Not a lot of WWI films making an appearance on Turner Classic Movies for August, and probably not a lot of good historical content.  But hey, they’re only movies!  All times Central.

August 8, 5:00 a.m.  Today We Live (1933).  Described as “an aristocratic English girl’s tangled love life creates havoc during WWI.  Stars Joan CRawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young, Franchot Tone.

August 26, 9:00 p.m.  The Roaring Twenties (1939).  Three WWI army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peace time.  Stars James Cagney, Priscilla Lane, and Humphrey Bogart.

Happy viewing!

Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War. He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.