The CMH Guide for September 2018:
Movie Screenings, TV Schedules, Contests and More!
Welcome to our monthly ‘CMH Guide’ for Classics! And welcome September! We’re hoping this classic movie and 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!
- Star of the Month: DEAN MARTIN! From the early comedies, dramas, westerns, the Rat Pack years and more, “Dino” proved he was the enviable King of Cool who could do it all. Watch his selected filmography every Wednesday in September.
- AAFCA Presents, The Black Experience On Film (This month’s TCM Spotlight) every Tuesday and Thursday in September. From silents to the 70s, this collection explores a variety of films depicting the black experience in chronological order. Full schedule here.
- AFI Lifetime Achievement Award, airing Sept. 3rd Primetime: George Clooney.
- Sept. 10th Guest Programmer: Keith Carradine. Hollywood legacy and self admitted TCM addict, he sits down with Ben Mankiewicz to present an evening of his favorite classics.
- Saturday Evening Post Stories features The Big Heat, Friday Sept 7th at 8pm ET.
- The Ritz Brothers tribute on September 16th. A trio of 1930s films, 2 are TCM premieres, showcase this popular comedy team.
- Birthday Tribute: Roddy McDowall Sept. 17th (Daytime).
- 9/17 and 9/24: “Directed By Martin Scorsese” … For 2 nights, TCM will tribute the Director and regular TCM contributor with 7 of his films from the decade that made him a star.
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 because we’ll be launching a new contest soon!
- Films: Fresh content added in this month’s library including Cartoon Roots, Movies For Math Lovers, Based on Ira Levin, Early Hitchcock and more
- Featured Collections: The films of Paul Newman, Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Lana Turner, Max von Sydow 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…
- The Joseph Cotten Blogathon (Sept 5 – 7)
- The Second Lauren Bacall Blogathon (Sept 14 – 16)
- Gender-Bending The Rules Blogathon (Sept 21-23)
- The Deborah Kerr Blogathon (Sept 30)
For a full listing of Blogathons, click here. Or add your own and we will help promote it.
TCM Parties for September… Follow along and live tweet using the #TCMParty hashtag
- The Big Heat (1953) Sept 7 at 8pm ET
- Captains Courageous (1937) Sept 10 at 8pm ET
- Theodora Goes Wild (1936) Sept 14 at 8pm ET
- Oceans Eleven (1960) Sept 19 at 8pm ET
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
- A mix of classics and newer films can be found in the Movies TV Network schedule (which also includes more recent films).
- Check out the Sunday Night Noir every week! Here’s Where to Watch.
GetTV… Classic Movies and Retro TV…
- 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 complete MeTV schedule and Where to watch.
- The Antenna TV schedule includes a nice listing of shows and their air times (easier to read) and Where to Watch.
Fathom Events “TCM Big Screen Classics”… movies on the Big Screen at select theaters nationwide…
- Contest: Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Rebel Without a Cause” (Giveaway runs through September 8)
- Contest: Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” (Giveaway runs through September 29)
- Check back on this blog for more Ticket Giveaways!
- For the full schedule of ‘TCM Big Screen Classic’ movie screenings, visit the Fathom Events listing at CMH here.
Go Local! Discover Movie Screenings and Events in your Neighborhood and across the US…
Classic Films on the big screen, Film Festivals and more can be found across the country. For example, Enjoy the 25th annual Buster Keaton special event in Kansas City: The Legacy of Buster Keaton and WC Fields, taking place September 15th~ All-day Silent Screenings with Live Music and FREE ADMISSION!
- New York
- North Carolina
- New Hampshire
- Nationwide via Fathom Events
If we’re missing a ‘classic movie’ theater or event in your neighborhood, please let us know!
And of course our Monthly Contests! Including:
- Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Movie Tickets – Fathom “TCM Big Screen Classics” – we have 8 pairs of tix to giveaway (contest ends Sept 29)
- Kino Lorber DVDs and Blu-Rays — 12 prizes in all, winner’s choice of four titles – Trapeze, The Farmer’s Daughter, A Strange Adventure, and I Walk Alone. Check back on this Blog on Sept 10 for details.
- FilmStruck Annual Subscriptions — we have more subscriptions to give away! Check back on this blog on Sept 17!
–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub