This week:
* Monday—A very strange comedy.
* Tuesday—Gold diggers ascendant.
* Wednesday—Robbers go where the money is.
* Thursday—Sometimes it takes a blind man to find a murderer.
* Friday and Saturday—Three classic Ealing crime comedies.
* Saturday—”Sanctuary!”
* Sunday—Vrooom, vrooom!


Monday—May 17th

6:00 PM—Idiot’s Delight (1939)
A hoofer and a fake Russian countess are caught behind enemy lines at the outbreak of World War II.


Tuesday—May 18th

Six films featuring gold diggers.


Wednesday—May 19th

6:30 AM—Armored Car Robbery (1950)
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.

7:45 AM—Destination Murder (1950)
A woman infiltrates the mob to find her father’s killer.

9:00 AM—The People Against O’Hara (1951)
A defense attorney jeopardizes his career to save his client.

11:00 AM—The Unknown Man (1951)
A scrupulously honest lawyer discovers that the client he’s gotten off was really guilty.

12:30 PM—Clash by Night (1952)
An embittered woman seeks escape in marriage, only to fall for her husband’s best friend.

2:30 PM—Beware, My Lovely (1952)
A widow discovers her handyman is an escaped mental patient.

4:00 PM—Angel Face (1953)
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.

5:45 PM—Code Two (1953)
Three young men train to become motorcycle cops.


Thursday—May 20th

12:00 AM—Ransom! (1956)
A wealthy couple tries to cope with the press and the police when their son is kidnapped.

2:00 AM—Scandal Sheet (1952)
A tabloid editor assigns a young reporter to solve a murder the editor committed himself.

3:30 AM—The Whole Truth (1958)
A woman tries to prove her cheating husband didn’t murder his mistress.

5:00 AM—Eyes in the Night (1942)
Blind detective Duncan Maclain gets mixed up with enemy agents and murder when he tries to help an old friend with a rebellious stepdaughter.

6:30 AM—The Get-Away (1941)
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.


Friday—May 21st

12:15 AM—Thunderheart (1992)
An FBI man gets back in touch with his Native roots investigating a murder on a reservation.

6:30 AM—The Big House (1930)
An attempted prison break leads to a riot.

12:30 PM—Hide-Out (1934)
Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.

2:00 PM—Night Must Fall (1937)
A charming young man worms his way into a wealthy woman’s household, then reveals a deadly secret.

4:00 PM—The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937)
A chic jewel thief in England falls in love with one of her marks.

5:45 PM—Lady in the Lake (1947)
Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective’s viewpoint.

8:00 PM—Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
An ambitious young man sets out to kill everyone who stands between him and a fortune.

11:00 PM—The Ladykillers (1955)
An eccentric bandit gang moves into a little old lady’s boardinghouse to plot a major heist.


Saturday—May 22nd

12:45 AM—The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
An overlooked gold transporter with twenty years service plots to steal a million pounds of gold.

8:30 AM—The Front Page (1931)
A crusading newspaper editor tricks his retiring star reporter into covering one last case.

10:30 AM—Trouble Makers (1948)
The Bowery Boys pose as bellhops to solve a murder.

8:00 PM—The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.


Sunday—May 23rd

12:15 AM—On Borrowed Time (1939)
An old man and his grandson trap Death in a tree.

3:30 AM—The Desert Fox (1951)
Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler.

5:00 AM—Valley of the Sun (1942)
A government spy goes after a crooked Indian agent in Arizona.

2:00 PM—In Cold Blood (1967)
Two vagrants try to outrun the police after committing a savage crime in this real-life shocker.

4:30 PM—The Wild One (1954)
Motorcycle-riding delinquents take over a small town.

10:00 PM—The Rising of the Moon (1957)
Three stories examine the lives of the Irish living under British oppression.

Mike Gray