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This week:
* Monday—A silent Sherlock battles a silent Moriarty, silently.
* Tuesday—Two versions of a Damon Runyon story.
* Wednesday—Bogie gets religion.
* Thursday and Friday—Six Hitchcock classics followed by six equally classic Thin Man films.
* Saturday—Charles Boyer risks it all.
* Sunday—Errol Flynn hears footprints, in the dark yet.


Monday—December 28th

12:00 AM—Sherlock Holmes (1922)
Sherlock Holmes faces off against Professor Moriarty.
Cast: John Barrymore, Roland Young, Carol Dempster. Dir: Albert Parker. BW-86 mins, TV-G


Tuesday—December 29th

12:00 AM—Lady for a Day (1933)
A gangster helps an old apple-vendor pose as a society woman to fool her visiting daughter.
Cast: May Robson, Warren William, Guy Kibbee. Dir: Frank Capra. BW-96 mins, TV-G

1:45 AM—Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
A good-hearted gangster turns an old apple seller into a society matron so she can impress her daughter.
Cast: Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Hope Lange. Dir: Frank Capra. C-137 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM—On the Waterfront (1954)
A young stevedore takes on the mobster who rules the docks.
Cast: Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Steiger. Dir: Elia Kazan. BW-108 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


Wednesday—December 30th

2:15 AM—Ice Station Zebra (1968)
A sub commander on a perilous mission must ferret out a Soviet agent on his ship.
Cast: Rock Hudson, Patrick McGoohan, Jim Brown. Dir: John Sturges. C-152 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

6:00 AM—Tokyo Joe (1949)
An American in post-war Japan gets caught up in the black market.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Sessue Hayakawa, Alexander Knox. Dir: Stuart Heisler. BW-89 mins, TV-PG, CC

9:15 AM—In a Lonely Place (1950)
An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy. Dir: Nicholas Ray. BW-93 mins, TV-PG, CC

11:00 AM—Sirocco (1951)
A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Marta Toren, Lee J. Cobb. Dir: Curtis Bernhardt. BW-98 mins, TV-PG, CC

9:45 PM—The Left Hand of God (1955)
The new priest at a Chinese mission takes an unorthodox approach to spreading God’s word.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney, Lee J. Cobb. Dir: Edward Dmytryk. C-87 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

11:30 PM—Beat the Devil (1954)
A group of con artists stake their claim on a bogus uranium mine.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Gina Lollobrigida, Jennifer Jones. Dir: John Huston. BW-90 mins, TV-PG, CC


Thursday—December 31st

7:00 AM—The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
International spies kidnap a doctor’s son when he stumbles on their assassination plot.
Cast: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda De Banzie. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-120 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

9:15 AM—Marnie (1964)
A rich man marries a compulsive thief and tries to unlock the secrets of her mind.
Cast: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-130 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

11:30 AM—Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
A young girl fears her favorite uncle may be a killer.
Cast: Joseph Cotten, Teresa Wright, Macdonald Carey. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. BW-108 mins, TV-PG, CC

1:30 PM—Psycho (1960)
A woman on the run gets mixed up with a repressed young man and his violent mother.
Cast: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. BW-109 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

3:30 PM—Vertigo (1958)
A detective falls for the mysterious woman he’s been hired to tail.
Cast: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-130 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

6:00 PM—Rear Window (1954)
A photographer with a broken leg uncovers a murder while spying on the neighbors in a nearby apartment building.
Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Raymond Burr. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. C-114 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM—The Thin Man (1934)
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Cast: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O’Sullivan. Dir: W. S. Van Dyke II. BW-91 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS

9:45 PM—After The Thin Man (1936)
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora’s cousin of a murder charge.
Cast: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart. Dir: W. S. Van Dyke II. BW-112 mins, TV-G, CC

11:45 PM—Another Thin Man (1939)
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
Cast: William Powell, Myrna Loy, C. Aubrey Smith. Dir: W. S. Van Dyke II. BW-103 mins, TV-G, CC


Friday—January 1st

1:45 AM—Shadow of The Thin Man (1941)
High society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles run into a variety of shady characters while investigating a race-track murder.
Cast: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Donna Reed. Dir: W. S. Van Dyke II. BW-97 mins, TV-G, CC

3:30 AM—The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
On a trip to visit his parents, detective Nick Charles gets mixed up in a murder investigation.
Cast: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Lucile Watson. Dir: Richard Thorpe. BW-101 mins, TV-G, CC

5:15 AM—Song of The Thin Man (1947)
Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
Cast: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn, Dean Stockwell. Dir: Edward Buzzell. BW-87 mins, TV-G

8:30 AM—Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
Cast: James Stewart, Ben Gazzara, Lee Remick. Dir: Otto Preminger. BW-161 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


Saturday—January 2nd

8:45 AM—Algiers (1938)
A thief on the run from the law risks his life for love.
Cast: Charles Boyer, Sigrid Gurie, Hedy Lamarr. Dir: John Cromwell. BW-98 mins, TV-PG


Sunday—January 3rd

8:00 AM—Footsteps in the Dark (1941)
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
Cast: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Ralph Bellamy. Dir: Lloyd Bacon. BW-96 mins, TV-G, CC

9:15 PM—Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
A filmmaker tries to sell a script about con artists taking on the Russian millionaires of Mexico.
Cast: W. C. Fields, Gloria Jean, Leon Errol. Dir: Edward Cline. BW-71 mins, TV-PG

Mike Gray