Sorry to be a little late with this, but it seems an appropriate post given the previous post ranks WWI films. Sadly, I don’t think any of this month’s films have made it on to the listing given.

Here are this months WWI-themed films on TCM with TCM’s descriptions. As usual, all times given are Central.

The Lost Squadron (1932). Veteran flyers from World War I find work as movie stuntmen. Stars Richard Dix, Mary Astor, and Robert Armstrong. Airs Friday, January 10 at 6:15 a.m.

Noah’s Ark (1929). An American playboy’s discovery of honor and courage during World War I parallels the Biblical story of the flood. Stars Dolores Costello, George O’Brien, and Noah Beery. Airs Wednesday, January 15 at 5:00 a.m.

Rasputin and the Empress (1932). True story of the mad monk who plotted to rule Russia. Stars John Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore, and Lionel Barrymore. Airs Wednesday, January 15 at 6:45 a.m.

I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932). A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he’s sentenced to hard labor. Stars Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, and Helen Vinson. Airs Friday, January 17 at 5:00 a.m. and again on Wednesday, January 29 at 8:00 a.m.

A Sammy in Siberia. (1919). A bumbling U.S. soldier attempts to aid a put-upon Russian woman in this silent short comedy. NOTE: This is one of a series of Harold Lloyd shorts that will air beginning at 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 19. We cannot give you the exact time it starts. Stars Harold Lloyd, Snub Pollard, and Bebe Daniels.

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.