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Jill and Michael Present: TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon 2013!

2012 TCM Summer Under the Stars BannerFor classic movie lovers, TCM’s annual Summer Under the Stars month-long programming event is like Christmas, the Oscars, the Super Bowl, and every Hollywood red carpet gala rolled into one. For 31 days, fans are treated to an embarrassment of cinematic riches – a collection of films featuring the stars we love, the stars we discover for the first time, the stars we’ve always wanted to get to know better … or all of the above.

After last year’s smash blogathon success, Jill and I knew that we had to host again and revel in the joy that our fellow bloggers and film-lovers feel throughout the month.

Thus we bring back the TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon for its second consecutive appearance! As was the case last year – when over 60 bloggers contributed over 175 entries – the hosting duties will be shared between …

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• Jill Blake, known on your Twitter feed as @biscuitkitten, on her site: www.sittinonabackyardfence.com

• Michael Nazarewycz, known as the much more easily pronounced @ScribeHard on Twitter, on his blog: www.ScribehardOnFilm.wordpress.com

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Two great Bloggers that Blog great together! All we need now is … you!

At the bottom of this page is the TCM Summer Under the Stars schedule for its entire 2013 run. Pick a movie … pick a star … pick a whole day … pick five … pick ten … whatever! This is a month-long blogathon and we want to showcase as many bloggers as many times as we can. And because your picks will coincide with their respective SUTS days, you can plan as far in advance as you need to.

Whether your medium is the long form written word, stories in pictures, poetry, or video tributes, we want you to make the great Summer Under the Stars event even greater.

The process is crazy simple:

• Make your pick (did we mention you can pick as many as you want?)

• Send us an email to (tcmSUTSblogathon@hotmail.com) as far in advance of your pick’s SUTS day (or days!) as possible. Include your picks and the name of your blog (with the url)

• We will send you a banner to add to your blog (if you would be so kind)

• The day before your particular SUTS day (or sooner if you have it), send us the link to your post. On your SUTS day, we will add your link to our sites, as well as promote your blog via our Twitter feed and Facebook page. (While you’re at it, follow us like us!)

• Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

And by the way, there are no such things as duplicate entries here. Everyone has a unique voice. If ten people want to write about It Happened One Night (Frank Capra, 1934) on August 25th, or if ten people want to pay homage to Doris Day on August 2, we don’t see those as ten duplicate posts – we see them as ten unique perspectives on one particular subject, and we can’t wait to see them all.

Won’t you please join us?

Jill and Michael

Maltese Falcon Bogart LTBX

Thursday August 1 – HUMPHREY BOGART … #BogartTCM

6:00AM Bogart: The Untold Story (1996)

7:00AM High Sierra (1941)

9:00AM The Maltese Falcon (1941)

10:45AM To Have and Have Not (1944)

12:30PM The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

2:45PM Tokyo Joe (1949)

4:15PM Beat The Devil (1954)

6:00PM In a Lonely Place (1950)

8:00PM The Big Sleep (1946)

10:00PM Key Largo (1948)

12:00AM The Caine Mutiny (1954)

2:15AM The Left Hand of God (1955)

4:00AM The Harder They Fall (1956)

Calamity Jane Doris Day LTBX

Friday August 2 – DORIS DAY
… #DayTCM

6:00AM Romance on the High Seas (1948)

7:45AM My Dream is Yours (1949)

9:30AM It’s A Great Feeling (1949)

11:00AM The Lullaby of Broadway (1951)

12:45PM On Moonlight Bay (1951)

2:30PM By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)

4:15PM Lucky Me (1954)

6:00PM It Happened To Jane (1959)

7:45PM Carson on TCM: Doris Day (1/16/1976)

8:00PM Calamity Jane (1953)

10:00PM Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960)

12:00AM The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)

2:00AM Tea for Two (1950)

3:45AM Love Me or Leave Me (1955)

Alec Guinness Ladykillers SUTS LTBX

Saturday August 3 – ALEC GUINNESS … #GuinnessTCM

6:00AM Great Expectations (1946)

8:15AM Oliver Twist (1948)

10:15AM The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

12:00PM The Ladykillers (1955)

1:45PM A Majority of One (1961)

4:30PM Doctor Zhivago (1965)

8:00PM Lawrence of Arabia (1962) (also The Essentials)

12:00AM Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

2:00AM The Scapegoat (1959)

4:00AM Hotel Paradiso (1966)

Mary Boland The Women SUTS LTBX

Sunday August 4 – MARY BOLAND
… #BolandTCM

6:00AM Stingaree (1934)

7:30AM There Goes The Groom (1937)

9:00AM He Married His Wife (1940)

10:30AM Marry The Girl (1937)

11:45AM The Solitaire Man (1933)

1:00PM New Moon (1940)

3:00PM In Our Time (1944)

5:00PM Nothing But Trouble (1944)

6:30PM Danger – Love at Work (1937)

8:00PM The Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) (Also Essentials Jr.)

10:00PM Three-Cornered Moon (1933)

11:30PM The Women (1939)

2:00AM Pride and Prejudice (1940)

4:00AM Julia Misbehaves (1948)

Charlton Heston Greatest Story Ever Told SUTS LTBX

Monday August 5 – CHARLTON HESTON
… #HestonTCM

6:00AM Ruby Gentry (1952)

7:30AM Bad for Each Other (1954)

9:00AM The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959)

11:00AM Diamond Head (1962)

1:00PM 55 Days at Peking (1963)

3:30PM Soylent Green (1973)

5:15PM 
 A Man For All Seasons (1988)

7:45PM Carson on TCM: Charlton Heston (3/2/1976)

8:00PM Major Dundee (1965)

10:30PM Ben-Hur (1959)

2:30PM The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

Joan Fontaine Suspicion SUTS LTBX

Tuesday August 6 – JOAN FONTAINE
… #FontaineTCM

6:00AM Music for Madame (1937)

7:30AM A Damsel In Distress (1937)

9:15AM Born To Be Bad (1950)

11:00AM The Bigamist (1953)

12:30PM Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)

2:00PM Ivanhoe (1952)

4:00PM Gunga Din (1939)

6:00PM Suspicion (1941)

8:00PM Rebecca (1940)

10:30PM Letter From an Unknown Woman (1948)

12:15AM This Above All (1942)

2:15AM The Constant Nymph (1943)

4:15AM Until They Sail (1957)

Fred MacMurray Double Indemnity SUTS LTBX

Wednesday August 7 – FRED MACMURRAY
… #MacMurrayTCM

6:00AM Too Many Husbands (1940)

7:30AM Lady is Willing (1942)

9:30AM Above Suspicion (1943)

11:30AM Borderline (1950)

1:00PM Never A Dull Moment (1950)

2:45PM A Millionaire For Christy (1951)

4:30PM Callaway Went Thataway (1951)

6:00PM Kisses For My President (1964)

8:00PM Murder, He Says (1945)

10:00PM Double Indemnity (1944)

12:00AM There’s Always Tomorrow (1956)

1:30AM Dive Bomber (1941)

4:00AM Pushover (1954)

5:30AM Screen Director’s Playhouse: It’s a Most Unusual Day (1956)

Ramon Novarro SUTS LTBX

Thursday August 8 – RAMON NOVARRO
… #NovarroTCM

6:00AM The Prisoner of Zenda (1922)

8:00AM Scaramouche (1924)

10:00AM The Red Lily (1924)

11:30AM Across To Singapore (1928)

1:15PM The Pagan (1929)

2:45PM Devil May Care (1929)

4:30PM The Son-Daughter (1932)

6:15PM The Cat and the Fiddle (1934)

8:00PM Ben-Hur: A Tale of Christ (1925)

10:30PM The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (1928)

12:30AM Mata Hari (1931)

2:15AM The Night is Young (1935)

4:00AM Crisis (1950)

Steve McQueen Cincinnati Kid SUTS LTBX

Friday August 9 – STEVE McQUEEN
… #McQueenTCM

6:00AM Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

8:00AM The Honeymoon Machine (1961)

9:30AM Never So Few (1959)

11:45AM The Magnificent Seven (1960)

2:00PM The War Lover (1962)

4:00PM Bullitt (1968)

6:00PM Le Mans (1971)

8:00PM The Cincinnati Kid (1965)

10:00PM The Reivers (1969)

12:00AM Papillon (1973)

2:45AM Soldier In The Rain (1963)

4:30AM The Blob (1958)

Lana Turner Postman Always Rings Twice SUTS LTBX

Saturday August 10 – LANA TURNER
… #TurnerTCM

6:00AM They Won’t Forget (1937)

7:45AM Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938)

9:00AM Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

11:00AM Johnny Eager (1942)

1:00PM The Postman Always Rings Twice (1945)

3:00PM Green Dolphin Street (1947)

5:30PM Ziegfeld Girl (1941)

8:00PM The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) (Also The Essentials)

10:15PM Imitation of Life (1959)

12:30AM Peyton Place (1957)

3:30AM The Three Musketeers (1948)

Henry Fonda Grapes of Wrath SUTS LTBX

Sunday August 11 – HENRY FONDA
… #FondaTCM

6:00AM The Long Night (1947)

7:45AM The Male Animal (1942)

9:30AM Spencer’s Mountain (1963)

11:30AM The Return of Frank James (1940)

1:15PM Firecreek (1968)

3:15PM The Wrong Man (1956)

5:15PM Advise & Consent (1962)

8:00PM The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
(Also Essentials Jr.)

