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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 7

Poster for Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)
1h 53min
Adventure, Drama, Romance
Released 5 November 1951 (Sweden)
Starring José Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince
Directed by Michael Gordon
Written by Edmond Rostand, Brian Hooker
The charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play.
Poster for As You Like It
As You Like It (1936)
1h 36min
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Released 8 January 1937 (USA)
Starring Elisabeth Bergner, Laurence Olivier, Sophie Stewart
Directed by Paul Czinner
Written by J.M. Barrie, Robert Cullen
A Duke usurps his brother's land and power, banishing him and his entourage into the forest of Arden. The banished Duke's daughter, Rosalind, remains with her cousin Celia. She has fallen in love with Orlando, but he has his own tyrannical brother with whom to contend, so he joins those in the forest.

May 14

Poster for Road to Bali
Road to Bali (1952)
1h 31min
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Released 8 April 1953 (France)
Starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour
Directed by Hal Walker
Written by Frank Butler, Hal Kanter
Two unemployed show-biz pals accept treasure-diving work in Bali for a local princess and they find treasure, love and trouble.
Poster for Eternally Yours
Eternally Yours (1939)
1h 35min
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released January 18, 1940 (Argentina)
Starring Loretta Young, David Niven, Hugh Herbert
Directed by Tay Garnett
Written by Gene Towne, C. Graham Baker, Edward Childs Carpenter, (uncredited)
Anita Halstead, swept off her feet by magician Arturo, finds the results less than magical.

May 21

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

May 28

Poster for A Walk in the Sun
A Walk in the Sun (1945)
1h 57min
Drama, War
Released 25 December 1945 (USA)
Starring Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, George Tyne
Directed by Lewis Milestone
Written by Harry Brown, Robert Rossen
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.
Poster for Three Came Home
Three Came Home (1950)
1h 46min
Drama, War
Released 20 February 1950 (USA)
Starring Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond
Directed by Jean Negulesco
Written by Nunnally Johnson, Agnes Newton Keith
During Word War II, American author Agnes Newton Keith is imprisoned by the Japanese in various POW camps in North Borneo and Sarawak.

June 4

Poster for The Stranger
The Stranger (1946)
1h 35min
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released August 1946 (USA)
Starring Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young
Directed by Orson Welles
Written by Anthony Veiller, Victor Trivas
An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.
Poster for The Dark Hour
The Dark Hour (1936)
1h 4min
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Released 18 February 1936 (USA)
Starring Ray Walker, Berton Churchill, Irene Ware
Directed by Charles Lamont
Written by Ewart Adamson, Sinclair Gluck
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.

June 11

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

June 18  (happy birthday Paul)

Poster for Storm in a Teacup
Storm in a Teacup (1937)
1h 27min
Comedy, Romance
Released 25 February 1938 (USA)
Starring Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Cecil Parker
Directed by Ian Dalrymple, Victor Saville
Written by Bruno Frank, James Bridie
A local politician in Scotland tries to break the reporter who wrote a negative story about him, and who is also in love with his daughter.
Poster for Clouds Over Europe
Clouds Over Europe (1939)
1h 22min
Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Released 20 June 1939 (USA)
Starring Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Valerie Hobson
Directed by Tim Whelan, Arthur B. Woods
Written by Brock Williams, Jack Whittingham
A quirky British Secret Service Agent named Major Hammond tries to discover who is using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes.

June 25

Poster for Too Late for Tears
Too Late for Tears (1949)
1h 39min
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released 13 August 1949 (USA)
Starring Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea
Directed by Byron Haskin
Written by Roy Huggins, Roy Huggins
Through a fluke circumstance, a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and is determined to hold onto it even if it means murder.
Poster for The Lady Confesses
The Lady Confesses (1945)
1h 4min
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released 16 May 1945 (USA)
Starring Mary Beth Hughes, Hugh Beaumont, Edmund MacDonald
Directed by Sam Newfield
Written by Irwin Franklyn, Helen Martin
An estranged wife shows up after a nearly 7 year disappearance to prevent her husband from marrying his new love, and someone kills her.

July 2

Poster for This Is the Army
This Is the Army (1943)
2h 1min
Comedy, Musical, War
Released 14 August 1943 (USA)
Starring George Murphy, Joan Leslie, George Tobias
Directed by Michael Curtiz
Written by Casey Robinson, Claude Binyon
A soldier wounded in the War (WWI) becomes a producer and stages a show for the forces.
Poster for Private Buckaroo
Private Buckaroo (1942)
1h 8min
Comedy, Music, Romance
Released 12 June 1942 (USA)
Starring Patty Andrews, Maxene Andrews, Laverne Andrews
Directed by Edward F. Cline
Written by Edmond Kelso, Edward James
Sparkling World War Two entertainment featuring The Andrews Sisters (Maxene, Patty & LaVerne). Singer Lon Prentice (Dick Foran) enlists in the army and is joined by Harry James and his musicians.