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Here are highlights of the scheduled programming on SCCtv (Comcast Ch 28/ Wave Broadband Ch19) .  Remember, we simulcast our broadcast right here on our Web site, www.scctv.net .

Thanks to Igor, of Movie Marvels fame, for putting the schedule together!  Remember, it is always subject to change, depending on Igor's mood.

November 11

St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959) 89 min.  9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Starring Steve McQueen and Crahan Denton

A gang's plans for a St. Louis bank robbery are complicated when the sister of one of the thieves starts voicing her well-founded suspicions. IMDb

Please Murder Me (1956) 75 min. 10:30 P.M. and 1:30 A.M.

Starring Angela Lansbury and Raymond Burr

A lawyer wins an a acquittal for his client, a woman accused of murder. After the verdict, he finds out that she indeed did commit the murder and manipulated him to win her acquittal. Guilt-ridden, and knowing that she can't be tried again for the murder, he devises a plan to bring her to justice. IMDb

November 11

The Beachcomber (aka. Vessel of Wrath) (1938) 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.
Starring Charles Laughton and  Elsa Lanchester

Ginger Ted, AKA Edward Claude Wilson (Charles Laughton) a drunkard and womanizer, and Miss Jones,(Elsa Lanchester) a missionary, live in the Alas Islands. During a cholera epidemic, Ginger Ted and Miss Jones are sent to an outlying part of the islands to run a hospital; on their return, their motorboat breaks down, and they are marooned overnight on a small island. Miss Jones is certain that Ginger Ted means to rape her as soon as the sun goes down. When morning comes and her virtue is still intact, she is convinced that he has had a change of heart and that he is a good man in spite of his many faults. Ginger Ted himself is outraged by this explanation; it never occurred to him to rape Miss Jones, who is middle-aged and unattractive. Nevertheless, at the end of the story, Miss Jones and Ginger Ted have married and Ginger Ted, now known as Edward, have moved back to England run an inn.  IMDb

The Smallest Show on Earth (aka. Big Time Operators) (1962) 10:30 P.M. and 1:30 A.M.
Starring Peter Sellers and Virginia McKenna

A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.  IMDb

November 18

La Ciociara (a.k.a. Two Women) (1960) 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Starring Sophia Loren and Jean-Paul Belmondo

Cesira and her 13-year-old daughter, Rosetta, flee from the allied bombs in Rome during the second world war. They travel to the village where Cesira was born. During their journey and in the village, the mother does everything to protect Rosetta. However, on one occasion they both get raped by soldiers hiding in a church. This cruel event is too much for the always powerful fighting Cesira and she suffers from a breakdown. During their stay in the village, a young intellectual, Michele falls in love with Cesira who does not know how to reply to the advances of such a gentleman. (IMDB)

Waterfront (1944) 10:40 P.M. and 1:40 A.M.

Starring John Carradine, J. Carrol Naish and Edwin Maxwell

A Nazi spy passes himself off as an optometrist in San Francisco's waterfront district. Someone robs him of his codebook, and he must get it back. (IMDB)

November 25

Made for Each Other(1939) 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Young lawyer meets and marries girl after knowing her one day. Takes bride home to meet his mother who disapproves of the marriage. Lawyer thinks everything will be fine as he moves up the ladder of the law firm. He doesn't and things get tough. A baby makes things even tougher.IMDb

Starring James Stewart and Carole Lombard

That Uncertain Feeling(1941) 10:35 P.M. and 1:35 A.M.

Against her better judgement, happily married Jill Baker is persuaded to see a popular psychoanalyst about her psychosomatic hiccups. Soon, she's disillusioned about husband Larry; and one day in the doctor's waiting room she meets pianist Alexander Sebastian, who's even more confused than she is. Can this marriage be saved? Larry has a plan that is pure Lubitsch...IMDb

Starring Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas and Burgess Meredith

December 2

Scarlet Street (1945)

Starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett and Dan DuryeaChris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. That rainy night, he rescues delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, she lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results.  IMDb

Cause for Alarm! (1951)

Starring Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan and Bruce Cowling .

Invalid George Jones is both physically and mentally ill. He mistakenly believes his wife Ellen and his doctor are having an affair and also planning to kill him. He writes a letter to his lawyer detailing their alleged murder plot. After he has Ellen give the letter to their postman, he reveals its contents to her and then threatens her with a gun. The excitement proves to much and George suffers a fatal collapse. Now Ellen must find a way to retrieve the incriminating letter. IMDb

December 9

Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven (1948) 77 min. 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

A would-be playwright and a young woman escaping from a job at a gas station meet cute and fall in love.  IMDb

Starring Guy Madison, Diana Lynn, Audie Murphy, Irene Ryan, William Frawley and Margaret Hamilton

That's My Baby (1944) 68 min. 10:20 P.M. and 1:20 A.M.

Father runs a big corporation but is suffering from a severe case of melancholia. Daughter and persona non grata boyfriend cook up a plan to have every ex-vaudevillian and dancer on the club circuit that they can find attempt to make him smile.  IMDb

Starring Richard Arlen and Ellen Drew

December 16


Starring John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll and Robert Young 

During the first world war, novelist Edgar Brodie is sent to Switzerland by the Intelligence Service. He has to kill a German agent. During the mission he meets a fake general first and then Elsa Carrington who helps him in his duty.  IMDb

Topper Returns (1941) 88 min. 
10:30 P.M. and 1:45 A.M.

Starring Roland Young and Joan Blondell

Topper is once again tormented by a fun-loving spirit. This time, it's Joan Blondell, who was accidentally murdered while vacationing at the home of her wealthy friend, Ann Carrington (Landis), the intended victim. With Topper's help, Joan sets out to find her killer with the expected zany results. IMDb