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Van Heflin Movies: TENNESSEE JOHNSON

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Turner Classic Movies, Monday, August 6

6:00 AM THE OUTCASTS OF POKER FLAT (1937) A former lowlife adopts a child to help him go straight. Director: Christy Cabanne. Cast: Preston Foster, Jean Muir, Van Heflin. Black and White-68 minutes.

7:15 AM H.M. PULHAM, ESQ. (1941) A stuffy businessman livens things up by having a fling. Director: King Vidor. Cast: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Van Heflin. Black and White-120 minutes.

9:15 AM TENNESSEE JOHNSON (1942) Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached. Director: William Dieterle. Cast: Van Heflin, Lionel Barrymore, Ruth Hussey. Black and White-103 minutes.

11:00 AM PRESENTING LILY MARS (1943) A small-town girl fights for her big chance on Broadway. Director: Norman Taurog. Cast: Judy Garland, Van Heflin, Fay Bainter. Black and White-104 minutes.

12:45 PM POSSESSED (1947) A married woman’s passion for a former love drives her mad. Director: Curtis Bernhardt. Cast: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks. Black and White-108 minutes.

2:45 PM ACT OF VIOLENCE (1949) An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer. Director: Fred Zinnemann. Cast: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Mary Astor. Black and White-82 minutes.

4:15 PM MADAME BOVARY (1949) A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she’s found true love. Director: Vincente Minnelli. Cast: Jennifer Jones, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan, James Mason. Black and White-114 minutes.

6:15 PM CRY OF BATTLE (1963) The son of a wealthy businessman finds himself in the guerrilla movement fighting against the Japanese in World War II. Director: Irving Lerner. Cast: Van Heflin, Rita Moreno, James MacArthur. Color-99 minutes.

8:00 PM 3:10 TO YUMA (1957) A sheriff must run the gauntlet to get his prisoner out of town. Director: Delmer Daves. Cast: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr. Black and White-92 minutes. Letterbox.

9:45 PM JOHNNY EAGER (1942) A handsome racketeer seduces the DA’s daughter for revenge, then falls in love. Director: Mervyn LeRoy. Cast: Robert Taylor, Lana Turner, Edward Arnold, Van Heflin. Black and White-107 minutes.

11:45 PM THE PROWLER (1951) A policeman’s obsession with a married woman leads to murder. Director: Joseph Losey. Cast: Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, John Maxwell. Black and White-93 minutes.

1:30 AM PATTERNS (1956) A replacement in a large corporation encounters loyalty and power struggles. Director: Fielder Cook. Cast: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley. Black and White-84 minutes.

3:00 AM BATTLE CRY (1955) A group of Marines eagerly await deployment during World War II. Director: Raoul Walsh. Cast: Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman, Tab Hunter. Color-148 minutes. Letterbox.

Movie schedule and synopsis via the TCM website.

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