TCM Programming Alert for the Week of 09-05-16

Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick begins this week.
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The first full week of September features two nights of the "Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick" event, another night with star-of-the-month Gene Hackman, and one night with Guest Programmer Tom Bruno, who picks the "rarely seen on TCM" Casablanca.

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane (1941) Monday, September 5 at 11:30 p.m. (ET) 
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
Tillie's Punctured Romance
Ouch! A Salute To SlapstickTillie's Punctured Romance (1914) Tuesday, September 6 at 9:30 p.m. (ET) 
In this silent film, a con man dupes a wealthy country girl into marriage.
A Dog's Life

Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick - A Dog's Life (1918) Wednesday, September 7 at 9:15 p.m. (ET) 
Charlie rescues a stray from other dogs, and together they meet Edna.

Treasure Island

Treasure Island (1950) Thursday, September 8 at 8:30 p.m. (ET) 
A young boy and a pirate clash over buried treasure.

The Conversation

Star of the Month: Gene Hackman - The Conversation (1974) Friday, September 9 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A surveillance expert uncovers a murder plot within a corrupt corporation.

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born (1937) Saturday, September 10 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
A fading matinee idol marries the young beginner he's shepherded to stardom.


TCM Guest Programmer: Tom Bruno - Casablanca (1942) Sunday, September 11 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) 
An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.

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