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The Public Television Feature Film Package explores the work of legendary actors and actresses in some of their greatest cinema classics. In these films, presented without interruption, viewers will enjoy an array of noteworthy performances, ranging from Audrey Hepburn’s iconic turn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s to Will Smith’s enthralling portrayal of Muhammad Ali in the 2001 film Ali. The package is available for station use from 2018 through 2019 and includes 78 films from four major studios.

July 2018:

East of Eden

Window Start: 7/1/18
Rights Window: 7/1/18-7/31/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1955
Rating: PG
Cast (top billed): James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey
Summary: Rebellious Cal (James Dean) competes with his twin, Aron, for the love of his rigid father (Raymond Massey) and for a girl in 1917 California.

North by Northwest

Window Start: 7/1/18
Rights Window: 7/1/18-7/31/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1955
Rating: Not Rated
Cast (top billed): Cary Grant, Eva Saint, James Mason
Summary: Mistaken identity spurs a foreign spy (James Mason) to pursue an innocent New Yorker (Cary Grant), all the way to Mount Rushmore.

Suspicion

Window Start: 7/1/18
Rights Window: 7/1/18-7/31/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1941
Rating: Not Rated
Cast (top billed): Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke
Summary: Alfred Hitchcock directs a thriller about a woman who thinks that her husband is plotting to murder her.

Wait Until Dark

Window Start: 7/1/18
Rights Window: 7/1/18-7/31/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1967
Rating: Not Rated
Cast (top billed): Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna
Summary: Intruders search a blind woman's (Audrey Hepburn) Greenwich Village apartment for a heroin-filled doll.

August 2018:

A Star is Born

Window Start: 8/1/18
Rights Window: 8/1/18-8/31/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1954
Rating: PG
Cast (top billed): Judy Garland, James Mason, Jack Carson
Summary: A Hollywood star (James Mason) drinks away his career, as his singer wife (Judy Garland) becomes famous.

September 2018:

Body Heat

Window Start: 9/1/18
Rights Window: 9/1/18-9/30/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1981
Rating: R
Cast (top billed): William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna
Summary: A socialite (Kathleen Turner) lures a chump Florida lawyer (William Hurt) to plot the perfect murder of her husband (Richard Crenna).

Dial M for Murder

Window Start: 9/1/18
Rights Window: 9/1/18-9/30/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1954
Rating: PG
Cast (top billed): Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings
Summary: A husband's plot to murder his unfaithful wife goes awry in Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of the Frederick Knott play.

Key Largo

Window Start: 9/1/18
Rights Window: 9/1/18-9/30/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1948
Rating: NR
Cast (top billed): Humphrey Bogart, Edward Robinson, Lauren Bacall
Summary: A gangster (Edward G. Robinson) holds a GI (Humphrey Bogart) and others hostage in a run-down Florida Keys hotel.

Ocean's 11

Window Start: 9/1/18
Rights Window: 9/1/18-9/30/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1960
Rating: NR
Cast (top billed): Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr.
Summary: Veterans of the 82nd Airborne Division devise an elaborate plot to simultaneously rob five casinos on New Year's Eve.

To Have and Have Not

Window Start: 9/1/18
Rights Window: 9/1/18-9/30/18; 2 exhibition days per film window
Film Supplier: Warner Brothers
Year Released: 1944
Rating: NR
Cast (top billed): Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan
Summary: A boat skipper (Humphrey Bogart) flirts with a singer (Lauren Bacall) and fools Nazis on the island of Martinique.

 

DISTRIBUTOR: American Public Television
APT PROGRAM SERVICE: Syndication
PRODUCER: Various
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Contract period: 01/01/2018-12/31/2019
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