It's Movie Time Oct 30, '20 The Shawshank Redemption (Repeat)

Oct 29, 2020

John and daughter Courtney revisit their broadcast from April, when the pandemic was in an early stage and The Shawshank Redemption an inspired antidote. Little did they know Covid-19 would be returning everyday for over a half year and still going strong.

Film reviewed: The Shawshank Redemotion

by host John DeSando and guest, Courtney DeSando

It’s Movie Time has won numerous national awards including LA Press Club, MarCom, Communicator, Hermes, and Silver Microphone honors.

John DeSando, a Los Angeles Press Club first-place winner for National Entertainment Journalism, is also host of WCBE’s Cinema Classics. Contact him at

Courtney DeSando, a former scout and trainer for Miss USA, works for K Hovnanian Homes.

The 5 min. NPR show:

The full video version: