Here are highlights of the scheduled programming on SCCtv (Comcast Ch 28/ Wave Broadband Ch19) . Remember, we simulcast our broadcast right here on our Web site, www.scctv.net .
Thanks to Igor, of Movie Marvels fame, for putting the schedule together! Remember, it is always subject to change, depending on Igor's mood.
At War with the Army (1950) 93 min.
9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.
Martin and Lewis are former nightclub partners who are now enlisted in the Army. Sergeant Puccinelli (Dean Martin) now ranks above his former partner, Private First Class Korwin (Jerry Lewis). Puccinelli is desperately trying to get transferred from his dull job to active duty overseas. Meanwhile, all Korwin wants is a pass to see his wife and new baby. In addition, they have to avoid the wrath of Sergeant McVey (Mike Kellin).
Along the way they both get to sing a few songs, and they get to recreate a scene from Going My Way where they imitate Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald. IMDb
Starring Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin
The Flying Deuces (1939) 69 min.
10:35 P.M. and 1:35 A.M.
Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with, is already married to dashing Foreign Legion officer Francois. To forget her, he joins the Legion, taking Stanley with him. Their bumbling eventually gets them charged with desertion and sentenced to a firing squad. They manage to escape in a stolen airplane, but crash after a wild ride. IMDb
Starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy
(Two British Comedies)
The Beachcomber (aka. Vessel of Wrath) (1938) 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.
Ginger Ted, AKA Edward Claude Wilson (Charles Laughton) a drunkard and womanizer, and Miss Jones,(Elsa Lanchester) a missionary, live in the Alas Islands. During a cholera epidemic, Ginger Ted and Miss Jones are sent to an outlying part of the islands to run a hospital; on their return, their motorboat breaks down, and they are marooned overnight on a small island. Miss Jones is certain that Ginger Ted means to rape her as soon as the sun goes down. When morning comes and her virtue is still intact, she is convinced that he has had a change of heart and that he is a good man in spite of his many faults. Ginger Ted himself is outraged by this explanation; it never occurred to him to rape Miss Jones, who is middle-aged and unattractive. Nevertheless, at the end of the story, Miss Jones and Ginger Ted have married and Ginger Ted, now known as Edward, have moved back to England run an inn. IMDb
Starring Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester
The Smallest Show on Earth (aka. Big Time Operators) (1962) 10:30 P.M. and 1:30 A.M.
A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there. IMDb
Starring Peter Sellers and Virginia McKenna
MEET JOHN DOE 10:25PM
As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement. At last everyone, even Ann, takes her creation seriously...but publisher D.B. Norton has a secret plan. IMDb
BEYOND TOMORROW (AKA BEYOND CHRISTMAS) 9PM and 12:30AM
Melton, Chadwick and O'Brien, rich but lonely heads of an engineering firm, invite three strangers to dinner on Christmas Eve. Only two show up, James and Jean, they fall in love and become friends with their three benefactors...until the latter are killed in a plane crash and come back to their old home as ghosts. In the coming months, true love encounters some rough spots; can ghostly O'Brien help the young folks? IMDb
Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) 114 min. 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.
Writer Harry Street reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection while on safari in the shadow of Mount Kilamanjaro. IMDb
Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward and Ava Gardner
The Amazing Adventure (1935) 62 min. 11:00 P.M. and 2:00 A.M.
A bored millionaire wagers his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance. IMDb
Starring Cary Grant and Mary Bryant
January 4, 2020
Pot O' Gold (1941) 86 min. 9:00 P.M. and 12:00 A.M.
Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle, an avid music-hater, all while winning the heart of the beautiful Molly! (IMDb)
Starring Jimmy Stewart and Paulette Goddard
Escape to Paradise (1939) 60 min. 10:30 P.M. and 1:30 A.M.
An American tourist in South America finds love and unexpected trouble. (IMDb)
Starring Bobby Breen and Kent Taylor