The CMH Guide for August 2018:
Movie Screenings, TV Schedules, Contests and More!
Welcome to our monthly ‘CMH Guide’ for Classics! And welcome August! We’re hoping this classic movie & TV guide will help you plan some classic viewing fun… If we’re missing a classic channel, just let us know and we’ll be happy to add it!
- One of our favorite TCM ‘traditions’ — Summer Under the Stars! 31 Days, 31 Stars… A different star is featured every day on TCM, all month long. August 1-31.
- Here’s a PDF schedule for your planning purposes
- And for a quick overview:
- Frank Sinatra, Wed 8/1
- Myrna Loy, Thurs 8/2
- Lionel Atwill, Fri 8/3
- Clint Eastwood, Sat 8/4
- Katharine Hepburn, Sun 8/5
- Audrey Totter, Mon 8/6
- Harold Lloyd, Tues 8/7
- Jeanette MacDonald, Wed 8/8
- Walter Matthau, Thurs 8/9
- Dorothy Malone, Fri 8/10
- Gary Cooper, Sat 8/11
- Doris Day, Sun 8/12
- George Brent, Mon 8/13
- Lupe Velez, Tues 8/14
- Peter Finch, Wed 8/15
- Miriam Hopkins, Thurs 8/16
- Barbra Streisand, Fri 8/17
- Clark Gable, Sat 8/18
- Judy Garland, Sun 8/19
- Stewart Granger, Mon 8/20
- Anita Louise, Tues 8/21
- Dana Andrews, Wed 8/22
- Virginia Mayo, Thurs 8/23
- Peter Lorre, Fri 8/24
- Carroll Baker, Sat 8/25
- Anthony Quinn, Sun 8/26
- Agnes Moorehead, Mon 8/27
- Lew Ayres, Tues 8/28
- Lauren Bacall, Wed 8/29
- Marcello Mastroianni, Thurs 8/30
- Joan Crawford, Fri 8/31
For more info about what’s playing on TCM this month, visit the TCM Movie Schedule at CMH here.
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- Contest: Our initial contest is over, but check back soon because we’ll be launching a new contest soon!
- Films: Fresh content added in this month’s library from “Panama Hattie” starring Lena Horne, Ann Sothern and Red Skelton to “The Time Machine” starring Rod Taylor
- Featured Collections: The films of Billy Wilder, Brit Noir, Miss Marple, Natalie Wood and more!
- Podcast: Alicia Malone hosts a lively podcast with fascinating guests…
- FilmStruck Forum: CMH just launched our monthly FilmStruck Column - join the conversation!
Especially for CMH Fans:) a 30-Day Free Filmstruck Trial…
Movies TV Network…
- Always a nice collection of classics mixed into the Movies TV Network schedule (which also includes more recent films). This month’s mix includes Requiem for a Heavyweight, King Creole, The Family Jewels, Murphy’s Romance, The Owl and the Pussycat, Zorba the Greek, Stalag 17, Sherlock Holmes in Washington, Peyton Place and more.
- And Sunday Night Noir - this month with The Big Heat, Black Widow, Sunset Blvd and more.
- Where to Watch.
GetTV… Classic Movies and Retro TV…
- Westerns (TV shows including Laredo, Shane, Whispering Smith…)
- Variety Shows (Sonny and Cher, The Glen Campbell Show, The Johnny Cash Show, and The Flip Wilson Show)
- First Families of Funny (All In The Family, Sanford and Son) For the full schedule click here.
- Navigate show listing and movie listing links to preview scheduling.
- Where to watch.
- You can stream lots of classic TV shows for free (and on demand) here including The Lucy Show, The Rifleman, That Girl, The Donna Reed Show and more.
- And here’s the MeTV schedule – which includes The Beverly Hillbillies, The Andy Griffith Show, Perry Mason, Leave It To Beaver, Petticoat Junction, The Rifleman, Bonanza and more.
- Where to watch.
- Here’s the Antenna TV schedule – which includes I Dream of Jeannie, Bewitched, Hazel, Father Knows Best, The Johnny Carson Show, The Burns and Allen Show, The Paul Lynde Show and more.
- And a nice listing of shows and their air times (easier to read)
- Where to Watch.
- The Decades TV schedule includes The Ed Sullivan Show, I Love Lucy, Our Miss Brooks, The Donna Reed Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Petticoat Junction, The Dick Cavett Show and more.
- And here’s a list of the TV shows.
- Where to Watch.
Pluto TV… Would love to know what you think of this free streaming movie service… There’s a reason
- Pluto TV is like an old-school TV set — you flip through the channels to see what’s on. The good news is that the service is FREE, and they have a Classic Movie Channel and a Classic TV Channel – among other fun channels. Would love to know what you think…
- Classic Movie Channel
- Classic TV Channel
Fathom Events “TCM Big Screen Classics”… movies on the Big Screen at select theaters nationwide…
- Contest: We’re giving away EIGHT PAIRs of tickets to see South Pacific - Enter by Aug 11 to win tickets - in celebration of the film’s 60th anniversary!
- Check back on this blog on Aug 6th – when we kick off our “The Sound of Music” Ticket Giveaway!
- And check back again on this blog on Aug 17th – when we kick off our “Rebel without a Cause” Ticket Giveaway!
- For the full schedule of ‘TCM Big Screen Classic’ movie screenings, visit the Fathom Events listing at CMH here.
Click above to see the full Fathom Events classic movie schedule
- The Forth Annual Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon (Aug 13-15)
- The Lovely Lee Grant Blogathon (Aug 20-23)
- The Second Van Johnson Blogathon (Aug 24-26)
- The Forth Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon (Aug 27-29)
- The Fred MacMurray Blogathon (Aug 30-Sept 1)
For a full listing of Blogathons, click here. Or add your own and we will help promote it.
TCM Parties for June… Follow along and live tweet using the #TCMParty hashtag…
- Mystery of the Wax Museum (Aug 3 at 8pm ET)
- The Pride of the Yankees (Aug 11 at 8pm ET)
- The Rains Came (Aug 13 at 10pm ET)
- Boom Town (Aug 18 at 9:45pm ET)
- The Ox-Bow Incident (Aug 22 at 8pm ET)
- M (Aug 24 at 8pm ET)
Movie Screenings across the US…
From Indiscreet to Rio Bravo and more, check out the CMH Event Calendar to see what’s playing at Theaters across the US including:
- New York
- North Carolina
- New Hampshire
- Nationwide via Fathom Events
If we’re missing a ‘classic movie’ theater in your neighborhood, please let us know!
Click above to visit the CMH Events Calendar
And of course our Monthly Contests! Including:
- The Big Country 60th Anniversary Blu-Ray Giveaway (contest ends Aug 4)
- Kino Classic Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway (contest ends Aug 4) – winners’ choice of the western classic The Big Country, Alfred Hitchcock’s Under Capricorn, Fritz Lang’s The Woman in the Window, or family favorite The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – TWO VERSIONS: via Twitter and via our Blog/Facebook. FEEL FREE TO ENTER BOTH
- South Pacific Movie Tix – Fathom “TCM Big Screen Classics” 60th anniversary screenings – we have 8 pairs of tix to giveaway (contest ends Aug 11)
- Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters Book Giveaway (contest ends Aug 18)
- That Was Entertainment: The Golden Age of the MGM Musical - (check back on this blog on Aug 6th for the contest kick-off)
- Living with Grace: Life Lessons from America’s Princess – (check back on this blog on Aug 7th for the contest kick-off)
- The Sound of Music movie tickets - Fathom “TCM Big Screen Classics” (check back on this blog on Aug 6th for the contest kick-off)
- Rebel Without a Cause movie tickets - Fathom “TCM Big Screen Classics” (check back on this blog on Aug 17th for the contest kick-off)
- And stay tuned for our next FilmStruck Annual Subscription Giveaway!
And a Happy Classic Viewing to All!
–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub