Monday, September 1, 2008

Labor Day Movie Marathon

Enjoy these classic movies right here thanks to All of these films are well worth watching.

The Sand Pebbles - December 20, 1966
Starring Steve McQueen
Multiple Oscar nominations went to this tale of a cynical sailor's experiences on an American gunboat in 1926 China.

Halls Of Montezuma - January 1, 1951
Starring Richard Widmark
A personal favorite. A Marine platoon leader is determined to keep alive the seven men who have survived under his command, even though they have only twenty-four hours to take out a Japanese rocket command that threatens to devastate the Allied Forces.

Guadalcanal Diary - October 27, 1943
Starring William Bendix
A very popular movie based on the book of the same name. A reporter narrates several stories of characters built around events leading up the campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII.

...and as summer nears the end, let's end our marathon with one of the all time summer beach movies. It's...

Beach Blanket Bingo - April 14, 1965
starring Annette Funicello & Frankie Avalon
Subplots in this classic beach movie of the 1960s includes a group of beach teens become involved in a kidnapping of a singing idol.

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