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Classic Movie Sundays: August 2019

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

 

Schedule:

Sunday, August 4
7:00 PM: The Big Wheel 

Sunday, August 11
7:00 PM: Penny Serenade 

Sunday, August 18
7:00 PM: Beneath the 12 Mile Reef 

Sunday, August 25
7:00 PM: Meet John Doe

 

 

Film Synopses:

 

mickey rooney the big wheel

The Big Wheel (1949) (92 Minutes) 

Young Billy Coy (Mickey Rooney) lost his dad to a fiery wreck at the Indy 500, but that doesn't stop him from wanting to get behind the wheel as a professional driver.

Penny Serenade 4Penny Serenade (1941) (119 Minutes)

A drama film about a couple who are divorcing; the wife (Irene Dunne) reminisces about their relationship as she sorts through records they acquired throughout the years.

KL Beneath Reef Cov600x600Beneath the 12 Mile Reef (1953) (102 Minutes)

Fierce competition amongst sponge fishermen forces a Greek-American family to fish in the dangerous 12-mile reef area off the western coast of Florida.

meetjohndoe1Meet John Doe (1941) (122 Minutes)

A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.