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Saturday Classic Movies

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,

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

May 8

Poster for King Solomon's Mines
King Solomon's Mines (1937)
White hunter Allan Quartermain and his enigmatic guide help a young Irish woman locate her missing father in unexplored Darkest Africa.
1h 17min
Action, Adventure, Drama
Released 26 July 1937 (USA)
Directed by Robert Stevenson, Geoffrey Barkas
Written By H. Rider Haggard, Michael Hogan
Starring Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Roland Young
Poster for Mr. Robinson Crusoe
Mr. Robinson Crusoe (1932)
After making a bet, Steve strands himself on uninhabited island.
1h 16min
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Released 19 August 1932 (USA)
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
Written By Douglas Fairbanks, Thomas J. Geraghty
Starring Douglas Fairbanks, William Farnum, Earle Browne

May 15

Poster for The Stranger
The Stranger (1946)
An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.
1h 35min
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released August 1946 (USA)
Directed by Orson Welles
Written By Anthony Veiller, Victor Trivas
Starring Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young
Poster for The Dark Hour
The Dark Hour (1936)
A pair of detectives investigates the murder of an elderly millionaire who was the target of blackmail and death threats and find that there is no shortage of suspects, many of them in the victim's own family.
1h 4min
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Released 18 February 1936 (USA)
Directed by Charles Lamont
Written By Ewart Adamson, Sinclair Gluck
Starring Ray Walker, Berton Churchill, Irene Ware

May 22

Poster for The Stork Club
The Stork Club (1945)
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.
1h 38min
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Released 28 December 1945 (USA)
Directed by Hal Walker
Written By Buddy G. DeSylva (screenplay) (as B.G. DeSylva), Jack McGowan (screenplay) (as John McGowan)
Starring Betty Hutton, Barry Fitzgerald, Don DeFore
Poster for So This Is Washington
So This Is Washington (1943)
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.
1h 4min
Released August 1943 (USA)
Directed by Ray McCarey
Written By Roswell Rogers, Edward James
Starring Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Alan Mowbray

May 29

Poster for A Walk in the Sun
A Walk in the Sun (1945)
During WWII, a platoon of American soldiers trudge through the Italian countryside in search of a bridge they have been ordered to blow up, encountering danger and destruction along the way.
1h 57min
Drama, War
Released 25 December 1945 (USA)
Directed by Lewis Milestone
Written By Harry Brown, Robert Rossen
Starring Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, George Tyne
Poster for Three Came Home
Three Came Home (1950)
During Word War II, American author Agnes Newton Keith is imprisoned by the Japanese in various POW camps in North Borneo and Sarawak.
1h 46min
Drama, War
Released 20 February 1950 (USA)
Directed by Jean Negulesco
Written By Nunnally Johnson, Agnes Newton Keith
Starring Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond

June 5

Poster for The Last Time I Saw Paris
The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954)
An American journalist returns to Paris - a city that gave him true love and deep grief.
1h 56min
Drama, Romance
Released 3 April 1955 (Japan)
Directed by Richard Brooks
Written By Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein
Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Walter Pidgeon
Poster for Life with Father
Life with Father (1947)
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
1h 58min
Released 13 September 1947 (USA)
Directed by Michael Curtiz
Written By Clarence Day, Donald Ogden Stewart
Starring William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor