Friday, January 28, 2005


Just a reminder, because I promised, about the Don Siegel tribute coming up Monday on Turner Classic Movies. Here's the schedule (all times Pacific Standard Time):

5:00 pm
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Soulless pods take over the inhabitants of a small California town. Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Carolyn Jones. 80m

6:30 pm
Madigan (1968)
NYC police detective Madigan has 72 hours to find the mobster who got away with his gun. Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens. 101m

8:15 pm
Charley Varrick (1973)
A band of small-time crooks accidentally steals the mob's money. Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr. 110m

10:15 pm
Hell is for Heroes (1962)
A small U.S. squadron holds off the Nazis in a desperate last stand. Steve McQueen, Bobby Darrin, James Coburn. 90m

12:00 midnight
The Big Steal (1950)
Seduction and murder follow the theft of an Army payroll. Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, William Bendix. 71m

1:15 am
Telefon (1977)
A Russian agent travels to the U.S. to stop a crazed defector from triggering human time bombs. Charles Bronson, Lee Remick, Donald Pleasence. 103m


Anonymous said...

Andy here. You forgot to mention that the town in "Body Snatchers" isn't just any small town. It's Liz DeKam beloved Sierra Madre! Run for your life!

Loxjet said...

Shut up, Andy! And leave me alone!