinks!

Tomorrow, Thursday, Robert Mitchum- interview with Dick Cavett, Night of the Hunter, Out of the Past, Thunder Road.

Run Ruud Run (Ken L), Thursday, 21 September 2006 00:55 (thirteen years ago) link

Cavett int w/ Hitchcock tonight ... given what a savvy interviewee he was, I'm not expecting any Truffaut-level insights.

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 28 September 2006 15:31 (thirteen years ago) link

A week and a half later, and I still don't really like Hawks.

Eric H. (Eric H.), Thursday, 28 September 2006 16:03 (thirteen years ago) link

Somehow I saw you going for Monkey Business (not one of my favorites, tho it's OK).

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 28 September 2006 16:20 (thirteen years ago) link

I was disappointed by that one. I thought maybe it might strike some sort of queer funny bone in me, but mostly it didn't. I do (predictably) think Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is one of the greatest films ever made.

Eric H. (Eric H.), Thursday, 28 September 2006 16:58 (thirteen years ago) link

i'm TiVo-ing death of a cyclist tonight (? i think). has anyone seen this?

joseph (joseph), Thursday, 28 September 2006 19:06 (thirteen years ago) link

(somehow it didn't occur to me until just a couple of days ago that we not only have TCM at our house but also video-recording capabilities.)

joseph (joseph), Thursday, 28 September 2006 19:08 (thirteen years ago) link

joseph, wasn't that the other night? oops! I'd never even heard of that one.

E, Monty and John Ireland comparin' guns in Red River is all the queer Hawks bone I need.

I (predictably) forgot Gentlemen Prefer Blondes about ten minutes after I saw it.

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 28 September 2006 19:54 (thirteen years ago) link

The Cavett/Mitchum interview was outstanding

Elvis Telecom (Chris Barrus), Thursday, 28 September 2006 20:08 (thirteen years ago) link

Guns as phallic imagery typically only works for me when they're held by women.

http://www.road-dog-productions.com/weblog/ferrara_ms45.jpg

Eric H. (Eric H.), Thursday, 28 September 2006 21:14 (thirteen years ago) link

eh, either way, it's recording or has been already. also: carol reed marathon tomorrow, so i'll be getting a couple of those too. technology yeah!

joseph (joseph), Thursday, 28 September 2006 22:09 (thirteen years ago) link

A week and a half later, and I still don't really like Hawks.

'Twentieth Century', 'Bringing Up Baby', 'His Girl Friday', and 'Ball of Fire' are first rate comedies.

'To Have and Have Not' has some great moments as does 'The Big Sleep'.

M. White (Miguelito), Thursday, 28 September 2006 22:29 (thirteen years ago) link

the big sleep is nothing BUT great moments, pretty much.

J.D. (Justyn Dillingham), Thursday, 28 September 2006 23:10 (thirteen years ago) link

re Carol Reed marathon. Make sure you watch Running Man, and compare and contrast with The Talented Mr Ripley.

Bidfurd (Bidfurd), Friday, 29 September 2006 09:59 (thirteen years ago) link

joseph -- Death of a Cyclist at month's end, Walter Reade's Janus fest.

Dr Morbius (Dr Morbius), Friday, 29 September 2006 12:48 (thirteen years ago) link

How many times a minute with him led to a night of unbridled joy and new discovery.

insidious assymetrical weapons (Eric H.), Monday, 6 March 2017 19:38 (three years ago) link

i'd be curious to see him w/ Mr Drysdale

Osborne had small parts in TV series such as “The Californians,” “The Whirlybirds” and “Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond,” as well as playing banker Drysdale’s young assistant in the pilot episode of “The Beverly Hillbillies” in 1962.

I also recall him reminiscing about letting Bette Davis vet his new apartment in NYC.

Supercreditor (Dr Morbius), Monday, 6 March 2017 19:41 (three years ago) link

sad news :(

(The Other) J.D. (J.D.), Monday, 6 March 2017 19:45 (three years ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-xQ0xNRMSg

Supercreditor (Dr Morbius), Monday, 6 March 2017 20:04 (three years ago) link

Aww man RIP.

Saturday night they showed the new scan of Belladonna of Sadness and holy shit that was the most mindblowing thing I've ever seen on TV!! They followed it with Fantastic Planet.

kurt schwitterz, Monday, 6 March 2017 20:30 (three years ago) link

I caught just the last 20-25 min. at most of Buñuel's Tristana, starring Catherine Denueve, from 1970---seemed good, in one of B.'s more deadpan grooves (typical of his work with deadpan CD, of course)(also with Churchmice) Is the whole thing good? If you want more than (or at least nuanced) cynicism, that is?

dow, Monday, 6 March 2017 20:57 (three years ago) link

It's my favorite late Bunuel!

