TCM Programming Alert for the Week of 06-20-16

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More than some will like the Billy Wilder selection on TCM this week.  Other highlights include the two-night Stage to Screen Spotlight, Best Picture winner The Sting, and more.

Min and Bill

Min and Bill (1930) Monday, June 20 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
Two crusty waterfront characters try to protect their daughter from a terrible secret.
Lifeboat (1944) Tuesday, June 21 at 11:15 p.m. (ET) 
Survivors of a torpedoed boat take in a German Naval officer from the sub that sank them.
Abe Lincoln in Illinois

TCM Spotlight: Stage to Screen - Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) Wednesday, June 22 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
An explanation into the domestic and political life of this past president.

The Music Man

TCM Spotlight: Stage to Screen: Broadway Musicals - The Music Man (1962) Thursday, June 23 at 10:45 p.m. (ET) 
A con artist hawks musical instruments and band uniforms to small-town America.

Some Like It Hot

Special theme: Billy Wilder - Some Like It Hot (1959) Friday, June 24 at 10:15 p.m. (ET) 
Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band.

The Sting

The Sting (1973) Saturday, June 25 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
Two con men hit the big time to take on a gangster in '30s Chicago.

Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams

Starring Martin Balsam: Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973) Sunday, June 26 at 10:15 p.m. (ET) 
A New York City housewife faces a midlife crisis that forces her to re-consider her way of life.

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