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Sweet Smell of Success: Burt Lancaster Is TCM's Star of November

Thompson on Hollywood By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood October 31, 2013 at 2:23PM

Classic screen actor Burt Lancaster (1913-1994) would have turned 100 this year, and to celebrate his centennial TCM is rolling out a month-long salute with back-to-back programming all night every Wednesday in November.
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Burt Lancaster
Burt Lancaster

Wednesday, November 6

8 p.m. – The Killers (1946)

10 p.m. – Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)

11:45 p.m. – From Here to Eternity (1953)

2 a.m. – The Swimmer (1968)

4 a.m. – The Gypsy Moths (1969) – TCM Premiere

6 a.m. – Jim Thorp – All American (1951)

8 a.m. – The Flame and the Arrow (1950)

9:30 a.m. – Apache (1954)

 

Wednesday, November 13

8 p.m. – Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

10:15 p.m. – Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

12 a.m. – Elmer Gantry (1960)

2:30 a.m. – Seven Days in May (1964)

4:45 a.m. – His Majesty O’Keefe (1954)

6:30 a.m. – The Devil's Disciple (1959)

8 a.m. – The Hallelujah Trail (1965)

 

Wednesday, November 20

8 p.m. – Mister 880 (1950) – TCM Premiere

9:45 p.m. – Judgment at Nuremburg (1961)

1 a.m. – Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

3:45 a.m. – The Train (1965)

6 a.m. – A Child is Waiting (1963)

8 a.m. – South Sea Woman (1953)

9:45 a.m. – Ten Tall Men (1951)

 

Wednesday, November 27

8 p.m. – Field of Dreams (1989)

10 p.m. – The Leopard (1963)

1:15 a.m. – The Professionals (1966)

3:30 a.m. – The Crimson Pirate (1952)

5:30 a.m. – Brute Force (1947)

7:15 a.m. – The Young Savages (1961)

9 a.m. – Vengeance Valley (1951)

This article is related to: News, News, Classics, UCLA Film & Television Archive, Burt Lancaster, TCM


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.