Turner Classic Movies TV Schedule


Thursday, March 22, 2018
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  • 12 mins ago

    Glass Slipper

    In a retelling of the "Cinderella" tale, young orphan Ella (Leslie Caron) lives with her unpleasant stepmother (Elsa Lanchester) and stepsisters (Amanda Blake, Lisa Daniels), essentially working as their housekeeper. When the local prince (Michael Wilding) returns from school, a ball is announced. Around that time, Ella meets the prince, who is disguised as the son of the palace chef, and the two fall in love. When she manages to attend the ball, his revealed identity causes quite a stir.

  • 8:15am

    On Your Toes

    By the 1930s, vaudeville is no longer the big seller it used to be. Looking to leave the fading act, Phil Dolan Jr. (Eddie Albert) dreams of composing for the traditional theater. Through a chance meeting with a Russian composer (Leonid Kinskey), Dolan finally has the chance to make the transition, but he must contend with the obstinate ballet director Sergei Alexandrovitch (Alan Hale) to land his big break. It helps that he has prima ballerina Vera Barnova (Zorina) on his side.

  • 10:00am

    The Mad Genius

    A crippled Russian ballet master (John Barrymore) tries to keep his pupil (Donald Cook) away from a girl (Marian Marsh).

  • 11:30am

    The Gay Parisian

    Members of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo perform to the music of Jacques Offenbach.

  • 12:00pm

    Waterloo Bridge

    At the onset of World War I, British officer Roy Cronin (Robert Taylor) and ballerina Myra (Vivien Leigh) meet and fall in love. As fate would have it, Cronin is called to active duty shortly thereafter. When Cronin's departure coincides with a performance, Myra chooses to skip the ballet to see her love leave. As a result, she is dismissed from the ballet and struggles to make ends meet -- and when she reads of Cronin's misreported death, Myra hits rock bottom, resorting to prostitution.

  • 2:00pm

    An American in Paris

    Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the attention of Milo Roberts, a rich American heiress, who is interested in more than just art.

  • 4:00pm

    Shall We Dance

    Peter P. Peters (Fred Astaire) is an American ballet dancer working in Paris. After happening across a photograph of tap-dance sensation Linda Keene (Ginger Rogers), Peters falls instantly in love and, using his connections, arranges for a meeting. Unfortunately, Peters's overzealous nature leaves Keene unimpressed and a rumor begins circulating that the two are secretly married. In order to quell the rumor Peters and Keene decide to actually get married and then seek a prompt divorce.

  • 6:00pm

    Ziegfeld Follies

    Running between 1907 and 1931, the Ziegfeld Follies were elaborate stage revues mounted by the great Broadway showman Florenz Ziegfeld, inspired by the Folies Bergères of Paris. In 1945, film producer Arthur Freed recreated the lavishness of Ziegfeld's shows with this all-star revue, consisting of comedy sketches and song-and-dance numbers featuring MGM Studios' musical comedy stars including Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Lena Horne and Red Skelton.

  • 8:00pm

    Sunset Boulevard

    An aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter believes he can manipulate her, but he soon finds out he is wrong. The screenwriters ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence, madness, and death.

  • 10:00pm

    Gone With the Wind

    Classic romantic melodrama, considered by some to be the greatest film ever made, focusing on the life and turbulent love affairs of a Southern belle. Set against the bloody backdrop of the American Civil War, the multi-Oscar-winning epic, directed by Victor Fleming and based on Margaret Mitchell's bestseller, stars Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable, with Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland and Thomas Mitchell