TCM April 2017 Unseen Schedule

by thumpersma-86256 | created - 03 Apr 2017 | updated - 03 Apr 2017 | Public

All movies and shorts I have NOT seen that are showing in April 2017 on Turner Classic Movies channel

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1. Corruption (1968)

Approved | 91 min | Horror

A doctor goes to extreme lengths--even murder--to restore the badly burned face of his fiancée.

Director: Robert Hartford-Davis | Stars: Peter Cushing, Sue Lloyd, Noel Trevarthen, Kate O'Mara

Votes: 947

2. The Arrangement (1969)

R | 125 min | Drama, Romance

A suicidal advertising executive is forced to re-evaluate his life while dealing with his unhappy marriage, his mistress, and his aging father.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway, Deborah Kerr, Richard Boone

Votes: 2,351 | Gross: $8.72M

3. The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Kenny Williams, a lieutenant on the homicide squad, is engaged to Maxine Carroll, the Mayor's secretary. Or isn't he rather married with his job? For each time he has a date with his ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Joan Blondell, Clarence Kolb, Ruth Donnelly

Votes: 324

4. On the Loose (1951)

Passed | 78 min | Drama

Shunned by her self-absorbed parents, a teenage girl's need for love and attention drives her to delinquency and a suicide attempt - an act that finally brings her parents to their senses.

Director: Charles Lederer | Stars: Joan Evans, Melvyn Douglas, Lynn Bari, Robert Arthur

Votes: 152

5. 3 Ring Circus (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy

Jerry and Pete are two friends with no money, looking for some job. They finally find one as workers in a circus, but Jerry has different dreams. He wants to become a clown.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Joanne Dru, Zsa Zsa Gabor

Votes: 618

6. Kongo (1932)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Horror

This remake of West of Zanzibar (1928) made four years later tries to outdo the Lon Chaney original in morbidity. From a wheelchair a handicapped white man rules an area of Africa as a ... See full summary »

Director: William J. Cowen | Stars: Walter Huston, Lupe Velez, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Bruce

Votes: 786

7. Report from the Aleutians (1943)

Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary, History, War

Filmmaker John Huston narrates this Oscar-nominated World War II-era film about life among the U.S. soldiers protecting Alaska's Aleutian Islands.

Director: John Huston | Stars: John Huston, Walter Huston, Milton Ashkin, Lyle A. Bean

Votes: 446

8. Sing and Like It (1934)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy

A gangster becomes enamored with a dowdy, amateur off-key singer and tries to force a producer to put her in his Broadway production.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Pert Kelton, Edward Everett Horton, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 273

9. Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An investigative crime reporter helps the cops solve the case of a missing tycoon who's later found dead in a cheap boarding house.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Joan Perry, James Gleason, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 251

10. Gypsy Colt (1954)

G | 72 min | Drama, Family, Western

A beautiful spirited horse is so devoted to his young mistress that he undertakes an incredible 500-mile journey over treacherous terrain to be reunited with her.

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Donna Corcoran, Ward Bond, Frances Dee, Larry Keating

Votes: 179

11. Springfield Rifle (1952)

Approved | 93 min | War, Western

Major Lex Kearney becomes the North's first counterespionage agent as he tries to discover who's behind the theft of Union cavalry horses in Colorado during the Civil War.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Gary Cooper, Phyllis Thaxter, David Brian, Paul Kelly

Votes: 1,561

12. Firecreek (1968)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Western

A peace-loving, part-time Sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens, Gary Lockwood

Votes: 2,948

13. The Zodiac Killer (1971)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The San Francisco area is beset by a series of seemingly random murders without motive or pattern. The police are taunted by phone calls and letters. Could the maniac be the violent, truck ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Hanson | Stars: Hal Reed, Bob Jones, Ray Lynch, Tom Pittman

Votes: 561

14. Fine Feathers (1968)

5 min | Animation, Short, Family

Two birds and leaves in a tale about vanity.

Director: Evelyn Lambart

Votes: 60

15. What on Earth! (1967)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The Martians speculate on the nature of Earth's apparent dominant lifeform, automobiles.

Directors: Les Drew, Kaj Pindal | Star: Donald Brittain

Votes: 254

16. Mail Early (1941)

2 min | Short, Animation

A very short animated film advertising for Canadians to mail their Xmas mail early in order their friends get their mail on time.

Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 86

17. A Chairy Tale (1957)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

An ordinary-looking chair refuses to be sat upon.

Directors: Claude Jutra, Norman McLaren | Star: Claude Jutra

Votes: 864

18. Very Nice, Very Nice (1961)

Not Rated | 7 min | Short

Through an unconventional use of concise narrative, a conceptual collage of sounds and images, and a rapid-fire montage, Arthur Lipsett's first film vividly portrays the urban estrangement in the times of social erosion and materialism.

Director: Arthur Lipsett

Votes: 646

19. Lines: Vertical (1960)

6 min | Animation, Short

An experiment in abstract film-making, this short film (as its name implies) consists only of vertical lines, drawn directly onto each film frame, that change in response to music.

Directors: Evelyn Lambart, Norman McLaren

Votes: 324

20. Boogie-Doodle (1948)

4 min | Animation, Short

From the opening credits: "An experimental film (...) made without camera, by drawing directly upon 35 mm film with an ordinary pen and ink." Various abstract shapes interact and transform into one another.

Director: Norman McLaren

Votes: 498

21. Walking (1968)

M | 5 min | Animation, Short

A cinematic portrait of people walking in their individual ways.

Director: Ryan Larkin

Votes: 722

22. Hot Stuff (1971)

Not Rated | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

In the prehistoric era, man is freezing when the gods take pity and give him warmth (fire). But there's a condition: don't be careless. He passes it down through the ages and gains more ... See full summary »

Director: Zlatko Grgic | Stars: Don Arioli, Gerald Budner, John Howe

Votes: 160

23. The Owl Who Married a Goose: An Eskimo Legend (1974)

8 min | Animation, Short

An owl marries a goose. They have off-spring, but somehow their habits of life are not compatible.

Director: Caroline Leaf

Votes: 147

24. The Street (1976)

10 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

This film deals with a Jewish family in Montreal, Canada as they care for a dying grandmother and the young boy who is impatient to get the room he was promised as soon as she kicks the bucket.

Director: Caroline Leaf | Stars: Mort Ransen, Sarah Dwight, John Hood, Vera Leitman

Votes: 631

25. An Old Box (1975)

9 min | Short, Animation

During Christmastime, a bum discovers a magical box.

Director: Paul Driessen

Votes: 117

26. The Family That Dwelt Apart (1973)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A family of seven lives on a New England island with nobody else. One winter, they got stranded because the bay froze over. This didn't much matter to them, but someone on the mainland ... See full summary »

Director: Yvon Mallette | Star: E.B. White

Votes: 174

27. Monsieur Pointu (1976)

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Monsieur Pointu would like to play his fiddle. But the fiddle has other ideas.

Directors: André Leduc, Bernard Longpré | Star: Paul Cormier

Votes: 117

28. Mindscape (1976)

8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

An artist creates a painting of the landscape he sees, then finds he can literally climb into the picture to see the fantastic world inside.

Director: Jacques Drouin

Votes: 668

29. 'E' (1981)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A giant statue of the letter "E" arrives in the park. One man sees it as "B"; they are preparing to cart him off to the looney bin when a doctor arrives and determines the man needs glasses... See full summary »

Directors: Francine Desbiens, Bretislav Pojar | Stars: Patrice Arbour, Bernard Carez

Votes: 171

30. Every Child (1979)

6 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

An abandoned baby is repeatedly left on a series of doorsteps in a well to do community, only to be rejected by each in turn until the infant arrives at the one social group that shows any ... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Fedorenko | Stars: Bernard Carez, Sophie Cowling, Raymond Pollender

Votes: 740

31. Why Me? (1978)

10 min | Short, Animation, Comedy

Unfortunately, Nesbitt Spoon has just received the grievous news from his doctor that he is about to die--not in a year or even a month; but in the next five short minutes. Now, what would you do if you had less than five minutes to live?

Directors: Derek Lamb, Janet Perlman | Stars: Marshall Efron, Richard Gilbert

Votes: 90

32. Zea (1981)

5 min | Short

Tight close-ups show a slowly revolving, glistening, lightly textured surface. Water drips. Bubbles coalesce. An orchestra plays. What is the mysterious surface? Suddenly, it bursts!

Directors: André Leduc, Jean-Jacques Leduc

Votes: 74

33. Canada Vignettes: Log Driver's Waltz (1981)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A short illustrating a traditional Canadian folk song about a woman's admiration for the agility for her boyfriend, the log driver.

