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Four-Star Films

'Alexander Nevsky'

May 11, 1997|Kevin Thomas

Sergei Eisenstein's 1938 masterpiece stars Nikolai Cherkassov in the title role and tells of Russian resistance to a 13th-Century German invasion. It's a prophetic parable with justly famous battle scenes and an equally renowned score by Sergei Prokofiev (Bravo Monday at 8 a.m., 3 and 10:30 p.m.).

Other selected four-star films airing this week:

The Lady Eve / Disney, Sunday, 10:15 p.m.

Bringing Up Baby / AMC, Monday, 3:15 p.m. and early Tuesday, 4:30 a.m.

Destry Rides Again / AMC, Tuesday, 7 p.m. and early Wednesday, 12:15 a.m.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance / TBS, Tuesday, 8:45 p.m.

All About Eve / AMC, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. and Thursday, 12:30 and 9:30 a.m.

Body and Soul / AMC, Thursday, 1:15 p.m. and early Friday, 1:15 a.m.

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