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Donden  (Level: 112.5 - Posts: 2127)
Wed, 5th Aug '09 3:38 PM


For those of you that are not aware, TCM is having a daily marathon of different actors for the rest of the month. Today is Harold LLoyd. Also Henry Fonda, Ida Lupino, Bette Davis, Gable, Hepburn, etc. Has to be something for everyone in this one.

1mks  (Level: 208.0 - Posts: 5864)
Wed, 5th Aug '09 3:55 PM

My mostest favoritest channel!

Pepperdoc  (Level: 152.5 - Posts: 4286)
Wed, 5th Aug '09 4:14 PM

The other day, James Mason, was featured, which meant I got to see one of my Hitchcock favorites, "North by Northwest."

Donden  (Level: 112.5 - Posts: 2127)
Wed, 5th Aug '09 7:28 PM

I looked for 'N by NW' under Cary Grant. Then when I found it under Mason It had already shown.

Pepperdoc  (Level: 152.5 - Posts: 4286)
Wed, 5th Aug '09 8:17 PM

Thanks for the heads-up Don, I think I'll go to their website and check the schedule.

Ladyvol  (Level: 202.8 - Posts: 5434)
Wed, 5th Aug '09 8:19 PM

And on August 16th TCM will be showing 24 hours of Elvis movies to commerate his passing 32 years ago...Has it really been that long ago?

Uturntama  (Level: 51.0 - Posts: 179)
Fri, 7th Aug '09 2:31 AM

The best by far movies are the old black and white classics. I love the 1940's era ones. You could tell men from women and so much class, elegance and morals. Turner Classics is on the top of my list!

Donden  (Level: 112.5 - Posts: 2127)
Fri, 7th Aug '09 8:57 AM

One of the great things about the old movies is you can actually understand the dialogue as opposed to the "new" actors who mumble their way through the film. I have had to reverse DVD's often just to see if I could figure out what they said. When you see two actors standing in Times Square WHISPERING to each other (with emotion),,,well, go figure. Watched a Garland/Rooney movie yesterday and never missed a word.

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