Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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September 17th to 23rd

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TPTV Schedule September 17th – 23rd 2018

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 17 Sep 18 6:00 In A Monastery Garden 1932. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars John Stuart, Hugh Williams & Alan Napier. A story of murder, greed and sibling rivalry in music and love. Classic good versus evil.
Mon 17 Sep 18 7:30 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Search. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Larry Solway. Hawkeye and Chingachkook rescue an elderly woman from kidnappers. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 17 Sep 18 8:00 Piccadilly Third Stop 1960. Drama. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Starring Terence Morgan, Yôko Tani & John Crawford. Morgan as a playboy petty thief looking for the big time & Crawford as a yank in London and bad tempered crook. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 17 Sep 18 9:45 Top of the Bill 1971. Lost Documentary feature about the great days of variety with Ben Warriss, Davey Kaye, Sally Barnes, Peter Cavanagh, Ken Goodwin & more.
Mon 17 Sep 18 10:50 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and ‘the miracle’ happens.
Mon 17 Sep 18 12:50 Whistle Down the Wind 1961. Drama. Directed by Bryan Forbes and starring Bernard Lee, Alan Bates and Hayley Mills. Three young children encounter a murderer on the run.
Mon 17 Sep 18 14:50 Curtain Up 1952. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Smart. Stars Robert Morley, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Kendall & Michael Medwin. A stage director clashes with the author of a play being done by a little theatre group.
Mon 17 Sep 18 16:30 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Terror in a Tiny Town: Part 2. A mad right-wing judge who wants to take over the country, airs subliminal radio messages to control the minds of the locals.
Mon 17 Sep 18 17:30 Scotland Yard 1961. The Grand Junction Case. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier and Howard Pays. A woman’s dismembered body is found in a canal and her tattoo gives Duggan a lead. (S1, E36)
Mon 17 Sep 18 18:05 I Thank You 1941. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Moore Marriott & Graham Moffatt. A London entertainer struggles to raise money for a variety show in poverty wartime.
Mon 17 Sep 18 19:45 How to Refuel Your Two Stroke Motorcycle Engine in the 1940s – Glimpses Glimpses: Made in the 1940s. An informative short with a young Charles Hawtrey, explaining how to refuel your two stroke engine and a few pints in the local.
Mon 17 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way How to Retire without Really Working. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A middle-age couple commit a small time crime once a month and live off the swag
Mon 17 Sep 18 21:00 Three Came Home 1950. True story of a woman imprisoned in several Japanese war camps. She struggles to protect her young son. Stars Claudette Colbert.
Mon 17 Sep 18 23:05 The Day After 1983. Drama. Directed by Nicholas Meyer. Stars Jason Robards, Steve Guttenberg, John Lithgow & JoBeth Williams. A Midwestern city attempts to recover after it is destroyed by a nuclear missile strike.
Mon 17 Sep 18 1:45 The Shout 1978. Horror. Director: Jerzy Skolimowski. Stars Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt & Tim Curry. Once a traveller, now a patient at a mental hospital, claims to have learnt a Aboriginal magic power.
Mon 17 Sep 18 3:30 The Big Valley The Invaders. 1965. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A family plan to rob the Barkleys while almost everyone is away from the ranch on a cattle drive. (S1, E16)
Mon 17 Sep 18 4:30 Love In Pawn 1953. Comedy. Penniless couple Roger (Bernard Braden) and Jean (Barbara Kelly) will get £10,000 if Roger can live a sober and profitable life. Starring Reg Dixon and John Laurie.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 18 Sep 18 6:00 The Broken Melody 1934. Directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Paul Verlaine, a struggling composer (John Garrick) is supported by Germaine (Merle Oberon) who is secretly in love with him.
Tue 18 Sep 18 7:40 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Snake Tattoo. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Daryl Masters. Hawkeye and Chingachcook set out to help a young Native American. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 18 Sep 18 8:10 Ancient Stones 1948. Directed & Narrated by Brian Hession. Music by John Reynders. A film looking at the Ancient Stones and history of our Churches. Includes Swanage and the final resting place of Laurence of Arabia
Tue 18 Sep 18 8:25 Somewhere in Camp 1942. Comedy. Directed by John E. Blakeley. Stars Harry Korris, Frank Randle & Robbie Vincent. Army buddies help Private Trevor court the daughter of their commanding officer.
Tue 18 Sep 18 10:10 The Late Edwina Black 1951. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars David Farrar, Geraldine Fitzgerald & Roland Culver. When a sickly Victorian woman dies, a postmortem reveals that her body contains a fatal dose of arsenic.
Tue 18 Sep 18 11:45 A Kid For Two Farthings 1955. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Diana Dors, Celia Johnson, David Kossoff & Brenda De Banzie. A boy, who is heartbroken when his pet chicken disappears, buys a goat believing it is a unicorn.
Tue 18 Sep 18 13:30 The Long & The Short & The Tall 1961. War. Directed by Leslie Norman. Stars Richard Todd, Laurence Harvey & Richard Harris. Based on the Willis Hall play. A British patrol in Burma are determined to avenge British prisoners.
Tue 18 Sep 18 15:40 Innocents In Paris 1953. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Alastair Sim, Jimmy Edwards & Ronald Shiner. A diverse group of people fly to Paris and find the city changes their lives in some way.
Tue 18 Sep 18 17:30 Scotland Yard 1961. The Never Never Murder. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier, Genine Graham and Maurice Good. A dead body sets the police on the track of a fraudster. (S1, E37)
Tue 18 Sep 18 18:05 The Dark Man 1951. Drama. Directed by Jeffrey Dell. Stars Maxwell Reed, Edward Underdown, Natasha Parry & William Hartnell. An inspector hunts a killer who is looking for an actress who witnessed him commit murder
Tue 18 Sep 18 19:45 BFI: London Can Take It! 1940. Directed by Humphrey Jennings and Harry Watt. A short British propaganda film showing the effects of eighteen hours of the German blitz on London and its people.
Tue 18 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way Subway to Revenge. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A man tries to push an accountant off a crowded subway platform.
Tue 18 Sep 18 21:00 Whirlpool 1959. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Juliette Greco, Muriel Pavlow & Marius Goring. On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime, Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat.
Tue 18 Sep 18 22:55 Heavens Above! 1963. Comedy. Directed by John & Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, Cecil Parker & Eric Sykes. Due to mistaken identity, a minister is accidently appointed to a snobbish parish.
Tue 18 Sep 18 1:15 Breaking Away 1979. Coming of age/comedy-drama. Directed by Peter Yates. Stars Dennis Quaid & Daniel Stern. A small town boy obsessed with the cycling team vies for the affections of his college sweetheart.
Tue 18 Sep 18 3:15 The Big Valley By Fires Unseen. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Nick proposes to a beautiful Eastern socialite. The honeymoon appears short lived… (S1, E17)
Tue 18 Sep 18 4:15 The Man In The Sky 1957. Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Starring Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars & Walter Fitzgerald. John Mitchell is on a flight fraught with disaster but Mitchell is determined to land the plane.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 19 Sep 18 6:00 Peg Of Old Drury 1935. Drama. Directed by Herbert Willcox. A minor British classic. When actress Peg (Anna Neagle) is jilted by Michael (Jack Hawkins) Peg becomes a famous Drury Lane actress. Stars Cedric Hardwicke
Wed 19 Sep 18 7:30 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans False Witness. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Rodney Bunker. Army payroll messengers are found dead, murdered by a gang of bandits.
Wed 19 Sep 18 8:00 Your Money Or Your Wife 1960. Comedy. Newly-weds Gay (Peggy Cummins) and Pel (Donald Sinden) must divorce to claim an inheritance. Starring Peter Reynolds.
Wed 19 Sep 18 9:45 Buffalo Bill 1944. Western. Director: William A Wellman. Stars Joel McCrea, Maureen O’Hara, Anthony Quinn & Linda Darnell. The story of William ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody, legendary westerner.
Wed 19 Sep 18 11:35 What a Whopper 1960. Comedy. What a Whopper is a comedy from former documentarist Gilbert Gunn. Adam Faith stars in this tale about a struggling writer who fakes photographs of the Loch Ness monster. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 19 Sep 18 13:25 We Joined The Navy 1962. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O’Brien & Mischa Auer. Lt Commander Badger, RN: has one besetting sin. The honesty to say the right thing at the wrong time!
