Friday, October 31, 2008

Today on Turner Movie Classics

31 Friday
7:00 AM Festival of Shorts #11 (1998)
In The Tell-Tale Heart (1942) a man confesses to murder after being tormented by the sound of his victim's beating heart. BW-22 mins, , CC
7:30 AM Cat People (1942)
A newlywed fears that an ancient curse will turn her into a bloodthirsty beast. Cast: Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Conway. Dir: Jacques Tourneur. BW-73 mins, TV-PG, CC, DVS
8:50 AM Short Film: Believe It Or Not #4 (1931)
BW-8 mins,
9:00 AM Freaks (1932)
A lady trapeze artist violates the code of the side show when she plots to murder her midget husband. Cast: Wallace Ford, Olga Baclanova, Harry Earles. Dir: Tod Browning. BW-62 mins, TV-PG, CC
10:15 AM Devil Doll, The (1936)
A Devil's Island escapee shrinks murderous slaves and sells them to his victims as dolls. Cast: Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Frank Lawton. Dir: Tod Browning. BW-78 mins, TV-PG, CC
11:45 AM Mark Of The Vampire (1935)
Vampires seem to be connected to an unsolved murder. Cast: Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Bela Lugosi. Dir: Tod Browning. BW-61 mins, TV-PG, CC
1:00 PM Devil Bat, The (1940)
A mad scientist trains killer bats to respond to a special scent. Cast: Bela Lugosi, Suzanne Kaaren, Dave O'Brien. Dir: Jean Yarbrough. BW-68 mins, TV-PG
2:15 PM White Zombie (1932)
A zombie master menaces newlyweds on a Haitian plantation. Cast: Bela Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, John Harron. Dir: Victor Halperin. BW-67 mins, TV-PG
3:30 PM Body Snatcher, The (1945)
To continue his medical experiments, a doctor must buy corpses from a grave robber. Cast: Boris Karloff, Henry Daniell, Bela Lugosi. Dir: Robert Wise. BW-78 mins, TV-PG, CC
5:00 PM Bedlam (1946)
When an actress tries to reform an asylum, its corrupt keeper has her committed. Cast: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, Billy House. Dir: Mark Robson. BW-79 mins, TV-PG, CC
6:30 PM Ghoul, The (1933)
An ancient Egyptian returns to punish those who violated his tomb. Cast: Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger. Dir: T. Hayes Hunter. BW-81 mins, TV-G, CC
8:00 PM Haunted Palace, The (1963)
After inheriting a decaying estate, a man discovers his family's deadly secret. Cast: Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney, Jr.. Dir: Roger Corman. C-87 mins, , CC, Letterbox Format
9:30 PM Die, Monster, Die ! (1965)
On a trip to meet his girlfriend's family, a young man uncovers deadly secrets. Cast: Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Freda Jackson. Dir: Daniel Haller. C-79 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format
11:00 PM Shuttered Room, The (1966)
A man takes his young wife to her family home just as a series of strange murders start. Cast: Gig Young, Carol Lynley, Oliver Reed. Dir: David Greene. C-100 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format
12:45 AM Dunwich Horror, The (1970)
A demonic priest uses a young innocent to help him bring banished elder gods back to Earth. Cast: Sandra Dee, Dean Stockwell, Ed Begley. Dir: Daniel Haller. C-88 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format
2:30 AM Blood Feast (1963)
An Egyptian priest uses human sacrifice to bring back his goddess. Cast: William Kerwin, Mal Arnold, Connie Mason. Dir: Herschell Gordon Lewis. C-67 mins,
3:45 AM Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Travelers stumble on a Southern town out for revenge for losing the Civil War. Cast: William Kerwin, Connie Mason, Jeffrey Allen. Dir: Herschell Gordon Lewis. C-84 mins,

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