James Mason Movies: 'A Star Is Born'

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Turner Classic Movies, Saturday, August 11 (EDT)

6:00 AM LORD JIM (1965). After turning coward, a naval officer tries to redeem himself by helping Asian natives stage a revolution. Dir.: Richard Brooks. Cast: Peter O'Toole, James Mason, Curt Jurgens. Color. 154 minutes. Letterbox.

8:45 AM THUNDER ROCK (1942). A disillusioned writer moves into a lighthouse where some ghostly visitors restore his faith. Dir.: Roy Boulting. Cast: Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen, James Mason. Black and white. 107 minutes.

11:00 AM THE SEVENTH VEIL (1945). A concert pianist with amnesia fights to regain her memory. Dir.: Compton Bennett. Cast: James Mason, Ann Todd, Herbert Lom. Black and white. 94 minutes.

12:45 PM THE SEA GULL (1968). The film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century. Dir.: Sidney Lumet. Cast: James Mason, Vanessa Redgrave, Simone Signoret, David Warner, Harry Andrews, Denholm Elliott, Eileen Herlie. Color. 141 minutes. Letterbox.

3:15 PM EVIL UNDER THE SUN (1982). A detective trying to solve a case finds himself on an exclusive island frequented by the rich and famous. Dir.: Guy Hamilton. Cast: Peter Ustinov, Colin Blakely, Jane Birkin, Maggie Smith, Diana Rigg, Nicholas Clay, James Mason, Sylvia Miles, Roddy McDowall, Denis Quilley, Emily Hone. Color. 117 minutes. Letterbox.

5:30 PM JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH (1959). A professor and his colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center. Dir.: Henry Levin. Cast: Pat Boone, James Mason, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker. Color. 129 minutes.

8:00 PM LOLITA (1962). Vladimir Nabokov's racy classic focuses on an aging intellectual in love with a teenager. Dir.: Stanley Kubrick. Cast: James Mason, Sue Lyon, Shelley Winters, Peter Sellers. Black and white. 153 minutes. Letterbox.

10:45 PM THE DESERT FOX (1951). Following his work with the Afrika Korps, Field Marshall Rommell joins in a plot to assassinate Hitler. Dir.: Henry Hathaway. Cast: James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy. Black and white. 88 minutes.

12:30 AM A STAR IS BORN (1954). A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top. Dir.: George Cukor. Cast: Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson, Charles Bickford, Tommy Noonan. Color. 176 minutes. Letterbox.

3:30 AM JULIUS CAESAR (1953). Dir.: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Cast: Marlon Brando, James Mason, Louis Calhern, Greer Garson, Deborah Kerr, John Gielgud, Edmond O'Brien, George Macready, Michael Pate, Alan Napier. Black and White.

Movie schedule and synopses via the TCM website.

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