Wed 19 Sep 18 15:25 Ring of Brightwater 1969. Drama. Directed by Jack Couffer. Stars Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna & Peter Jeffrey. Graham buys a frisky otter but soon realizes that a cramped London bathtub is no place for such a creature. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 19 Sep 18 17:30 Scotland Yard 1961. Wings of Death. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring Harry H. Corbett, Peter Bowles and Simon Lack. A light aeroplane comes down in Kent, killing the pilot. It was no accident… (S1, E38)
Wed 19 Sep 18 18:05 The Rocking Horse Winner 1949. Drama. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars John Howard Davies, Valerie Hobson, John Mills & Ronald Squire. After receiving a rocking horse, a child is able to pick winning horses at the racetrack
Wed 19 Sep 18 19:55 Glimpses of 1960s Padstow & Newquay Amateur colour footage of a drive around Padstow in the late 1950s early 1960s then on to Newquay with a stop at the beach along the way!
Wed 19 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Great Plane Robbery. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A group of thieves successfully steal a £1 000 000 shipment of gold from a plane that has just landed from Moscow.
Wed 19 Sep 18 21:00 Madness of the Heart 1949. Drama. Directed by Charles Bennett. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Paul Dupuis, Kathleen Byron & Maxwell Reed. Lydia Garth’s romance is plagued by her complaint of recurring spells of blurred vision.
Wed 19 Sep 18 22:50 BFI: When The Pie Was Opened 1941. Factual. Director: Len Lye. A simple tale of a mother cheering up her daughter with a pie from her rationing-stricken pantry is skilfully crafted into a work of real artistic depth.
Wed 19 Sep 18 23:00 Conrack 1974. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Jon Voight, Paul Winfield and Madge Sinclair. A teacher introduces full education to a class of illiterate black students against the authorities’ wishes
Wed 19 Sep 18 1:00 Soft Beds, Hard Battles 1973. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley. In Nazi occupied France, Maj. Robinson works with a brothel to aid the resistance
Wed 19 Sep 18 2:50 The Big Valley A Time to Kill. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. When Jarrod is informed that a friend is suspected of bank robbery, he tries to unearth the truth. (S1, E18)
Wed 19 Sep 18 3:50 The Captain’s Table 1959. Comedy. Director: Jack Lee. Starring: John Gregson, Peggy Cummins and Donald Sinden. A ship’s captain is promoted from steamers to their flagship passenger liner.
Wed 19 Sep 18 5:35 Glimpses: Cambridge in 1945 A Glimpse at The University of Cambridge and student’s life in 1945 and the surrounding streets and the town itself.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 20 Sep 18 6:00 Cavalcade of Variety 1941. Musical directed by Thomas Bentley. Featuring Peter Brough, Archie Andrews, Billy Cotton and his band, the Sherman Fisher girls and many more.
Thu 20 Sep 18 7:15 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Powder Keg. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Bill Walker. Fur trader McKenzie initiates a war between the Hurons and the nearby settlement. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 20 Sep 18 7:45 Paul Temple’s Triumph 1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who’s invented a secret formula. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 20 Sep 18 9:20 Desk Set 1957. Comedy. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn & Gig Young. Bunny is stuck in a dead-end relationship. Her life is thrown into turmoil when a Computer expert enters it.
Thu 20 Sep 18 11:20 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner’s son is threatened by kidnappers.
Thu 20 Sep 18 13:05 Ghost of Greville Lodge 2000. Mystery. Directed by Niall Johnson and starring Jon Newman, Prunella Scales, Marc Danbury and George Cole. A teenager stays at his uncle’s mansion, where he discovers the house’s many secrets.
Thu 20 Sep 18 14:55 I Remember Mama 1948. Drama. The life of a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910, San Francisco. Mamma runs the Pennywise household. Starring Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes and Oskar Homolka. 5 Oscar Nominations
Thu 20 Sep 18 17:30 Scotland Yard 1962. The Square Mile Murder. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring John Welsh, Delphi Lawrence and Stanley Morgan. When a travel agency is burgled Supt. Hicks is brought in to solve the case. (S1, E39)
Thu 20 Sep 18 18:05 It’s Great to be Young 1956. Musical. John Mills stars as a well-loved teacher in this gentle musical comedy portraying life in the 1950s British classroom and the school jazz band.
Thu 20 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way Gang War. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A protection-racketing gang of thugs is in a bloody turf war but their leader sees a way out of the slums
Thu 20 Sep 18 21:00 Raise the Titanic 1980. Drama. Directed by Jerry Jameson. Stars Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer & Alec Guinness. To obtain a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted on the Titanic. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 20 Sep 18 23:20 Mr Perrin & Mr Traill 1948. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars David Farrar, Greta Gynt, Marius Goring & Raymond Huntley. A Schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher becomes an immediate success with the boys.
Thu 20 Sep 18 1:10 Mine Own Executioner 1947. Drama. Directed by Anthony Kimmins. Stars Burgess Meredith, Kieron Moore, Dulcie Gray and John Laurie. A psychiatrist is tested when treating a former POW in post-war London
Thu 20 Sep 18 3:20 The Big Valley Teacher of Outlaws. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. An outlaw gang leader orders his men to kidnap a teacher so he can learn to read and write. (S1, E19)
Thu 20 Sep 18 4:20 King Solomon’s Mines 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy’s father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon’s diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 21 Sep 18 6:00 Men Against the Sun 1952. Adventure. Stars John Bentley, Zena Marshall & Liam O’Leary. An engineer undertakes to oversee the building of a railway from Mombasa to Uganda. A Kenya- Britain coproduction, the first in fact.
Fri 21 Sep 18 7:10 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Scapegoat. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Jonathan White. Hawkeye sets out to help the Tuscarora tribe. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 21 Sep 18 7:40 Let’s Visit Lancashire A charming salute to Lancashire made in the late 1940s and 1950s. A travelogue of sorts showing us a few of the many highlights from the ancient quarry’s to the lakes and hills.
Fri 21 Sep 18 7:50 Boys Will Be Boys 1935. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Gordon Harker & Jimmy Hanley. A headmaster becomes involved in the disappearance of a valuable necklace.
Fri 21 Sep 18 9:25 Rita Tushingham Her life, career, working with Oliver Reed, meeting Buster Keaton, getting locked out of her own Cannes Premiere with Dora Bryan & why she will always love film. Interviewed by Robert Ross.
Fri 21 Sep 18 9:55 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Fri 21 Sep 18 12:00 Morning Departure 1950. Action. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick and Peter Hammond. A submarine crew fights for survival after a mine explosion sinks their vessel.
Fri 21 Sep 18 14:00 Meet Me Tonight 1952. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Pelissier. Stars Valerie Hobson, Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh & Stanley Holloway. Three short stories by Noel Coward: ‘Red Peppers’, ‘Fumed Oak’ & ‘Ways and Means’.
Fri 21 Sep 18 15:40 Shepherd On The Rock 1993. Drama. Directed by Bob Keen. Starring Bernard Hill, John Bowles and Betsy Brantley. A sheep farmer and his family fight for their land against the persistent efforts of a land developer.
Fri 21 Sep 18 17:40 Fame Is The Spur 1947. Drama. Directed by Roy Boulting. Stars Michael Redgrave, Rosamund John, Bernard Miles & Carla Lehmann. A British politician’s liberal views become more conservative with his steady rise to power
Fri 21 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Tin God. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Two criminals make a murderous escape from prison with a carefully executed plan.
Fri 21 Sep 18 21:00 On The Beat 1962. Comedy. Directed by Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Jennifer Jayne & Raymond Huntley. A car park attendant at Scotland Yard dreams of becoming a policeman, but falls short on height! (Subtitles Available)
Fri 21 Sep 18 23:15 Hands Of The Ripper 1971. Horror. Director: Peter Sasdy. Stars Eric Porter, Jane Merrow, Angharad Rees & Dora Bryan. Jack the Ripper’s daughter seems possessed by her father’s spirit 15 years after her mother’s murder.
Fri 21 Sep 18 0:55 Silver Dream Racer 1980. Drama. Director: David Wickes. Stars David Essex, Beau Bridges, Harry H Corbett & Diane Keen. A motorcycle enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast bike, designed by his brother.
Fri 21 Sep 18 3:05 The Big Valley Under a Dark Star. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck & Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Pardoned, a man has Jarrod’s help in adjusting to being free. (S1, E20)
Fri 21 Sep 18 4:05 Oh, Mr Porter! 1937. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Moore Marriott. A hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly.
