These Wilder Years
DRAMA. Moving domestic drama, with an atypical role for James Cagney as a man who becomes involved with an unwed teen mother as he searches for his illegitimate son. 1956. O: Roy Rowland. N: James Cagney, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Pidgeon, Betty Lou Keim, Don Dubbins.
DRAMA. Raoul Walsh directs this lively offering from Warner Bros., with Edward G Robinson and George Raft as friends whose friendship is shattered by hostess Marlene Dietrich.. N: Edward G. Robinson, Marlene Dietrich, George Raft, Eve Arden.
Elvis: That's the Way It Is
DOCUMENTARY. Acclaimed documentary of The King's later years, a compelling portrait of his life on and off stage, and his legendary Las Vegas performances. 1970. O: Denis Sanders. N: Elvis Presley, James Burton, Richard Davis, Joe Esposito.
DRAMA. Deborah Kerr made her US film debut in this cool dissection of the advertising business. Clark Gable plays the idealist forced to compromise his principles. 1947. O: Jack Conway. N: Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, Sydney Greenstreet, Adolphe Menjou, Ava Gardner.
The Time Machine
SCIENCE FICTION. Oscar-winning special effects adorn George Pal's version of HG Wells' classic. Rod Taylor plays the Victorian scientist who takes a mind-blowing trip into the future.. N: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot.
Singin' In The Rain
Singin’ in the Rain. MUSICAL. Probably the most popular musical ever filmed, unforgettable for Gene Kelly's rendition of the title song and Donald O'Connor's walk up the wall. 1952. O: Gene Kelly. N: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Cyd Charisse, Donald O'Connor, Jean Hagen.
They Were Expendable
WAR. Based on a true incident involving sailors of a PT boat squadron in the Pacific campaign. Robert Montgomery and John Wayne star. 1945. O: John Ford. N: John Wayne, Robert Montgomery, Donna Reed, Jack Holt, Ward Bond.
TCM Presents Under the Influence: Edward Norton
. TCM talks to Edward Norton about the influences in his life that shaped his successful acting career.. N: Edward Norton.
The Hill. WAR. There are fine performances from Sean Connery, Harry Andrews and Michael Redgrave in Sidney Lumet's drama set in a harsh military stockade in WWII Africa. 1965. O: Sidney Lumet. N: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Hendry, Michael Redgrave, Ian Bannen.
What's Up, Doc?
COMEDY. Riotous screwball comedy as Ryan O'Neal tries to cope with the havoc brought on by the highly unpredictable Barbara Streisand. 1972. O: Peter Bogdanovich. N: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, Michael Murphy.
ADVENTURE. Beloved '80s comedic adventure stars seven unruly kids searching for pirate treasure through booby traps, water slides, gadgets, and escaped convicts. 1985. O: Richard Donner. N: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Jonathan Ke Quan, Anne Ramsey.
WESTERN. Michael Crichton's sinister cult movie, set in an automated Western amusement park, with Yul Brynner perfectly cast as the ruthless robot cowboy who returns to wreak revenge.. N: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Norman Bartold, Alan Oppenheimer.
Pink Floyd--The Wall
MUSICAL. Alan Parker's surrealistic interpretation of Pink Floyd's best selling concept album. Bob Geldof stars as a burnt out rock star having a mental breakdown. 1982. O: Alan Parker. N: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, Bob Hoskins.
The Stratton Story
BIOGRAPHY. James Stewart stars in this account of the life of Chicago White Sox pitcher Monty Stratton, who lost a leg in a hunting accident but went on to play the game. 1949. O: Sam Wood. N: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Morgan.
Lady L. COMEDY. Wacky comedy in which an eccentric countess reminisces about her colourful life. Sophia Loren, Paul Newman and David Niven star. 1965. O: Peter Ustinov. N: Sophia Loren, Paul Newman, David Niven, Philippe Noiret.