10:30PM Fail Safe (1964)

12:30AM Mister Roberts (1955)

2:45AM A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

4:30AM I Met My Love Again (1938)

Catherine Deneuve Hunger SUTS LTBX

Monday August 12 – CATHERINE DENEUVE 
… #DeneuveTCM

6:00AM Le Petit Poucet (2001)

7:45AM Repulsion (1965)

9:45AM Mississippi Mermaid (1970)

12:00PM Un Flic (1972)

2:00PM Le Sauvage (1975)

4:00PM The Last Metro (1980)

6:15PM I’m Going Home (2001)

8:00PM The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

10:00PM Tristana (1970)

12:00AM My Favorite Season (1993)

2:15AM Belle du Jour (1968)

4:15AM The Hunger (1983)

Mickey Rooney SUTS LTBX

Tuesday August 13 – MICKEY ROONEY
… #RooneyTCM

6:00AM Death on the Diamond (1934)

7:15AM A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)

9:45AM A Family Affair (1937)

11:00AM Boys Town (1938)

1:00PM Strike Up The Band (1940)

3:15PM Summer Holiday (1948)

5:00PM Quicksand (1950)

6:30PM The Strip (1951)

8:00PM Girl Crazy (1943)

10:00PM The Human Comedy (1943)

12:15AM Requiem For a Heavyweight (1962)

2:00AM Pulp (1972)

4:00AM 80 Steps To Jonah (1969)

Bette Davis Nanny SUTS LTBX

Wednesday August 14 – BETTE DAVIS
… #DavisTCM

6:00AM Parachute Jumper (1933)

7:30AM The Girl From 10th Avenue (1935)

9:00AM Dangerous (1935)

10:30AM Stardust: The Bette Davis Story
(2006)

12:00PM Jezebel (1938)

2:00PM The Letter (1940)

3:45PM Now, Voyager (1942)

5:45PM Watch on the Rhine (1943)

8:00PM Ex-Lady (1933)

9:15PM Dark Victory (1939)

11:15PM The Man Who Came To Dinner (1942)

1:15AM The Dick Cavett Show: Bette Davis (1971)

2:30AM Payment on Demand (1951)

4:15AM The Nanny (1965)

Gregory Peck Guns of Navarone SUTS LTBX

Thursday August 15 – GREGORY PECK
… #PeckTCM

6:00AM Days of Glory (1944)

7:30AM Pork Chop Hill (1959)

9:15AM The Valley of Decision (1945)

11:15AM Spellbound (1945)

1:15PM Designing Woman (1957)

3:15PM The Guns of Navarone (1961)

6:00PM Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)

8:00PM The Macomber Affair (1947)

9:45PM The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)

12:30AM Duel in the Sun (1947)

3:00AM How The West Was Won (1962)

Ann Blyth Mildred Pierce SUTS LTBX

Friday August 16 – ANN BLYTH
… #BlythTCM

6:00AM One Minute To Zero (1952)

8:00AM All The Brothers Were Valiant (1953)

9:45AM The King’s Thief (1955)

11:15AM Rose Marie (1954)

1:00PM The Great Caruso (1951)

3:00PM Brute Force (1947)

4:45PM Killer McCoy (1947)

6:30PM Slander (1957)

8:00PM Mildred Pierce (1945)

10:00PM Kismet (1955)

12:00AM The Student Prince (1954)

2:00AM The Helen Morgan Story (1957)

4:15AM Our Very Own (1950)

Wallace Beery SUTS LTBX

Saturday August 17 – WALLACE BEERY … #BeeryTCM

6:00AM The Last of the Mohicans (1920)

7:30AM The Big House (1930)

9:00AM The Bad Man of Brimstone (1937)

10:45AM Rationing (1944)

12:30PM The Champ (1931)

2:15PM Treasure Island (1934)

4:15PM Ah, Wilderness! (1937)

6:00PM A Date With Judy (1948)

8:00PM Grand Hotel (1932) (Also The Essentials)

10:00PM Dinner at Eight (1933)

12:00AM Min and Bill (1930)

1:15AM Viva Villa (1934)

3:15AM China Seas (1935)

4:45AM The Bad Man (1941)

Natalie Wood West Side Story SUTS LTBX

Sunday August 18 – NATALIE WOOD … #WoodTCM

6:00AM The Star (1952)

7:30AM Cry In The Night (1956)

9:00AM West Side Story (1962)

11:45AM The Searchers (1956)

1:45PM Rebel Without A Cause (1955)

3:45PM Splendor in the Grass (1961)

6:00PM Sex and the Single Girl (1964)

8:00PM The Great Race (1965)
(Also Essentials Jr.)

11:00PM Gypsy (1962)

1:30AM Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

3:30AM Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

Randolph Scott My Favorite Wife SUTS LTBX

Monday August 19 – RANDOLPH SCOTT … #ScottTCM

6:00AM Badman’s Territory (1946)

7:45AM Trail Street (1947)

9:15AM Return of the Badmen (1948)

11:00AM Riding Shotgun (1954)

12:30PM The Bounty Hunter (1954)

2:00PM Tall Man Riding (1955)

3:30PM Shoot-out at Medicine Bend (1957)

5:00PM Ride Lonesome (1959)

6:30PM Comanche Station (1960)

8:00PM The Tall T (1957)

9:30PM Ride The High Country (1962)

11:30PM My Favorite Wife (1940)

1:15AM China Sky (1945)

2:45AM Bombardier (1943)

4:30AM The Cariboo Trail (1950)

Hattie McDaniel Gone With the Wind LTBX

Tuesday August 20 – HATTIE McDANIEL … #McDanielTCM

6:00AM Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)

8:15AM Janie (1944)

10:00AM Janie Gets Married (1946)

11:30AM The Shopworn Angel (1938)

1:00PM The Mad Miss Manton (1938)

2:30PM The Great Lie (1941)

4:30PM George Washington Slept Here (1942)

6:15PM Saratoga (1937)

8:00PM Gone with the Wind (1939)

12:00AM Show Boat (1936)

2:00AM Alice Adams (1935)

4:00AM In This Our Life (1942)

William Holden Bridge on the River Kwai SUTS LTBX

Wednesday August 21 – WILLIAM HOLDEN
… #HoldenTCM

6:00AM Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949)

7:30AM Boots Malone (1952)

9:30AM Force of Arms (1951)

11:30AM Executive Suite (1954)

1:30PM The Moon Is Blue (1953)

3:30PM Picnic (1955)

5:30PM The Devil’s Brigade (1968)

8:00PM The Bridge On The River Kwai (1957)

11:00PM Born Yesterday (1950)

1:00AM The Wild Bunch (1969)

3:30AM Wild Rovers (1971)

Maggie Smith Prime of Miss Jean Brodie LTBX

Thursday August 22 – MAGGIE SMITH
… #SmithTCM

6:00AM The V.I.P.s (1963)

8:15AM The Pumpkin Eater (1964)

10:30AM Young Cassidy (1965)

12:30PM Othello (1965)

3:30PM The Honey Pot (1967)

6:00PM Travels With My Aunt (1972)

8:00PM Nowhere to Go (1959)

9:45PM The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

12:00AM Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (1973)

2:00AM The Clash of the Titans (1981)

4:00AM California Suite (1978)

Elizabeth Taylor Cat On A Hot Tin Roof SUTS LTBX

Friday August 23 – ELIZABETH TAYLOR
… #TaylorTCM

6:00AM Elizabeth Taylor: An Intimate Portrait (1975)

7:15AM Lassie Come Home (1943)

8:45AM National Velvet (1944)

11:00AM Life With Father (1947)

1:00PM Father of the Bride (1950)

2:45PM Father’s Little Dividend (1951)

4:15PM Giant (1956)

8:00PM Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

10:00PM Suddenly Last Summer (1959)

12:00AM Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

2:30AM Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)

4:30AM Conspirator (1949)

Charles Coburn SUTS LTBX

Saturday August 24 – CHARLES COBURN
… #CoburnTCM

6:00AM Vivacious Lady (1938)

7:45PM H.M. Pulham Esquire (1941)

9:45AM Princess O’Rourke (1943)

11:30AM Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)

1:00PM Together Again (1944)

2:45PM Made For Each Other (1939)

4:30PM Bachelor Mother (1939)

6:00PM Heaven Can Wait (1943)

8:00PM The Lady Eve (1941)
(Also The Essentials)

10:00PM The More The Merrier (1943)

12:00AM A Royal Scandal (1945)

2:00AM Lured (1947)

4:00AM The Power and the Prize (1956)

Clark Gable Mogambo SUTS LTBX

Sunday August 25 – CLARK GABLE
… #GableTCM

6:00AM Dance, Fools, Dance (1931)

7:30AM Laughing Sinners (1931)

8:45AM Possessed (1931)

10:15AM Chained (1934)

11:45AM Cain and Mabel (1936)

1:15PM Test Pilot (1938)

3:30PM Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

6:00PM Mogambo (1953)

8:00PM It Happened One Night (1934)
(Also Essentials, Jr.)

