SUMMER UNDER THE STARS: GENE KELLY
August 5, 2017

One of film’s greatest dancers has his day with 12 films, several of which will feature his athletic dancing style.

 

Mariah’s Picks

The Pirate (1948-9:30 am/8:30 am c)

I’m just here for the short shorts.


The Three Musketeers (1948-5:30 pm/4:30 pm c)

Gene is D’Artagnan in one of the most famous adaptations of Alexander Dumas’s classic.


Singin’ in the Rain (1952-8 pm/7 pm c)

This week’s TCM Essential and the final film special guest Tina Fey selected.  Director William Friedkin will take over starting next Saturday.


Cover Girl (1944-4 am/3 am c)

Kelly’s breakthrough role.  The movie where he dances with himself.

31 DAYS OF OSCAR: THE BEST OF THE S’S
February 27, 2017

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Gene Kelly dances in the rain.  Saw it on the big screen in January.  Love!


Some Like it Hot (1959)

Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon dress as women because they are on the run from mobsters.


Spartacus (1960)

Would you believe Kirk Douglas was 44 when he did this?


Stage Door(1937)

A great chick flick.


Stagecoach (1939)

John Wayne’s big break.


A Star is Born (1937)

Watch the first version of this movie before you see the newest version with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga hits theaters.


Strangers on a Train (1951)

Two guys meet on a train and discuss swapping murders.  Only one is kidding.


A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

The film that put Brando on the map.

 

31 DAYS OF OSCAR: THE BEST OF THE O’S
February 24, 2017

Of Mice and Men (1939)

The 1939 adaptation of John Steinbeck’s classic.


On the Town (1949)

Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra visit the sights of the Big Apple while on a 48-hour furlough.