This Month on Turner Classic Movies
Each month, we list the movies with Jewish themes on TCM. Check your local listings for channel information.
Tuesday, September 8
12:45 AM Tin Drum, The (1979)
A young boy hammers on his drum, serving as the angry conscience of a world gone crazy. Dir: Volker Schlondorff Cast: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler.
Thursday, September 10
8:45 PM David and Bathsheba (1951)
King David’s lust for a married woman has disastrous consequences for Israel. Dir: Henry King Cast: Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Raymond Massey. C-116 min
Tuesday, September 15
1:45 AM Just Tell Me What You Want (1980)
When her older lover won’t make their relationship legal, a woman takes up with a younger man. Dir: Sidney Lumet Cast: Ali MacGraw, Alan King, Myrna Loy.
3:45 AM Bye Bye Braverman (1968)
Four failed writers try to attend a friend’s funeral. Dir: Sidney Lumet Cast: George Segal, Jack Warden, Joseph Wiseman. C-94 min
Thursday, September 17
3:15 PM Prisoner of Second Avenue, The (1974)
A suddenly unemployed executive and his understanding wife must adapt to their new life. Dir: Melvin Frank Cast: Jack Lemmon, Elizabeth Wilson, Anne Bancroft.
Saturday, September 19
11:00 PM I Accuse! (1958)
True story of writer Emile Zola’s defense of Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish army officer framed by anti-Semites. Dir: Jose Ferrer Cast: Jose Ferrer, Anton Walbrook, Viveca Lindfors. BW-99 min
Monday, September 21
10:30 PM Funny Girl (1968)
Comedienne Fanny Brice fights to prove that she can be the greatest star and find romance even though she isn’t pretty. Dir: William Wyler Cast: Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford. C-157 min
Tuesday, September 22
1:30 AM Funny Lady (1975)
Musical biography of Fanny Brice and her tempestuous marriage to showman Billy Rose.
Dir: Herbert Ross Cast: Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif. C-138 mins
Monday, September 28
2:00 AM Confession, The (1970)
A Czech government official charged with treason is subjected to brutal interrogation methods. Dir: Costa-Gavras Cast: Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Gabriele Ferzetti.
7:15 AM Prisoner of Second Avenue, The (1974)
A suddenly unemployed executive and his understanding wife must adapt to their new life. Dir: Melvin Frank Cast: Jack Lemmon, Elizabeth Wilson, Anne Bancroft. BW-98 min
Tuesday, September 29
9:00 PM That Justice Be Done (1945)
Newsreel footage from both sides of World War II make a case for convicting Nazi war criminals. Dir: George Stevens BW-10 min
9:15 PM Nazi Plan, The (1945)
Documentary cameras capture the atrocities of the concentration camps. Dir: George Stevens BW-127 min
11:30 PM Diary of Anne Frank, The (1959)
A young girl comes of age while hiding from the Nazis. Dir: George Stevens Cast: Millie Perkins , Joseph Schildkraut , Shelley Winters .
BW-180 mins, CC, Letterbox Format
2:45 AM Judgment At Nuremberg (1961)
An aging American judge presides over the trial of Nazi war criminals. Dir: Stanley Kramer Cast: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark. BW-179 min