This week:
* Monday—Wrestlers, boxers, and jewel thieves in hot water.
* Tuesday—Gregory Peck has a million, but he can’t spend it!
* Wednesday—One thing you can say about the French Revolution—it was filled with intrigue.
* Thursday—People get lost, one of them on purpose.
* Friday—Bogie a psycho killer? Say it ain’t so.
* Saturday—You think you’ve got a fear of flying?
* Sunday—A simian just looking for a blonde and a good time takes a bite out of the Big Apple.


Monday—July 12th

9:30 AM—The Payoff (1935)
A sports columnist’s greedy wife talks him into shilling for a wrestling promoter.

12:00 PM—The Living Ghost (1942)
A former detective investigates a wealthy kidnap victim who returns with brain damage.

3:00 PM—Leave It to the Irish (1944)
A private eye investigating one murder is framed for another.

4:15 PM—Killer McCoy (1947)
A lightweight boxer gets mixed up in murder.

6:00 PM—The Killer That Stalked New York (1950)
Married jewel thieves struggle with infidelity, federal agents, and the deadly smallpox virus.


Tuesday—July 13th

12:00 AM—Spellbound (1945)
A psychiatrist tries to help the man she loves solve a murder buried in his subconscious.

4:00 AM—Man with a Million (1954)
On a bet, a man tries to see how much he can get without breaking a million-pound bank note.

9:15 AM—Alibi Ike (1935)
A brash baseball star gets mixed up with gamblers and a pretty young girl.


Wednesday—July 14th

3:00 AM—The Survivors (1983)
Two unemployed men become targets of a hit man whose crime they witnessed.

8:30 AM—The Fighting Guardsman (1945)
A French nobleman robs from his fellow aristocrats to help the poor.

11:30 AM—The Black Book (1949)
Opponents plot to bring down Robespierre during the French Revolution.

6:00 PM—The Scarlet Pimpernel (1935)
A British aristocrat’s effete facade masks a swashbuckling hero rescuing victims of the French revolution.

8:00 PM—So Dark the Night (1946)
A French police detective investigates his fiancee’s murder.

9:15 PM—Gun Crazy (1949)
Two disturbed young people release their fascination with guns through a crime spree.

10:45 PM—My Name Is Julia Ross (1945)
A young girl finds herself entrenched in a murder cover-up when she goes to work for a wealthy widow.


Thursday—July 15th

12:00 AM—Cry of the Hunted (1953)
A prison convict escapes through the Louisiana swamps.

1:30 AM—Desperate Search (1953)
A man fights to find his children after their plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness.

Then Hollywood biopics and teens with aspirations ’til dawn.


Friday—July 16th

8:15 AM—The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
Years after a murder drove them apart, an heiress tries to win back her lost love.

10:15 AM—Cry Wolf (1947)
A woman uncovers deadly secrets when she visits her late husband’s family.

11:45 AM—The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
A woman slowly discovers that her artist husband is a deranged killer.

5:15 PM—The Man with a Cloak (1951)
A mystery man tries to help a young innocent escape a murderous housekeeper.

6:45 PM—Jeopardy (1953)
A woman desperately seeks help to prevent her trapped husband from drowning.

8:00 PM—Freaks (1932)
A lady trapeze artist violates the code of the side show when she plots to murder her midget husband.

9:15 PM—Circus of Horrors (1960)
A deranged plastic surgeon travels with a circus troupe.

11:00 PM—Berserk! (1967)
A lady ringmaster milks the publicity from a string of murders.


Saturday—July 17th

1:00 AM—The Circus Queen Murder (1933)
A vacationing DA gets mixed up in a tangled case involving a touring circus.

2:30 AM—Girls on the Loose (1958)
A nightclub owner runs an all-woman robbery gang.

4:00 AM—So Young, So Bad (1950)
A crusading psychiatrist tries to help troubled reform school girls.

8:30 AM—Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)
An Irish rebel leader becomes addicted to violence.

10:30 AM—Triple Trouble (1950)
When they’re framed for a robbery, the Bowery Boys investigate the case from behind bars.

2:00 PM—The Phenix City Story (1955)
A crusading lawyer takes on the corrupt machine running a Southern town.

4:00 PM—Zero Hour! (1957)
The film for which the Zuckers and Abraham will be forever grateful.

8:00 PMRoad to Morocco (1942)
Two castaways get mixed up in an Arabian nightmare when they’re caught between a bandit chief and a beautiful princess.

11:15 PM—The Wind and the Lion (1975)
An Arab chief triggers an international incident when he kidnaps an American widow and her children.


Sunday—July 18th

3:30 AMOutpost in Morocco (1949)
In the middle of a desert war, a Foreign Legionnaire falls for his Arab enemy’s daughter.

2:00 PM—To Catch a Thief (1955)
A retired cat burglar fights to clear himself of a series of Riviera robberies committed in his style.

8:00 PM—Beauty and the Beast (1946)
A mysterious monster forces a young innocent to share his life in an enchanted castle.

10:00 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.

Mike Gray