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★★ TCM Summer Under the Stars ★★

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TCM Summer Under the Stars



Through the entire month of August, TCM is honoring a famous classic film star every single day!

 Click the link below and pick a number on the dial to see who is being featured that day!!







by on Aug. 1, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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by Group Owner on Aug. 11, 2011 at 11:33 AM

August 10

Shirley MacLaine

12:00 PM

Children's Hour, The (1961)


A malicious student tries to destroy the teachers at a girls' school.

DirWilliam Wyler CastAudrey Hepburn , Shirley MacLaine , James Garner .

BW-108 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

2:00 PM

Irma La Douce (1963)


A Parisian policeman gives up everything for the love of a free-living prostitute.

DirBilly Wilder CastJack Lemmon , Shirley MacLaine , Lou Jacobi .

BW-143 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

4:30 PM

Around The World In 80 Days (1956)


A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.

DirMichael Anderson CastCantinflas , Finlay Currie , Robert Morley .

C-182 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format

7:33 PM

Around The World In California (1947)


C-9 mins,

8:00 PM

Apartment, The (1960)


An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress.

DirBilly Wilder CastJack Lemmon , Shirley MacLaine , Fred MacMurray .

BW-125 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

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by Group Owner on Aug. 11, 2011 at 11:35 AM

August 11

Ben Johnson

12:30 PM

Cheyenne Autumn (1964)


A reluctant calvary Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.

DirJohn Ford CastRichard Widmark , Carroll Baker , Karl Malden .

C-156 mins, TV-G, Letterbox Format

3:15 PM

On The Trail Of The Iguana (1964)


C-14 mins,

3:30 PM

Major Dundee (1965)


Cavalry misfits cross the Mexican border to destroy an Indian outpost.

DirSam Peckinpah CastCharlton Heston , Richard Harris , Jim Hutton .

C-136 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

6:00 PM

Junior Bonner (1972)


An aging rodeo rider tries to deal with his dysfunctional family.

DirSam Peckinpah CastSteve McQueen , Robert Preston , Ida Lupino .

C-100 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

7:50 PM

For Your Convenience (1939)


C-9 mins,

8:00 PM

Mighty Joe Young (1949)


Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.

DirErnest B. Schoedsack CastTerry Moore , Ben Johnson , Robert Armstrong .

C-94 mins, TV-G, CC,

9:45 PM

Wagon Master (1950)


Two wandering cowhands sign on to help a wagon train headed for Utah.

DirJohn Ford CastBen Johnson , Joanne Dru , Harry Carey Jr. .

BW-86 mins, TV-PG, CC,

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by Group Owner on Aug. 11, 2011 at 11:37 AM

August 12

Claudette Colbert




4:15 PM

Without Reservations (1946)


A woman writer falls for a war hero who's a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.

DirMervyn LeRoy CastClaudette Colbert , John Wayne , Don DeFore .

BW-101 mins, TV-PG, CC,

6:04 PM

Boss Didn'T Say Good Morning (1937)




BW-10 mins,

6:15 PM

She Married Her Boss (1935)


A secretary who handles the boss' business perfectly marries him and tackles his home life.

DirGregory La Cava CastClaudette Colbert , Melvyn Douglas , Michael Bartlett .

BW-88 mins, TV-G,

8:00 PM

Midnight (1939)


An unemployed showgirl poses as Hungarian royalty to infiltrate Parisian society.

DirMitchell Leisen CastClaudette Colbert , Don Ameche , John Barrymore .

BW-94 mins, TV-G, CC,

9:47 PM

Forgotten Victory (1939)




BW-11 mins,

10:00 PM

It's A Wonderful World (1939)


A runaway poetess helps a fugitive prove himself innocent of murder charges.

DirW. S. Van Dyke II CastClaudette Colbert , James Stewart , Guy Kibbee .

BW-86 mins, TV-G, CC,

11:30 PM

It Happened One Night (1934)


A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour.

DirFrank Capra CastClark Gable , Claudette Colbert , Walter Connolly .

BW-105 mins, TV-PG, CC,

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by Group Owner on Aug. 11, 2011 at 11:39 AM

August 13

James Stewart

9:00 AM

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)


An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.

