What's Good on TCM?

Last updated: Tue Mar 19 2019 11:09:15 GMT+0000 (UTC)

These are the movies coming up this week on Turner Classic Movies that match Kris Johnson's preferences. He likes film noir, horror, sci-fi, and westerns.

This schedule is for the eastern US broadcast feed, and all times are in the US Eastern timezone. Each day's schedule starts at 6:00 AM. Most programs are available on Watch TCM or on-demand from your cable/satellite provider.

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08:30 AM The Gay Diplomat

A Russian diplomat takes on a notorious female spy in Bucharest. (1931, 67 min.)

Genres: Adventure, Spy

09:45 AM Inside the Lines

During World War I, German spies stop at nothing to spy on the allied war plans stored at Gibraltar. (1930, 73 min.)

05:30 PM A Slight Case of Murder

A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple. (1938, 85 min.)

08:00 PM The Best Years Of Our Lives

Three returning servicemen fight to adjust to life after World War II. (1946, 170 min.)

11:00 PM Another Part of the Forest

A father and son's rivalry shakes the family business. (1948, 107 min.)

01:00 AM One Foot In Heaven

A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century. (1941, 108 min.)

03:00 AM Bedtime Story

A stage star's dreams of retirement conflict with her playwright husband's need for a hit -- with her starring. (1941, 85 min.)

04:45 AM Tomorrow, the World!

An American family takes in a young German relative and discovers he's been indoctrinated with Nazi propaganda. (1944, 82 min.)


06:15 AM Susan And God

A flighty socialite neglects her family to promote a new religious group. (1940, 117 min.)

08:15 AM Andy Hardy Comes Home

In a sequel to the popular film series, Andy Hardy returns to Carvel to negotiate a land deal. (1958, 80 min.)

09:45 AM London Can Take It!

Despite the nightly Nazi air raids, London's citizens are shown to be courageous and determined in this short film. Vitaphone Release B275. (1940, 9 min.)

Genres: Documentary, Short, War

10:00 AM The Miniver Story

A brave family comes together in the face of post-war problems. (1950, 104 min.)

02:00 PM Some Came Running

A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals. (1958, 136 min.)

06:30 PM Young Man with Ideas

A country lawyer moves his family to Los Angeles. (1952, 85 min.)

12:00 AM Alice

An unhappy wife turns to an acupuncturist for mystical solutions to her problems. (1990, 106 min.)

02:00 AM Alice Adams

A small-town girl with social ambitions falls in love with a local playboy. (1935, 99 min.)


11:15 AM A Majority of One

A Jewish widow falls in love with a Japanese businessman. (1961, 149 min.)

02:00 PM The Last Voyage

Passengers and crew fight to escape a sinking ocean liner. (1960, 91 min.)

08:00 PM The China Syndrome

A television newswoman stumbles onto deadly secrets at a nuclear power plant. (1979, 122 min.)

10:15 PM Network

Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into 'the mad prophet of the airwaves.' (1976, 121 min.)

12:30 AM His Girl Friday

An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying. (1940, 92 min.)

02:15 AM It Happened One Night

A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour. (1934, 105 min.)

04:15 AM Libeled Lady

When an heiress sues a newspaper, the editor hires a reporter to compromise her. (1936, 98 min.)


06:00 AM Montana Moon

A flapper weds a cowboy and has to adjust to life out West. (1930, 89 min.)

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama, Musical, Western

Cast: Joan Crawford, John Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian, Ricardo Cortez, Benny Rubin, Cliff Edwards, Karl Dane, Lloyd Ingraham

07:45 AM Many Rivers To Cross

A pioneer woman sets her sights on a trapper. (1955, 95 min.)

09:30 AM Fort Dobbs

A frontierswoman suspects the man who rescued her from the Comanches of killing her husband. (1958, 90 min.)

11:15 AM Renegade Ranger

A Texas Ranger discovers the man he's chasing for murder is a woman. (1938, 59 min.)

12:30 PM Oklahoma Outlaws

In this short western, a gang of outlaws threatens a family. Vitaphone Release 1145A. (1943, 20 min.)

01:00 PM Gentle Annie

A frontierswoman turns her family into a band of bank robbers. (1944, 80 min.)

02:30 PM A Big Hand for the Little Lady

A pioneer woman replaces her ailing husband in a poker game after he loses most of their money. (1966, 95 min.)

04:15 PM The First Traveling Saleslady

A corset designer takes a job selling barbed wire in the wild West. (1956, 92 min.)

06:00 PM Westward the Women

A frontiersman leads a wagon train full of mail-order brides. (1951, 116 min.)

08:00 PM Morituri

The English blackmail a German expatriate into a Nazi rubber shipment. (1965, 123 min.)

10:15 PM Night Train to Munich

A British agent masquerades as a Nazi officer to protect an inventor and his daughter. (1940, 95 min.)

12:15 AM I Was an American Spy

A war widow spies for the U.S. in Japanese-occupied Manila. (1951, 85 min.)

02:00 AM Lifeforce

(1985, 116 min.)

04:00 AM Queen of Blood

(1966, 78 min.)


06:00 AM The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex

Elizabeth I's love for the Earl of Essex threatens to destroy her kingdom. (1939, 106 min.)

08:20 AM Further Prophecies of Nostradamus

The prophecies of Nostradamus are applied to the events of World War II in this short film. (1942, 11 min.)

Genres: Drama, Short, War

Cast: John Burton, Harold Miller

08:31 AM The Devil's Saddle Legion

A crooked sheriff tries to pin a rancher's death on the victim's son. (1937, 52 min.)

09:30 AM The Palace of Horror

(1940, 20 min.)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

10:07 AM The Case of the Velvet Claws

Perry Mason's honeymoon with Della Street is interrupted by the murder of a scandal-sheet publisher. (1936, 63 min.)

11:30 AM March on America!

This short film was aimed at boosting American morale during WWII by providing an overview of American history. Vitaphone Release 950-951A. (1942, 21 min.)

Genres: Documentary, Historical, Short, War

12:00 PM The Sea Hawk

A British buccaneer holds the Spanish fleet at bay with the covert approval of Elizabeth I. (1940, 128 min.)

02:15 PM Kim

Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of an orphaned boy who helps the British Army against Indian rebels. (1951, 113 min.)

04:15 PM Valley Of The Kings

Archaeologists clash with graverobbers during the search for a priceless Egyptian treasure. (1954, 86 min.)

06:00 PM The Prisoner of Zenda

An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped. (1952, 101 min.)

12:00 AM Lady in the Lake

Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective's viewpoint. (1947, 103 min.)

04:00 AM The Alphabet Murders

Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders committed in alphabetical order. (1965, 90 min.)


06:00 AM Angel on My Shoulder

The Devil sends a murdered gangster to Earth as a respected judge. (1946, 101 min.)

07:45 AM Lost Horizon

Four fugitives from a Chinese revolution discover a lost world of peace and harmony. (1937, 133 min.)

10:00 AM Lady in the Lake

Philip Marlowe searches for a missing woman in this mystery shot entirely from the detective's viewpoint. (1947, 103 min.)

12:00 PM Twentieth Century

A tempestuous theatrical director tries to win back the star he created and then drove away. (1934, 91 min.)

03:45 PM The Women

A happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays. (1939, 133 min.)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Adaptation, Classic Hollywood

Cast: Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland, Paulette Goddard, Joan Fontaine, Lucile Watson, Phyllis Povah, Virginia Weidler, Marjorie Main, Virginia Grey, Ruth Hussey, Muriel Hutchison, Hedda Hopper, Florence Nash, Cora Witherspoon, Ann Morriss, Dennie Moore, Mary Cecil, Mary Beth Hughes, ... Esther Dale, Butterfly McQueen, Theresa Harris, Margaret Dumont, Mildred Shay, Priscilla Lawson, Estelle Etterre, Marjorie Wood, Virginia Howell, Barbara Jo Allen, Aileen Pringle, Judith Allen, Mariska Aldrich, May Beatty, May Boley, Ruth Findlay, Charlotte Wynters, Florence Shirley, Florence O'Brien, Hilda Plowright, Jane Isabelle, Leni Lynn, Nance Lee Farrar, Jany Hope, Joey Hope, Leila McIntyre, Dot Farley, Flora Finch, Dorothy Sebastian, Renie Riano, Alice Keating, Grace Goodall, Fredrika Brown, Wilda Bennett, Helene Millard, Irene Shirley, Effie Anderson, Nell Craig, Ruth Rickaby, Gertrude Astor, Edith Penn, Lilian Bond, Rita Gould, Josephine Whittell, Lenita Lane, Anne Teeman, Aileen Carlyle, Bebe Anderson, Shirley Chambers, June Gittelson, Sue Moore, Greta Meyer, Meeka Aldrich, Blanche Payson, Gladys Blake, Gertrude Simpson, Carole Lee Kirby, Mimi Olivera, Mabel Colcord, Beryl Wallace, Catherine Proctor, Isobel Randolph, Winifred Harris, Lita Chevret, Dora Clemant, Ruth Alder, Joan Blair, Betty Blythe, Janet McLeay, Agnes Fraser, Mildred Coles, Jo Ann Sayers, Mary Young, Grace Hayle, Maude Allen, Dorothy Adams, Lucia LaCerte, Dorothy Appleby, Eva Dennison, Natalie Moorhead, Marie Blake, Beatrice Cole, Carol Hughes, Suzanne Kaaren, Peggy Shannon, Brenda Henderson, Hattie Noel, Grayce Hampton, Bunny Beatty, Virginia Pine, Janet McLeay, Barbara Pepper, Sibyl Harris, Veda Buckland, Charlotte Treadway, Gertrude Needham

06:15 PM The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

A teenage girl's crush on a playboy spells trouble, particularly when he falls for her older sister. (1947, 95 min.)

08:00 PM Shake Hands with the Devil

An Irish rebel leader becomes addicted to violence. (1959, 106 min.)

10:00 PM Odd Man Out

A wounded IRA man faces betrayal on all sides when the British put a price on his head. (1947, 116 min.)

04:00 AM L'aine des Ferchaux

(1963, 105 min.)

Genres: Drama, Adventure, Based-on, Crime, Foreign, Adaptation

Cast: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Vanel, Michele Mercier, Malvina Silberberg, Stefania Sandrelli, Barbara Somers, E. F. Medard, Todd Martin


06:00 AM Madeleine

A beautiful young woman stands trial for poisoning her lover. (1950, 115 min.)

08:00 AM The Passionate Friends

A married woman has one last fling with her childhood sweetheart. (1949, 91 min.)

09:45 AM Great Expectations

A mysterious benefactor finances a young boy's education. (1946, 119 min.)

12:00 PM Brief Encounter

Two married strangers meet in a train station and fall in love. (1945, 87 min.)

01:30 PM Doctor Zhivago

Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution. (1965, 200 min.)

05:00 PM The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Japanese Army forces World War II POWs to build a strategic bridge in Burma. (1957, 162 min.)

12:15 AM The Wild Country

(1970, 100 min.)

Genres: Adventure, Western