This week:
* Monday—A noir Western … who knew?
* Tuesday—Four pre-Code crime dramas.
* Wednesday—Pirates ahoy, arrrrrr!
* Thursday—Groucho, a detective?
* Friday—Gangster goes straight: bothered and bewildered but not bewitched.
* Saturday—Bowery Boys predict the future … for a charlatan.
* Sunday—Death panels for the elderly, when being elderly begins at 30.


Monday—April 5th

9:00 AM—Blood on the Moon (1948)
A gunslinger hired to drive off a rancher falls in love with the man’s daughter.

12:15 PM—Fury (1936)
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.

4:00 PM—Nobody Lives Forever (1946)
A con artist falls for the rich widow he’s trying to fleece.

6:00 PM—Bad Day at Black Rock (1954)
A one-armed veteran uncovers small-town secrets when he tries to visit an Asian-American war hero’s family.


Tuesday—April 6th

6:00 AM—The Criminal Code (1931)
A convict trying to reform is torn between conflicting loyalties when he witnesses a murder behind bars.

7:45 AM—The Ruling Voice (1931)
A powerful gangster goes soft when he meets his grown-up daughter.

9:00 AM—Star Witness (1931)
An old man who witnessed a crime is threatened by gangsters.

10:15 AM—The Beast of the City (1932)
A police captain leads the fight against a vicious gangland chief.

4:30 PM—Dragonwyck (1946)
A farm girl signs on as governess in a gloomy mansion.


Wednesday—April 7th

Spend the evening with pirates in 6 films.


Thursday—April 8th

1:15 PM—The Big Store (1941)
A detective and his zany pals take over a failing department store.


Friday—April 9th

1:15 AM—A Slight Case of Murder (1938)
A gangster finds the straight life ain’t so simple.

6:00 AM—The Secret Fury (1950)
A mysterious figure tries to stop a woman’s marriage by driving her mad.

1:15 PM—It’s a Wonderful World (1939)
A runaway poetess helps a fugitive prove himself innocent of murder charges.


Saturday—April 10th

2:00 AM—Five Minutes to Live (1961)
A deranged bandit holds a bank president’s wife hostage.

9:00 AM—The Quare Fellow (1962)
A prison warden finds his belief in capital punishment tested.

10:30 AM—Hard Boiled Mahoney (1947)
The Bowery Boys try to expose a phony fortune-teller.


Sunday—April 11th

2:00 AM—Logan’s Run (1976)
A future police officer uncovers the deadly secret behind a society that worships youth.

4:15 AM—Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Detective Mike Hammer fights to solve the murder of a beautiful hitchhiker.

6:15 AM—Rendezvous (1935)
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.

5:45 PM—A Place in the Sun (1951)
An ambitious young man wins an heiress’s heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend’s pregnancy.

Mike Gray