Van Heflin Movies
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. Dir.: Christy Cabanne. Cast: Preston Foster, Jean Muir, Van Heflin. Black and White-68 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. Dir.: William Dieterle. Cast: Van Heflin, Lionel Barrymore, Ruth Hussey. Black and White-103 minutes.
12:45 PM POSSESSED (1947) A married woman's passion for a former love drives her mad. Dir.: Curtis Bernhardt. Cast: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks. Black and White-108 minutes.
4:15 PM MADAME BOVARY (1949) A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love. Dir.: 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. Dir.: Irving Lerner. Cast: Van Heflin, Rita Moreno, James MacArthur. Color-99 minutes.
9:45 PM JOHNNY EAGER (1942) A handsome racketeer seduces the DA's daughter for revenge, then falls in love. Dir.: 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. Dir.: 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. Dir.: 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. Dir.: Raoul Walsh. Cast: Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, Mona Freeman, Tab Hunter. Color-148 minutes. Letterbox.
Movie schedule and synopsis via the TCM website.