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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.seattlecolleges.tv.

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

September 26

SECRET AGENT

Starring John Gielgud, Madeleine Carroll and Robert Young 

During the first world war, novelist Edgar Brodie is sent to Switzerland by the Intelligence Service. He has to kill a German agent. During the mission he meets a fake general first and then Elsa Carrington who helps him in his duty.  IMDb

Topper Returns (1941) 88 min. 
10:30 P.M. and 1:45 A.M.

Topper is once again tormented by a fun-loving spirit. This time, it's Joan Blondell, who was accidentally murdered while vacationing at the home of her wealthy friend, Ann Carrington (Landis), the intended victim. With Topper's help, Joan sets out to find her killer with the expected zany results. IMDb

Starring Roland Young and Joan Blondell

October 3

Heartbeat (1946) 101 min.  9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

A young female escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris. She is caught red-handed on her first attempt at stealing by an upper class man. He recruits her to do him a favor at a society party where she meets and falls in love with a young, handsome, rich diplomat. Whether or not she can land him is another story.  IMDb

Starring Ginger Rogers, Jean-Pierre Aumont and Basil Rathbone


The Thirteenth Guest (1932) 69 min. 10:45 P.M. and 1:45 A.M.

13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at which the 13th guest failed to show up. The master of the manner has died, and left the bulk of his estate to this 13th guest, but nobody knows who that is. Now someone is murdering the remaining guests, and placing their dead bodies at the table, in the same seat they had occupied 13 years before. IMDb

Starring Ginger Rogers and Lyle Talbot

October 10

Kansas City Confidential (1952) 99 min.  9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he's finally released for lack of evidence--after having been beaten up and tortured by the police--he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops. Written by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.IMDb

Starring John Payne, Colleen Gray and Lee Van Cleef

Quicksand (1950) 79 min.  10:40 P.M. and 1:40 A.M.

Motor mechanic Dan Brady lacks funds for a heavy date with new waitress Vera, the type whose life's ambition is a fur coat; so he embezzles twenty dollars from his employer. To make up the shortage, he goes in debt for a hundred. Thereafter, every means he tries to get out of trouble only gets him deeper into crime, while everyone he meets is out for what they can get. Written by Rod Crawford <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.IMDb

Starring Mickey Rooney, Jeanne Cagney and Peter Lorre

October 17

Cyrano De Bergerac (1950) 112 min. 9:00 P.M. and 12:35 A.M. (PST)

The charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play.  IMDb

Starring José Ferrer, Mala Powers and William Prince


William Shakespeare’s As You Like it (1936) 96 min. 10:55 P.M. 

A duke usurps his brother's land and power, banishing him and his retinue into the forest of Arden. The banished duke's daughter, Rosalind, remains with her cousin Celia. She has fallen in love with Orlando, but he has his own tyrannical brother to contend with, so he joins those in the forest. Rosalind, now banished, disguises herself as a young man, with Celia as her servant, and follows Orlando into the forest. There, nature stirs love's fires in various rustics as well as in those from the court. Phebe, a shepherdess loved by Silvius, is herself smitten with the disguised Rosalind. Can true love find a way, and can brothers be reconciled and harmony restored? IMDb

Starring Henry Ainley, Elizabeth Bergner and Laurence Olivier

 

October 24

The Last Time I Saw Paris

Charles returns to Paris to reminisce about the life he led in Paris after it was liberated. He worked on "Stars and Stripes" when he met Marion and Helen. He would marry and be happy staying in Paris after his discharge and working for a news organization. He would try to write his great novel and that would come between Charlie, his wife and his daughter.

Starring Elizabeth TaylorVan Johnson and Walter Pidgeon

 

Life With Father 

In late nineteenth century New York a Wall Street broker likes to think his house runs his way, but finds himself constantly bemused at how much of what happens is down to his wife. His children are also stretching their wings, discovering girls and making money out of patent medicine selling. When it comes to light he has never been baptized and everyone starts insisting he must do so, it all starts to get a bit too much.

Starring William PowellIrene Dunne and Elizabeth Taylor