DirFrank Capra CastJean Arthur , James Stewart , Claude Rains .

BW-130 mins, TV-G, CC,

11:15 AM

Wife vs. Secretary (1936)


A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage.

DirClarence Brown CastClark Gable , Jean Harlow , Myrna Loy .

BW-88 mins, TV-G, CC,

12:45 PM

Vivacious Lady (1937)


After a whirlwind courtship, a nightclub singer has to adjust to her professor husband's conservative family.

DirGeorge Stevens CastGinger Rogers , James Stewart , James Ellison .

BW-90 mins, TV-G, CC,

2:30 PM

Shop Around The Corner, The (1940)


Feuding co-workers don't realize they're secret romantic pen pals.

DirErnst Lubitsch CastMargaret Sullavan , James Stewart , Frank Morgan .

BW-99 mins, TV-G, CC,

4:15 PM

Bell, Book and Candle (1959)


A beautiful witch puts a love spell on an unknowing publisher.

DirRichard Quine CastJames Stewart , Kim Novak , Jack Lemmon .

C-102 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

6:15 PM

Naked Spur, The (1953)


A captive outlaw uses psychological tactics to prey on a bounty hunter.

DirAnthony Mann CastJames Stewart , Janet Leigh , Robert Ryan .

C-92 mins, TV-PG, CC,

8:00 PM

Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The (1962)


An experienced gunman and a peace-loving tenderfoot clash with a Western bully.

DirJohn Ford CastJames Stewart , John Wayne , Vera Miles .

BW-123 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

10:15 PM

No Highway in the Sky (1951)


An engineer fights to prove that a new model airplane is not safe.

DirHenry Koster CastJames Stewart , Marlene Dietrich , Glynis Johns .

BW-98 mins, TV-PG, CC,

12:00 AM

Anatomy Of A Murder (1959)


A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.

DirOtto Preminger CastJames Stewart , Lee Remick , Ben Gazzara .

BW-161 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


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by Group Owner on Aug. 11, 2011 at 11:42 AM

August 14

Ralph Bellamy

11:45 AM

Wedding Night, The (1935)


A married author falls for the beautiful farm girl whose inspiration has saved him from writer's block.

DirKing Vidor CastGary Cooper , Anna Sten , Ralph Bellamy .

BW-83 mins, TV-G,

1:15 PM

Let Us Live (1939)


Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.

DirJohn Brahm CastMaureen O'Sullivan , Henry Fonda , Ralph Bellamy .

BW-68 mins, TV-PG,

2:30 PM

Dive Bomber (1941)


A crusading scientist fights to prevent bomber pilots from blacking out.

DirMichael Curtiz CastErrol Flynn , Fred MacMurray , Ralph Bellamy .

C-133 mins, TV-G, CC,

4:45 PM

Professionals, The (1966)


A corrupt rancher hires four soldiers of fortune to rescue his wife from kidnappers.

DirRichard Brooks CastBurt Lancaster , Lee Marvin , Robert Ryan .

C-122 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format

6:45 PM

Wolf Man, The (1941)


A British nobleman undergoes a startling transformation when he's bitten by a gypsy werewolf.

DirGeorge Waggner CastClaude Rains , Warren William , Ralph Bellamy .

BW-70 mins, TV-PG, CC,

8:00 PM

His Girl Friday (1940)


An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying.

DirHoward Hawks CastCary Grant , Rosalind Russell , Ralph Bellamy .

BW-92 mins, TV-G, CC,

9:45 PM

Awful Truth, The (1937)


A divorced couple keeps getting mixed up in each other's love lives.

DirLeo McCarey CastIrene Dunne , Cary Grant , Ralph Bellamy .

BW-91 mins, TV-PG, CC,

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by Group Owner on Aug. 18, 2011 at 11:36 AM

 * August 18

Jean Gabin





11:00 AM

l' air De Paris (1954)


An over-the-hill boxer stakes his fortune on training a young railroad-worker.

DirMarcel Carne CastArletty , Jean Gabin , Roland Lesaffre .

BW-104 mins,

1:00 PM

Leur derniere nuit (1953)


A schoolteacher falls for a librarian who's secretly the head of a criminal ring.

