Joan Blondell (as 'Sally') and Melvyn Douglas (as detective 'Bill') off to a flying start, as he cuts his secretary loose, opening There's Always A Woman, 1938, directed by Alexander Hall, from a story by Wilson Collison.
TCM Promo for appearances by popular chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain, introducing movies in this month's Friday Night Spotlight, Food In The Movies, starting at 8pm ET.
South Asian rubber plantation boss Carson (Clark Gable) and aide Mac (Tully Marshall) are lamenting the blunders of drunken colleague Guidon (Donald Crisp) when they discover he's brought Vantine (Jean Harlow) home, increasing frustration, early in MGM's hit Red Dust, 1932.
Allan Dwan opens his final film, on location on the Mexican Pacific coast, from Herman Melville's novel Typee, introducing sailors Dana Andrews and Don Dubbins, island pimp Arthur Shields, officer Les Hellman and Ted de Corsia their cruel captain, in Enchanted Island, 1958, also starri... more
Sailor Danny (Sammy Davis Jr.) and Eartha Kitt (title character, a San Diego streetwalker), with his pal Lester (Charles Swain) are settling plans for after his discharge when her father (Rex Ingram) from Los Angeles arrives, apparently seeking reconciliation, in the 1958 remake of Philip Yordan's <... more
With a title tune written by composer Elmer Bernstein and Sammy Cahn, Sammy Davis Jr. vocal opening his first movie as an actor, Eartha Kitt in the title role as a San Diego streetwalker, the 1958 re-working of screenwriter Philip Yordan's Anna Lucasta.
With his wounded buddy Tom (Don Dubbins), New England-based sailor Abner (Dana Andrews) has been taken in by a South Sea island tribe, represented by lovely Fayaway (Jane Powell), still worried they may be cannibals, in Enchanted Island, 1958, from a Herman Melville novel.
Unlike every other stage or screen production of the title, this one has a mambo-dance number for sailor-turned-cabbie Danny (Sammy Davis Jr.), partying with ex-girlfriend Eartha Kitt (title character), who's had a change of heart just hours after getting married, in Anna Lucasta, 1958.
The jazz score kicks back in as Sammy Davis Jr. (as sailor 'Danny,' his first scene in his first dramatic role) and pal Lester (Charles Swain) arrive at the San Diego waterfront bar run by Noah (Alvin Childress), come to see the streetwalker title character (Eartha Kitt), in the 1958 version of A... more
Playing mostly comedy here, as shipmates Rick (Humphrey Bogart), Alberta (Mary Astor) and Lorenz (Sydney Greenstreet) kill time on board ship in John Huston's light espionage thriller Across The Pacific, 1942
After prologue on the youth of the title character, a leap to Borgia-ruled Rome, introducing Cesare (Warner Oland), Lucrezia (Estelle Taylor), Donati (Montagu Love), Spanish maiden della Varnese (Mary Astor) and dishy servant Maria (Myrna Loy), all awaiting John Barrymore, in Don Juan, 1926.
At port in Hong Kong, enjoying a show with friends Tommy and Susan (Robert Young, Alice Faye), who are not (yet) a couple, orphan Ching-Ching (Shirley Temple, with a song by Harry Revel and Mack Gordon) reveals hidden talents, with impressions, in 20th Century-Fox's Stowaway, 1936.
Accompanists for garbage man Josh (Sammy Davis Jr.) are uncredited, as he knocks out his specialty tune for the movie by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen and gets a visit from fellow WWII vet Vince (Buddy Lester) about the heist their buddy Frank Sinatra is planning, in the original Ocean's Eleven... more
Opening with Corliss (Shirley Temple reprising her role from Kiss And Tell, 1945), girlfriend Mildred (Virginia Welles), her attorney father (Tom Tully) suave defendant Marquis (David Niven), and Dexter (Darryl Hickman), in A Kiss For Corliss, (a.k.a. Almost A Bride). 1949.
Orphan Ching-Ching (Shirley Temple), who dozed off in a car that got loaded onto a liner departing Shanghai, winds up in the cabin of Susan (Alice Faye) and her mother-in-law to-be (Helen Westley), the captain (Robert Greig) calming nerves, in Stowaway, 1936, from producer Buddy DeSylva.
Download the TV Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android!