The CMH Guide for July 2018:
Movie Screenings, TV Schedules, Contests and More!
Welcome to our monthly ‘CMH Guide’ for Classics! And welcome summer. We’re hoping this handy dandy classic movie & TV guide will help you plan for a classic-viewing July
- Star of the month: Steve McQueen – Spend Thursdays primetime with the “king of Cool”
- TCM Spotlight: 50 States in 50 Movies - Mondays and Tuesdays in July, take a summer trip to regions across the U.S. in the cool comforts of your own home with this destination-inspired list of films
- TCM Presents: Saturdays mornings- Classic MGM cartoons and shorts
- Slavery In Film: July 18th and 25th - Film historian Donald Bogle joins Ben Mankiewicz for a two part retrospective with a fascinating perspective on the history of slavery as examined via 7 films
- Happy Independence Day: Wednesday, July 4th explore a patriotic line-up of movies even Betsy Ross would approve
- Noir Alley: Saturdays at midnight ET/Sundays at 10am ET- Eddie Muller hosts “Armored Car Robbery” (1950), “Party Girl” (1958), “Roadblock” (1951), “Dark Passage” (1947), “Scene Of The Crime” (1949)
For more info about what’s playing on TCM this month, visit the TCM Movie Schedule at CMH here.
FilmStruck… subscription needed…
- Contest: Check back here on this blog for our ongoing contests, but don’t delay! Our first FilmStruck Contest end July 28th — CMH will be giving away one-year subscriptions to FilmStruck all month long!
- Star Of The Week: New Stars of the Week including James Cagney, Gene Kelly and more!
- Films: Fresh content added in this month’s library from “Anchor’s Away” to “What’s Up Doc”
- Featured Collections: Natalie Wood, Miss Marple, Greta Garbo, 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:)
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 The African Queen, Peyton Place, The Stranger, They Made Me A Criminal, Black Widow, Murder On The Orient Express and more.
- And Sunday Night Noir.
- And five new affiliates coming soon: Charlotte NC, Salt Lake City UT, Boise ID, Wausau WI and Victoria TX.
- Where to Watch.
GetTV… Classic Movies and Retro TV…
- Westerns (Shane, Laredo, The Tall Man…)
- Variety Shows (Sonny and Cher, The Merv Griffin Show, and The Flip Wilson Show)
- First Families of Funny (All In The Family, Good Times, 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 and more.
- And here’s the MeTV schedule – which includes Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Gunsmoke, The Brady Bunch, That Girl and more.
- Where to watch.
- Here’s the Antenna TV schedule – which includes Hazel, Father Knows Best, Johnny Carson, The Burns and Allen 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 and more.
- And here’s a list of the TV shows.
- Weekend Binge: this weekend~ 42 episodes in one weekend… Tarzan!
- Where to Watch.
New Addition – Pluto TV… Would love to know what you think of this free streaming movie service…
- 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. Would love to know what you think…
- Classic Movie Channel
- Classic TV Channel
- You might want to check out the other channels as well, right now I’m seeing a really cool Beatles Hamburg documentary on their Live Music Replay Channel
Fathom Events “TCM Big Screen Classics”… movies on the Big Screen at select theaters nationwide…
- Contest: We’re giving away pairs of tickets to see The Big Lebowski - Enter by July 21st to win tickets to see “His Dudeness” Fathom TCM Event, celebrating its 20th anniversary screening
- Check back on this blog on July 20th – when we kick off our South Pacific Ticket Giveaway!
- For the full schedule of ‘TCM Big Screen Classic’ movie screenings, visit the Fathom Events listing at CMH here.
- The 3rd annual Olivia de Havilland Blogathon (July 1-3)
- Winter In July Blogathon (July 13-15)
- The Natalie Wood Blogathon (July 17-20)
- The Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Blogathon (July 20-22)
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…
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)
- FilmStruck Annual Subscriptions (contest ends July 28)
- The Big Lebowski movie tickets - Fathom “TCM Big Screen Classics” 20th anniversary screenings (contest ends July 21)
- Hollywood Heyday (contest ends July 7)
- About Face: The Life and Times of Dottie Ponedel, Make-up Artist to the Stars (contest ends July 7)
- South Pacific movie tickets – Fathom “TCM Big Screen Classics” (check back on this blog on July 20th for the contest kick-off)
- Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters Book Giveaway – (check back on this blog next week for the contest kickoff)
- Kino Classic Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway – 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
And a Happy Classic Viewing to All!
–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub