Tag Archives: MGM

House of the Seven Hawks, 1959, Is Playing on TCM on January 30 (USA)

Set your DVRs for this quirky and satisfying film. House of the Seven Hawks, 1959, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Thursday, January 30 at 4 a.m. (Actually January 31).  Not closed captioned. The House of the Seven Hawks … Continue reading

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Escape, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on January 22 (USA)

Escape, 1940, is playing on Wednesday, January 22 at 2:15 p.m. on Turner Classic Movies.  Not closed captioned. This relatively unknown star vehicle is unusual for a number of different reasons. Although top billed, MGM Studio Queen, Norma Shearer’s role … Continue reading

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Waterloo Bridge, 1940, Is Playing on TCM on December 29 (USA)

Waterloo Bridge, 1940, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Sunday, December 29 at 8:00 a.m. est. Closed captioned. This was both Robert Taylor’s and Vivien Leigh’s favorite film.  Waterloo Bridge cost  $1,164,000.00 to make and made a profit of  … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of Party Girl, 1958

The information and quotations below come from Bernard Eisenschitz, Nicholas Ray: An American Journey, University of Minnesota Press, 1990. In 1958 Nicholas Ray signed a contract with Euterpe, a Joe Pasternak company attached to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, to make Party Girl.  The … Continue reading

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Johnny Eager, 1942, Is Playing on TCM on November 9 and 10 (USA)

Johnny Eager, 1942, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Saturday November 9 at midnight and on Sunday, November 10 at 10 a.m. November 9 is not closed captioned. November 10  captioned.  This is one of Mr. Taylor’s best. Don’t … Continue reading

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Small Town Girl, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on October 21 (USA)

Small Town Girl, 1936, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday, October 21 at 8:45 a.m. Closed captioned. For most of her career Janet Gaynor did nothing but play small town girls, the best known being Esther Blodgett. But … Continue reading

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Ivanhoe, 1952, Is playing on October 19 (USA)

Ivanhoe, 1952 is playing on Turner Classic Movies on October 19 at 6 a.m. Not closed captioned. Ivanhoe was one of the most successful films of the year and brought in over $10 million at the box office, about $89,823,018.87 in … Continue reading

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