This is the month Turner Classics begins its “31 Days of Oscar” promotion, so there will be World War I themed films that received at least one Oscar. Most of those shown this month are films that are regularly shown on TCM. All times here are Central.
–Doctor Zhivago (1965). 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 3rd. David Lean directed, and stars Omar Sharif and Julie Christie.
–Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942). Once again, how can you pass up an opportunity to hear “Over There?” 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 9th. Michael Curtiz directed, and stars James Cagney and Joan Leslie.
–East of Eden (1955). Includes scenes of sending soldiers off to fight, and anti-German feelings. Airs at 1:15 a.m. early Wednesday morning, February 13th. Stars James Dean and Raymond Massey.
–Two Arabian Knights (1927). A silent film, directed by Lewis Milestone and starring Mary Astor and William Boyd before he became Hopalong Cassidy. Airs at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 13th.
–Lawrence of Arabia (1962). Airs at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13th. Directed by David Lean, and stars Peter O’Toole and Alec Guinness.
–Waterloo Bridge (1940) . Airs at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, February 14th, and stars Vivien Leigh and Robert Taylor.
–Sergeant York (1941). Airs at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, February 25th. Directed by Howard Hawks, and stars Gary Cooper and Walter Brennan.
–A Farewell to Arms (1932). Airs at 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning, February 28th. Stars Helen Hayes and Gary Cooper.
–Flight Commander (1930). Airs at 3:45 a.m. Friday morning, March 1. Directed by Howard Hawks, and stars Richard Barthelmess and Neil Hamilton–years before he became Commissioner Gordon.