What's Good on TCM?

Last updated: Wed Feb 26 2020 11:09:18 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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08:00 AM Captains of the Clouds

A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war. (1942, 113 min.)

10:00 AM They Were Expendable

A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II. (1945, 135 min.)

Genres: Drama, War, Adaptation, Classic Hollywood

Cast: Robert Montgomery, John Wayne, Donna Reed, Jack Holt, Ward Bond, Marshall Thompson, Paul Langton, Leon Ames, Arthur Walsh, Donald Curtis, Cameron Mitchell, Jeff York, Murray Alper, Harry Tenbrook, Jack Pennick, Alex Havier, Charles Trowbridge, Robert Barrat, Bruce Kellogg, Tim Murdock, ... Louis Jean Heydt, Russell Simpson, Vernon Steele, Pedro de Cordoba, Trina Lowe, Robert Shelby Randall, Sammy Stein, Art Foster, Frank McGrath, Larry Dods, Jack Stoney, Duke Green, Stubby Kruger, Phil Schumacher, Frank Pershing, Joey Ray, Dan Borzage, Blake Edwards, Del Hill, Bill Barnum, Ted Lundigan, Michael Kirby, Wm. McKeever Riley, Ernest Saftig, Stephen Barclay, Franklin Parker, Robert E. O'Connor, Leslie Sketchley, Phillip Ahn, Pacita Tod-Tod, Robert Homans, William B. Davidson, Jack Cheatham, Forbes Murray, Emmett Vogan, Sherry Hall, Alan Bridge, Jack Luden, Jon Gilbreath, Marjorie Davies, Eve March, Karl Miller, Les Stanford, George Bruggeman, Reginald Simpson, James Carlisle, Dutch Schlickenmayer, Tony Carson, Jack Lorenz, Brad Towne, Charles Calhoun, Leonard Mellin, Frank Donahue, Dan Quigg, Clifford Rathjen, Dick Earle, Jack Lee, Wedgewood Nowell, Dick Thorne, Leonard Fisher, Jack Shea, John Roy, Michael Kostrick, Jimmy Magill, George Magrill, Sam Simone, Paul Kruger, Bruce Carruthers, Jack Semple, Roy Thomas, Bob Thom, Larry Steers, Gary Delmar, Eleanor Vogel, Jane Crowley, Leota Lorraine, Almeda Fowler, Betty Blythe, Charles Murray Jr., Margaret Morton, George Economides, Michael Economides, Roque Ybarra Jr., Nino Pipitone Jr., Ralph Soncuya, Vincent Isla, Max Ong, William Neff, Jim Farley, Ernest Dominguez, Henry Mirelez, Lee Tung Foo, Tom Tyler, Bill Wilkerson, John Carlyle, Patrick Davis, Mary Jane French, Roger Cole, Fred Beckner, Jack Ross, Brent Shugar, Kermit Maynard, Bill Donahue, Frank Eldredge, Jack Carrington, Hansel Warner, Charles Ferguson, Jack Trent, Robert Strong, William McCormick, John Eppers, Bill Nind, Don Lewis

12:15 PM The Long Voyage Home

A merchant ship's crew tries to survive the loneliness of the sea and the coming of war. (1940, 106 min.)

04:00 PM Foreign Correspondent

An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat. (1940, 121 min.)

06:04 PM 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

08:00 PM Swing Time

To prove himself worthy of his fiancee, a dancer tries to make it big, only to fall for his dancing partner. (1936, 104 min.)

01:45 AM The Three Musketeers

Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France. (1948, 126 min.)

04:00 AM Green Dolphin Street

In 19th-century New Zealand, two sisters compete for the same man against a backdrop of political unrest and natural disaster. (1947, 141 min.)


06:30 AM Johnny Eager

A handsome racketeer seduces the DA's daughter for revenge, then falls in love. (1942, 107 min.)

08:30 AM Kismet

In the classic Arabian Nights tale, the king of the beggars enters high society to help his daughter marry a handsome prince. (1944, 100 min.)

01:53 PM Main Street On The March!

This short film focuses on America's changing mood to events leading up to WWII. (1941, 19 min.)

02:15 PM Bombardier

Military officers compete for the same woman while training pilots for war. (1943, 99 min.)

04:15 PM Captain Kidd

An infamous pirate tries to double cross the King of England. (1945, 81 min.)

08:00 PM Broken Lance

(1954, 96 min.)

10:00 PM The Kiss of Death

An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge. (1947, 99 min.)

