TCM Programming Alert for the Week of 02-27-17

Curious how Days of Oscar From A to Z concludes?
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TCM's 31 Days of Oscar From A to Z concludes this week, starting with Three Comrades, co-scripted by F. Scott Fitzgerald, about three life-long friends sharing their love for a dying woman against the turbulent backdrop of Germany between the wars, which earned Margaret Sullavan a nomination for Best Actress. The finl selection is Z about a political assassination that uncovers a hotbed of corruption. It won for Best Film Editing (Françoise Bonnot) and Best Foreign Language Film, and was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director (Costa-Gavras), and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Jorge Semprún and Costa-Gavras).

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be (1942) Monday, February 27 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A troupe of squabbling actors joins the Polish underground to dupe the Nazis.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) Tuesday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
Dobbs and Curtin meet up in Mexico and go to work for a contractor, MacClane, who takes them away to a remote site.

Vacation from Marriage

Vacation from Marriage (1945) Wednesday, March 1 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
After World War II service changes them, a married couple dread their postwar reunion.

West Side Story

West Side Story (1961) Thursday, March 2 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A young couple from dueling street gangs falls in love.

Woman of the Year

Woman of the Year (1942) Friday, March 3 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.

A Thousand Clowns

Starring Barbara Harris: A Thousand Clowns (1965) Saturday, March 4 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A free-living New Yorker fights to maintain custody of his nephew.

Ducks and Drakes

Ducks and Drakes (1921) Sunday, March 5 at 12:30 a.m. (ET) 
A man sets out to teach his flirtatious fiancee a lesson.

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