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Saturday Classic Movies

Here are highlights of the scheduled programming on SCCtv (Comcast Ch 28 and 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.

January 28

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.

February 4

Poster for Boy! What a Girl!
Boy! What a Girl! (1947)
1h 10min
Comedy, Musical
Released 7 April 1947 (USA)
Starring Tim Moore, Elwood Smith, Duke Williams
Directed by Arthur H. Leonard
Written by Vincent Valentini
A couple of theatrical producers try to get backing for their musical show.
Poster for The Duke Is Tops
The Duke Is Tops (1938)
1h 13min
Comedy, Drama, Musical
Released 1 September 1938 (USA)
Starring Ralph Cooper, Lena Horne, Laurence Criner
Directed by William L. Nolte, Ralph Cooper
Written by Phil Dunham, Ralph Cooper
A theatrical producer puts aside his own success to boost the career of a talented singer.

February 11

Poster for Boarding House Blues
Boarding House Blues (1948)
1h 30min
Released September 1948 (USA)
Starring Moms Mabley, Dusty Fletcher, Marcellus Wilson
Directed by Josh Binney
Written by Hal Seeger
Tenants of a Harlem boarding house put on a show to save their home.
Poster for Hi De Ho
Hi De Ho (1947)
1h 12min
Released 9 May 1947 (USA)
Starring Cab Calloway, Ida James, Jeni Le Gon
Directed by Josh Binney
Written by Hal Seeger
Cab Calloway plays himself in a plot about jealousy, night clubs, and gangsters. Ends with a series of musical numbers.

February 18

Poster for Algiers
Algiers (1938)
1h 36min
Drama, Mystery, Romance
Released 5 August 1938 (USA)
Starring Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie
Directed by John Cromwell
Written by John Howard Lawson, James M. Cain
Beautiful Gaby meets a romantic jewel thief in the mysterious Casbah.
Poster for Dishonored Lady
Dishonored Lady (1947)
1h 25min
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released 16 May 1947 (USA)
Starring Hedy Lamarr, Dennis O'Keefe, John Loder
Directed by Robert Stevenson
Written by Edward Sheldon, Margaret Ayer Barnes
A beautiful editor at a fashion magazine has a breakdown due to the pressures of her work and her disappointing love life. A psychiatrist recommends that she start life fresh by moving into a smaller apartment and under another name.

February 25

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

March 4

Poster for Two Women
Two Women (1960)
1h 41min
Drama, War
Released 9 May 1961 (USA)
Starring Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Raf Vallone
Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Written by Alberto Moravia, Cesare Zavattini
In the Italy of WWII, a widow and her lonely daughter seek for distance between them and the horrors of war.
Poster for Waterfront
Waterfront (1939)
Action, Crime, Drama
Released July 15, 1939 (United States)
Starring Gloria Dickson, Dennis Morgan, Marie Wilson
Directed by Terry O. Morse
Written by Lee Katz, Arthur Ripley
Jim Dolen, head a a dock-worker's union, can't resist a good fight until Ann Stacey makes him promise to give up fighting to marry her. But when his brother Dan Dolen is killed by Mart Hendler, Jim, with the aid of his pal Frankie Donahue, sneaks out to get Mart, who is hiding out with his girl friend Marie.

March 11

Poster for The Pied Piper of Hamelin
The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1957)
Musical, Fantasy
Released November 26, 1957 (United States)
Starring Van Johnson, Lori Nelson, Claude Rains
Directed by Bretaigne Windust
Written by Irving Taylor, Hal Stanley
Overwhelmed by rats, a medieval town hires a magical piper who can rid the town of the pest in exchange for gold but the crooked mayor has no intention of honoring the deal.
Poster for Irish Luck
Irish Luck (1939)
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Released 22 August 1939 (USA)
Starring Frankie Darro, Mantan Moreland, Dick Purcell
Directed by Howard Bretherton
Written by Mary McCarthy, Charles M. Brown
Buzzy O'Brien is a bellhop in a hotel where a guest is murdered. The police blame Kitty Monahan and Buzzy succeeds in helping her escape and hides her at his home with his mother.