Explore the work of legendary actors and actresses in some of their greatest cinema classics with the Public Television Feature Film Collection. These films, presented without interruption on CPTV and CPTV Spirit, feature an array of noteworthy performances.
Films airing in January 2022 include:
Singin’ in the Rain
This musical romantic comedy spoofs of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound. When the latest movie of two silent-movie stars, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont, is made into a musical, a chorus girl is brought in to dub Lina’s speaking and singing. Don is on top of the world, until Lina finds out. Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, and Donald O’Connor star.
- Saturday, January 1 at 9:00 pm on CPTV
- Sunday, January 2 at 2:00 pm on CPTV
- Friday, January 28 at 8:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
Girl with a Pearl Earring
When her father goes blind, Griet must go to work as a maid for painter Johannes Vermeer. While cleaning the house, Griet strikes up an unlikely friendship with Vermeer, which both agree to keep secret for fear of provoking the painter’s jealous wife, Catharina. Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, and Tom Wilkinson star.
- Friday, January 7 at 9:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
- Saturday, January 8 at 6:15 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
- Saturday, January 15 at 9:00 pm on CPTV
- Sunday, January 16 at 2:00 pm on CPTV
Joe and Clarence are two young Navy sailors on leave in glitzy Los Angeles. The two men at first plan to use their layover as an opportunity to relax, but they soon find themselves in a complicated web of comic secrets. Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, and Kathryn Grayson star.
- Saturday, January 8 at 9:00 pm on CPTV
- Sunday, January 9 at 2:00 pm on CPTV
- Friday, January 28 at 9:45 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
In the 1920s, actor George Valentin is a bona fide matinee idol with many adoring fans. While working on his latest film, George finds himself falling in love with an ingenue named Peppy Miller, and it seems that Peppy feels the same way. Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo star.
- Friday, January 14 at 9:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
- Saturday, January 15 at 6:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
- Saturday, January 22 at 9:00 pm on CPTV
- Sunday, January 23 at 2:00 pm on CPTV
My Week with Marilyn
In 1956 England, Colin Clark lands a job as a production assistant on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, starring Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn is also honeymooning with her new husband, playwright Arthur Miller, but the combined pressure of work and the demands of the Hollywood hangers-on is driving her to exhaustion. When Miller departs for Paris, Colin seizes the opportunity to give Marilyn respite during a week in the idyllic British countryside. Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, and Kenneth Branagh star.
- Friday, January 21 at 9:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
- Saturday, January 22 at 6:00 pm on CPTV SPIRIT
- Saturday, January 29 at 9:00 pm on CPTV
- Sunday, January 30 at 2:00 pm on CPTV