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Classic Movie Sundays: February 2019

Throughout the month of February, NewTV’s Education Channel will be showing classic movies every Sunday evening. The first of each night’s two films will start at 7pm. To watch, turn to Comcast 99, RCN 3 (582 for HD), or Verizon 32 (2134 for HD). 

 

Schedule:

Sunday, February 3
7:00 PM: The Flying Deuces 
8:30 PM: D. O. A. 

Sunday, February 10
7:00 PM: Angel and the Badman 
8:30 PM: And Then There Were None

Sunday, February 17
7:00 PM: Angel on My Shoulder 
9:00 PM: The Duke Is Tops

Sunday, February 24
7:00 PM: His Girl Friday 
9:00 PM: The Man with the Golden Arm 

 

 

Film Synopses:

 

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The Flying Deuces (1939) (69 Minutes) 

Two Midwesterners, Stan and Oliver, wind up enlisting in the French Foreign legion after a love triangle in Paris.

Laurette Luez and Edmond OBrien in DOAD. O. A. (1949) (83 Minutes)

Frank Bigelow, a certified public accountant, goes on vacation to San Francisco. Awakening after a night of heavy drinking, he finds himself poisoned with only days to live. Frank becomes determined to find his killers before he succumbs to the poison.

angelandthebadman 1947 ff 188x141 091120070236Angel and the Badman (1947) (100 Minutes)

Jon Wayne stars as an injured outlaw who’s sheltered by a Quaker family. The outlaw falls in love and must choose to either change his ways or to seek revenge on the man that killed his foster father.

andthentherewerenoneAnd Then There Were None (1945) (96 Minutes)

In this suspenseful drama, based on Agatha Christie's mystery tale, 10 strangers are summoned to a remote island. While they are waiting for the mysterious host to appear, an audio recording levels serious accusations at each of the guests. At the beginning of the dinner, the host gets murdered and the group has to figure out who did it.

img 0859 5Angel on My Shoulder (1946) (100 Minutes) 

When gangster Eddie Kagle is murdered by his best friend, he’s sent to hell. In hell he meets a man named Nick who convinces him to return to Earth by taking over the body of a Judge. When back on Earth, Eddie attempts to avenge his death.

8a6a9d6a10a2b386aeb6f66a41617bc7 lena horne black manThe Duke Is Tops (1938) (73 Minutes)

An exciting musical that tells the story of a couple trying to make it big in show-business. Starring Lena Horne, and includes musical acts by Rubber Neck Holmes, Willie Covan and the Basin Street Boys and more.

v1 1His Girl Friday (1940) (92 Minutes)

Hildi Johnson decided to quit her life as an investigative journalist after her second engagement. While attempting to break the news to her ex-husband Walter Burns, the editor of her former newspaper, she’s convinced to take on a story about a convicted murderer.  While on the case, Hildi finds that the story isn’t so black and white.

v1 2The Man with the Golden Arm (1955) (119 Minutes)

When illegal card dealer and recovering heroin addict Frankie Machine (Frank Sinatra) gets out of prison, he decides to straighten up. Armed with nothing but an old drum set, Frankie tries to get honest work as a drummer. However, his old employer, a con-man named Schwiefka, and his former drug dealer try to lure him back into the shady business.