Wednesday, May 1, 2013

This Week on Turner Classic Movies (May 1-4)

Today, TCM released their program schedule for the month of May. I went through the schedule and searched each film's casting credits for performers of color. Here goes...

Wednesday, May 1st (All EST)

11:30PM Silver Queen (1942)--featuring Sam McDaniel (credited as Sam McDaniels) as "Toby". 

2:30AM Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)--featuring Jean Wong (uncredited) as "Young Woman in Line".

4:30AM Varsity Show (1937)--featuring Buck and Bubbles as "Buck and Bubbles". 

Thursday, May 2nd (All EST)

6:00AM Son of India (1931)--starring Ramon Novarro as "Karim".

3:30PM Macao (1952)--featuring Philip Ahn as "Itzumi" and a host of other (uncredited) Asian/Asian-American performers. 

8:00PM Duel in the Sun (1946)--featuring Butterfly McQueen as "Vashti". 

12:00AM Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)--featuring Nacho Galindo (uncredited) as "Pedro").

4:00AM Comrade X (1940)--featuring Keye Luke (uncredited) as "World Press Attendee with Glasses".

Friday, May 3rd (All EST)

2:45PM Pennies from Heaven (1936)--featuring Louis Armstrong as "Henry".

6:00PM High Society (1956)--featuring Louis Armstrong and His Band. 

Saturday, May 4th (All EST)

2:00PM Ocean's Eleven (1960)--starring Sammy Davis, Jr. as "Josh Howard"

4:15PM The Caine Mutiny (1954)--starring José Ferrer as "Lt. Barney Greenwald". 

8:00PM Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)--featuring Theresa Harris (uncredited) as "Woman in Couple" and Etta Moten (uncredited) as "Remember My Forgotten Man Singer". 

12:00AM 42nd Street (1933)--featuring Louise Beavers (uncredited) as "Pansy, Dorothy's Maid"

2:00AM The Tempest (1979)--featuring Elisabeth Welch as "A Goddess".



All of the above images were obtained from Wikipedia. If the rightful owner(s) of any of these images wants them removed, please contact me and I will do so as soon as possible.--Adrienne 

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