Friday, March 26, 2010
This Week on Noir and Chick Flicks:
This Weeks Chick Flicks at the Movies Spotlight is: McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara, and loosely based on Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. The film is famous (or infamous) for its two spanking scenes, in which mother and daughter are each paddled with coal shovels: the daughter by her suitor, the mother by her estranged husband. Check side bar to watch movie.
ON TCM This Week:
Julie(1956). Sat. March 27th. Day starred as a stewardess terrorized by her insanely jealous husband. Cast: Louis Jourdan and Doris Day. Please check Noir and Chick Flicks: Doris Day Page for review.
The Egg and I. Sun. March 28th. It tells the story of young married couple who become chicken farmers. Cast: Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray.
Wed. March 31st. List of this weeks Ginger Rogers(pictured above) Movies:
Kitty Foyle (1940). A girl from the wrong side of the tracks endures scandal and heartbreak when she falls for a high-society boy. Cast: Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, Gladys Cooper. Dir: Sam Wood.
Tom, Dick And Harry (19410. A girl accepts three wedding proposals at once and dreams of marriage to each man. Cast: Ginger Rogers, George Murphy, Burgess Meredith. Dir: Garson Kanin.
Major and the Minor, The (1942). A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy. Cast: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Diana Lynn. Dir: Billy Wilder.
Primrose Path (1940). The youngest child in a family of prostitutes tries to go straight with a working man. Cast: Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea, Marjorie Rambeau. Dir: Gregory La Cava.
Lucky Partners (1940). Two strangers who share a sweepstakes ticket take it on the lam. Cast: Ronald Colman, Ginger Rogers, Jack Carson. Dir: Lewis Milestone.
Have a great week at the movies.