TCM Director Of The Month: King Vidor

TCM – Friday 4 September, from 8.30pm

This September, TCM honours King Vidor as our Director of the Month, featuring a collection of 16 films.

THE MEN WHO MADE THE MOVIES: KING VIDOR (1973)

Film clips and an exclusive interview capture the career of the top action director.

LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE (1951)

An actress stands by her man in his defence on a charge of murder, but discovers on her wedding night, to her horror, that he may have been guilty all along. Starring: Richard Todd, Ruth Roman.

COMRADE X (1940)

King Vidor directs this sharp, fast-moving thriller with Clark Gable as the eponymous hero dedicated to smuggling news stories out of a crumbling Soviet Union. Starring: Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr.

BEYOND THE FOREST (1949)

An adulterous woman murders a man when he threatens to expose her infidelity. Starring: Joseph Cotten, Bette Davis.

H.M. PULHAM, ESQ. (1941)

A reserved millionaire is brought out of his shell by a beautiful, spirited woman. Starring: Robert Young, Hedy Lamarr.

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