Fri 21 Sep 18 5:45 The History Of The Movies Made in the 50s. A fascinating insight into the history of film making, from the early zoetrope to the introduction of perforated film and the early projectors. Then from silent to ‘Talking Pictures’
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 22 Sep 18 6:00 Command Performance 1937. A renowned stage singer leaves the theatre to become a gypsy after his voice weakens. Arthur Tracy (The Street Singer) and Lilli Palmer star in this romantic musical. Also stars Finlay Currie.
Sat 22 Sep 18 7:40 Top of the Bill 1971. Lost Documentary feature about the great days of variety with Ben Warriss, Davey Kaye, Sally Barnes, Peter Cavanagh, Ken Goodwin & more.
Sat 22 Sep 18 8:40 Emergency 1962. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dermot Walsh. When a young girl is knocked down there are only three donors of the same blood group. A frantic search to find the donors begins.
Sat 22 Sep 18 9:55 Fort Algiers 1953. Drama. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Carlos Thompson & Raymond Burr. In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers.
Sat 22 Sep 18 11:30 Fighting Man of the Plains 1949. Western. Stars Randolph Scott, Bill Williams & Victor Jory. Jim Dancer, one of Quantrill’s Raiders, stages attacks on Kansas on behalf of the fallen Confederacy.
Sat 22 Sep 18 13:25 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a girl who is blind ‘witnesses’ the robber as he flees. Starring Patricia Dainton, Conrad Phillips and Nigel Green.
Sat 22 Sep 18 14:40 Country 1984. Drama. Directed by Richard Pearce. Stars Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley & Matt Clark. Gilbert Ivy, a farmer, loses hope after working against the odds, but his wife decides to fight
Sat 22 Sep 18 16:55 Very Important Person 1961. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter & Eric Sykes. British POWs find their new acerbic fellow prisoner is a key officer who must escape
Sat 22 Sep 18 19:00 A Tale Of Two Cities 1958. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker & Stephen Murray. During the French Revolution, Lucie Manette falls in love with a duplicitous Englishman. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 22 Sep 18 21:20 Tamarind Seed 1974. Drama. Directed by Blake Edwards. Stars Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms. On a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant begins falling in love with a Russian agent. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 22 Sep 18 23:55 The Vengeance of Fu Manchu 1967. Horror. Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars Christopher Lee as the evil Fu Manchu, who plots the death of his arch rival Inspector Smith of Scotland Yard.
Sat 22 Sep 18 1:40 Whirlpool 1959. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Juliette Greco, Muriel Pavlow & Marius Goring. On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime, Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat.
Sat 22 Sep 18 3:35 Quartet 1948. Drama. Director Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French & Ralph Smart. Stars Cecil Parker, Dirk Bogarde & George Cole. Four of Somerset Maugham’s stories brought to the screen.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 23 Sep 18 6:00 Thunder Rock 1942. Supernatural drama starring Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason. One of The Boulting Brothers’ finest, a disillusioned writer becomes a lighthouse keeper living in solitude.
Sun 23 Sep 18 8:05 Dangerous Cargo 1954. Drama directed by John Harlow. Tim (Jack Watling) is tricked by a wartime friend (Terence Alexander) into revealing details of a gold shipment.
Sun 23 Sep 18 9:25 The Long & The Short & The Tall 1961. War. Directed by Leslie Norman. Stars Richard Todd, Laurence Harvey & Richard Harris. Based on the Willis Hall play. A British patrol in Burma are determined to avenge British prisoners.
Sun 23 Sep 18 11:30 Once A Jolly Swagman 1949. Drama. Directed by Jack Lee. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Bonar Colleano, Renee Asherson, Bill Owen & Sid James. A British factory worker loses his job in the 1930s to become a motorcycle racer.
Sun 23 Sep 18 13:30 I Thank You 1941. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Moore Marriott & Graham Moffatt. A London entertainer struggles to raise money for a variety show in poverty wartime.
Sun 23 Sep 18 15:10 The Devil & Daniel Webster 1941. Drama. Starring James Craig as Jabez Stone. As a down-on-his-luck New England farmer, Stone makes a deal with the Devil to give up his soul for seven years of prosperity and good luck.
Sun 23 Sep 18 17:10 Carrington VC 1955. Drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars David Niven, Margaret Leighton & Noelle Middleton. An Army Major attempts to steal from the War Office safe in order to claim the money they owe him.
Sun 23 Sep 18 19:15 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Sun 23 Sep 18 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Locker Sixty-Nine. 1962. Directed by Norman Harrison. Stars Eddie Byrne, Paul Daneman & Penelope Horner. A private detective is knocked unconscious after finding the body of his employer.
Sun 23 Sep 18 22:10 A Night To Remember 1958. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres & Honor Blackman. In April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean… (Subtitles Available)
Sun 23 Sep 18 0:40 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Sun 23 Sep 18 2:45 Conrack 1974. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Jon Voight, Paul Winfield and Madge Sinclair. A teacher introduces full education to a class of illiterate black students against the authorities’ wishes
Sun 23 Sep 18 4:45 Ambush In Leopard Street 1962. Crime Thriller. Stars James Kenney & Bruce Seton. A retired thief forms a gang for one last job, a diamond shipment. With good locations and a British cast it’s an enjoyable British B film.

September 24th to 30th

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TPTV Schedule September 24th – 30th 2018

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 24 Sep 18 6:00 Piccadilly Incident 1946. War. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne & Edward Rigby. A missing Wren returns from a desert isle and finds her husband has a new wife and son.
Mon 24 Sep 18 8:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Way Station. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & James Doohan. The daughter of Mingo Chief Nocona is desired by two warring tribesmen. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 24 Sep 18 8:30 Convict 99 1938. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffat & Googie Withers. A school master is mistaken for a prison governor and assigned the charge of a prison.
Mon 24 Sep 18 10:15 Glimpses of Southern England in 1968 Glimpses: Made as an educational film showing our crops of hops & fruit. The film provides a startling glimpses of bygone days of all of the Southern area of the UK including great aerial shots.
Mon 24 Sep 18 10:35 The Lost Moment 1947. Drama. A publisher insinuates himself into the mansion of the centenarian lover of a renowned but long-dead poet in order to find his lost love letters. Starring Robert Cummings & Susan Hayward.
Mon 24 Sep 18 12:20 Waterloo Road 1944. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Stewart Granger, John Mills, Alastair Sim & Joy Shelton. After Jim reports for military duty, he suspects that his bride has been seeing another man.
Mon 24 Sep 18 13:55 The Old Dark House 1963. Comedy. Directed by William Castle. Stars Fenella Fielding, Tom Poston, Robert Morley & Janette Scott. A car salesman hind himself in fatal mishaps when delivering a car to a secluded mansion.
Mon 24 Sep 18 15:40 Counter-Attack 1945. Drama. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Paul Muni, Marguerite Chapman & Larry Parks. A Russian paratrooper and eight Nazi soldiers are trapped inside the basement of a bombed-out building.
Mon 24 Sep 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E1)
Mon 24 Sep 18 18:00 Very Important Person 1961. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter & Eric Sykes. British POWs find their new acerbic fellow prisoner is a key officer who must escape
Mon 24 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Alibi Man. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A racing car driver accidentally kills his accountant over some missing money.
Mon 24 Sep 18 21:00 The Rake’s Progress 1945. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Jean Kent & Lilli Palmer. A young Englishman flunks out of Oxford & decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goals.
Mon 24 Sep 18 23:20 100 Rifles 1969. War. Director: Tom Gries. Stars Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas & Jim Brown. In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, revolutionary, Yaqui Joe, arms his people but finds himself hunted by a US lawman
Mon 24 Sep 18 1:30 The Hitch-Hiker 1953. Thriller. Director: Ida Lupino. Stars Edmond O’Brien, Frank Lovejoy & William Talman. Ray & Gilbert’s fishing trip takes a turn when they pick up a hitch-hiker who turns out to be on the run.
Mon 24 Sep 18 3:00 The Big Valley Barbary Red. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Nick celebrates his birthday at a waterfront saloon where he is drugged and shanghaied for sea duty. (S1, E21)
Mon 24 Sep 18 4:00 The Naked Truth 1957. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Peggy Mount & Dennis Price. Nigel Dennis, a magazine publisher, blackmails high-profile politicians & celebrities.
