This week on TCM, the "Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick" event features films from the 1950s and 1960s, star-of-the-month Gene Hackman in a Woody Allen film, the original Magnificent Seven, and the marvelous Stormy Weather.
An innocent cowboy kidnaps a small-time singer with whom he's infatuated.
Ouch! A Salute To Slapstick - It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) Wednesday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
A group of greedy clowns tears up the countryside in search of buried treasure.
The Magnificent Seven (1960) Thursday, September 22 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
Seven American gunmen hire themselves out to protect a Mexican village from bandits.
Star of the Month: Gene Hackman - Another Woman (1988) Friday, September 23 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
While dealing with her own tortured past, an aging writer becomes obsessed with a psychiatric patient.
Patterns (1956) Saturday, September 24 at 10:15 p.m. (ET)
A replacement in a large corporation encounters loyalty and power struggles.
Stormy Weather (1943) Sunday, September 25 at 8:00 p.m. (ET)
A relationship blossoms between an aspiring dancer and a popular songstress.