Tuesday, November 28, 2006

'Showbiz' Lucy Caps Lucy Month on TCM

Showbiz Lucy

This Wednesday, Turner Classic Movies will conclude its month long salute to Lucille Ball by showing her in 'showbiz' roles.

*All times listed are Eastern.*

November 29
8:00PM Meet The People (1944)
A fading stage star tries to revive her career by taking a job in a shipyard.

10:00PM Stage Door (1937)
Women at a theatrical boardinghouse try to make their big break happen.

11:45PM Best Foot Forward (1943)
A movie star wreaks havoc when she accepts an invitation to a military academy dance.

November 30
1:30AM The Affairs of Annabel (1938)
A screen queen suffers through harebrained publicity stunts schemed up by her press agent.

2:45AM Annabel Takes A Tour (1938)
A movie star on tour gets thrown into a variety of wacky publicity stunts.

4:00AM That's Right - You're Wrong (1940)
A band leader has to overcome a film studio head's hatred to make it on the big screen.

5:45AM Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
A ballet dancer and a burlesque queen compete for a wealthy suitor.

7:30AM Room Service (1938)
Three zany producers try to extend their hotel credit until they can get a play mounted.

9:00AM Ziegfeld Follies (1946)
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.

Descriptions taken from the November 2006 issue of Now Playing Guide.

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