This week:
* MondayCherchez la femme.
* Tuesday—John Ford defines the Old West.
* Wednesday—Nick and Nora — and of course Asta — are on the case.
* Thursday—Orson Welles startles from both sides of the camera.
* Friday—Gary Cooper talks his head off.
* Saturday—William Powell is smooth regardless of which side of the law he’s on.
* Sunday—Zachary Scott gets shot in the excitement.


Monday—May 3rd

8:30 AM—The Runaway Bride (1930)
A criminal gang goes after the jewels their dying leader stashed in a woman’s handbag.

2:45 PM—There’s Always a Woman (1938)
While working on a simple case, married private eyes uncover a murder.


Tuesday—May 4th

Several John Ford Westerns this evening: Stagecoach, The Searchers, Cheyenne Autumn, and Fort Apache.


Wednesday—May 5th

12:00 PM—The Hucksters (1947)
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.

4:00 PM—The Bribe (1949)
A sultry singer tries to tempt a federal agent from the straight-and-narrow.

8:00 PM—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.

11:30 PM—Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942)
A wheelchair-bound doctor fights off a homicidal maniac.


Thursday—May 6th

1:00 AM—Dr. Gillespie’s Criminal Case (1943)
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer’s innocence.

11:30 AM—Journey into Fear (1942)
A munitions expert gets mixed up with gunrunners in Turkey.

2:15 PM—The Stranger (1946)
A small-town schoolteacher suspects her new husband may be an escaped Nazi war criminal.

4:00 PM—The Third Man (1949)
A man’s investigation of a friend’s death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna.

5:45 PM—Citizen Kane (1941)
The investigation of a publishing tycoon’s dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.


Friday—May 7th

5:30 PM—The Fountainhead (1949)
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.


Saturday—May 8th

6:00 AM—Jewel Robbery (1932)
A jewel thief falls for a tycoon’s wife in Vienna.

7:30 AM—The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
Society sleuth Philo Vance investigates a murder tied to a Long Island dog show.

9:00 AM—The Lady from Shanghai (1948)
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.

10:30 AM—Jinx Money (1948)
The Bowery Boys find a dead gangster’s loot-and the mob out to get it back.

12:00 PM—King Kong (1933)
A film crew discovers the “eighth wonder of the world,” a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.

4:00 PM—Hang ’em High (1968)
A mysterious drifter survives a lynching, then goes back for revenge.

6:00 PM—The Great Train Robbery (1979)
Three crooks plot to steal a fortune in gold from a moving train.

10:30 PM—The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.


Sunday—May 9th

10:00 AM—The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
A possessive son’s efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family.

1:15 PM—Mildred Pierce (1945)
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.

~~Mike Gray