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"The Right Stuff" airs as part of TCM's marathon of space-related movies on Mon., July 20. From left, Ed Harris as John Glenn, Charles Frank as Scott Carpenter star in the 1983 film.
"The Right Stuff" airs as part of TCM's marathon of space-related movies on Mon., July 20. From left, Ed Harris as John Glenn, Charles Frank as Scott Carpenter star in the 1983 film. (Copyright 1983 The Ladd Company)

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Sunday, July 19, 2009

ON TCM: The network is devoting Monday, the 40th anniversary of the lunar landing, to space-based films. For more details on these movies, see Page 16.

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6 a.m. "They Came From Beyond Space" (1967)

7:30 a.m. "From the Earth to the Moon" (1958)

9:30 a.m. "First Men in the Moon" (1964)

11:30 a.m. "12 to the Moon" (1960)

1 p.m. "Destination Moon" (1950)

3 p.m. "The Mouse on the Moon" (1963)

4:30 p.m. "Have Rocket, Will Travel" (1959)

6 p.m. "Moon Pilot" (1962)

8:15 p.m. "For All Mankind" (1989)

10 p.m. "The Right Stuff" (1983)

1:30 a.m. "Marooned" (1969)

3:45 a.m. "Capricorn One" (1978)

ON OTHER NETWORKS: Among new programs this week pegged to Monday's anniversary of the lunar landing:

"Living on the Moon" (Sunday, 9 p.m., National Geographic Channel) looks to the future with NASA's plans for missions to the lunar surface. The show explores the Constellation program, which hopes to establish an outpost on the moon by 2020 that would serve as an intermediate step to reaching Mars.

"Moonshot" (Monday, 9 p.m., History) is a two-hour dramatization that follows Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins aboard Apollo 11 and during mission training. The film combines dramatized scenes with news footage and information from mission transcripts and interviews.

"When We Left Earth: Special Edition" (Monday, 10 p.m., Discovery) is an edited version of an episode of a series that aired last year. This broadcast about the Apollo program features newly remastered film and additional first-person accounts from Armstrong and Aldrin.


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