a.m. - Aurora Borealis Theatre
Movie - (Suspense; 2 hours) "Night Cabbie" (1971)
A lonely cab driver (Dallesandro) in an unnamed midwestern
city plans the assassination of the incumbent County Assessor
(Whitman). Joe Dallesandro, Kiki Dee, Jane Birkin, Stuart
Whitman, Holly Woodlawn, Scatman Crothers.
a.m. - Last Sheep Theater
Movie - (Musical;
2 hours) "Our Gang Forever" (1964) The boys re-unite
to keep mods out of their favorite Bowery gin mill. Score
by Dory Previn. Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Anna May Wong, Jean
Shrimpton, Roddy McDowell.
3:30 a.m. - Night
Movie - (Western; 2 hours) "Tall, Tall Wagons" (1957)
A grizzled old fool tries in vain to teach the Irish to farm,
aided by a vivacious young saloon keeper. Howard Duff, Vic
Morrow, Forrest Tucker, Shecky Green, Joyce Vanderveen.
10:30 p.m. - The
CBS Late Movie
- "Blood Pools at the Feet" (1974; crime-drama)
Jan Murray, Clint Walker, Shelley Fabares. A deadbeat dad
flunks out of dental school and leads a down-at-heel police
chief (Walker) on a cat-and-mouse chase through the library
stacks of the University of New Mexico. (Closed Captioning
11:30 p.m. (immediately
following the Ohio State/Grambling bowl game) - Cineplex 17
Loves of Jonas Salk" (Romance; 1970) Famed Scientist
Salk (Rennie) discovers that biology and love are not such
strange bedfellows after all. Pilot to short-lived TV series.
Michael Rennie, Bud Cort (as the young Salk), Kevin McCarthy,
Jean Seberg, Katherine Ross, Stella Stevens.
12:15 p.m. - Noon
Box Top Movie
Up!" (Comedy-Drama; 1957) When persons unknown brew up
some blinding moonshine in the town water tower, a feisty
sheriff (Kilbride) tries to keep order. Percy Kilbride, Strother
Martin, Ken Curtis, Chief Yowlatchie, Mickey Fox, Princess
Livingston, Leslie Parrish, Stubby Kaye.
a.m. - UHF Rabbit Ear Matinee
Movie - "The Boy Baa Baa" (Drama; 1971) Stagey adaptation
of John Barth's groundbreaking novel, Giles Goat-Boy, by The
Royal Lipincott Theater Company, filmed in and around the
French Mental Hospital at Charenton. Directed by Sven Nykvist.
The Royal Lipincott Players, Blythe Danner, M. Emmett Walsh,
Zero Mostel, Dan Blocker, Stacy Keach, Lee Remick.
Midnight - Midnight at the OK Corral
Movie - "Sabotage Stampede" (Western; 1947) Communist
spies who infiltrate a Nevada cattle ranch get more than they
bargained for. George "Gabby" Hayes, Sonny Tufts,
Chief Yowlachie, Regis Toomey, Audrey Trotter.
11:30 p.m. - Don's House of Organs Presents
Movie - "Rancho Mondo" (Comedy; 1973) A pair of
ne'er-do-well grifters find a way to profit on a hoof and
mouth disease epidemic. Billy Green Bush, Joe Spinell, Trinidad
Hopkins, Patti D'Arbanville, Earl Holliman, Royal Dano, William
Wellman, Jr., The Marshall Tucker Band.
2 a.m. - CBS Late, Late Movie
Movie - "Crack's Big Tease" (Suspense; 1972) An
AWOL Black G.I. (Grier) returns to Detroit to find his stable
being run by a rival pimp (Price). Roosevelt Grier, Cleavon
Little, Marilu Henner, Vincent Price, Nichelle Nichols, Yaphet
Kotto, Lew Ayres.
5 a.m. - Sunrise Featurette
Movie - "Snockered Up" (Comedy-Drama; 1967) Sequel
to the perennial holiday favorite "Likkered Up,"
finds irascible sheriff Pancake (now played by Corman) up
against beatnik swingers who've re-opened a backwoods still.
Harvey Corman, Timothy Carey, Dick Miller, Bruce Dern, Stella
Stevens, Holly Near, Joy Bang.
Noon - WCB Noon Movie
Movie - "Gimme, Mister!" (Drama; 1966) Anti-establishment
fable in which a hot-headed London youth is pitted against
a retirement home he believes is holding his grandfather prisoner.
Directed by Tony Edwards. Music by Free Design. Tom Courtenay,
Sir Ralph Richardson, Aleister Sim, Marianne Faithful, James
listings compiled by Charles Lieurance
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