Mon 24 Sep 18 5:50 A City Mourns Shots of London and the proclamation on February 6th 1952 of the Death of King George V1, the announcement, shots of the iconic landmarks and the tributes from the people of the country.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 25 Sep 18 6:00 The Red House 1947. Drama. Directed by Delmer Daves and starring Edward G Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson and Rory Calhoun. Two girls, when told not to, explore mysterious woodland and discover secrets
Tue 25 Sep 18 8:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Brute. 1957. Director by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Bill Walker. Tim is made to believe he killed someone and when he flees he becomes an easy scapegoat. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 25 Sep 18 8:30 Great Day In The Morning 1956. Western. A gambler wins a hotel in a card game but finds himself involved with women and the start of the civil war. Starring Robert Stack, Virginia Mayo & Ruth Roman.
Tue 25 Sep 18 10:20 Vicious Circle 1957. Thriller. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars John Mills, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Lionel Jeffries & Noelle Middleton. Howard finds himself in a predicament after he finds an actress murdered in his flat.
Tue 25 Sep 18 12:05 My Brother’s Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they’re seen.
Tue 25 Sep 18 13:50 Cash on Demand 1961. Drama. Directed by Quentin Lawrence. Stars Peter Cushing, Andre Morell & Richard Vernon. A crook abducts the wife and child of a bank manager & then schemes to rob the institution.
Tue 25 Sep 18 15:30 The Long Memory 1953. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars John Mills, Elizabeth Sellars, John McCallum & Geoffrey Keen. Released from prison after 12 years, a man seeks revenge on those who lied at his trial.
Tue 25 Sep 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E2)
Tue 25 Sep 18 18:00 They Who Dare 1954. War Drama. Directed by Lewis Milestone. Stars Dirk Bogarde & Denholm Elliott. In Greece during the war, British commando’s and patriots are ordered to destroy two strategic German airfields. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 25 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way Fall High, Fall Hard. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. There is corruption and murderous cover up in the building industry by the co-owner of the building company.
Tue 25 Sep 18 21:00 Violent Playground 1958. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Anne Heywood & Peter Cushing. A policeman enters a romance with the sister of an infamous gang leader.
Tue 25 Sep 18 23:10 I Am A Camera 1955. Drama. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Anton Diffring & Shelley Winters. An unusual friendship begins when an aspiring novelist, meets a cabaret entertainer.
Tue 25 Sep 18 1:10 Henry V 1944. Drama. Director: Laurence Olivier. Stars Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks & Renee Asherson. The young King Henry V embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Tue 25 Sep 18 3:50 The Big Valley The Death Merchant. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. The family welcome the cowboy who killed Tom Barkley’s murderer only to find he is now a mercenary. (S1, E22)
Tue 25 Sep 18 4:50 Up With the Lark 1943. Musical. Directed by Phil Brandon. Starring Ethel Revnell, Gracie West & Adrienne Fancey. Ethel and Gracie pursue a gang of robbers to their secret headquarters in the countryside.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 26 Sep 18 6:00 He Found A Star 1941. Musical. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Vic Oliver, Sarah Churchill & Evelyn Dall. Lyndon & his secretary, Ruth, use their talent agency to find & help unknowns who need an opportunity.
Wed 26 Sep 18 7:45 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Stubborn Pioneer. 1957. Directed by John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Leonard Ontkean. Carpenter foolishly travels into the wilderness to establish a new settlement called Carpenterville. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 26 Sep 18 8:15 Private Information 1952. Drama starring Jill Esmond, Jack Watling, Carol Marsh and Gerard Heinz. Charlotte suspects that the council is corrupt and building defective drains that could cause public health issues.
Wed 26 Sep 18 9:35 Glimpses: All the Fun at the Fair Take a trip to the traditional Fairground in the late 1950s. The side shows, the dancing girls, the carousel, the dodgems and a lovely carnival atmosphere.
Wed 26 Sep 18 9:45 Summertime 1955. Drama. Jane (Katharine Hepburn) finally makes her dream trip to Venice but has no one to share the beautiful city with, until… Directed by David Lean.
Wed 26 Sep 18 11:40 The History Of The Movies Made in the 50s. A fascinating insight into the history of film making, from the early zoetrope to the introduction of perforated film and the early projectors. Then from silent to ‘Talking Pictures’
Wed 26 Sep 18 11:55 Chance of a Lifetime 1950. Comedy. Director: Bernard Miles. Stars Basil Radford, Bernard Miles, Kenneth More, Patrick Troughton & Hattie Jacques. The staff of an engineering firm take over after going on strike.
Wed 26 Sep 18 13:45 Ring-A-Ding Rhythm! 1962. Musical. Directed by Richard Lester. Stars Helen Shapiro, Craig Douglas & John Leyton. (AKA: It’s Trad Dad) Teens put on a festival to demonstrate the merits of traditional jazz & rock ‘n’ roll.
Wed 26 Sep 18 15:20 The Southern Star 1969. Comedy. Directed by Sidney Hayers. Stars George Segal, Ursula Andress & Orson Welles. Jules Verne’s classic story of the world’s largest diamond and the motley crew suspected of stealing it.
Wed 26 Sep 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E3)
Wed 26 Sep 18 18:00 The Day Will Dawn 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson & Hugh Williams. A British foreign correspondent, forced out of Norway, returns to the occupied Scandinavian country.
Wed 26 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Wall. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Netta’s husband Michael has a big win on the football pools but then disappears
Wed 26 Sep 18 21:00 The Cassandra Crossing 1976. Drama. Director: George P Cosmatos. Stars Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster & Martin Sheen. Passengers of a European train can’t escape after a deadly virus is planted.
Wed 26 Sep 18 23:35 Capone 1975. Drama. Director: Steve Carver. Stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely & Sylvester Stallone. The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone.
Wed 26 Sep 18 1:35 Richard III 1955. Drama. Director: Laurence Olivier. Stars Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Claire Bloom & John Gielgud. An adaptation of the Shakespeare performance about the wicked King’s rise to power.
Wed 26 Sep 18 4:35 The Big Valley The Fallen Hawk. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Heath is determined to do all he can to help the man and his wife. (S1, E23)
Wed 26 Sep 18 5:35 Brats 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Laurel and Hardy play dual roles as little brats who keep them from enjoying their evening of games.
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Thu 27 Sep 18 6:00 Second Woman 1950. Drama. James V Kern. Stars Betsy Drake, Robert Young, John Sutton & Florence Bates. An architect’s fiancee is killed in a mysterious car accident on the night before their wedding… (Subtitles Available)
Thu 27 Sep 18 7:50 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Promised Valley. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Bill Walsh. A Tuscarawas brave tries to start a war. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 27 Sep 18 8:20 Undercover Girl 1958. Crime Drama. A reporter on the verge of exposing a drugs ring is killed before he can write the story. Stars Paul Carpenter and Jackie Collins.
Thu 27 Sep 18 9:40 Treasure Hunt 1952. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Martita Hunt, Naunton Wayne & Athene Seyler. After reading Sir Roderick Lyall’s will, the family learn they are short on money.
Thu 27 Sep 18 11:15 The Long Duel 1967. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and stars Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews and Andrew Keir. An Indian tribal leader becomes a bandit to protest British oppression and tyranny.
Thu 27 Sep 18 13:35 Lost 1956. Thriller. Director: Guy Green. Stars David Farrar, David Knight & Julia Arnall. U.S. Embassy employee & his wife discover that their 18 month old baby has disappeared in London.
Thu 27 Sep 18 15:25 Hungry Hill 1947. Drama. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Dennis Price & Cecil Parker. Tragedy hits the wife of an Irish heir to a 19th-century family feud that has lasted for 50 years.
Thu 27 Sep 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E4)
Thu 27 Sep 18 18:00 The Savoy Theatre & Cinema, Monmouth Talking Pictures TV visits this wonderful original cinema in Wales and talks to the people who are keeping the cinema going in difficult times.
Thu 27 Sep 18 18:05 The Velvet Touch 1948. Thriller. A police captain (Sydney Greenstreet) must solve the murder of a producer. Was it his ex or his ex ex? Stars Rosalind Russell, Leo Genn & Claire Trevor.
