Sunday, July 10, 2011

A Robert Doubleheader

Get your DVR ready for July 14 - TCM has a Robert Montgomery/Robert Young day of films set. Times below are eastern, so check your local schedule! What TCM should do is play Hell Below in between, which has both Bobs in it.

7:15 AM
Shipmates (1931)
A young sailor falls for the captain's daughter.
Dir: Harry Pollard Cast: Robert Montgomery, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Jordan.

8:30 AM
Another Language (1933)
A newlywed discovers that she and her husband's snobby family speak different languages.
Dir: Edward H. Griffith Cast: Helen Hayes, Robert Montgomery, Louise Closser Hale.

10:00 AM
Three Loves Has Nancy (1938)
A country girl follows the man who jilted her to the big city, where she finds two new suitors.
Dir: Richard Thorpe Cast: Janet Gaynor, Robert Montgomery, Franchot Tone.

11:15 AM
Last of Mrs. Cheyney, The (1937)
A chic jewel thief in England falls in love with one of her marks.
Dir: Richard Boleslawski Cast: Joan Crawford, William Powell, Robert Montgomery.

1:00 PM
Right To Romance, The (1933)
A lady plastic surgeon jeopardizes her marriage when her ex-boyfriend is scarred.
Dir: Alfred Santell Cast: Ann Harding, Robert Young, Nils Asther.

2:15 PM
Calm Yourself (1935)
An advertising man takes off after kidnappers.
Dir: George B. Seitz Cast: Robert Young, Madge Evans, Betty Furness.

3:30 PM
Bride Walks Out, The (1936)
A model weds a struggling engineer then has her own struggles with domesticity.
Dir: Leigh Jason Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Gene Raymond, Robert Young.

5:00 PM
Longest Night, The (1936)
A department-store head tries to stop a gangland plot.
Dir: Errol Taggart Cast: Robert Young, Florence Rice, Ted Healy.

6:00 PM
Bride Wore Red, The (1937)
A chorus girl crashes an exclusive Swiss resort to snare a rich husband.
Dir: Dorothy Arzner Cast: Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Robert Young.

Saturday, July 02, 2011

Strings n Things

Robert Montgomery
Some serious tennis racket string analysis goin' on here...