This is the third (1939) and most fondly remembered of the screen adaptations of A.E.W. Mason's Sudanese battle story in which a Britisher must prove that he's not a coward. It is directed by Zoltan Korda and produced by his brother, the legendary Alexander, with a sense of high adventure. Starring June Duprez and John Clements (both pictured), Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith and a stalwart supporting cast (AMC Monday at 6:30 p.m. and early Tuesday at 1:30 a.m.).
Other four-star films airing this week:
The Long Voyage Home / AMC, Monday, 9:15 a.m.
North by Northwest / Cinemax, Tuesday, 5:10 a.m.
Jule and Jim / Bravo, Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.
Raise the Red Lantern / TMC, Wednesday, 3:35 p.m.
Little Big Man / TBS, Wednesday, 7:05 p.m.
Foreign Correspondent / AMC, Thursday, 1:15 p.m.