Joan Blondell Found! August 24 on TCM Summer Under the Stars

Aug 22 2011

Tuesday’s post: Conrad Veidt

Earlier this month I mentioned that Ann Dvorak day was my most anticipated date on this August’s TCM Summer Under the Stars schedule. Well, that’s only because I own all of the Busby Berkeley titles, and a few others, that they’re showing during Joan Blondell day!

If you like those Berkeley titles you might want to give the non-Buzz musical Colleen a try at noon EST. It’s a little late and a little light, but it’s good fun for fans of Joan, Dick and Ruby with some Warren & Dubin songs.

Central Park has been on my personal want list awhile now so I’ll be sure to record that one–I recommend you do the same with that and Lawyer Man right after it! 8 pm EST brings another can’t miss, at least for me, with James Cagney’s debut in Sinners’ Holiday. Lots of gems today along with a few I hope turn out to be gems!

Joan Blondell on TCM, Wednesday, August 24

  • 6:00 am – The Reckless Hour (1931)
  • 7:15 am – Big City Blues (1932)
  • 8:30 am – Central Park (1932)
  • 9:30 am – Lawyer Man (1933)
  • 10:45 am – Traveling Saleslady (1935)
  • 12:00 pm – Colleen (1936)
  • 1:30 pm – We’re in the Money (1935)
  • 2:45 pm – Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  • 4:30 pm – Footlight Parade (1933)
  • 6:30 pm – He Was Her Man (1934)
  • 8:00 pm – Sinners’ Holiday (1930)
  • 9:15 pm – Dames (1934)
  • 11:00 pm – Stand-In (1937)
  • 12:45 am – Cry Havoc (1943)
  • 2:30 am – Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter (1957)
  • 4:15 am – Kona Coast (1968)

*All times EST; Schedule for TCM in the U.S.

Joan Blondell is highlighted on an oversized card from an oversized set. This Aguila Chocolate premium was one of 300 issued out of Uruguay sometime in the early 1930’s. They’re on more of a heavy paper than card stock and measure an impressive 3-3/16″ X 4-1/2″:

Joan Blondell 1930s Aguila Chocolate Trading Card



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