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Fri Jan 29, 2016, 10:53 PM

TCM Schedule for Monday February 1 - 31 Days of Oscar

It's that time again - this year, it's a "6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon" setup, where an actor from one film appears in the next.

(all times Eastern)


6:00 AM GIGI (1958)
A Parisian girl is raised to be a kept woman but dreams of love and marriage. Dir: Vincente Minnelli Cast: Leslie Caron , Maurice Chevalier , Louis Jourdan . C-115 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

(Connection: John Abbot)

8:00 AM MERRY WIDOW, THE (1952)
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country. Dir: Curtis Bernhardt Cast: Lana Turner , Fernando Lamas , Una Merkel . C-105 mins, CC,

(Connection: Una Merkel)

10:00 AM BROADWAY MELODY OF 1936 (1936)
A Broadway columnist tries to use an innocent dancer to frame a producer. Dir: Roy Del Ruth Cast: Jack Benny , Eleanor Powell , Robert Taylor . BW-101 mins, CC,

(Connection: Paul Harvey)

11:49 AM GRANDAD OF RACES (1950)
This short film presents the annual horse race held in the Piazza del Campo in Siena. Vitaphone Release 1950A. Dir: André De La Varre Jr. C-10 mins,

12:00 PM CALAMITY JANE (1953)
The Wild West heroine helps bring a star attraction to Deadwood and finds love. Dir: David Butler Cast: Doris Day , Howard Keel , Allyn McLerie . C-101 mins, CC,

(Connection: Doris Day)

1:45 PM BILLY ROSE'S JUMBO (1962)
The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves. Dir: Charles Walters Cast: Doris Day , Stephen Boyd , Jimmy Durante . C-127 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

(Connection: Stephen Boyd)

4:00 PM BEN-HUR (1959)
While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ. Dir: William Wyler Cast: Charlton Heston , Jack Hawkins , Haya Harareet . C-222 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

7:49 PM CRASHING THE WATER BARRIER (1956)
This short documentary follows the exploits of Donald Campbell, who attempts to set a water speed record on Lake Mead. Vitaphone Release 2589A. Dir: Konstantin Kalser C-10 mins,

8:00 PM AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... (2014)
A documentary tracing the history of the Academy Awards. Dir: Robert Epstein C-95 mins, CC,

9:39 PM ACADEMY AWARDS PORTFOLIO (1965)
In this promotional short, Cesar Romero presents a series of portraits of Academy Award winners from 1928 to 1961 created by artist Nicholas Volpe. BW-1 mins,

(Connection: Jack Hawkins)

10:00 PM LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I. Dir: David Lean Cast: Peter O'Toole , Alec Guinness , Anthony Quinn . C-227 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

(Connection: Alec Guinness)

2:00 AM BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, THE (1957)
The Japanese Army forces World War II POWs to build a strategic bridge in Burma. Dir: David Lean Cast: William Holden , Alec Guinness , Jack Hawkins . C-161 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

4:43 AM SO YOU THINK YOU'RE NOT GUILTY (1950)
In this comedic short, a simple traffic violation turns into a 10-year jail sentence for Joe McDoakes. Vitaphone Release 1876A. Dir: Richard Bare Cast: Jack Mower , George O'Hanlon , Fred Kelsey . BW-11 mins,

(Connection: James Donald)

5:00 AM EDWARD, MY SON (1949)
A possessive father destroys anyone who threatens his plans for his son. Dir: George Cukor Cast: Spencer Tracy , Deborah Kerr , Ian Hunter . BW-113 mins, CC,

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