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Here are highlights of the scheduled programming on SCCtv (Comcast Ch 28/ Wave Broadband Ch19) .  Remember, we simulcast our broadcast right here on our Web site, www.scctv.net .

Thanks to Igor, of Movie Marvels fame, for putting the schedule together!  Remember, it is always subject to change, depending on Igor's mood.

November 3

King Solomon's Mines (1937) 9:00 P.M and 12:00 A.M.

White hunter Allan Quartermain and his enigmatic guide help a young Irish woman locate her missing father in unexplored Darkest Africa.  IMDb

Starring Paul Robeson and Sir Cedric Hardwicke

Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932) 76 min. 10:30 P.M. and 1:30 A.M.

Yachtsman Steve Drexel bets his friends that he can swim ashore on a remote south-seas island with nothing but a toothbrush and be 'living the life of Riley' when they return. With handmade implements the lighthearted, athletic Steve improbably builds a comfortable home with all amenities...and local fauna trained to help him! Meanwhile, a grass-skirted young lady flees an unwelcome wedding on a nearby island. Steve calls her Saturday, but what is he to do with her? Written by Rod Crawford <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.IMDb

Starring Douglas Fairbanks and William Farnum

November 10

Santa Fe Trail (1940) 110 min.
9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

The story of Jeb Stuart, his romance with Kit Carson Holliday, friendship with George Custer and battles against John Brown in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Civil War. IMDb

Starring Eroll Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ronald Reagan and Van Heflin

Raiders of Old California (1957) 72 min.
10:50 P.M. and 1:50 A.M.

Raiders of Old California has everything to love about a B Western. There's plenty of action, with hombres biting the dust by the score, and an over the top performance by Jim Davis as the chief outlaw. And it's chock-full of those errors that makes watching these films such a hoot. Even though the story is supposedly set in 1840s and 1850s California, the land grant being fought over is supposedly "from the Pecos to the Rio Grande and north to Santa Fe", placing the setting solidly in Texas and New Mexico. All the uniforms are post-Civil War, and the weapons are Colt .45s and Winchester repeaters, weapons developed in the 1870s. The guns of course never run out of bullets, and even the "wild" cattle are domestic Herefords. Even the Comanches are misplaced, since they never made California their home.  IMDb

But what's not to like about a film that has more than enough ridin', fightin', and shootin', and Marty Robbins cast against type as a vicious killer.

Raiders is the B Western at its best.

Starring Lee Van Cleef, Marty Robbins and Faron Young

November 17

Royal Wedding (1951)  9:00 P.M. and 12:05 A.M.

Stage stars Tom and Ellen Bowen embark to open their show in England. Innocent-seeming Ellen is a female Don Juan and doesn't take dancing as seriously as brother Tom; on shipboard she meets her match, Lord John Brindale. Arrived in London, confirmed bachelor Tom auditions and is taken with cool dancer Anne Ashmond. Will romance break up the act? (IMDB)

Starring Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford and Keenan Wynn

Love Affair (1939) 9:35 P.M. and 1:40 A.M.

French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love aboard ship. They arrange to reunite 6 months later, after Michel has had a chance to earn a decent living. (IMDB)

Starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer

November 24

Kansas City Confidential (1952) 99 min.  9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he's finally released for lack of evidence--after having been beaten up and tortured by the police--he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops. Written by
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Starring John Payne, Colleen Gray and Lee Van Cleef

Quicksand (1950) 79 min.  10:40 P.M. and 1:40 A.M.

Motor mechanic Dan Brady lacks funds for a heavy date with new waitress Vera, the type whose life's ambition is a fur coat; so he embezzles twenty dollars from his employer. To make up the shortage, he goes in debt for a hundred. Thereafter, every means he tries to get out of trouble only gets him deeper into crime, while everyone he meets is out for what they can get. Written by Rod Crawford <
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Starring Mickey Rooney, Jeanne Cagney and Peter Lorre

December 1

At War with the Army (1950) 93 min.
9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Martin and Lewis are former nightclub partners who are now enlisted in the Army. Sergeant Puccinelli (Dean Martin) now ranks above his former partner, Private First Class Korwin (Jerry Lewis). Puccinelli is desperately trying to get transferred from his dull job to active duty overseas. Meanwhile, all Korwin wants is a pass to see his wife and new baby. In addition, they have to avoid the wrath of Sergeant McVey (Mike Kellin).
Along the way they both get to sing a few songs, and they get to recreate a scene from Going My Way where they imitate Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald.  IMDb

Starring Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin

The Flying Deuces (1939) 69 min.
10:35 P.M. and 1:35 A.M.

Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with, is already married to dashing Foreign Legion officer Francois. To forget her, he joins the Legion, taking Stanley with him. Their bumbling eventually gets them charged with desertion and sentenced to a firing squad. They manage to escape in a stolen airplane, but crash after a wild ride. IMDb

Starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

December 8

Two Musicals to wind summer down with!

Second Chorus (1940) 84 min. 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M

When perennial college students Danny O'Neill and Hank Taylor are forced to make it on their own, the competitive pair get jobs with Artie Shaw's band and reunite with ex-manager Ellen Miller. IMDb

Starring Fred Astaire and Paulette Goddard

The Girl From Calgary (1932) 64 min.  10:30 P.M. and 1:30 A.M.

A French-Canadian girl is a champion bronc rider and is also a nightclub singer. An ambitious young man sees her act one night and is struck by her talent, realizing that she is good enough to become a Broadway star. He convinces her to accompany him to New York, where she indeed does become a Broadway star. However, the young man finds himself being squeezed out by greedy Broadway producers who see the talented young girl as their own personal gold mine.  IMDb

Starring Fifi D'Orsay, Paul Kelly and Robert Warwick

December 15

The Stork Club (1945) 98 min. 9:00 P.M and 12:00 A.M.

A hat-check girl at the Stork Club (Hutton) saves the life of a drowning man (Fitzgerald). A rich man, he decides to repay her by anonymously giving her a bank account, a luxury apartment and a charge account at a department store. When her boyfriend (DeFore) returns from overseas, he thinks she is a kept woman. Written by Herman Seifer <
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Starring Betty Hutton and Barry Fitzgerald

So This is Washington (1943) 64 min.  10:40 P.M and 1:40 A.M.

A HAY-MAKER of LAUGHTER... with our corn-fed cronies cuttin' up in the Capital! Lum and Abner go to Washington to aid in the war effort by giving the government what they think is a good substitute for rubber--Abner's homemade licorice.

Starring Lum and Abner

December 22


Starring Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward Arnold

As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement. At last everyone, even Ann, takes her creation seriously...but publisher D.B. Norton has a secret plan. IMDb


Starring Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith and Charles Winninger

Melton, Chadwick and O'Brien, rich but lonely heads of an engineering firm, invite three strangers to dinner on Christmas Eve. Only two show up, James and Jean, they fall in love and become friends with their three benefactors...until the latter are killed in a plane crash and come back to their old home as ghosts. In the coming months, true love encounters some rough spots; can ghostly O'Brien help the young folks? IMDb

December 29

SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO (1952) 114 min.  9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.

Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward and Ava Gardner

THE AMAZING ADVENTURE (1935)  62 min.  11:00 P.M. and 2:00 A.M.

A bored millionaire wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance. 

Starring Cary Grant and Mary Bryant