Supercreditor (Dr Morbius), Monday, 6 March 2017 20:58 (three years ago) link

holy shit they showed Belladonna of Sadness on TCM? that's awesome

Nhex, Monday, 6 March 2017 23:20 (three years ago) link

I was past 30 by the time R.O. made his TCM debut, already steeped in cinephilia, and hence I don't think he *introduced* me to anything vital. However, I can see the role he played for younger people, and he was a good host.

Supercreditor (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 02:28 (three years ago) link

Aww, I always liked him on TCM. Just watched that Tab Hunter doc, too, which he appears in briefly. RIP.

some sad trombone Twilight Zone shit (cryptosicko), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 17:11 (three years ago) link

I missed today's Stanwyck marathon--incl. several I hadn't even heard of, despite prev epic sequences----but right now they're rolling Night Of The Iguana. If you missed the first few minutes, no prob basically, get to it!

dow, Wednesday, 8 March 2017 01:29 (three years ago) link

the opening Burton sermon is the best scene in that film (tho the rest is decent). wait til next time

Supercreditor (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 8 March 2017 01:36 (three years ago) link

Iguana is my fave Burton, and my fave Huston, though I realize that puts me in the minority (re: the latter, at least).

some sad trombone Twilight Zone shit (cryptosicko), Wednesday, 8 March 2017 02:32 (three years ago) link

three months pass...

omg Altman's "Countdown" just starting!

Wet Pelican would provide the soundtrack (Myonga Vön Bontee), Wednesday, 28 June 2017 02:09 (three years ago) link

one month passes...

Dolores del Rio Google Doodle for her birthday today

Barkis Garvey (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 4 August 2017 00:42 (three years ago) link

Stanwyck's The Miracle Woman is on tonight at 3 a.m. Eastern---from 1931, with plenty of Capra Corn and prob lots from other sources, judging by TCM's very full synopsis---this isn't that, just some backstory with good quotes: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/83572/The-Miracle-Woman/articles.html Y'all watch and report back, okay? I don't have a DVR, boo-hoo.

dow, Sunday, 13 August 2017 22:28 (two years ago) link

four months pass...

c/p'ing from the National Film Registry thread:

Per the TCM.com forums, TCM's TBA programming for tonight turns out to be a special on this year's NFR inductees. The reported titles are THESE AMAZING SHADOWS (2011) (a documentary about the NFR), ACE IN THE HOLE, WANDA , HE WHO GETS SLAPPED, and BOULEVARD NIGHTS. Apparently Leonard Maltin and Carla Hayden (Library of Congress) will host this live.

― I, Fanbrat (j.lu), Wednesday, December 13, 2017 11:40 AM (two hours ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

iCloudius (cryptosicko), Wednesday, 13 December 2017 18:42 (two years ago) link

Albert Brooks twofer tonight: Real Life and Modern Romance.

iCloudius (cryptosicko), Sunday, 17 December 2017 23:39 (two years ago) link

The Barbara Stanwyck Christmas comedy Remember the Night (which I've never seen) is airing tonight.

iCloudius (cryptosicko), Saturday, 23 December 2017 00:33 (two years ago) link

It is a+

i believe that (s)he is sincere (forksclovetofu), Saturday, 23 December 2017 04:36 (two years ago) link

two months pass...

Next On TCM
‏ @NextOnTCM
27m27 minutes ago

HARRY AND TONTO (1974) Josh Mostel, Ellen Burstyn, Art Carney. Dir: Paul Mazursky 10:00 PM ET

When his apartment house is condemned, a retired man goes searching for his place in the world.

Color, 115 mins, CC, Letterbox, Gone To Look For America, with his cat, in a big-funky-ass ol' man car, matter of fact this is fairly funky all over. On Route 66, I believe, anyway hella traffic and wires and smog and shit.

dow, Sunday, 25 February 2018 02:35 (two years ago) link

Actually I don't remember how it ends, may have always passed out before that, and Mazursky's endings can suck, but yknow endings. (Mazursky's penultimates can suck too, but maybe I didn't get that far either, in this case---but the Art of Carney getting time to shine is still lodged in mind.)

dow, Sunday, 25 February 2018 02:41 (two years ago) link

four months pass...

Never Too Young to Die is on and it's amazing

Paul Reverse and the rediaRs (GOTT PUNCH II HAWKWINDZ), Saturday, 14 July 2018 07:00 (two years ago) link

four weeks pass...
one month passes...

Definitely Gene's finest acting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8bholsClE4

DEATH PUPPET (GOTT PUNCH II HAWKWINDZ), Sunday, 7 October 2018 00:22 (one year ago) link

Rita Hayworth born in Brooklyn 100 years ago today... She's the TCM Star of the Month, but they ran some stuff last night, not today.

http://thefilmexperience.net/blog/2018/10/17/beauty-break-happy-rita-hayworth-centennial.html

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 17 October 2018 17:04 (one year ago) link

two weeks pass...

TCM's weekly Popeye cartoons have become a lovely staple of my Saturday mornings over the last few months.

