Sony Movie Channel Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of Multiple Academy Award®
Winner 'FROM HERE TO ETERNITY' On August 4 And Features 'THE THREE STOOGES'
And Monster Movies In August
A Creature-Themed Marathon Takes over the HD Channel on August 25 When Films
Like 'GODZILLA VS. SPACEGODZILLA,' 'CREATURES THE WORLD FORGOT' and 'DRAGON
Also, on Saturday, August 31, comedic hijinks from The Three Stooges fill the
screen as SMC offers an all-day marathon of classics from Moe, Larry, Curly &
CULVER CITY, Calif., July 23, 2013
CULVER CITY, Calif., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Film lovers will be getting
extra treats from Sony Movie Channel (SMC) in August, as the high-definition
network presents such award-winning classics as FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, THE END
OF THE AFFAIR and LOST HORIZON; along with notable French films, like THE
CLASS and OF GODS AND MEN and blockbuster hits ranging from BEVERLY HILLS
NINJA to HANOVER STREET. Plus, all-day movie marathons will fill the small
screen when the Channel presents monster-themed films on Sunday, August 25,
starting at 8:30 a.m. ET/5:30 a.m. PT, and THE THREE STOOGES movies on
Saturday, August 31, beginning at 6:30 a.m. ET/3:30 a.m. PT.
As always, the Channel is presenting a diverse slate of films this month, but
the highlight of the schedule is celebrating the 60^th anniversary of the 1954
Oscar® Best Picture Winner FROM HERE TO ETERNITY. The 1953 film, starring Burt
Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra and Deborah Kerr, is a timeless
treasure that all audiences can enjoy again and again. The romantic war drama
is airing on the network Sunday, August 4, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT, a day
before its actual premiere 60 years ago. Another Frank Sinatra starrer, PAL
JOEY (1957), precedes it at 3:45 p.m. ET, as well as the World War II drama
THE KEY (1958), with William Holden and Sophia Loren, at 5:45 p.m. ET.
Following FROM HERE TO ETERNITY is THE END OF THE AFFAIR (1955), with Van
Johnson and Deborah Kerr, at 10 p.m. ET.
Top Events for the month of August include: (Times Below Are Eastern)
60^TH ANNIVERSARY OF FROM HERE TO ETERNITY airs Sunday, August 4 at 8 p.m. and
Midnight; Aug 16 at 11:50 a.m. and August 23 at 4:10 p.m.
FRANCE – Sony Movie Channel celebrates some of the best French films and
entertainers on Thursday nights in August.
August 1 –CELINE THROUGH THE EYES OF THE WORLD (2010) 10 p.m. and LES
MISERABLES (1998) 12:00 a.m.
August 8 – LA FEMME NIKITA (2001) 10:00 p.m. and THE CRIMSON RIVERS (2001)
August 15 – THE CLASS (2008) 10 p.m. (Palme d'Or Award – Cannes Film Festival)
August 22 – THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE (2003) 10 p.m. (Oscar Nominated)
August 29 – OF GODS AND MEN (2011) 10 p.m. (Grand Prize of the Jury – Cannes
THE THREE STOOGES - Sony Movie Channel is programming THE THREE STOOGES films
on Wednesday nights, with a marathon on Saturday, August 31.
August 7 – THE THREE STOOGES (2000) 8:30 p.m.; TIME OUT FOR RHYTHM (1941) 10
p.m. and ROCKIN' IN THE ROCKIES (1945) 11:20 p.m.
August 14 – HAVE ROCKET WILL TRAVEL (1959) 10:00 p.m. and STOP! LOOK! AND
LAUGH! (1960) 11:20 p.m.
August 21 – THE THREE STOOGES IN ORBIT (1962) 10 p.m. and THE THREE STOOGES
MEET HERCULES (1962) 11:35 p.m.
August 28 – THE THREE STOOGES GO AROUND THE WORLD (1963) 10 p.m. and THE
OUTLAWS IS COMING (1965) 11:35 p.m.
August 31 – THE THREE STOOGES marathon from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. features same
movies as above back-to-back.
CREATURES - Every Monday night in August, Sony Movie Channel viewers will
feast on films with hard-hitting heroes who battle huge creatures, and a
marathon on Sunday, August 25.
August 5 – ATTACK THE BLOCK (2011) 10 p.m. BROADCAST PREMIERE; STARSHIP
TROOPERS 2 (2004) 11:40 p.m. and STARSHIP TROOPERS 3 (2008) 1:15 a.m.
August 12 – ANACONDA (1997) 10:00 p.m. and BOA VS. PYTHON (2004) 11:40 p.m.
August 19 – DRAGON WARS (2007) 10 p.m.; GODZILLA VS. DESTOTOYAH (1995) 11:35
p.m. and GODZILLA VS. SPACEGODZILLA (2000) 1:20 a.m.
August 25 – These same creature-themed movies will be broadcast back-to-back
on this day from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on August 26.
August 26 – THE CAVE (2005) 10 p.m. and FRANKENFISH (2004) 12:00 a.m.
Other highlights include:
LOST HORIZON TUESDAY – On August 13, the 1937 Oscar award-winning Frank Capra
directed LOST HORIZON airs at 10 p.m. and immediately following is the 1973
musical remake and cult classic LOST HORIZON at 12:20 p.m. The 1973 version
includes original music by Burt Bacharach. Both movies celebrate anniversaries
– it's the 75^th for the original and 40^th for the remake.
JANE FONDA NIGHT – Catch Jane Fonda August 6 in CAT BALLOU (1996) at 10 p.m.
and THE CHASE (1966) at 11:45 p.m.
NICE GUYS FINISH FIRST – John Denver and Michael Landon heat up the screen
August 18 when their respective films air back-to-back starting at 10 p.m.
with US (1991) and HIGHER GROUND (1988) at 11:40 p.m.
HEAVYWEIGHTS OF COMEDY – Laugh along with three comedic geniuses on August 2
when John Belushi stars in 1941 (1979) at 8 p.m., Chris Farley in BEVERLY
HILLS NINJA (1997) at 10:00 p.m. and John Candy in ARMED AND DANGEROUS (1986)
at 11:35 p.m.
HARRISON FORD NIGHT – Watch Harrison Ford in two of his finest dramatic roles
on August 23 – RANDOM HEARTS (1999) at 10 p.m. and HANOVER STREET (1979) at
For a complete schedule of films and times, visit
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.)
About Sony Movie Channel
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gripping dramas. Programming is selected from more than 3,500 Sony Pictures
films, which collectively have received 184 Academy Awards including 12 for
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