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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.

May 16

Hercules Double Feature!

Hercules (1958) 104 min.
9:00 P.M. and 12:30 A.M.

Starring Sylva Koscina and Steve Reeves

In this melange of characters and events from separate mythological stories, Hercules, demigod and superman, arrives in the ancient Greek kingdom of Iolcus to tutor Iphitus, son of king Pelias; immediately on arrival, he falls in love with the king's delectable, briefly clad daughter Iole. Before he can win her, he must succeed in a series of quests, in the course of which he teams up with Jason, true heir of Iolcus, whom he accompanies on the famous voyage of the Argonauts. IMDb

Hercules Unchained (1959) 96 min.
10:45 P.M. 2:15 A.M.

Starring Sylva Koscina and Steve Reeves

En route to Thebes for an important diplomatic mission, Hercules drinks from a magic spring and loses his memory. He spends most of the movie in the pleasure gardens of Queen Omphale of Lydia. While young Ulysses tries to help him regain his memory, political tensions escalate in Thebes, and Hercules' new wife Iole finds herself in mortal danger. IMDb

May 23

A Walk In The Sun (1945) 117 min.
9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

In the 1943 invasion of Italy, one American platoon lands, digs in, then makes its way inland to attempt to take a fortified farmhouse, as tension and casualties mount. Unusually realistic picture of war as long quiet stretches of talk, punctuated by sharp, random bursts of violent action whose relevance to the big picture is often unknown to the soldiers. Written by Rod Crawford.  IMDb

Starring Dana Andrews, Richard Conte and Lloyd Bridges

Three Came Home (1950) 106 min.
10:50 P.M. and 1:50 A.M.

The true story of Agnes Newton Keith's imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. Separated from her husband and with a young son to care for she has many difficulties to face. Written by Col Needham  IMDb

Starring Claudette Colbert and Patrick Knowles

May 30

Road to Bali (1952) 91 min.
9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.

Having to leave Melbourne in a hurry to avoid various marriage proposals, two song-and-dance men sign on for work as divers. This takes them to an idyllic island on the way to Bali where they vie with each other for the favours of Princess Lala. The hazardous dive produces a chest of priceless jewels which arouses the less romantic interest of some shady locals. IMDb

Starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope


Eternally Yours (1939) 95 min.
10:30 P.M. and 1:30 A.M.

Anita, engaged to solid Don Barnes, is swept off her feet by magician Arturo. Before you can say presto, she's his wife and stage assistant on a world tour that seems never to end. Anita is mildly annoyed by Arturo's constant flirtations, but his death-defying stunts give her nightmares. As for her plan to retire in a farmhouse, forget it. Finally, she's had enough and disappears for real... IMDb

Starring Loretta Young and David Niven

June 6

Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) 88 min. 9:00 P.M. and 12:30 A.M.

Leslie Howard plays Sir Percy Blakeney, an 18th century English aristocrat who leads a double life. He appears to be merely the effete aristocrat, but in reality is part of an underground effort to free French nobles from Robespierre's Reign of Terror. Based on the novel by Baroness Orczy. IMDb

Starring Leslie Howard and Merle Oberon

Penny Serenade (1941) 119 min. 10:30 P.M. and 2:00 A.M.

A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. IMDb

Starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne

June 13

UNDER CAPRICORN

Starring Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten and Michael Wilding

In 1831, Irishman Charles Adare travels to Australia to start a new life with the help of his cousin who has just been appointed governor. When he arrives he meets powerful landowner and ex-convict Sam Flusky, who wants to do a business deal with him. Whilst attending a dinner party at Flusky's house, Charles meets Flusky's wife Henrietta who he had known as a child back in Ireland. Henrietta is an alcoholic and seems to be on the verge of madness.  IMDb

SABOTAGE (1936)

Starring  Sylvia SidneyOskar HomolkaDesmond Tester

Mr. Verloc is part of a gang of foreign saboteurs operating out of London. He manages a small cinema with his wife and her teenage brother as a cover, but they know nothing of his secret. Scotland Yard assign an undercover detective to work at the shop next to the cinema in order to observe the gang. IMDb  

June 20

STORM IN A TEACUP

Starring  Vivien LeighRex Harrison

A local politician in Scotland tries to break the reporter who wrote a negative story about him, and who is also in love with his daughter.

Q PLANES (Clouds Over Europe)

Starring  Laurence OlivierRalph RichardsonValerie Hobson 

A quirky British Secret Service Agent named Major Hammond tries to discover who is using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes.

June 27

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

July 4

This is the Army (1943) (115 min.) 9:00 P.M. and 12:15 A.M.

In WW I dancer Jerry Jones stages an all-soldier show on Broadway, called Yip Yip Yaphank. Wounded in the War, he becomes a producer. In WW II his son Johnny Jones, who was before his fathers assistant, gets the order to stage a knew all-soldier show, called THIS IS THE ARMY. But in his pesonal life he has problems, because he refuses to marry his fiancée until the war is over. IMDb

Starring George Murphy, Joan Leslie, Alan Hale, Kate Smith and Ronald Reagan


Private Buckaroo (1942) (68 min.) 11:00 P.M. and 2:15 A.M.

YEAH MAN! EVEN THE JEEPS ARE JIVIN'!...when these music-makers swing out with an Army band and get hep with a host of U.S. Oh! Honeys! IMDb

Starring the Andrews Sisters