This week:
* Monday—Brando is all at sea.
* Tuesday—Sydney Greenstreet likes to talk to people who like to talk.
* Wednesday—John Hurt gets a great big hug—on his face.
* Thursday—John Garfield is in a fog—several of them, in fact.
* Friday—Karloff wants to terrorize Nicholson, but more likely it was the other way around.
* Saturday—Peter Sellers aspires to greatness—as a criminal.
* Sunday—The girl can’t help it: Ava Gardner is a femme fatale.


Monday—March 1st

9:30 AM—Possessed (1947)
A married woman’s passion for a former love drives her mad.
Cast: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey. Dir: Curtis Bernhardt. BW-108 mins, TV-PG, CC

8:00 PM—Morituri (1965)
The English blackmail a German expatriate into a Nazi rubber shipment.
Cast: Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Janet Margolin. Dir: Bernhard Wicki. BW-123 mins, CC, Letterbox Format


Tuesday—March 2nd

9:30 AM—The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet. Dir: John Huston. BW-101 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS


Wednesday—March 3rd

11:30 AM—Adam’s Rib (1949)
Husband-and-wife lawyers argue opposite sides in a sensational women’s rights case.
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday. Dir: George Cukor. BW-101 mins, TV-G, CC, DVS

1:30 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

10:15 PM—Alien (1979)
The crew of a broken down space ship accidentally picks up a deadly alien life form.
Cast: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright. Dir: Ridley Scott. C-117 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


Thursday—March 4th

7:30 AM—They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he’s killed an opponent in the ring.
Cast: John Garfield, Claude Rains, Gloria Dickson. Dir: Busby Berkeley. BW-92 mins, TV-PG, CC

9:15 AM—Flowing Gold (1940)
A fugitive from justice tries to get work in a western oil field.
Cast: John Garfield, Pat O’Brien, Frances Farmer. Dir: Alfred E. Green. BW-81 mins, TV-G

12:30 PM—Out of the Fog (1941)
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman’s daughter.
Cast: Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Thomas Mitchell. Dir: Anatole Litvak. BW-85 mins, TV-PG, CC

2:00 PM—The Sea Wolf (1941)
Shipwrecked fugitives try to escape a brutal sea captain who’s losing his mind.
Cast: Edward G. Robinson, John Garfield, Ida Lupino. Dir: Michael Curtiz. BW-87 mins, TV-PG, CC

3:30 PM—Between Two Worlds (1944)
Passengers on a luxury liner realize they are en route to the afterlife.
Cast: John Garfield, Edmund Gwenn, Eleanor Parker. Dir: Edward A. Blatt. BW-112 mins, TV-G, CC

5:30 PM—The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Illicit lovers plot to kill the woman’s older husband.
Cast: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway. Dir: Tay Garnett. BW-113 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS

9:00 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


Friday—March 5th

4:00 AM—Dementia 13 (1963)
Members of an Irish family are being killed off by one of their own who wishes to inherit the family fortune.
Cast: William Campbell, Luana Anders, Bart Patton. Dir: Francis Ford Coppola. BW-75 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format

5:30 AM—The Terror (1963)
A lost soldier discovers a mysterious beauty haunting a half-deserted castle.
Cast: Boris Karloff, Jack Nicholson, Sandra Knight. Dir: Roger Corman. C-79 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

9:30 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. Dir: Edward Buzzell. BW-87 mins, TV-G, CC


Saturday—March 6th

8:30 AM—The Ladykillers (1955)
An eccentric bandit gang moves into a little old lady’s boardinghouse to plot a major heist.
Cast: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Katie Johnson. Dir: Alexander Mackendrick. BW-91 mins, TV-G, Letterbox Format

5:30 PM—On the Beach (1959)
After a nuclear war, U.S. sailors stationed in Australia deal with the end of civilization.
Cast: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire. Dir: Stanley Kramer. BW-134 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


Sunday—March 7th

2:30 AM—Blackboard Jungle (1955)
An idealistic teacher confronts the realities of juvenile delinquency.
Cast: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Sidney Poitier. Dir: Richard Brooks. BW-101 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format, DVS

4:15 AM—The Killers (1946)
An insurance investigator uncovers a string of crimes when he tries to find a murdered boxer’s beneficiary.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O’Brien. Dir: Robert Siodmak. BW-102 mins, TV-14, CC

6:00 AM—Riffraff (1936)
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
Cast: Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy, Joseph Calleia. Dir: J. Walter Ruben. BW-94 mins, TV-G

10:00 AM—The Whole Town’s Talking (1935)
A gangster hides from the law by trading places with a mild-mannered double.
Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur, Wallace Ford. Dir: John Ford. BW-92 mins, TV-G, CC

12:00 PM—Red, Hot and Blue (1949)
An actress’s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
Cast: Betty Hutton, Victor Mature, William Demarest. Dir: John Farrow. C-84 mins, TV-G

6:00 PM—Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
Inspector Clouseau fakes his own death so he can track the mystery man who’s been trying to kill him.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Dyan Cannon. Dir: Blake Edwards. C-99 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

10:15 PM—The Big Knife (1955)
An unscrupulous movie producer blackmails an unhappy star into signing a new contract.
Cast: Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Rod Steiger. Dir: Robert Aldrich. BW-114 mins, TV-PG, CC

Mike Gray