Picks and Pans Review: Midway

updated 09/01/1980 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/01/1980 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

For those under 40, this 1976 film isn't about an amusement park but rather a crucial naval air victory in the Pacific in World War II. Manning the carriers are Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum, Hal Holbrook, Glenn Ford, Cliff Robertson, Toshiro Mifune and James Coburn. The conclusion of the overlong movie airs Thursday. (Repeat)

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