Thu 27 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Prowler. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A young man with a domineering mother snaps after the suicide of his fiancee
Thu 27 Sep 18 21:00 House of Secrets 1956. Drama. Director: Guy Green. Stars Michael Craig, Anton Diffring, Brenda De Banzie, Julia Arnall, Gerard Oury. Due to his resemblance to a known criminal, a Seaman is recruited by law enforcement
Thu 27 Sep 18 23:00 Just Like A Woman 1992. Comedy-drama. Directed by Christopher Monger and starring Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdar and Paul Freeman. An unlikely friendship emerges when Monica takes in a lodger with a secret.
Thu 27 Sep 18 1:05 White Cargo 1973. Comedy. Day-dreamer, Albert (David Jason) has hopes of being a superhero and saving the girls.
Thu 27 Sep 18 2:35 The Big Valley Hazard. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A man arrives at the ranch and is shot by two trailing bounty hunters who claim he is wanted for murder. (S1, E24)
Thu 27 Sep 18 3:35 Laughing Gravy 1930. Comedy. Directed by James W Horne. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Charlie Hall. On a snowy winter’s night, Laurel & Hardy try to keep their pet dog ‘Laughing Gravy’ hidden from their landlord
Thu 27 Sep 18 4:10 Happy Go Lovely 1951. Musical Comedy. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone. Stars David Niven, Vera-Ellen & Cesar Romero. Niven plays rich but stuffy B.G. Bruno who is head of a successful greetings card firm in Scotland
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 28 Sep 18 6:00 Honeymoon 1947. Comedy. A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City. Starring Shirley Temple, Franchot Tone and Guy Madison.
Fri 28 Sep 18 7:25 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Girl. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Pegeen Rose. A young woman with a past and a Seneca Chief attempt to stir the Iroquois into war with the settlers. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 28 Sep 18 7:55 The Scamp 1957. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen. Todd Dawson is a ten year old waif with a drunken scallywag for a father.
Fri 28 Sep 18 9:40 The Two-Headed Spy 1958. Drama. Directed by Andre De Toth. Stars Jack Hawkins, Gia Scala & Erik Schumann. British secret agent successfully infiltrates Nazi military, achieves rank of general during WWII.
Fri 28 Sep 18 11:40 The Stars Look Down 1939. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood. Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners.
Fri 28 Sep 18 13:40 Guernsey in the 1970s – Glimpses Charming 1970s travelogue of Guernsey. St Peters Port and a tour of the island with commentary. Great shots of a typical 1970s holiday on a very special island.
Fri 28 Sep 18 14:05 Last Holiday 1950. Drama. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell & Kay Walsh. A salesman who learns he has months to live cashes in his savings to live in a fancy hotel.
Fri 28 Sep 18 15:50 The Holly and the Ivy 1952. Drama. A heart-warming tale of a minister and his family reunited at Christmas time recounting their trials. Directed by George More O’Ferrall. Stars Ralph Richardson & Celia Johnson. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 28 Sep 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E5)
Fri 28 Sep 18 18:00 Bulldog Breed 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Terence Alexander & David Lodge. Norman Puckle joins the Navy under the same Admiral he refused to yield to in the harbour.
Fri 28 Sep 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Thin Red Line. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. The Balaclava Silver which is the regimental silver crockery of a proud Scottish regiment is gradually being stolen
Fri 28 Sep 18 21:00 Prizzi’s Honour 1985. Drama. Directed by John Huston. Stars Jack Nicholson, William Hickey, Anjelica Huston & Kathleen Turner. Life in the Prizzi family is good as long as you honour the wishes of the Godfather.
Fri 28 Sep 18 23:35 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offences.
Fri 28 Sep 18 1:05 Bigger Than Life 1956. Drama. Directed by Nicholas Ray. Starring James Mason, Barbara Rush and Walter Matthau. A schoolteacher tries an experimental drug which changes his moods and personality.
Fri 28 Sep 18 3:05 The Big Valley Into the Widow’s Web. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. When Heath is accused of murder. Jarrod must use a new science to try to clear him. (S1, E25)
Fri 28 Sep 18 4:05 The Weaker Sex 1948. War. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars Ursula Jeans, Cecil Parker, Derek Bond & Thora Hird. Martha tries to keep her home running as normal during the run up to the D Day landings.
Fri 28 Sep 18 5:45 The Last day of Trolley Bus 666 Edgware – Glimpses A film by Wilf Watters made in 1961 documenting the last day in service of the 666 Edgware Trolley bus with brilliant shots of 60s Cricklewood, Acton, Colindale and Edgware.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 29 Sep 18 6:00 Life In Danger 1959. Crime thriller directed by Terry Bishop and stars Derren Nesbitt. A child murderer escapes from an asylum.
Sat 29 Sep 18 7:15 Cover Girl Killer 1959. Crime. Someone is murdering cover girl models, leaving them in the same pose and place as featured in ‘Wow’ magazine. Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Felicity Young.
Sat 29 Sep 18 8:35 Encore 1951. Comedy. Directors: Harold French, Pat Jackson & Anthony Pelissier. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh, Glynis Johns. Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham.
Sat 29 Sep 18 10:25 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Margaret Leighton. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Sat 29 Sep 18 12:25 Fame Is The Spur 1947. Drama. Directed by Roy Boulting. Stars Michael Redgrave, Rosamund John, Bernard Miles & Carla Lehmann. A British politician’s liberal views become more conservative with his steady rise to power
Sat 29 Sep 18 14:45 Curtain Up 1952. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Smart. Stars Robert Morley, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Kendall & Michael Medwin. A stage director clashes with the author of a play being done by a little theatre group.
Sat 29 Sep 18 16:25 Windom’s Way 1957. Drama. Directed by Ronald Neame. Stars Peter Finch, Mary Ure, Natasha Parry, Robert Flemyng & Michael Hordern. A doctor’s wife joins him at his remote practice to try and patch up their marriage
Sat 29 Sep 18 18:35 A Night To Remember 1958. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres & Honor Blackman. In April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean… (Subtitles Available)
Sat 29 Sep 18 21:05 They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? 1969. Drama. Directed by Sydney Pollak. Stars Jane Fonda, Gig Young, Susannah York, Bonnie Bedelia & Red Buttons. The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in a gruelling dance marathon
Sat 29 Sep 18 23:35 The Old Dark House 1963. Comedy. Directed by William Castle. Stars Fenella Fielding, Tom Poston, Robert Morley & Janette Scott. A car salesman hind himself in fatal mishaps when delivering a car to a secluded mansion.
Sat 29 Sep 18 1:20 The Long Duel 1967. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and stars Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews and Andrew Keir. An Indian tribal leader becomes a bandit to protest British oppression and tyranny.
Sat 29 Sep 18 3:35 Here Come The Huggetts 1948. Comedy. Director Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Petula Clark. The Huggetts have a telephone installed, along with a niece who causes disruption when she turns up. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 29 Sep 18 5:25 Take Two: Jack Smethurst Jack Smethurst Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Sat 29 Sep 18 5:55 The Savoy Theatre & Cinema, Monmouth Talking Pictures TV visits this wonderful original cinema in Wales and talks to the people who are keeping the cinema going in difficult times.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 30 Sep 18 6:00 Road Hogs 1932: Glimpses 1932. Directed by Norman Taurog. Emily La Rue (Alison Skipworth) and her partner, Rollo (W. C. Fields), are very content until one dog, a Road Hog and a donation of $1 million change their lives.
Sun 30 Sep 18 6:15 It’s a Great Day 1955. Starring Ruth Dunning, Edward Evans, Sidney James, Sheila Sweet, Peter Bryant, Nancy Roberts and Vera Day. Comedy based on the hugely successful TV series ‘The Groves’
Sun 30 Sep 18 7:35 Glimpses of Southern England in 1968 Glimpses: Made as an educational film showing our crops of hops & fruit. The film provides a startling glimpses of bygone days of all of the Southern area of the UK including great aerial shots.
Sun 30 Sep 18 7:55 London Entertains 1951. Musical Comedy. Director E J Fancey. Starring Eamonn Andrews and the Goons. A Tour conducted by Eamonn Andrews around the Battersea Festival to a BBC Studio to hear The Goons of radio fame.
Sun 30 Sep 18 8:55 Ring-A-Ding Rhythm! 1962. Musical. Directed by Richard Lester. Stars Helen Shapiro, Craig Douglas & John Leyton. (AKA: It’s Trad Dad) Teens put on a festival to demonstrate the merits of traditional jazz & rock ‘n’ roll.
Sun 30 Sep 18 10:30 Windbag The Sailor 1936. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt & Norma Varden. A sea captain’s tall tales are tested when he is coerced into commanding an unseaworthy ship.
Sun 30 Sep 18 12:15 David Copperfield 1970. Drama. Director: Delbert Mann. Stars Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Susan Hampshire, Cyril Cusack, Wendy Hiller & Edith Evans. Dickens’ story of a young man’s journey to maturity.
Sun 30 Sep 18 14:35 The Savoy Theatre & Cinema, Monmouth Talking Pictures TV visits this wonderful original cinema in Wales and talks to the people who are keeping the cinema going in difficult times.
Sun 30 Sep 18 14:40 The Smallest Show On Earth 1957. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers. A couple inherit a small cinema are shocked to find a decrepit building.
Sun 30 Sep 18 16:20 A Tale Of Two Cities 1958. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker & Stephen Murray. During the French Revolution, Lucie Manette falls in love with a duplicitous Englishman. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 30 Sep 18 18:40 They Were Sisters 1945. Drama. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Hugh Sinclair, Anne Crawford & Dulcie Gray. The story of three sisters who marry men of widely different character.
Sun 30 Sep 18 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Death Trap. 1962. Directed by John Moxey. Stars Albert Lieven, Barbara Shelley & Mercy Haystead. Carol Haisten discovers her sister withdrew £7,000 before she died. It is now missing.
Sun 30 Sep 18 22:10 Capone 1975. Drama. Director: Steve Carver. Stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely & Sylvester Stallone. The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone.
Sun 30 Sep 18 0:10 Between Heaven & Hell 1956. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Terry Moore & Broderick Crawford. The life of Sam Gifford, from a Southern landowner to his Military service during WWII.
Sun 30 Sep 18 2:00 Second Woman 1950. Drama. James V Kern. Stars Betsy Drake, Robert Young, John Sutton & Florence Bates. An architect’s fiancee is killed in a mysterious car accident on the night before their wedding… (Subtitles Available)
Sun 30 Sep 18 3:50 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner’s son is threatened by kidnappers.
Sun 30 Sep 18 5:35 Glimpses – Growth of London 1951. A look at the rapid growth of London throughout history following its transformation from the Roman settlement of Londinium to the thriving metropolis it is today.

October 1st to 7th

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 01 Oct 18 6:00 Bulldog Breed 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Terence Alexander & David Lodge. Norman Puckle joins the Navy under the same Admiral he refused to yield to in the harbour.
Mon 01 Oct 18 8:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Soldier. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Michael Julian. A soldier is accused of stealing new breech loading rifles and selling them to the Natives Americans. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 01 Oct 18 8:30 Love In Pawn 1953. Comedy. Penniless couple Roger (Bernard Braden) and Jean (Barbara Kelly) will get £10,000 if Roger can live a sober and profitable life. Starring Reg Dixon and John Laurie.
Mon 01 Oct 18 10:05 Melody Club 1949. Comedy. A nitwit investigator (Terry Thomas) goes undercover in a restaurant to catch a gang of crooks.
Mon 01 Oct 18 11:25 Along Pilgrims Way – Glimpses Made by Walton Films around 1940, Details the Pilgrims way walk of the 120 miles. Focusing on Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury. Great footage of the towns in the 40s in-between.
Mon 01 Oct 18 11:35 The Strange Love of Martha Ivers 1946. Drama. Directed by Lewis Milestone. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott & Kirk Douglas. The relationships formed in childhood by three friends lead to murder and obsessive love. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 01 Oct 18 13:55 The Last Man To Hang 1956. Drama. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Tom Conway, Elizabeth Sellars, Hugh Latimer & Eunice Gayson. Conway is on trial for the murder of his neurotic wife by means of a sedative overdose.
Mon 01 Oct 18 15:30 Three Cases of Murder 1955. Crime. Three stories of murder and the supernatural. Starring Orson Welles, John Gregson & Elizabeth Sellars. Introduced by Eamonn Andrews. Directed by David Eady & George More O’Ferrall.
Mon 01 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E6)
Mon 01 Oct 18 18:00 Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid 1948. Comedy. Arthur Peabody (William Powell) undergoes a mid-life crisis. Peabody goes on vacation with his wife Polly (Irene Hervey), but he is seduced by a beautiful mermaid played by Ann Blyth.
Mon 01 Oct 18 19:30 Rita Tushingham Her life, career, working with Oliver Reed, meeting Buster Keaton, getting locked out of her own Cannes Premiere with Dora Bryan & why she will always love film. Interviewed by Robert Ross.
Mon 01 Oct 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way A Perfect Crime. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A stockbroker and safe-cracker join forces to pull jobs in wealthy homes.
Mon 01 Oct 18 21:00 The Swimmer 1968. Drama. Directed by Frank Perry & Sydney Pollack. Stars Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule & Marge Champion. Ned attempts to swim every swimming pool in a quiet suburb.
Mon 01 Oct 18 22:50 Prizzi’s Honour 1985. Drama. Directed by John Huston. Stars Jack Nicholson, William Hickey, Anjelica Huston & Kathleen Turner. Life in the Prizzi family is good as long as you honour the wishes of the Godfather.
Mon 01 Oct 18 1:25 Violent Playground 1958. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Anne Heywood & Peter Cushing. A policeman enters a romance with the sister of an infamous gang leader.
Mon 01 Oct 18 3:35 The Big Valley By Force and Violence. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Victoria and Heath have an accident & Heath becomes pinned under their heavily loaded wagon. (S1, E26)
Mon 01 Oct 18 4:35 Time Is My Enemy 1954. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Dennis Price, Renee Asherson, Susan Shaw, William Franklyn & Patrick Barr. A re-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she believed was dead.
Mon 01 Oct 18 5:50 Dancing on the Moon (1935) Director: Dave Fleischer. Stars Pinto Colvig, Margie Hines, Jack Mercer & Barry I. Grauman. Honeymooning couples of various animal species take a rocket ship excursion to the moon.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 02 Oct 18 6:00 Waterloo Road 1944. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Stewart Granger, John Mills, Alastair Sim & Joy Shelton. After Jim reports for military duty, he suspects that his bride has been seeing another man.
Tue 02 Oct 18 7:35 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Huron Tomahawk. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Brian Smyth. Mike is returning home to marry but his fiance and family have been murdered. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 02 Oct 18 8:05 Salute the Toff 1952. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars John Bentley and Carol Marsh. Based on the 1941 Novel. The sixth in the series featuring upper-class sleuth, Richard Rollison.
Tue 02 Oct 18 9:40 Come Back To Erin Made in the early 1930s. A travel log of Ireland and its history and cultures, including a short interview with President William T Cosgrave.
Tue 02 Oct 18 9:55 Meet Me Tonight 1952. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Pelissier. Stars Valerie Hobson, Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh & Stanley Holloway. Three short stories by Noel Coward: ‘Red Peppers’, ‘Fumed Oak’ & ‘Ways and Means’.
Tue 02 Oct 18 11:35 The Square Ring 1953. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Jack Warner, Robert Beatty, Bill Owen, Maxwell Reed & Joan Collins. Follow the lives of five boxers and their reasons for getting to where they are now.
Tue 02 Oct 18 13:15 Man In The Moon 1960. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and starring Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field and Michael Hordern. Scientists are looking for the perfect man to send to the moon.
Tue 02 Oct 18 15:15 Interlude 1968. Drama. Directed by Kevin Billington. Stars Alan Webb, Oskar Werner & Barbara Ferris. A world famous Symphony conductor is attracted to a young journalist, despite the fact he is married.
Tue 02 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E7)
Tue 02 Oct 18 18:00 It Always Rains On Sunday 1947. Drama. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, John McCallum, Jack Warner & Susan Shaw. Rose wants to escape the drudgery of her daily life when an old lover escapes from prison. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 02 Oct 18 19:50 War Time London – Glimpses Footage of London in war time. Focussing on Piccadilly Circus, then The Strand and Westminster. Shot around 1944.
Tue 02 Oct 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Millionaire’s Daughter. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A well-known criminal has started a romance with the daughter of a rich couple and Gideon is suspicious
Tue 02 Oct 18 21:00 Conspiracy of Hearts 1960. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Syms, Yvonne Mitchell & Ronald Lewis. During WW2, a Mother Superior wishes to smuggle out Jewish children from a concentration camp.
Tue 02 Oct 18 23:10 See No Evil 1971. Thriller. Directed by Richard Fleischer. Stars Mia Farrow, Dorothy Alison, Robin Bailey & Diane Grayson. A young blind woman, residing in the countryside with her family, is perused by a killer.
