Summer Under the Stars: His Girl Friday (1940)

TCM’s star of the day is Rosalind Russell, and my film pick for the actress is His Girl Friday, which airs today at 12:00 A.M. (EST). When newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) learns his ex-wife and star reporter Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell) is leaving her job to marry insurance salesman Bruce Baldwin (Ralph Bellamy) and…

Summer Under the Stars: The Lady Eve (1941)

TCM’s star of the day is Barbara Stanwyck, and my film pick for the actress is The Lady Eve, which airs today at 12:00 P.M. (EST). Sailing back home to the United States on an ocean liner after a year-long expedition in South America, the wealthy but unsophisticated Charles Pike (Henry Fonda) meets the bewitching…

Summer Under the Stars: Bachelor Mother (1939)

TCM’s star of the day is Ginger Rogers, and my film pick for the actress is Bachelor Mother, which airs today at 6:15 P.M. (EST). Salesgirl Polly Parrish (Ginger Rogers) is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling after discovering an abandoned baby on the steps of an orphanage. Though initially dismissed from…

TCM’s Summer Under the Stars 2017 – What to Watch

Throughout the month of August, TCM dedicates a 24-hour movie marathon each day to one star. For me personally, there’s a good number of stars featured this year that I adore, as well as a few others who I’m eager to watch more of. Just as I did for Summer Under the Stars last year, I’m…

Summer Under the Stars: Bells Are Ringing (1960)

TCM’s star of the day is Dean Martin, and my film pick for the actor is Bells Are Ringing, which airs today at 8:00 P.M. (EST). Bells Are Ringing follows a Brooklyn telephone answering service operator named Ella Peterson (Judy Holliday), who tries to improve the lives of her clients. She begins falling in love with one of her…

Summer Under the Stars: Easy Living (1937)

TCM’s star of the day is Jean Arthur, and my film pick for the actress is Easy Living, which airs today at 8:00 P.M. (EST). Easy Living follows hard-working girl Mary Smith (Jean Arthur), whose life suddenly becomes more extravagant when a fur coat lands on her head. Wealthy banker J.B. Ball (Edward Arnold), who had thrown his wife’s…

Summer Under the Stars: Battleground (1949)

TCM’s star of the day is Van Johnson, and my film pick for the actor is Battleground, which airs today at 8:00 P.M. (EST). Battleground follows a company of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division in the besieged city of Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. The squad faces many hardships in an especially harsh winter; they’re low on…