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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, www.scctv.net .

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

October 12

Too Late for Tears (1949) 94 min.  9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder.  IMDb

Starring Lizabeth Scott and Don DeFore

The Lady Confesses (1945) 64 min. 10: 35 P.M. and 1:35 A.M.

Shortly before she is to be married, a young woman gets a visit from her fiance's wife, who had been missing for seven years and presumed dead. Soon both the girl and her fiance find themselves mixed up with a crooked nightclub owner, gangsters and murder.  IMDb

Starring Hugh Beaumont and Mary Beth Hughes


October 19 

La Ciociara (a.k.a. Two Women) (1960) 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Cesira and her 13-year-old daughter, Rosetta, flee from the allied bombs in Rome during the second world war. They travel to the village where Cesira was born. During their journey and in the village, the mother does everything to protect Rosetta. However, on one occasion they both get raped by soldiers hiding in a church. This cruel event is too much for the always powerful fighting Cesira and she suffers from a breakdown. During their stay in the village, a young intellectual, Michele falls in love with Cesira who does not know how to reply to the advances of such a gentleman. (IMDB)

Starring Sophia Loren and Jean-Paul Belmondo

Waterfront (1944) 10:40 P.M. and 1:40 A.M.

A Nazi spy passes himself off as an optometrist in San Francisco's waterfront district. Someone robs him of his codebook, and he must get it back. (IMDB)

Starring John Carradine, J. Carrol Naish and Edwin Maxwell

 October 26

Vincent Price double feature returns for Halloween weekend!

House on Haunted Hill (1959) 75 min. 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren and his 4th wife, Annabelle, have invited 5 people to the house on Haunted Hill for a "haunted House" party. Whoever will stay in the house for one night will earn ten thousand dollars each. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, and other terrors.
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Starring Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart and Richard Long

Last Man on Earth (1964) 87 min. 10:20 P.M. and 1:20 A.M.

When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter.
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Starring Vincent Price, France Bettoia, and Emma Danieli

November 2

Two British Comedies

The Beachcomber (aka. Vessel of Wrath) (1938) 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Ginger Ted, AKA Edward Claude Wilson (Charles Laughton) a drunkard and womanizer, and Miss Jones,(Elsa Lanchester) a missionary, live in the Alas Islands. During a cholera epidemic, Ginger Ted and Miss Jones are sent to an outlying part of the islands to run a hospital; on their return, their motorboat breaks down, and they are marooned overnight on a small island. Miss Jones is certain that Ginger Ted means to rape her as soon as the sun goes down. When morning comes and her virtue is still intact, she is convinced that he has had a change of heart and that he is a good man in spite of his many faults. Ginger Ted himself is outraged by this explanation; it never occurred to him to rape Miss Jones, who is middle-aged and unattractive. Nevertheless, at the end of the story, Miss Jones and Ginger Ted have married and Ginger Ted, now known as Edward, have moved back to England run an inn.  IMDb

Starring Charles Laughton and  Elsa Lanchester

The Smallest Show on Earth (aka. Big Time Operators) (1962) 10:30 P.M. and 1:30 A.M.

A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.  IMDb

Starring Peter Sellers and Virginia McKenna

November 9

Scarlet Street (1945)

Starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett and Dan Duryea

Chris Cross, 25 years a cashier, has a gold watch and little else. That rainy night, he rescues delectable Kitty from her abusive boyfriend Johnny. Smitten, amateur painter Chris lets Kitty think he's a wealthy artist. At Johnny's urging, she lets Chris establish her in an apartment (with his shrewish wife's money). There, Chris paints masterpieces; but Johnny sells them under Kitty's name, with disastrous and ironic results. IMDb

Cause for Alarm! (1951)

Starring Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan and Bruce Cowling .

Invalid George Jones is both physically and mentally ill. He mistakenly believes his wife Ellen and his doctor are having an affair and also planning to kill him. He writes a letter to his lawyer detailing their alleged murder plot. After he has Ellen give the letter to their postman, he reveals its contents to her and then threatens her with a gun. The excitement proves to much and George suffers a fatal collapse. Now Ellen must find a way to retrieve the incriminating letter. IMDb

November 16

Symphony of Living (1935) 75 min.
10:30 P.M. and 1:30 A.M.

There is this old concertmaster of the Cosmopolitian Orchestra and he is about to realize his life-long ambition of appearing as a soloist with the orchestra, when an accident robs him of use of his right hand. His children, upon learning of his misfortune, immediately desert him knowing he will no longer provide them with money. So Adolph Greig sinks lower and lower and becomes a street beggar, too proud to ask for help from his friends and unable to find his son or daughter. One night, standing in front of the concert hall, he sinks to the street from hunger and fatigue. He is picked up by two men associated with the orchestra, Mancini and Rozzini, and they take him to Rozzini's and they develop a plan whereby they will set up Greig in a next-door studio where he can give violin lessons. A young violin genius named Carl Rupert shows up and, with the aid of Mancini and Rozzini, Greig starts the boy off on a brilliant career. Or, what promised to be a brilliant career until his long-lost mother shows up. IMDb

Starring Evelyn Brent and Al Shean

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1946) 93 min.
9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Poor Andy, all he wants to do is get to town and continue to woo his girl and ask her hand in marriage. Andrew "Andy" Hardy met his sweetheart Kay Wilson in college, but has since served in the military and is now being discharged. Getting back to Kay may be the hardest thing of them all to accomplish. He arrives in town alright, but things start to go awry from there. Question is, will he succeed? IMDb

Starring Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone and Sara Haden

November 23

Panic in the Streets (1950) 96 min. 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. Next morning, Dr. Clint Reed of the Public Health Service confirms the dead man had pneumonic plague. To prevent a catastrophic epidemic, Clint must find and inoculate the killers and their associates, with the reluctant aid of police captain Tom Warren, despite official skepticism, and in total secrecy, lest panic empty the city. Can a doctor turn detective? He has 48 hours to try. IMDb


Starring Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Zero Mostel

Suddenly (1954) 75 min. 10:40 P.M. and 1:40 A.M.

The tranquility of a small town is marred only by sheriff Tod Shaw's unsuccessful courtship of widow Ellen Benson, a pacifist who can't abide guns and those who use them. But violence descends on Ellen's household willy-nilly when the U.S. President passes through town... and slightly psycho hired assassin John Baron finds the Benson home ideal for an ambush. IMDb


Starring Frank Sinatra and Sterling Hayden

November 30 

These are a couple of entertaining films from the forties with a little something for everyone - romance, adventure and even a little bit of sining from Perry Como.

Doll Face (1945) 79 min. 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Burlesque queen Doll Face Carroll is dismissed from an audition for a legitimate Broadway show because she lacks culture. Her boss/manager Mike decides that she can get both culture and plenty of publicity by writing her autobiography. He hires a ghost writer to do all the work, but doesn't count on the possibility that Doll Face and her collaborator might have more than a book on their minds. IMDb


Starring Vivian Blaine, Dennis O'Keefe and Perry Como

Million Dollar Weekend (1948) 73 min. 10:20 P.M. and 1:20 A.M.

Nicholas Lawrence, a young stockbroker, embezzles a million dollars worth of cash and stock, planning to flee to Shanghai. En route, he meets Cynthia Strong, who is fleeing Los Angeles after the suspicious death of her husband. When a blackmailer tries to force her to pay him or he'll accuse her of murder, she appeals to Nicholas for assistance. During a layover in Honolulu, while Nicholas and Cynthia are eating dinner, the blackmailer steals the attaché case containing the stolen loot. Nicholas and Cynthia pursue the thief to San Francisco in a desperate attempt to recover the stocks and money before Nicholas' now regretted embezzlement is discovered. IMDb

Starring Gene Raymond and Osa Massen