This is a discussion on First Time on Cable TV tonight: Roger Corman's 1971 movie "Von Richthofen and Brown" within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; 10pm Eastern, 7pm Pacific tonight on the MGM HD cable channel. This film has the distinction of being the only truly big budget film that ...
10pm Eastern, 7pm Pacific tonight on the MGM HD cable channel.
This film has the distinction of being the only truly big budget film that notorious film director Roger Corman ever made. No big stars in the film, but the budget was huge due to the expense of all of the WW I airplanes and extensive battle scenes.
The film focuses on the personal rivalry between German's leading ace, the Red Baron, and the top ace of the RAF, Roy Brown.
If you enjoy war movies, this is a rare chance to see a movie that has been pretty much forgotten. History purists heavily criticized Corman for not paying greater attention to being more historically accurate in the movie.
Here is what the current DVD looks like:
Shoot, looks like I got the times wrong. Looks like it is going to be on late in all time zones. Check your cable channel guide to verify when it starts.
Just realized it is on at 10:45pm here where I live tonight.