The classic movie channel getTV is celebrating the Academy Awards with a block of Columbia Pictures and their award winners. This will be happening every Thursday in February. getTV kicks off the event on February 4 with Frank Capra movies. The first is the movie, “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town.” The movie earned Capra his second Best Director Oscar. Gary Cooper and Jean Arthur starred in the classic. “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town” will be airing at 8 p.m. EST. The next film to air is “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” James Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Claude Rains starred in this Academy Award winner for Best Screenplay. It will be airing at 10:45 p.m. EST.
Frank Capra comes back next week on February 11. The first of his movies to air is “Lost Horizon.” The movie won for Best Art Direction and Best Film Editing. It will airing at 8 p.m. EST that night. Next up is, “You Can’t Take It With You.” The movie earned Capra’s third Best Director Award. The James Stewart and Jean Arthur movie will be airing at 11:15 p.m. EST.
February 18 is a look at King Henry. The first film is “Lion in Winter,” which looks at King Henry II. Peter O’Toole played Henry II. O’Toole was nominated for his role. Katharine Hepburn won for her role as Eleanor of Aquitaine. Anthony Hopkins and Timothy Dalton also starred in the movie. It will be airing at 8 p.m. EST. The next King Henry movie is, “A Man For All Seasons.” The Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More movie won six Oscars including for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor. The 1966 epic starred Robert Shaw, Paul Scofield, Orson Welles, and John Hurt. It’ll be airing at 11:15 p.m. EST.
Romance is the theme on February 25, which it’s the last week of the Academy Awards block. “Here Comes Mr. Jordan” is the first movie to air that night, which it’ll be airing at 8 p.m. EST. “Here Comes to Mr. Jordan” starred Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, and Evelyn Keyes. The last film to air is, “One Night of Love.” It won for Best Score and Best Sound. It will be airing at 10 p.m. ET. So that’s getTV’s month of Academy Winners from Columbia Pictures. Also for those who are Dish Network customers getTV is on channel 373.