Friday, March 5, 2010
This Week on Noir and Chick Flicks:
This month on TCM there is going to be what I call "Glamors Fun". All the Ginger Rodgers you could ever hope to see. Please check side bar for more info. Monday a HAPPY BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE to one of my favorite dancers of all time, Cyd Carrise (pictured above). Also a note to ESTHER WILLIAMS fans. ON TCM: Wed. March 10 th. Jupiter's Darling (1955) is a musical romance film. Check local listings for times. And Veronica Lake will be the CHICK FLICKS at the Movies, Spotlight. Please check side bar for more info. I'm also planning a Sandy Dennis mini profile.
Have a great week at the movies..
List of Cyd Carrise films to air on TCM:
Band Wagon, The (1953)
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop. Cast: Fred Astaire, Jack Buchanan, Cyd Charisse. Dir: Vincente Minnelli.
Two American hunters in Scotland discover a mystical village that only materializes once every century. Cast: Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse, Van Johnson. Dir: Vincente Minnelli.
It's Always Fair Weather (1955)
World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion. Cast: Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse. Dir: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen.
Meet Me In Las Vegas (1956)
A ballerina becomes a gambler's lucky charm. Cast: Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Agnes Moorehead. Dir: Roy Rowland.
Silk Stockings (1957)
A straitlaced Soviet agent is seduced by Paris and a high-stepping film producer. Cast: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Janis Paige. Dir: Rouben Mamoulian.
Two Weeks In Another Town (1962)
A recovering alcoholic film director tries for a comeback in Rome. Cast: Kirk Douglas, Edward G. Robinson, Cyd Charisse. Dir: Vincente Minnelli.