12:00 AM One Million B.C.

An exiled caveman finds love when he joins another tribe. (1940, 81 min.)

02:00 AM Topper Returns

A beautiful ghost enlists a henpecked husband to track down her killer. (1941, 88 min.)


06:00 AM The Great Ziegfeld

Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker. (1936, 176 min.)

09:00 AM Mrs. Miniver

A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II. (1942, 134 min.)

11:18 AM Story Of A Dog

In this short film, dogs train for the battle field and become a crucial part of the army. Vitaphone Release 1402A. (1945, 10 min.)

Genres: Documentary, Short, War

11:30 AM The Actress

True story of Ruth Gordon's early struggles on the road to stage stardom. (1953, 91 min.)

01:15 PM The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

A self-appointed judge cleans up a corrupt western town twice. (1972, 123 min.)

03:30 PM Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

A dying plantation owner tries to help his alcoholic son solve his problems. (1958, 108 min.)

05:45 PM East of Eden

Two brothers compete for their father's approval and a woman's love. (1955, 118 min.)

08:00 PM Rebel Without a Cause

An alienated teenager tries to handle life's troubles and an apron-wearing dad. (1955, 111 min.)

04:15 AM The Seventh Cross

Seven men escape from a concentration camp and fight their way to freedom. (1944, 112 min.)

Genres: Drama, Adventure, War, Adaptation, Classic Hollywood

Cast: Spencer Tracy, Signe Hasso, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Agnes Moorehead, Herbert Rudley, Felix Bressart, Ray Collins, Alexander Granach, Katherine Locke, George Macready, Paul Guilfoyle, Steven Geray, Kurt Katch, Karen Verne, Konstantin Shayne, George Suzanne, John Wengraf, George Zucco, Steven Muller, ... Eily Malyon, Fay Wall, William Challee, John Meredith, Ludwig Donath, Frank Jaquet, Lotte Stein, Charles Arnt, Connie Gilchrist, William Edmonds, Martin Berliner, Paul E. Burns, Lionel Royce, Helene Thimig, Norbert Muller, Frederick Giermann, Hans Herbert, Helene Weigel, Larry Olsen, Lisa Golm, Irene Seidner, Lotte Palfi, Giselle Werbiseck, Barbara Norton, Eilene Janssen, Ghislaine Perreau, Gary Taylor, Jim Hawkins, Carol Hartsook, Tom Brannigan, Buddy Swan, Don Brown, Boots Brown, Kenneth John, William Tannen, Preben Storn, Hans Furberg, John Peters, Jack Semple, Paul Kruger, Boyd Bennett, Nick Vehr, Charles McGraw, Leon Tyler, Bobby Blake, Hugh Beaumont, Capt. John Van Eyck, Bob Brown, Bill Cartledge, Dick Hirbe, Larry Lathrop, George Noisom, Egon Brecher, Margaret Fealy, Hallene Hill, Laura Lane, Lynne Arlen, John Eppers, Oscar Williams, Albert Godderis, Egon Lind, James Dime, Herbert Holcomb, Fred Nurney, Otto Reichow, Hans von Morhart, Holger Bendixen, Roger Neury, Edna Hall, Jerry Jerome, Joe Chambers, Mary Bovard, John McCallum, Lisl Valetti, Walter Rode, Walter Voegler, Nolan Leary, John Piffle, Hugh Maguire, Michael Miller, Charles Fogel, Mitchell Lewis, Earl Schenck, Wes Howard, Joe Yule, Tony Carson, Henri Reineque, Louis Hart, Alex Schonberg, Mike Macy, Art Fowler, Clifford Rathjen, Allen Fox, George Magrill, Brent Shugar, Margaret Bert, Frank Hagney, Daniel De Jonghe, Victor Metzetti, Jack Mannick, Kurt Furberg, Edgar Licho, Will Kaufman, Boots Kaye


07:45 AM Gold Diggers of 1933

Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands. (1933, 98 min.)

01:45 PM The Swarm

Killer bees extend their territory into the U.S., with devastating effect. (1978, 116 min.)

02:15 AM California Suite

Four sets of guests at a posh hotel face personal crises. (1978, 103 min.)

04:15 AM Hot Millions

A computer whiz and his pregnant girlfriend set out to rob a massive corporation. (1968, 107 min.)


06:15 AM The Thin Man

A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts. (1934, 91 min.)

08:00 AM 'G' Men

A mob protege joins the FBI when a friend is gunned down. (1935, 86 min.)

09:30 AM Johnny Belinda

A small-town doctor helps a deaf-mute farm girl learn to communicate. (1948, 102 min.)

11:15 AM Days of Wine and Roses

A husband and wife fight to conquer alcoholism. (1962, 117 min.)

01:30 PM 12 Angry Men

A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty. (1957, 96 min.)

03:15 PM The Song of Bernadette

A French peasant girl's visions of the Virgin Mary create controversy as pilgrims flock to her small town for healing. (1943, 158 min.)

Genres: Drama, Historical, Biography, Adaptation, Religion, Classic Hollywood

Cast: William Eythe, Charles Bickford, Vincent Price, Lee J. Cobb, Gladys Cooper, Anne Revere, Roman Bohnen, Mary Anderson, Patricia Morison, Aubrey Mather, Charles Dingle, Edith Barrett, Sig Ruman, Blanche Yurka, Ermadean Walters, Marcel Dalio, Pedro De Cordoba, Jerome Cowan, Jennifer Jones, Linda Darnell, ... Charles Waldron, Moroni Olsen, Nana Bryant, Manart Kippen, Merrill Rodin, Nino Pipitone Jr., John Maxwell Hayes, Jean Del Val, Tala Birell, Eula Morgan, Frank Reicher, Charles La Torre, Nestor Paiva, Dorothy Shearer, Nino Pipitone, Edwin Stanley, Lionel Braham, Ian Wolfe, Andre Charlot, Irina Semochenko, Marie Carrozza, Joyce Miller, Alicia Diaz, Ruth Robinson, Geraldine Wall, Alan Napier, Eugene Borden, Edward Clark, Frank Leigh, Charles Bates, Harry Denny, Ernest Golm, Hans Herbert, George Gleboff, Edward Van Sloan, Tom Stevenson, Edward Fielding, John Dilson, Mayo Nehall, Curt Furberg, Armand Cortes, Louis Arco, George Sorel, Jean De Briac, Davison Clark, Antonio Filauri, Julian Rivero, Charles Wagenheim, Edward Keane, Hooper Atchley, Fred Essler, Harry Cording, Pat Dillon, Louis Mercier, Dickie Moore, Fritz Leiber, Arthur Hohl, Cecil Weston, Maria Pape, Marjorie Cooley, Mae Marsh, Fernanda Eliscu, Ruth Warren, Lucille Ward, Minerva Urecal, Claudine Le Duc, Alex Papana, Alphonse Martell, Muni Seroff, Frank Lackteen, Stephen Roberts, Margaret Hoffman, Connie Leon, Edythe Elliott, Elvira Curci, Adrienne D'Ambricourt, Belle Mitchell, Frank Dae, Louis Bacigalupi

06:00 PM A Letter to Three Wives

A small-town seductress notifies her three best friends that she has run off with one of their husbands. (1948, 103 min.)

12:00 AM The Thief of Bagdad

A young thief faces amazing monsters to return Bagdad's deposed king to the throne. (1940, 107 min.)

02:00 AM Black Narcissus

Nuns founding a convent in the Himalayas are tormented by the area's exotic beauty. (1947, 101 min.)

04:00 AM Great Expectations

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


06:00 AM The Card

(1952, 91 min.)

07:45 AM Goodbye, Mr. Chips

In this musical remake, a conservative boys' school teacher falls in love with an actress. (1969, 155 min.)

10:30 AM Lawrence of Arabia

A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I. (1962, 227 min.)

02:30 PM The Window

A boy who always lies witnesses a murder but can't get anyone but the killer to believe him. (1949, 73 min.)

04:00 PM Strangers on a Train

A man's joking suggestion that he and a chance acquaintance trade murders turns deadly. (1951, 101 min.)

06:00 PM I Want You

The draft and the Korean War threaten a small-town romance. (1951, 102 min.)

08:00 PM Laura

A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating. (1944, 88 min.)

09:45 PM The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

A spirited widow rents a haunted cottage and builds an emotional bond with the resident ghost. (1947, 104 min.)


08:00 AM Bombshell

A glamorous film star rebels against the studio, her pushy press agent and a family of hangers-on. (1933, 96 min.)

11:15 AM The Beast of the City

A police captain leads the fight against a vicious gangland chief. (1932, 86 min.)

12:45 PM Libeled Lady

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

02:45 PM Wife Vs. Secretary

A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage. (1936, 88 min.)