Director: John Weldon | Stars: Anna McGarrigle, Kate McGarrigle

Votes: 386

34. La plage (1978)

3 min | Short, Animation

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Director: Suzanne Gervais

Votes: 41

35. The Big Snit (1985)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A couple have a fight over a scrabble game unaware that a full scale nuclear war has started.

Director: Richard Condie | Stars: Jay Brazeau, Ida Osler, Randy Woods, Bill Guest

Votes: 1,613

36. The Sweater (1980)

10 min | Animation, Short, Biography

A French Canadian boy endures the terrible shame when he receives the hockey sweater of the wrong team.

Director: Sheldon Cohen | Stars: Roch Carrier, Jean-Guy Moreau

Votes: 716

37. Sea Dream (1979)

6 min | Short, Animation

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Director: Ellen Besen | Star: Yvanna Kroitor

Votes: 44

38. Blackfly (1991)

5 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

A young surveyor, new to northern Ontario, encounters the black flies. Over and over again, he encounters those black flies.

Director: Christopher Hinton | Star: Wade Hemsworth

Votes: 449

39. The Irises (1991)

4 min | Animation, Short

Recreating garden's sounds and natural light, this short animation film evokes the dizzying heights to which the bidding rose when one of Vincent van Gogh's most famous paintings was sold at auction in 1987.

Directors: Suzanne Gervais, Jacques Giraldeau | Star: Michael Rudder

Votes: 49

40. Bob's Birthday (1994)

12 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

A devoted and happily-married housewife organises a surprise party on the occasion of her husband's birthday, unbeknownst to her that her dentist spouse is experiencing a sudden mid-life crisis at his office.

Directors: David Fine, Alison Snowden | Stars: Andy Hamilton, Alison Snowden, Harry Enfield, Andrew MacLachlan

Votes: 763

41. When the Day Breaks (1999)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A chance encounter, a juicy yellow lemon and an unfortunate twist of fate will reveal that the symbiotic relationship between people is inextricable.

Directors: Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby

Votes: 1,016

42. My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts (1999)

11 min | Animation, Short, Biography

A personal interpretation of Norwegian history - starring a grandmother who during the Second World War loses her job ironing the King's shirts. Instead she gains access to the enemy's ... See full summary »

Director: Torill Kove | Star: Mag Ruffman

Votes: 412

43. The Cat Came Back (1988)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A pesky yellow cat becomes the bane of Mr. Johnson's life as it constantly outsmarts his increasingly desperate attempts to get rid of it.

Director: Cordell Barker | Star: Richard Condie

Votes: 2,083

44. Bride by Mistake (1944)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy

Norah is very rich, owns her own shipyard and has Sylvia double for her at all outside functions. But Sylvia is now married and wants to go to Washington with her new husband while Norah's ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: Alan Marshal, Laraine Day, Marsha Hunt, Allyn Joslyn

Votes: 213

45. Love and Learn (1947)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Music

A wealthy socialite bored with her life meets and falls in love with a struggling songwriter on the verge of leaving New York and quitting the music business.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Jack Carson, Robert Hutton, Martha Vickers, Janis Paige

Votes: 88

46. Devil's Canyon (1953)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

In 1897 Arizona, an ex-marshal is sent to the territorial prison where many of his enemies, among guards and inmates alike, are eager for a chance at payback.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Dale Robertson, Stephen McNally, Arthur Hunnicutt

Votes: 294

47. Great Day in the Morning (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A Confederate drifter wins a hotel-saloon at poker in Denver but two rival female admirers, local Union sympathizers, Southern gold miners and an orphaned boy complicate his life.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Virginia Mayo, Robert Stack, Ruth Roman, Alex Nicol

Votes: 635

48. The Big Land (1957)

Approved | 92 min | Romance, Western

Alan Ladd stars as a Kansas cattle rancher battling the elements and corrupt cattle buyers to build a railroad spur to the Rio Grande just after the United States' Civil War.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Alan Ladd, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Anthony Caruso

Votes: 428

49. Fort Dobbs (1958)

Approved | 93 min | Western

Eluding a sheriff's posse, an escaped man saves a farming family from a Comanche attack and escorts it to the nearby Fort Dobbs.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Clint Walker, Virginia Mayo, Brian Keith, Richard Eyer

Votes: 581

50. Something of Value (1957)

Approved | 113 min | Drama, W