July 7, 2012

Peter Lorre on TV This Summer

July, August, and September bring many Peter Lorre movies on Turner Classic Movies. All times shown are Eastern Standard.

Peter Lorre's page on the TV Guide Channel website lists the Lorre films scheduled on various television channels over a 2-week period.

July, 2012

July 7 (Sat.), 11:30 pm, Antenna TV – Alfred Hitchcock Presents, "Man From the South", originally broadcast Mar. 13, 1960.

July 8 (Sun.), 5:45 am, Turner Classic Movies channel – Around the World in 80 Days (1956).

July 10 (Tues.), 4 am, TCM – Confidential Agent (1945).

July 17 (Tues.), 4:30 am, TCM – The Beast With Five Fingers (1946).

July 24 (Tues.), 1:15 pm, TCM – Around the World in 80 Days (1956).

August, 2012

August brings TCM’s annual “Summer Under the Stars” festival, with each day devoted to a different movie star.

Aug. 29 (Wed.), 10 pm, TCM – Casablanca (1942). For “Ingrid Bergman Day”, TCM presents a 70th anniversary showing of Casablanca.

September, 2012

Sept. 2 (Sun.) – It’s “Keep Your Hands to Yourself” night on “The Essentials”, and TCM celebrates with two “handy” Lorre movies: The Beast With Five Fingers (1946) at 9:45 pm and Mad Love (1935) at 11:30 pm.

Sept. 12 (Wed.), 9 pm, TCM – Confidential Agent (1945). September’s “Star of the Month” Lauren Bacall appears in her only Lorre movie, filmed shortly after her marriage to Humphrey Bogart – and Peter’s marriage to his second wife Kaaren Verne.

Sept. 12 (Wed.), 4:15 am, TCM – Passage to Marseille (1944). Bogart was at work on this movie when Lauren Bacall was brought to the set to meet him, prior to their first picture together, To Have and Have Not. It was also the last time Bogie would work with his pal Peter Lorre while Peter was under contract to Warner Bros.

Sept. 28 (Fri.), 4:30 pm, TCM – Silk Stockings (1957).

Many of these and other Lorre movies are now available on DVD and VHS – some remastered and packaged with extra features. For more information on the films of Peter Lorre released to home video, head to the DVD — VHS section of The Lost One website.

Happy viewing!

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