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Saturday Classic Movies

Here are highlights of the scheduled programming on SCCtv (Comcast Ch 28/ Wave Broadband Ch19)
Remember, we simulcast our broadcast right here on our Web site,

Thanks to Igor, of Movie Marvels fame, for putting the schedule together! 
Remember, it is always subject to change, depending on Igor's mood.

December 3

Poster for The St. Louis Bank Robbery
The St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959)
1h 29min
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Released 10 September 1959 (USA)
Starring Steve McQueen, Crahan Denton, David Clarke
Directed by Charles Guggenheim, John Stix
Written by Richard T. Heffron
A gang's plans for a St. Louis bank robbery are complicated when the sister of one of the thieves starts voicing her well-founded suspicions.
Poster for Please Murder Me!
Please Murder Me! (1956)
1h 18min
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released March 1, 1956 (United States)
Starring Angela Lansbury, Raymond Burr, Dick Foran
Directed by Peter Godfrey
Written by Al C. Ward, Donald Hyde, Ewald André Dupont
A lawyer suffers a guilt complex after getting a murder acquittal for his client, and then finding out she did commit the crime.

December 10

Poster for Under Capricorn
Under Capricorn (1949)
1h 57min
Crime, Drama, Romance
Released October 8, 1949 (United States)
Starring Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Written by John Colton, Margaret Linden, Helen Simpson
A young gentleman goes to Australia where he reunites with his now married childhood sweetheart, only to find out she has become an alcoholic and harbors dark secrets.
Poster for Sabotage
Sabotage (1936)
1h 16min
Crime, Thriller
Released January 11, 1937 (United States)
Starring Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Written by Joseph Conrad, Charles Bennett, Ian Hay
A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.

December 17

Poster for The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
1h 56m
Drama, Film-Noir
Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, , Lizabeth Scott
Directed by Lewis Milestone
Written by Robert Rossen (screenplay), John Patrick (from an original story by), Robert Riskin (uncredited)
A man is reunited with his childhood friend and her husband, who believe he knows the truth about the death of her rich aunt years earlier.
Poster for Detour
Detour (1945)
1h 8min
Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released 25 January 1946 (Canada)
Starring Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake
Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer
Written by Martin Goldsmith, Martin Goldsmith
Chance events trap hitchhiking nightclub pianist Al Roberts in a tightening net of death, deception and blackmail.

December 24

Poster for Meet John Doe
Meet John Doe (1941)
2h 2min
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released 3 May 1941 (USA)
Starring Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold
Directed by Frank Capra
Written by Richard Connell, Robert Presnell Sr.
A man needing money agrees to impersonate a non-existent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.
Poster for Beyond Tomorrow
Beyond Tomorrow (1940)
1h 24min
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Released 10 May 1940 (USA)
Starring Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger
Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
Written by Adele Comandini, Mildred Cram
The ghosts of three elderly industrialists killed in an airplane crash return to Earth to help reunite a young couple they initially brought together.

December 31

Poster for The Snows of Kilimanjaro
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)
1h 54min
Adventure, Drama, Romance
Released 25 December 1952 (Mexico)
Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner
Directed by Henry King, Roy Ward Baker
Written by Casey Robinson
Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro.
Poster for The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss
The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss (1936)
1h 1min
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Released 27 February 1937 (USA)
Starring Cary Grant, Mary Brian, Peter Gawthorne
Directed by Alfred Zeisler
Written by E. Phillips Oppenheim, John L. Balderston
A bored millionaire wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance.