Dark comedy about the citizens of a New England town who conceal the body of a man who one of them might be responsible for killing. MacLaine's screen debut!
Introducing Ernie Kovacs as studied railroad fat-cat Malone, lieutenants Sloan (Walter Greaza) and Harris (Casey Adams) briefing him about the problem with the lobster lady from Maine, early in It Happened To Jane, 1959, also starring Doris Day, Jack Lemmon and Steve Forrest.
Maine single mom, small business owner and title character Doris Day at the station, with Homer (Parker Fennelly) flipping out about the railroad, rushing to lawyer George (Jack Lemmon), speechifying with Uncle Otis (Russ Brown), early in It Happened To Jane, 1959, directed by Richard Quine.
Shirley MacLaine stars in Alfred Hitchcock's comedy about death and a corpse that won't stay buried, The Trouble With Harry (1955).
Doris Day (title character), a widowed single mom and lobster-seller from Maine who's getting national press for her fight with a big railroad, with New York reporter Larry (Steve Forrest), joined by her lawyer and would-be boyfriend George (Jack Lemmon), in It Happened To Jane, 1959.
Caustic artist Marlowe (John Forsythe) drops in on droll single-mom Jennie (Shirley MacLaine) and son Arnie (Jerry Mathers) to talk about the body, in Hitchcock's Vermont-based satire The Trouble With Harry, 1955.
TCM Guest Programmer Chris Elliott joins Robert Osborne for introduction and comments following The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming, 1966.
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming -- A Cold War spoof about a Russian submarine that runs aground just off a Nantucket-like isle, whose residents distrust mainlanders?let alone commies! When the commander and some of his crew venture ashore for help, the town fights back against the Russian 'invasion' with all its might. Fortunately, World War 3 is averted when the Russians and the villagers band together to rescue young Johnny Whittaker from falling to his doom. From the novel 'The off-Islanders' by Nathaniel Benchley.
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming -- Trailer for this classic comedy
Tremendous freak out by Dennis (Anthony Perkins) at work in the lumber mill, chewed out by boss Dick O'Neill, edited by William Ziegler with images of Tuesday Weld, from director Noel Black's Pretty Poison, 1968.
Anthony Perkins is the one in trouble after he convinces a small-town girl (Tuesday Weld) he's a secret agent in Pretty Poison (1968).
Tuesday Weld (as drill-teamer Sue Ann) in her memorable first appearance, Dennis (Anthony Perkins) observing, as the credits roll in the second scene from director Noel Black's Pretty Poison, 1968.
Hollis Figg is a nerdy number-cruncher who finds himself framed as the fall guy by corrupt politicians trying to cover up their illegal high jinks.
Easygoing but psychotic Dennis is released from jail, where he has served a sentence for his complicity in a suspicious death. Wandering through an Ozzie & Harriet-type small town, Dennis makes friends with a seemingly normal high schooler, Sue Ann. He lies to her about his imaginary career as a secret agent, and she is thrilled to the point of joining him in his further adventures. Their developing relationship becomes a lethal combination as Sue Ann uses Dennis's undying devotion and his bragging about being a secret agent for her own evil ends.
When a mentally disturbed young man tells a pretty girl that he's a secret agent, she believes him, and murder and mayhem ensue.
A psychotic, yet easygoing ex-con gets involved with a high school girl who uses his lies about his career as a secret agent for her own evil ends.
A Cold War spoof about a Russian submarine that runs aground just off a Nantucket-like isle, whose residents distrust mainlanders?let alone commies! When the commander and some of his crew venture ashore for help, the town fights back against the Russian "invasion" with all its might. Fortunately, World War 3 is averted when the Russians and the villagers band together to rescue young Johnny Whittaker from falling to his doom. From the novel "The off-Islanders" by Nathaniel Benchley.
A Maine widow becomes a cause celebre when she sues a railroad tycoon over the loss of a valuable shipment of lobsters.
A Capra-esque comedy has Day running a New England lobstery and finding herself up against railroad tycoon Kovacs. When a shipment of expired lobsters arrives, Day decides to take the capitalist to court. With good friend Lemmon, she hires a lawyer, and in the spirit of small-town America, emerges victorious.
The Stone family wants to get away for the weekend.
The Anderson’s are getting their house painted. This starts a moral discussion and the family wage a bet. Betty and Jim are having a discussion about responsibility and pride in a job well done versus the old mighty dollar.
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