TCM Programming Alert for the Week of 05-22-17

This is a good week for fans of war movies.
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TCM presents their traditional Memorial Day Marathon, starting on Friday at 8 pm ET.  Alec Baldwin and David Letterman fit in a military comedy on "The Essentials" on SaturdayPlus, more Dennis Miller hosting Creature Features, more from Star-of-the-Month Clark Gable, and a night of Grand Dame Guignol.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) - Monday, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
A crazed, aging star torments her sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion.

Gone With the Wind

Star of the Month: Clark Gable - Gone With the Wind (1939) Tuesday, May 23 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved Tara and find love during the Civil War.

Pal Joey

Pal Joey (1957) Wednesday, May 24 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career.

Dennis Miller

TCM Spotlight: Creature Features Hosted by Dennis Miller - Tarantula (1955) Thursday, May 25 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A scientist's experiments to cure hunger create a giant tarantula.

The Wings of Eagles

The Wings of Eagles (1957) Friday, May 26 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
Biography of Frank "Spig" Wead, the pioneer aviator who turned to writing after being grounded by an accident.

Essentials

The Essentials: Hosted by Alec Baldwin with Special Guest David Letterman - No Time for Sergeants (1958) Saturday, May 27 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A hillbilly draftee turns the Air Force upside down.

Journey Into Fear

Noir Alley: Hosted by Eddie Muller - Journey Into Fear (1942) Sunday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) 
A munitions expert gets mixed up with gunrunners in Turkey.

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