10:00PM Too Hot to Handle (1938)

12:00AM Strange Cargo (1940)

2:00AM The Hucksters (1947)

4:00AM Betrayed (1954)

Jeanne Crain SUTS LTBX

Monday August 26 – JEANNE CRAIN
… #CrainTCM

6:00AM The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)

7:45AM Guns of the Timberland (1960)

9:30AM Twenty Plus Two (1961)

11:15AM Margie (1946)

1:00PM You Were Meant for Me (1948)

2:45PM Apartment For Peggy (1948)

4:30PM The Model and the Marriage Broker (1952)

6:30PM Dangerous Crossing (1953)

8:00PM Pinky (1949)

10:00PM Take Care of My Little Girl (1951)

12:00AM Leave Her To Heaven (1946)

2:00AM The Fan (1949)

4:00AM Skyjacked (1972)

Martin Balsam SUTS LTBX

Tuesday August 27 – MARTIN BALSAM … #BalsamTCM

6:00AM Time Limit (1957)

8:00AM Al Capone (1959)

10:00AM Middle of the Night (1959)

12:00PM Ada (1961)

2:00PM The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969)

4:00PM After The Fox (1966)

6:00PM Seven Days in May (1964)

8:00PM The Anderson Tapes (1971)

10:00PM The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

12:00AM Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)

1:45AM Little Big Man (1970)

4:15AM The Stone Killer (1973)

Shirley Jones Elmer Gantry SUTS LTBX

Wednesday August 28 – SHIRLEY JONES
… #JonesTCM

6:00AM April Love (1957)

8:00AM A Ticklish Affair (1963)

10:00AM The Secret of My Success (1965)

12:00PM Pepe (1960)

3:00PM Elmer Gantry (1960)

5:45PM The Courtship of Eddie’s Father (1963)

8:00PM The Music Man (1963)

11:00PM Carousel (1956)

1:30AM The Cheyenne Social Club (1968)

3:30AM The Happy Ending (1969)

Glenda Farrell SUTS LTBX

Thursday August 29 – GLENDA FARRELL … #FarrellTCM

6:00AM Little Caesar (1930)

7:30AM I’ve Got Your Number (1934)

9:00AM The Personality Kid (1934)

10:15AM Kansas City Princess (1934)

11:30AM Snowed Under(1936)

12:45PM Fly Away Baby (1937)

2:00PM The Adventurous Blonde (1937)

3:15PM Blondes At Work (1938)

4:30PM Torchy Gets Her Man (1938)

5:45PM Torchy Blane in Chinatown (1938)

6:45PM Torchy Runs For Mayor (1939)

8:00PM Smart Blonde (1936)

9:15PM Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)

10:45PM I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932)

12:30AM Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)

2:15AM Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)

4:00AM The Talk of the Town (1942)

Kirk Douglas Young Man With a Horn SUTS LTBX

Friday August 30 – KIRK DOUGLAS
… #DouglasTCM

6:00AM Out of the Past (1947)

8:00AM Young Man with a Horn (1950)

10:00AM The Big Trees (1952)

11:30AM Two Weeks In Another Town (1962)

1:30PM Town Without Pity (1961)

3:30PM The Hook (1963)

5:30PM The Way West (1967)

8:00PM Paths of Glory (1958)

9:45PM Act of Love (1953)

11:45PM Lust For Life (1956)

2:00AM The Big Sky (1952)

4:30AM Along The Great Divide (1951)

Rex Harrison My Fair Lady SUTS LTBX

Saturday August 31 – REX HARRISON
… #HarrisonTCM

6:00AM Men are Not Gods (1936)

7:45AM Storm in a Teacup (1937)

9:30AM The Citadel (1938)

11:30AM Over The Moon (1940)

1:00PM King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)

3:00PM Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

5:00PM My Fair Lady (1964)

8:00PM Anna and the King of Siam (1946)
(Also The Essentials)

10:30PM Sidewalks of London (aka St. Martin’s Lane) (1938)

12:00AM The Foxes of Harrow (1947)

2:15AM The Rake’s Progress (1945)

4:15AM The Long Dark Hall (1951)

  1. July 4, 2013 at 01:08

    Cannot wait!

  1. July 31, 2013 at 06:14
  2. September 3, 2013 at 10:34

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