TCM Programming Alert for the Week of 08-29-16

"Summer Under the Stars" may come to a close, but there's still more movies to see.
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TCM's "Summer Under the Stars" programming concludes with spotlights on Charles Boyer, Jean Simmons, and Dean Martin.  September begins with films by director Preston Sturges and Star-of-the-Month Gene Hackman.


Summer Under the Stars: Charles Boyer - Algiers (1938) Monday, August 29 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A thief on the run from the law risks his life for love.
Summer Under the Stars: Jean Simmons - Spartacus (1960) Tuesday, August 30 at 10:00 p.m. (ET) 
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus.
Ocean's Eleven

Summer Under the Stars: Dean Martin - Ocean's Eleven (1960) Wednesday, August 31 at 10:15 p.m. (ET) 
A group of friends plot to rob a Las Vegas casino.

Sullivan's Travels

Director Preston Sturges - Sullivan's Travels (1942) Thursday, September 1 at 9:45 p.m. (ET) 
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.

Downhill Racer

Star of the Month: Gene Hackman - Downhill Racer (1969) Friday, September 2 at 10:00 p.m. (ET) 
An ambitious skier sacrifices love and family to win.

A Foreign Affair

A Foreign Affair (1948) Saturday, September 3 at 10:15 p.m. (ET) 
A prim Congresswoman gets caught up in the romantic decadence of post-war Germany.

People Will Talk

People Will Talk (1951) Sunday, September 4 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A controversial doctor gets mixed up with an unwed mother.

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