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This series, produced and hosted by Morehead State University professor of Media Production Jeffrey Hill, is an opportunity to view a collection of classic Hollywood films and television shows.

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Too Late for Tears; Life with Elisabeth (short); W.C. Fields (short) #301
Hunt Stromberg from Louisville, Kentucky produced this 1949 film noir thriller. Also, two comedic shorts, one from Betty White and one from W.C. Fields.

  • KETKY Sunday, June 7 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, June 10 at midnight EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, June 13 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Attack of the Killer Shrews; Lemonade Stand (short) #302
James Best, born in the coal-mining community of Powderly, Kentucky, in Muhlenberg County, stars as the new captain of a boat delivery service in the film The Attack of the Killer Shrews. Also a short by Our Gang, better known as The Little Rascals.

  • KETKY Sunday, June 14 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, June 17 at midnight EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, June 20 at 2:00 pm EDT

This Is The Army #303
Actress Una Merkel, who was born in Covington, Kentucky, appears in a featured role as Rose Dibble in the feature This is the Army. The film is a kaleidoscope of musical numbers.

  • KETKY Sunday, June 21 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, June 24 at midnight EDT
  • KETKY Saturday, June 27 at 2:00 pm EDT

Strange Love of Martha Ivers #304
A film noir classic, from 1946, earning Louisville native John Patrick an Academy Award nomination for Best Writing, Original Story, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers.

  • KETKY Sunday, June 28 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 1 at midnight EDT

Meet John Doe; Gang Busters (short) #308
This 4th of July special screens Meet John Doe, a story about politics and publicity. Frank Meredith and Emma Tansey are our Kentucky connections.

  • KETKY Saturday, July 4 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 5 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 8 at midnight EDT

Lady Gangster; The Phantom Creeps (short) #305
Louisville native Anthony Coldeway wrote the screenplay for Lady Gangster. Also screened is chapter 6 of Bela Lugosi's 12 chapter serial.

  • KETKY Saturday, July 11 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 12 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 15 at midnight EDT

Smash-Up: Story of a Woman; Cops with Buster Keaton (short) #306
This feature stars fiery red-head Susan Hayward in a star-making role that brought the actress her first Academy Award nomination as Best Actress. Sam Ash, from Campbell County, is our Kentucky connection.

  • KETKY Saturday, July 18 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 19 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 22 at midnight EDT

Penny Serenade #307
Irene Dunn, born in Louisville, Kentucky, plays opposite Cary Grant in the feature film Penny Serenade. Triumph over a series of adversities encapsulates this film.

  • KETKY Saturday, July 25 at 2:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Sunday, July 26 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 29 at midnight EDT

#201
This program screens the 1931 film Behind Office Doors. The Kentucky connection is actress Catherine Dale Owen.

  • KETKY Saturday, August 1 at 2:00 pm EDT
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