Catching up with some of TCM’s recent and future programming. A Warren William video you may not have seen. Other odds and ends including an auction alert. (Constance Cummings pictured).
Classic Movie Daily is Cliff Aliperti's daily old movie diary. Daily posts include a list of "birthdays" for Silent and Golden Age movie stars; TV tips and recommendations for Turner Classic Movies and other classic networks; Warner Archive and other DVD release notes; and Cliff's Notes on the day.
Cliff’s Notes: TCM in July; More Olivia?
Highlighting TCM’s July 2016 schedule through links to past articles and reviews.
Cliff’s Notes for Sunday, May 1, 2016
May 2016 reading list for TCM viewers. May 1 birthdays: Ian Maclaren in 1875; Tom Moore in 1883; Anna Appel in 1888; Patsy De Forest in 1894; Julanne Johnston in 1900; Robert Lord in 1900; Leila Hyams in 1905; Rose Hobart in 1906; Josephine Dunn in 1906; Kate Smith in 1907; Glenn Ford in 1916; and Danielle Darrieux in 1917.
Cliff’s Notes for Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Where to win your free copy of Helen Twelvetrees, Perfect Ingenue. February 10 birthdays: Olin Howland in 1886; Robert Keith in 1890; Alan Hale in 1892; Jimmy Durante in 1893; Roy D’Arcy in 1894; Judith Anderson in 1897; Thornton Freeland in 1898; Stella Adler in 1901; John Farrow in 1904; Lon Chaney Jr. in 1906; Erik Rhodes in 1906; Hazel Court in 1926; and Robert Wagner in 1930.
Classic Movie Daily for Wednesday, December 23
How many copies of the Kindle edition of Helen Twelvetrees, Perfect Ingenue I gave away this past weekend. December 23 birthdays: Bertram Grassby in 1880; John Cromwell in 1886; Eric Blore in 1887; Ann Pennington in 1893; Fredi Washington in 1903; Kane Richmond in 1906; James Roosevelt in 1907; and Barbara Ruick in 1930.
Classic Movie Daily, December 9 Check-In, Kirk Douglas …
A look at TCM’s December 9 Kirk Douglas 99th birthday tribute schedule, plus the next few days of TCM programming. First look at the cover for Helen Twelvetrees, Perfect Ingenue, which is days away from publication. Pointing you towards Pre-Code Companion #3. December 9 birthdays: Berton Churchill in 1876; Clarine Seymour in 1898; Carol Dempster in 1901; Margaret Hamilton in 1902; Robert Livingston in 1904; Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in 1909; Broderick Crawford in 1911; and Kirk Douglas in 1916.
Classic Movie Daily, October 1 Check-In
Preview of TCM’s best old movie offerings for October 2015, plus a round-up of coming classic movie blogathons, and an update on my progress with the book. October 1 birthdays: Minta Durfee in 1889; Stanley Holloway in 1890; Alice Joyce in 1890; Ted Healy in 1896; Louise Lorraine in 1901; George Coulouris in 1903; Everett Sloane in 1909; James Whitmore in 1921; Laurence Harvey in 1928.
Classic Movie Daily, an Intermission, September 8, 2015
Intermission issue announcing a brief hiatus from the “Daily.” Includes round-up of TCM TV alerts for the rest of September. Today’s birthdays: Queenie Smith in 1898; May McAvoy in 1899; Henry Wilcoxon in 1905; Mary Doran in 1910; Hillary Brooke in 1914; and Denise Darcel in 1925.
Classic Movie Daily Weekend Edition: September 4-7, 2015
A round-up including classic movie TV alerts for the entire weekend. A brief essay about TCM’s 5-movie “Inside Hollywood” marathon on Friday. Today’s birthdays: Roy William Neill in 1887; Louise Glaum in 1888; Pete Smith in 1892; Edward Dmytryk in 1908; Dita Parlo in 1908; Dick York in 1928; and Mitzi Gaynor in 1931.
Classic Movie Daily for Thursday, September 3, 2015
A round-up including site notes and TV alerts, including Susan Hayward as TCM Star of the Month. Today’s birthdays: Pat O’Malley in 1890; Cecil Parker in 1897; Mantan Moreland in 1902; Kitty Carlisle in 1910; Alan Ladd in 1913; Elizabeth Young in 1913; and Buzz Barton in 1913.
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