Tue 02 Oct 18 1:00 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offences.
Tue 02 Oct 18 2:30 The Big Valley The River Monarch. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A riverboat sunk years before with a fortune in government gold aboard is located. (S1, E27)
Tue 02 Oct 18 3:30 Treasure Hunt 1952. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Martita Hunt, Naunton Wayne & Athene Seyler. After reading Sir Roderick Lyall’s will, the family learn they are short on money.
Tue 02 Oct 18 5:00 The Rogues The Laughing Lady Of Luxor. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 03 Oct 18 6:00 It’s a Wonderful World 1956. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring Terence Morgan, George Cole, Kathleen Harrison. Two struggling composers hit on a novel way of producing music backwards!
Wed 03 Oct 18 7:45 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Tolliver Gang. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & John Vernon. Tolliver and his outlaw gang of former pirates has kidnapped two women & demanded a ransom of 1000 pounds (Subtitles Available)
Wed 03 Oct 18 8:15 Two on the Tiles 1951. Comedy. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott & Brenda Bruce. A husband and wife are blackmailed by the butler on evidence of nights out until they combine to prevent him.
Wed 03 Oct 18 9:45 Helpmates 1932. Comedy. Directed by James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Blanche Payson. Oliver’s house is in a shambles after a wild party, and his wife is due home at noon.
Wed 03 Oct 18 10:10 Love Me Tender 1956. Drama. Director: Robert D Webb. Stars Richard Egan, Debra Paget & introducing Elvis Presley. At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train.
Wed 03 Oct 18 11:55 Gasbags 1941. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde and Marcel Varnel. Starring The Crazy Gang, Moore Marriott and Wally Patch. A mobile fish and chip shop is accidentally dragged to Nazi Germany.
Wed 03 Oct 18 13:30 Esther Waters 1948. Drama. Director: Ian Dalrymple & Peter Proud. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Kathleen Ryan, Cyril Cusack & Ivor Barnard. Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by footman William
Wed 03 Oct 18 15:40 Three Men In A Boat 1956. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Laurence Harvey, Jimmy Edwards & David Tomlinson. Based on the Jerome K Jerome novel. The story follows three men who decide to go on holiday on the Thames.
Wed 03 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E8)
Wed 03 Oct 18 18:00 Magic Feet – Glimpses Short documentary film about British football’s ‘star of stars’, Sir Stanley Matthews
Wed 03 Oct 18 18:10 Port Afrique 1956. Drama. Directed by Rudolph Mate. Stars Pier Angeli, Philip Carey, Dennis Price, James Hayter & Anthony Newley. An ex-army flier, comes home to find his wife dead and suspects murder.
Wed 03 Oct 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way Morna. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. After a beautiful blonde is found murdered her story is unraveled in flashbacks about her relationship to her posh school friends
Wed 03 Oct 18 21:00 The Man Inside 1958. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Nigel Patrick, Anita Ekberg & Jack Palance. A detective and a beautiful jewel thief chase a stolen diamond from New York to Europe. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 03 Oct 18 22:45 The Running Man 1963. Drama. Directed by Carol Reed. Stars Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick, Alan Bates & Felix Aylmer. An insurance investigator is called when a plane goes down a day after his insurance policy expires.
Wed 03 Oct 18 0:50 I Am A Camera 1955. Drama. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Anton Diffring & Shelley Winters. An unusual friendship begins when an aspiring novelist, meets a cabaret entertainer.
Wed 03 Oct 18 2:50 Crosstrap 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Robert Hartford-Davis. Starring Laurence Payne and Jill Adams. Husband and wife look forward to their vacation but get caught between rival jewel thieves.
Wed 03 Oct 18 4:00 The Big Valley The Midas Man. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Audra offers herself as a ‘sacrifice’ to hold off a financier about to foreclose and seize land. (S1, E28)
Wed 03 Oct 18 5:00 BFI: Skid Kids 1953. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Peter Neil, Barry MacGregor, Anthony Lang & A E Matthews. ‘Swanky’ and his chums take on bike thieves in this Bermondsey-shot Children’s Film Foundation short
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Thu 04 Oct 18 6:00 Cloak Without Dagger 1956. Thriller. Director: Joseph Sterling. Stars Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie & Leslie Dwyer. During WW2, a Major misses out on the capture of a spy. Years later, the truth is revealed.
Thu 04 Oct 18 7:20 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Colonel and His Lady. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.& Brian Smyth. Chief Black Wolf is accused of breaking the treaty. It is up to Hawkeye to clear them. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 04 Oct 18 7:50 The Finale 1968 – Glimpses A 1968 Documentary by Wilf Watters. We follow the demolition of one of London’s Greatest Music Halls, The Bedford Theatre, 93-95 Camden High Road. The Iconic Music hall was host to many stars and acts
Thu 04 Oct 18 8:00 The Reluctant Bride 1955. Comedy directed by Henry Cass and starring John Carroll and Virginia Bruce. A group of children whose parents are missing are looked after by a womanising oil man and a dignified entomologist.
Thu 04 Oct 18 9:30 Death Drums Along the River 1963. Adventure. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars Richard Todd, Marianne Koch & Albert Lieven. Inspector Sanders is investigating a murder in an African hospital when he is lead to a silver mine
Thu 04 Oct 18 11:10 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Thu 04 Oct 18 13:10 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
Thu 04 Oct 18 15:15 The Green Man 1956. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas. A watchmaker turns out to be an assassin whose target is a leading politician but his plans are stalled.
Thu 04 Oct 18 16:55 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Thu 04 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E9)
Thu 04 Oct 18 18:00 Last Holiday 1950. Drama. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell & Kay Walsh. A salesman who learns he has months to live cashes in his savings to live in a fancy hotel.
Thu 04 Oct 18 19:50 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings’ first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Thu 04 Oct 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way Boy With Gun. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A boy shoots a punk that threatened him with a knife and runs away joined by a young escapee.
Thu 04 Oct 18 21:00 They Were Sisters 1945. Drama. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Hugh Sinclair, Anne Crawford & Dulcie Gray. The story of three sisters who marry men of widely different character.
Thu 04 Oct 18 23:20 Belle Starr 1941. Western. Directed by Irvin Cummings. Starring Randolph Scott, Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews. A southern beauty, indignant at her treatment by the Yankees, marries a confederate guerrilla.
Thu 04 Oct 18 1:05 Rattle Of A Simple Man 1964. Drama. Director: Oscar winning Muriel Box. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird & Michael Medwin. Daring romance between a shy northern football fan and a worldly London prostitute.
Thu 04 Oct 18 3:00 The Spiritualist 1948. Thriller. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O’Donnell & Richard Carlson. Christine thinks she can hear her late husband calling out of the surf on the beach one night
Thu 04 Oct 18 4:35 The Big Valley Tunnel of Gold. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. The general store is invaded by outlaws who plan to tunnel across to where Barkley gold is held. (S1, E29)
Thu 04 Oct 18 5:35 BFI: Fully Fitted Freight 1957. Factual. Director: Ralph Keene. The story of the fast freight, 4-48 pm, Bristol-Leeds, vacuum braked throughout. Conveyed in crisp black & white images by veteran cinematographer Ronald Craigen.
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Fri 05 Oct 18 6:00 Cat & Mouse 1958. Crime Thriller. Directed by Paul Rotha with Lee Patterson. The daughter of a convicted and executed killer believes she has murdered blackmailer Hilton Edwards.
Fri 05 Oct 18 7:30 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Washington Story. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Rodney Bunker. Surveyor George Washington aids a young woman whose land grant is threatened by a wicked innkeeper. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 05 Oct 18 8:00 The Return of Frank James 1940. Western. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney & Jackie Cooper. When Jesse James’s murderers are set free, his brother Frank vows revenge.
Fri 05 Oct 18 9:50 The Golden Salamander 1950. Drama. Directed by Ronald Neame. Stars Trevor Howard, Anouk Aimee & Herbert Lom. A British archaeologist is torn between tackling a sinister crime syndicate or turning a blind eye.
Fri 05 Oct 18 11:45 The Magnificent Two 1967. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Margit Saad & Isobel Black. Two salesmen travel to a small South American country to peddle their wares.
Fri 05 Oct 18 13:35 Cheaper By The Dozen 1950. Comedy. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain & Betty Lynn. Based on a true story. Follow Frank Gilbreth and his wife Lillian, as they raise their 12 children.
