Wednesday, September 3, 2014

September is Melvyn Douglas month on TCM.

Howdy, boys and girls! It’s my sacred duty as a retired senior citizen to inform you that SEPTEMBER IS MELVYN DOUGLAS MONTH on Turner Classic Movies and I wholeheartedly encourage all of you to enjoy a whole bunch of this fabulous dude’s films ... every Wednesday starting TODAY. Here are my favorite picks for the month. (Check your local listings for times.)
Being There (1979) with Peter Sellers
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) with Cary Grant and Myrna Loy
A Woman’s Face (1941) with Joan Crawford
Hotel (1967) with Rod Taylor and a cast of dozens
Annie Oakley (1935) with Barbara Stanwyck
Three Hearts for Julia (1943) with Ann Sothern
Ninotchka (1939) with Greta Garbo
Captains Courageous (1937) with Spencer Tracy
Theodora Goes Wild (1936) with Irene Dunne
She Married Her Boss (1935) with Claudette Colbert
The Vampire Bat (1933) with Fay Wray
Arsène Lupin Returns (1938) with Warren William
The Toy Wife (1938) with Robert Young and Luise Rainer
That Uncertain Feeling (1941) with Merle Oberon
Fast Company (1938) with Florence Rice
Third Finger, Left Hand (1940) with Myrna Loy
Dangerous Corner (1935) with Virginia Bruce and Conrad Nagel
Prestige (1932) with Ann Harding
Tell No Tales (1938) with Louise Platt
The Shining Hour (1938) with Joan Crawford and Margaret Sullavan
I Never Sang for My Father (1970) with Gene Hackman
Hud (1963) with Paul Newman and Patricia Neal
The Sea of Grass (1947) with Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn
Advance to the Rear (1964) with Glenn Ford
The Americanization of Emily (1964) with James Garner and Julie Andrews
My Forbidden Past (1951) with Ava Gardner
We Were Dancing (1942) with Norma Shearer
I’ve got another excellent senior citizen recipe to share today but I’ll save it for my next post — which follows shortly — because this one is already long enough and I don’t want to drive anybody crazy. Thank you for your support.

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