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Thursday, 1 November 2018 20:46 (one year ago) link

aw i used to love those, maybe i shd watch

Squeaky Fromage (VegemiteGrrl), Thursday, 1 November 2018 23:58 (one year ago) link

well blow me down

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Friday, 2 November 2018 01:06 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

Centennial tribute to Ernie Kovacs tonight:

http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/1462735|0/Ernie-Kovacs-Centennial-1-23.html

Anne Hedonia (j.lu), Wednesday, 23 January 2019 14:17 (one year ago) link

I only know of him by reputation; I’ll set my PVR to record the episodes. Are any of the movies their airing in between them worth seeing?

Timothée Charalambides (cryptosicko), Wednesday, 23 January 2019 14:40 (one year ago) link

I haven't seen any of them. The Ernie Kovacs thread may have more information.

Anne Hedonia (j.lu), Wednesday, 23 January 2019 14:47 (one year ago) link

six months pass...

Buster Keaton right now. First a doc from Peter B & Co, The Great Buster.

TS: “8:05” vs. “905” (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 20 August 2019 00:02 (eleven months ago) link

Forgot he was a witch doctor in How to Stuff a Wild Bikini- named Bwana!- which was shot by David Crosby’s dad, apparently. And title sequence by the Gumby guy, I think

TS: “8:05” vs. “905” (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 20 August 2019 02:36 (eleven months ago) link

Who was a student of Vorkapich.

TS: “8:05” vs. “905” (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 20 August 2019 02:38 (eleven months ago) link

All of which explains the claymation porkpie hat

TS: “8:05” vs. “905” (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 20 August 2019 02:54 (eleven months ago) link

eight months pass...

http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/1569171%7C0/Pre-Code-Premieres-5-3.html

On Sunday May 3, TCM is screening a pair of high-profile Pre-Code premieres--The Silver Cord and The Sin of Nora Moran (both 1933). I've seen both of these. Neither is a masterwork, but both are extremely interesting. I thought TSC was tied up in rights issues; if yes kudos to TCM for untangling them.

Proposal for discussion to the ILX film posters: The Silver Cord is the beginning of what has been nicknamed "Hag Horror": Yes/No?

Life is a banquet and my invitation was lost in the mail (j.lu), Friday, 1 May 2020 17:55 (three months ago) link

good tip tyvm

Its big ball chunky time (Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved), Saturday, 2 May 2020 17:25 (three months ago) link

Asian Americans in Classic Hollywood
http://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/1569332%7C0/Asian-Americans-in-Classic-Hollywood-5-6.html

Missed the first week, but the showings from then are still on-demand on their website until tomorrow. Really nuts to see Sessue Hayakawa in a self-produced, self-starring film from 1919 (The Dragon Painter). Tonight there's three Sam Fuller movies, all pretty solid from what I remember.

Nhex, Wednesday, 13 May 2020 22:12 (two months ago) link

two months pass...

Notfilm, a feature doc on Beckett, Buster Keaton and Film, tonight

brooklyn suicide cult (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 21 July 2020 18:11 (three weeks ago) link

John Ford today, incl Sergeant Rutledge and The Horse Soldiers

brooklyn suicide cult (Dr Morbius), Friday, 31 July 2020 15:59 (one week ago) link

They're really mixing up the Summer Under the Stars honorees this year:

SZ "Cuddles" Sakall on Tuesday!

later:

Diana Dors
Anne Shirley
Nina Foch
Paul Henreid

brooklyn suicide cult (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 2 August 2020 16:46 (one week ago) link

Nina Foch's son was not easy to deal with

Time Will Show Leo Weiser (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 2 August 2020 19:54 (one week ago) link

prompted a "foch you," did he

brooklyn suicide cult (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 2 August 2020 19:55 (one week ago) link

heh, something like that

Time Will Show Leo Weiser (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 2 August 2020 19:58 (one week ago) link

omg her first husband was James Lipton

brooklyn suicide cult (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 2 August 2020 19:59 (one week ago) link

Did not know that! But did know another son of a famous person who was friends with Lipton who told me a funny story about watching Lipton edit his show. The gentleman in question the was son of her second husband. Was a friend of my freshman year roommate, had a lot of crazy intense energy, was kind of scary to be around, but seemed to work out pretty well for him romance-wise. One time I went to study in the suite of some former roommates of his- he had since gone to live in one of the so-called “psycho-singles”- and they should me various locations where he had done physical damage to the infrastructure due to his challenges with executive function.

Time Will Show Leo Weiser (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 2 August 2020 20:09 (one week ago) link

The Lipton story is: my friend was on the phone with Lipton who was he was about to edit a show he did with Sissy Spacek. Lipton invited him over and said something like “Run [insert name here]! You will receive quite an education!” My friend described his editing instructions as somewhat dramatically issued. “Cut to Sissy. Now cut to me. (Voice gets louder and more intense) Now back to Sissy! And back to ME!”

Time Will Show Leo Weiser (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 2 August 2020 20:14 (one week ago) link


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