'A Study in Terror' (1965)

This week:
* Tuesday—Barbara Stanwyck can’t heal herself.
* Wednesday and Thursday—Bogie goes bonkers, tangles with Nazis, gets a makeover, and mixes it up with mobsters.
* Friday and Saturday—Get your fill of Sherlock Holmes in 17 films from the ’30s through the ’70s.


Monday—December 21st


Tuesday—December 22nd

4:30 AM—The Miracle Woman (1931)
A phony faith healer fights the temptation to go straight when she falls for a blind man.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, David Manners, Beryl Mercer. Dir: Frank Capra. BW-90 mins, TV-PG


Wednesday—December 23rd

1:00 PM—Conflict (1945)
A man murders his wife so he can be free to marry her sister.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Alexis Smith, Sydney Greenstreet. Dir: Curtis Bernhardt. BW-86 mins, TV-PG, CC

2:30 PM—Dead Reckoning (1947)
A tough veteran sets out to solve his war buddy’s murder.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky. Dir: John Cromwell. BW-100 mins, TV-PG, CC

4:15 PM—The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
A woman slowly discovers that her artist husband is a deranged killer.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith. Dir: Peter Godfrey. BW-94 mins, TV-G, CC

6:00 PM—Knock on Any Door (1949)
A crusading lawyer fights to save a juvenile delinquent charged with murder.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready. Dir: Nicholas Ray. BW-100 mins, TV-PG, CC

8:00 PM—To Have and Have Not (1944)
A skipper-for-hire’s romance with a beautiful drifter is complicated by his growing involvement with the French resistance.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan. Dir: Howard Hawks. BW-100 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS

10:00 PM—The Big Sleep (1946)
Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl’s involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Dorothy Malone. Dir: Howard Hawks. BW-114 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS


Thursday—December 24th

12:00 AM—Dark Passage (1947)
A man falsely accused of his wife’s murder escapes to search for the real killer.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Agnes Moorehead. Dir: Delmer Daves. BW-106 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS

2:00 AM—Key Largo (1948)
A returning veteran tangles with a ruthless gangster during a hurricane.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall. Dir: John Huston. BW-101 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS

8:00 PM—Remember the Night (1940)
An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi. Dir: Mitchell Leisen. BW-94 mins, TV-G


Friday—December 25th

8:00 PM—The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Sherlock Holmes uncovers a plot to murder the heir to a country estate.
Cast: Richard Greene, Basil Rathbone, Wendy Barrie. Dir: Sidney Lanfield. BW-80 mins, TV-PG, CC

9:30 PM—The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
The famed sleuth tries to stop Professor Moriarty from stealing the Crown Jewels.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino. Dir: Alfred L. Werker. BW-82 mins, TV-G, CC

11:00 PM—The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)
The legendary sleuth becomes involved with a mysterious French woman while investigating the Loch Ness monster.
Cast: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Genevieve Page. Dir: Billy Wilder. C-125 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format


Saturday—December 26th

1:15 AM—Sherlock Holmes’ Fatal Hour (1931)
Sherlock Holmes tries to stop a string of crimes masterminded by Professor Moriarty.
Cast: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Philip Hewland. Dir: Leslie S. Hiscott. BW-81 mins, TV-G

2:30 AM—The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
Sherlock Holmes investigates the haunting of an isolated British estate by a murderous canine.
Cast: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Andre Morell. Dir: Terence Fisher. C-87 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

4:00 AM—A Study in Terror (1965)
Sherlock Holmes tries to unmask Jack the Ripper.
Cast: John Neville, Donald Houston, John Fraser. Dir: James Hill. C-95 mins, CC

6:00 AM—Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
Sherlock Holmes investigates acts of terrorism linked to Nazi radio broadcasts.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers. Dir: John Rawlins. BW-66 mins, TV-PG

7:15 AM—Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
Sherlock Holmes fights to keep a new bombsite design from the Nazis.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-68 mins, TV-PG

8:30 AM—Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
Sherlock Holmes tries to recover a stolen document during World War II.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Henry Daniell. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-72 mins, TV-PG

9:45 AM—Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
Sherlock Holmes investigates murders at a rest home where Watson volunteers.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Hillary Brooke. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-68 mins, TV-PG, CC

11:00 AM—The Spider Woman (1944)
Sherlock Holmes fakes his own death to expose a killer.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-62 mins, TV-PG

12:15 PM—The Scarlet Claw (1944)
Sherlock Holmes investigates a haunting in a Canadian village vital to the war effort.
Cast: Sherlock Holmes, Nigel Bruce, Paul Cavanagh. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-74 mins, TV-PG, CC

1:30 PM—The Pearl of Death (1944)
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Akers. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-69 mins, TV-PG

2:45 PM—Sherlock Holmes in the House of Fear (1945)
Sherlock Holmes investigates the murder of a group of seven club members.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Aubrey Mather. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-69 mins, TV-PG

4:00 PM—Pursuit to Algiers (1945)
Sherlock Holmes tries to protect a foreign leader traveling on an ocean liner.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Riordan. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-65 mins, TV-PG, CC

5:15 PM—Sherlock Holmes in Terror by Night (1946)
Sherlock Holmes signs on to protect a priceless diamond from jewel thieves.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-63 mins, TV-PG

6:30 PM—Sherlock Holmes in Dressed to Kill (1946)
Sherlock Holmes sets out to find why people are killing each other over a seemingly inexpensive music box.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison. Dir: Roy William Neill. BW-71 mins, TV-PG

8:00 PM—The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
A gang of small time crooks plots an elaborate jewel heist.
Cast: Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Marilyn Monroe. Dir: John Huston. BW-112 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS


Sunday—December 27th


Mike Gray