getTV Goes Back In Time With "The Year Was" Block Celebrating 1939, 1948, 1954, 1963 And 1970, Respectively, Every Tuesday In June At 7 P.M. ET
Highlights Include a Jack Lemmon and Judy Holliday Double Feature, and Golden Age Classics Starring Danny Kaye, Randolph Scott, Charlton Heston, and More
CULVER CITY, Calif., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- getTV travels back in time with The Year Was, a themed block celebrating cinema through the ages, every Tuesday in June at 7 p.m. ET. The month-long lineup features a new double feature each week, kicking off on June 2 with a night of 1939 classics starring Ralph Bellamy as a police lieutenant trying to help Henry Fonda dodge a false murder charge in LET US LIVE, with Maureen O'Sullivan; and Bellamy's back in action as the commander of a rescue ship in COAST GUARD, with Randolph Scott and Frances Dee. June 9 highlights 1948 with William Holden as an escaped psycho holding Lee J. Cobb hostage in THE DARK PAST; and comedy king Red Skelton stars as a hapless salesman wrongly accused of murder in THE FULLER BRUSH MAN, with Adele Jergens.
getTV celebrates Judy Holliday and Jack Lemmon with a special block of comedies from 1954 on June 16. The night begins with the Oscar®-winning duo in the George Cukor comedy IT SHOULD HAPPEN TO YOU, starring Holliday as a desperate model who shoots to fame overnight, and Lemmon—in his big screen debut—as the lowly filmmaker who loves her; and Lemmon and Holliday rethink their divorce when old feelings start to resurface in the quirky romantic comedy PHFFFT!, with Kim Novak.
Then, getTV presents a pair of 1963 favorites on June 23, starring Charlton Heston as a domineering landowner in DIAMOND HEAD with George Chakiris, featuring a score by legendary composer John Williams; and beloved funnyman Danny Kaye gets mixed up in a mobster's scheme in THE MAN FROM THE DINER'S CLUB, co-written by THE EXORCIST scribe William Peter Blatty. And Oscar®-winning songstress Barbra Streisand headlines an evening of films from 1970 on June 30, starring in the odd couple comedy THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT with George Segal; followed by Terrence Stamp as a comatose man-child who awakens at the age of 30 in the sci-fi oddity THE MIND OF MR. SOAMES, with Robert Vaughn and Nigel Davenport.
For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.get.tv/schedule. In addition to airing these films on the dates noted above, some of the movies mentioned are scheduled for further broadcasts throughout the month. (See listings for further details.)
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