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Saturday, January 09, 2010

A Kay Francis birthday celebration on TCM

TCM will celebrate Kay's birthday on January 13th with a mini marathon of films.

Playgirl (1940) will be shown on January 12th at 7:45 am.
An aging gold digger takes a young woman under her wing. Cast: Kay Francis, James Ellison, Mildred Coles, Nigel Bruce. Dir: Frank Woodruff. BW-77 mins, TV-PG

January 13, 2010 schedule: 

7:00 AM The Goose And The Gander (1935) A divorcee can't stop meddling in her ex-husband's affairs. Cast: Kay Francis, George Brent, Genevieve Tobin. Dir: Alfred E. Green. BW-66 mins, TV-G

8:15 AM Another Dawn (1937)

An officer's wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man. Cast: Errol Flynn, Kay Francis, Ian Hunter. Dir: William Dieterle. BW-73 mins, TV-G, CC

9:30 AM Comet Over Broadway (1938) A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder. Cast: Kay Francis, Ian Hunter, Donald Crisp. Dir: Busby Berkeley. BW-70 mins, TV-G, CC

10:45 AM My Bill (1938) An impoverished widow fights scandal for the sake of her four children. Cast: Kay Francis, Bonita Granville, Anita Louise. Dir: John Farrow. BW-65 mins, TV-G, CC

12:00 PM Secrets Of An Actress (1938)

A leading lady falls for a married architect who's invested in her play. Cast: Kay Francis, George Brent, Ian Hunter. Dir: William Keighley. BW-70 mins, TV-G, CC

1:15 PM Women Are Like That (1938) Years after their break-up, a couple finds each other all over again. Cast: Kay Francis, Pat O'Brien, Ralph Forbes. Dir: Stanley Logan. BW-79 mins, TV-G, CC

2:45 PM It's A Date (1940) Mother-and-daughter singers vie for the same man and the same stage part. Cast: Deanna Durbin, Walter Pidgeon, Kay Francis. Dir: William A. Seiter. BW-104 mins, TV-G, CC

4:30 PM The Feminine Touch (1941) An author writing a book on jealousy discovers his wife is an expert on the subject. Cast: Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche, Kay Francis. Dir: W.S. Van Dyke II. BW-98 mins, TV-G, CC

6:15 PM Always In My Heart (1942) A convict returns home to find his family has forgotten him. Cast: Walter Huston, Kay Francis, Gloria Warren. Dir: Jo Graham. BW-92 mins, TV-G, CC

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Loved Kay Francis in IT'S A DATE with Deanna Durbin. One of the best films of 1940.

6:11 AM  
Blogger Jennythenipper said...

Woohoo! Thanks for the heads up!

2:18 PM  
Blogger jtk said...

Hi texasoperastar,

It's been a while since Ive seen IT' A DATE, but I'm looking forward to rewatching it this weekend.

Recently watched HIS BUTLER'S SISTER with Deanna and enjoyed it very much.


10:17 PM  
Blogger jtk said...

We have to be prepared, Kay Francis marathons come but once a year!


10:20 PM  

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