DirGeorges Lacombe CastJean Gabin ,

BW-91 mins, TV-PG,

2:45 PM

Desordre et la nuit, le (1958)


A homicide detective tries to protect a pretty drug addict implicated in a murder.

DirGilles Grangier CastJean Gabin , Danielle Darrieux , Nadja Tiller .

BW-91 mins, TV-PG,

4:30 PM

Maria Chapdelaine (1934)


A Canadian frontierswoman must choose from among three suitors.

DirJulien Duvivier CastJean Gabin ,

BW-72 mins, TV-G,

6:00 PM

Bandera, La (1934)


A murderer escapes France to join the Spanish Foreign Legion, where he finds love while pursued by the law.

DirJulien Duvivier CastJean Gabin ,

BW-97 mins, TV-PG,



*missed a few days there... go to the link (and scroll on their dial) to see which stars were showcased... 

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by Group Owner on Aug. 18, 2011 at 11:38 AM

August 19

Debbie Reynolds


10:00 PM

Unsinkable Molly Brown, The (1964)


Musical biography of the backwoods girl who struck it rich in Colorado and survived the Titanic.

DirCharles Walters CastDebbie Reynolds , Harve Presnell , Ed Begley .

C-129 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format

12:15 AM

Divorce, American Style (1967)


A bored couple drifts toward divorce, only to discover how hard the single life is.

DirBud Yorkin CastDick Van Dyke , Debbie Reynolds , Jason Robards Jr. .

C-109 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

2:15 AM

Singin' In The Rain (1952)


A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.

DirGene Kelly CastGene Kelly , Donald O'Connor , Debbie Reynolds .

C-103 mins, TV-G, CC,

4:11 AM

One Reel Wonder: Singing Nun, The (1966)


C-3 mins,

4:15 AM

Singing Nun, The (1966)


Fanciful biography of the Belgian nun who briefly made the hit parade.

DirHenry Koster CastDebbie Reynolds , Ricardo Montalban , Greer Garson .

C-97 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

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by Group Owner on Aug. 18, 2011 at 11:41 AM

August 20

Montgomery Clift

--this is the 'star' I was waiting for them to showcase!!!!

:00 PM

Red River (1948)


A young cowhand rebels against his rancher stepfather during a perilous cattle drive.

DirHoward Hawks CastJohn Wayne , Montgomery Clift , Joanne Dru .

BW-133 mins, TV-PG, CC,

3:30 PM

From Here To Eternity (1953)


Enlisted men in Hawaii fight for love and honor on the eve of World War II.

DirFred Zinnemann CastBurt Lancaster , Montgomery Clift , Deborah Kerr .

BW-118 mins, TV-PG, CC,

5:45 PM

Misfits, The (1961)


A sensitive divorcee gets mixed up with modern cowboys roping mustangs in the desert.

DirJohn Huston CastClark Gable , Marilyn Monroe , Montgomery Clift .

BW-125 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM

Place in the Sun, A (1951)


An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.

DirGeorge Stevens CastMontgomery Clift , Elizabeth Taylor , Shelley Winters .

BW-122 mins, TV-PG, CC,

10:15 PM

Heiress, The (1949)


A plain young woman's money makes her prey to fortune hunters.

DirWilliam Wyler CastOlivia de Havilland , Montgomery Clift , Ralph Richardson .

BW-115 mins, TV-PG, CC,

12:15 AM

Search, The (1948)


An American soldier in post-war Europe becomes attached to a homeless child.

DirFred Zinnemann CastMontgomery Clift , Aline MacMahon , Wendell Corey .

BW-104 mins, TV-PG, CC,

2:15 AM

I Confess (1953)


A priest suspected of murder can only clear himself by violating the sanctity of the confessional.

DirAlfred Hitchcock CastMontgomery Clift , Anne Baxter , Karl Malden .

BW-95 mins, TV-PG, CC,

4:00 AM

Defector, The (1966)


A shady CIA agent recruits an American physicist to help a Russian scientist defect.

DirRaoul Lévy CastMontgomery Clift , Hardy Kruger , Macha Méril .

C-100 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format

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