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Movies to Tape

September 17, 1989

A Face in the Crowd (Bravo Sunday at 5 p.m.): Memorable, intense 1957 Elia Kazan-Budd Schulberg film about a folksy TV demagogue (Andy Griffith). (2:05)

Scaramouche (Channel 9 Sunday at 11 p.m.): George Sidney's 1952 romantic swashbuckler, adapted from Sabatani's novel and starring a perfectly cast Stewart Granger, intent on avenging his brother's death. (2:10)

A Star Is Born (Channel 13 Thursday at 3 a.m.): Even if this proves not to be the restored version of the 1954 George Cukor film, it's remarkable anyway--a bold, knowing, compassionate Hollywood love story set to great Harold Arlen-Ira Gershwin songs. With Judy Garland and James Mason in classic portrayals. (2:30)

Comanche Station (Cinemax Thursday at 3 p.m.): One of the fabled Westerns written by Burt Kennedy, directed by Budd Boetticher and starring Randolph Scott, who this time is searching for his wife, kidnaped by Indians. (1:30)

The Big Combo (Channel 7 Friday at 1:30 a.m.): Notable 1955 film noir directed by Joseph H. Lewis (of "Gun Crazy" fame) in which Cornel Wilde's tenacious cop goes after Richard Conte's exceptionally nasty mobster. (2:00)

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