For classic movie fans planning their Memorial Day weekend viewing, getTV offers nine choices on Monday for your consideration.
Press release: getTV honors the brave men and women in the Armed Forces with a Memorial Day Marathon starting Monday, May 25 at 8 a.m. ET. The nine-film lineup pays tribute to the Army, Navy, and Air Force with classics starring silver-screen icons Peter O’Toole, Kirk Douglas, Steve McQueen, Sidney Poitier, and James Stewart, among others.
The commemorative event includes a roster of legendary War titles featuring Steve McQueen as a hotshot bomber pilot in THE WAR LOVER, with Robert Wagner; Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris in the atomic bomb thriller THE HEROES OF TELEMARK; Peter O’Toole and Omar Sharif in the 1967 WWII murder mystery THE NIGHT OF THE GENERALS; George Segal in the POW classic KING RAT; Lee Marvin as an Army commander on a perilous rescue mission in EIGHT IRON MEN; James Stewart in the explosive war epic THE MOUNTAIN ROAD; Sidney Poitier in the 1960 drama ALL THE YOUNG MEN; and Alan Ladd in PARATROOPER. The whole day begins with Stanley Baker and Guy Rolfe in YESTERDAY’S ENEMY, at 8 a.m. ET.