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In Retro is HDNet Movies' showcase for memorable classic movies from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

Rope

Rope

Rating: PG
Year: 1948
Cast: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Synopsis: Two men host a dinner party after strangling someone to death with a piece of rope. They hide the body and welcome their guests, the victim's fiancée and the college professor whose lectures inspired the killing.
Run Time: 1:20

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Sun, Jul 5th - 6:30 PM ET
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Sun, Jul 5th - 10:00 PM ET
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Rating: TV-PG
Year: 1954
Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Synopsis: A photojournalist, forced to confinement in his apartment due to two-broken legs, passes the time by "spying" on his neighbors and discovers a possible murder.
Run Time: 1:52

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Sun, Jul 5th - 8:00 PM ET
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Sun, Jul 5th - 11:30 PM ET
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Smokey and the Bandit

Smokey and the Bandit

Rating: PG
Year: 1977
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason
Director: Hal Needham
Synopsis: Burt Reynolds stars as Bo 'Bandit' Darville, a legendary bootlegger hired to bring beer from Texas to Georgia while avoiding the pursuit of an overzealous sheriff.
Run Time: 1:35

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Sun, Jul 12th - 5:00 PM ET
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Sun, Jul 12th - 9:50 PM ET
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Mon, Jul 13th - 2:40 AM ET
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Smokey and the Bandit II

Smokey and the Bandit II

Rating: PG
Year: 1980
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason
Director: Hal Needham
Synopsis: Bo "Bandit" Darville is back, and this time he has to transport an elephant with Sheriff Buford T. Justice in hot pursuit once again.
Run Time: 1:40

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Sun, Jul 12th - 6:40 PM ET
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Sun, Jul 12th - 11:30 PM ET
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Smokey and the Bandit III

Smokey and the Bandit III

Rating: PG
Year: 1983
Cast: Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed, Paul Williams
Director: Dick Lowry
Synopsis: With The Bandit unavailable, Big and Little Enos enlist the help of Buford to help them open a seafood restaurant.
Run Time: 1:24

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Sun, Jul 12th - 8:25 PM ET
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Mon, Jul 13th - 1:15 AM ET
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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

Rating: NR
Year: 1960
Cast: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach
Director: John Sturges
Synopsis: A group of seven tough gunslingers are hired by a Mexican village to put a stop to the vicious bandit and his gang who have been pillaging it for years
Run Time: 2:08

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Sun, Jul 19th - 5:30 PM ET
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Sun, Jul 19th - 10:45 PM ET
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The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Rating: TV-PG
Year: 1963
Cast: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough
Director: John Sturges
Synopsis: Based on a true story of a group of allied POWs and their massive escape from a Nazi prison camp.
Run Time: 2:52

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Sun, Jul 19th - 7:45 PM ET
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Mon, Jul 20th - 1:00 AM ET
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The Horse Soldiers

The Horse Soldiers

Rating: TV-PG
Year: 1959
Cast: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers
Director: John Ford
Synopsis: At the height of the Civil War, an eclectic Union Calvary outfit must infiltrate and destroy a Confederate supply center.
Run Time: 2:00

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Sun, Jul 26th - 5:45 PM ET
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Sun, Jul 26th - 10:00 PM ET
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Alvarez Kelly

Alvarez Kelly

Rating: NR
Year: 1966
Cast: William Holden, Richard Widmark, Janice Rule
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Synopsis: A suave Mexican rancher is forced to steal cattle after he is kidnapped by a Confederate colonel.
Run Time: 1:49

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Sun, Jul 26th - 8:00 PM ET
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Mon, Jul 27th - 12:05 AM ET
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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Rating: TV-PG
Year: 1957
Cast: Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum
Director: John Huston
Synopsis: As World War II winds down, a Marine Corporal and a nun find comfort in one another on a deserted island until the Japanese arrive and end their peaceful stay in paradise.
Run Time: 1:46

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Mon, Jul 27th - 2:00 AM ET
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