TCM's Friday Night Spotlight Shines on the 100th Anniversary of World War I

Spend Fridays in July watching WWI films with General Wesley Clark.
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In observance of the centenary of World War I, which lasted from July 1914 to November 1918, TCM devotes its popular Friday Night Spotlight franchise to films about this conflict. Primetime films in the Spotlight are hosted by retired U.S. Army General Wesley Clark, a veteran of 34 years in the Army and the Department of Defense. A winner of the Silver Star for his service in Vietnam, Clark later commanded Operation Allied Force in the Kosovo War during his term as the Supreme Allied Commander and Commander in Chief of the U.S. European Command.

The lineup is set to launch Friday, July 4 at 8 p.m. (ET) with Howard Hawks' Oscar®-winning drama Sergeant York (1941), starring Gary Cooper as Alvin York, a former pacifist from Tennessee who became the most decorated soldier of WWI. The night will also include King Vidor's The Big Parade (1925). Released only seven years after the war's end, the film takes an unflinching look at the horrors of war as experienced by an American soldier (John Gilbert).

(All Times Eastern)

Friday, July 4

8 p.m. - Sergeant York (1941)
10:30 p.m. - The Fighting 69th (1940)
12:15 a.m. - The Dawn Patrol (1938)
2:15 a.m. - Wings (1927)

Friday, July 11

6 a.m. - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)
8:15 a.m. - The Spy in Black (1939)
9:45 a.m. - Hell Below (1933)
11:30 a.m. - Flight Commander (1930)
1:30 p.m. - Ace of Aces (1933)
3 p.m. - Lafayette Escadrille (1958)
4:45 p.m. - Waterloo Bridge (1931)
6:15 p.m. - Suzy (1936)
8 p.m. - Paths of Glory (1957)
9:45 p.m. - All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
12:15 a.m. - The Big Parade (1925)
3 a.m. - Westfront 1918 (1930)
4:45 a.m. - Kameradschaft (1931)

Friday, July 18

6 a.m. - J'Accuse (1919)
9 a.m. - Today We Live (1933)
11 a.m. - A Farewell to Arms (1932)
12:30 a.m. - Stamboul Quest (1934)
2 a.m. - Ever in My Heart (1933)
3:15 a.m. - British Intelligence (1940)
4:30 a.m. - Dark Journey (1937)
6 a.m. - Rendezvous (1935)
8 p.m. - Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Midnight - Gallipoli (1981)
2 a.m. - Grand Illusion (1937)
4 a.m. - King & Country (1964)
 
Friday, July 25

6 a.m. - The Last Flight (1931)
7:30 a.m. - Heroes For Sale (1933)
8:45 a.m. - They Gave Him a Gun (1937)
10:30 a.m. - Marianne (1929)
12:30 p.m. - The Shopworn Angel (1938)
2 p.m. - The Better ‘Ole (1926)
3:45 p.m. - Shoulder Arms (1918)
4:30 p.m. - Doughboys (1930)
6 p.m. - King of Hearts (1966)
8 p.m. - Random Harvest (1942)
10:15 p.m. - Waterloo Bridge (1940)
12:15 a.m. - Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)
2:45 a.m. - Mata Hari (1931)
4:30 a.m. - After Tonight (1933)

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