Fri 05 Oct 18 15:20 A Cry From The Streets 1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler.
Fri 05 Oct 18 17:15 BFI: The Hospital Nurse 1941. Factual. Director: Francis Searle. Recruitment film presenting an ideal view of the nursing profession, which is likely to have been in stark contrast with the daily experience of wartime nurses
Fri 05 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E10)
Fri 05 Oct 18 18:00 You Must Be Joking 1965. Comedy. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Michael Callan, Denholm Elliot, Terry-Thomas & James Robertson Justice. An eccentric psychiatrist oversees a 48-hour army-initiation test.
Fri 05 Oct 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Reluctant Witness. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Some neighborhood thugs who run a stolen car ring beat a man to death. A timid shop girl is the only witness.
Fri 05 Oct 18 21:00 Windom’s Way 1957. Drama. Directed by Ronald Neame. Stars Peter Finch, Mary Ure, Natasha Parry, Robert Flemyng & Michael Hordern. A doctor’s wife joins him at his remote practice to try and patch up their marriage
Fri 05 Oct 18 23:10 The Camp On Blood Island 1958. Drama. Directed Val Guest. Stars Andre Morell, Carl Mohner & Walter Fitzgerald. Deep in Malaya, as WW2 comes to an end, men, women and children as still trapped by the Japanese invasion.
Fri 05 Oct 18 0:50 Bitter Harvest 1963. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Alan Badel, Anne Cunningham, Janet Munro & John Stride. A young Welsh girl leaves her home with the intention to seek a glamorous life in London.
Fri 05 Oct 18 2:45 The Big Valley Last Train to the Fair. 1966. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. On the railroad, Audra is stricken with appendicitis and the only doctor onboard is being hunted (S1, E30)
Fri 05 Oct 18 3:45 The Day Will Dawn 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson & Hugh Williams. A British foreign correspondent, forced out of Norway, returns to the occupied Scandinavian country.
Fri 05 Oct 18 5:45 Hovercraft – Glimpses Short Educational film about the daily workings of the SR.N4 hovercrafts which used to cross the English Channel detailing the features of the crafts and passengers’ experiences.
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Sat 06 Oct 18 6:00 The Secret Man 1958. Thriller. Director: Ronald Kinnoch. Stars Marshall Thompson, John Loder & Henry Oscar. A physicist finds himself drawn into an investigation to track down a spy at his research station.
Sat 06 Oct 18 7:30 Convict 99 1938. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffat & Googie Withers. A school master is mistaken for a prison governor and assigned the charge of a prison.
Sat 06 Oct 18 9:15 Windbag The Sailor 1936. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt & Norma Varden. A sea captain’s tall tales are tested when he is coerced into commanding an unseaworthy ship.
Sat 06 Oct 18 11:00 The Flying Scot 1957. Crime. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Lee Patterson, Kay Callard & Alan Gifford. After learning what’s being transported on the Flying Scot, Ronnie Cowan plans the biggest robbery of all time
Sat 06 Oct 18 12:30 The League of Gentlemen 1960. Crime Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick & Roger Livesey. Ex-army men are recruited for a bank robbery plan that requires military precision.
Sat 06 Oct 18 14:45 Jazz Boat 1960. Musical. Director Ken Hughes. Stars Anthony Newley, Bernie Winters, James Booth, Lionel Jeffries & Anne Aubrey. An electrician is summoned to assist a gang in a big robbery.
Sat 06 Oct 18 16:45 Port Afrique 1956. Drama. Directed by Rudolph Mate. Stars Pier Angeli, Philip Carey, Dennis Price, James Hayter & Anthony Newley. An ex-army flier, comes home to find his wife dead and suspects murder.
Sat 06 Oct 18 18:35 The Running Man 1963. Drama. Directed by Carol Reed. Stars Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick, Alan Bates & Felix Aylmer. An insurance investigator is called when a plane goes down a day after his insurance policy expires.
Sat 06 Oct 18 20:40 Below Zero 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy play street musicians struggling to earn money on a cold winter day.
Sat 06 Oct 18 21:00 See No Evil 1971. Thriller. Directed by Richard Fleischer. Stars Mia Farrow, Dorothy Alison, Robin Bailey & Diane Grayson. A young blind woman, residing in the countryside with her family, is perused by a killer.
Sat 06 Oct 18 22:50 Peyton Place 1957. Drama. Director: Mark Robson. Stars Lana Turner, Hope Lange, Lee Philips, Diane Varsi & Lloyd Nolan. An adaptation of Grace Metalious’ popular novel. A New England town hides secrets & scandals.
Sat 06 Oct 18 1:55 The Party’s Over 1965. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. A controversial film of its time. A young American girl is caught up in the wild London scene. Starring Oliver Reed.
Sat 06 Oct 18 3:45 Love Me Tender 1956. Drama. Director: Robert D Webb. Stars Richard Egan, Debra Paget & introducing Elvis Presley. At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train.
Sat 06 Oct 18 5:30 Talkies: Michael Craig Interview 2018. Directed by Sarah Cronin-Stanley. After a short teaser last month, Talking Pictures TV brings you the full and exclusive interview with the legendary actor Michael Craig.
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Sun 07 Oct 18 6:00 Time Is My Enemy 1954. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Dennis Price, Renee Asherson, Susan Shaw, William Franklyn & Patrick Barr. A re-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she believed was dead.
Sun 07 Oct 18 7:15 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Margaret Leighton. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Sun 07 Oct 18 9:15 Piccadilly Incident 1946. War. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne & Edward Rigby. A missing Wren returns from a desert isle and finds her husband has a new wife and son.
Sun 07 Oct 18 11:15 Cash on Demand 1961. Drama. Directed by Quentin Lawrence. Stars Peter Cushing, Andre Morell & Richard Vernon. A crook abducts the wife and child of a bank manager & then schemes to rob the institution.
Sun 07 Oct 18 12:55 Spare the Rod 1961. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Max Bygraves, Geoffrey Keen & Donald Pleasence. A new teacher arrives at an East London school to find that his modern education methods are not welcome.
Sun 07 Oct 18 14:45 Lost in the Desert 1970. Drama. Directed by Jamie Uys. Stars Wynand Uys (credited as Dirkie Hayes), Jamie Uys (credited as Jamie Hayes). A boy and his dog brave the deserts of Africa as they head back to civilization.
Sun 07 Oct 18 16:25 The Pickwick Papers 1952. Comedy. In this British classic the Pickwick Club send a group to find interesting things around England. Stars James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & Harry Fowler.
Sun 07 Oct 18 18:30 Great Expectations 1974. Drama. Directed by Joseph Hardy. Stars Michael York, Sarah Miles, Margaret Leighton, James Mason & Anthony Quayle. Charles Dickens’ tale of an orphan given the opportunity to escape from poverty (Subtitles Available)
Sun 07 Oct 18 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Set-Up. 1962. Directed by Gerard Glaister. Stars Maurice Denham, John Carson & Brian Peck. A benevolent act on a train leads to something more sinister for an ex-convict.
Sun 07 Oct 18 22:10 The Swimmer 1968. Drama. Directed by Frank Perry & Sydney Pollack. Stars Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule & Marge Champion. Ned attempts to swim every swimming pool in a quiet suburb.
Sun 07 Oct 18 0:00 Women of Twilight 1952. Drama. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Rene Ray, Lois Maxwell, Laurence Harvey & Freda Jackson. Vivianne’s lover is arrested after she finds she is carrying his child.
Sun 07 Oct 18 1:45 Lulu Belle 1948. Musical Drama. Lulu Belle (Dorothy Lamour), a small-time singer and voracious man-eater with a sordid past, sings in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi, in the early 1900s.
Sun 07 Oct 18 3:30 Second Woman 1950. Drama. James V Kern. Stars Betsy Drake, Robert Young, John Sutton & Florence Bates. An architect’s fiancee is killed in a mysterious car accident on the night before their wedding… (Subtitles Available)
Sun 07 Oct 18 5:20 Today and Everyday 1948. Factual. Directed by Cecil H Williamson, produced by E J Fancey and narrated by Frank Phillips. A rare short informative film with some superb vintage footage of locomotives.

October 8th to 14th

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TPTV Schedule October 8th – 14th 2018

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Mon 08 Oct 18 6:00 Born Of The Sea Born Of The Sea 1949. A mysterious baby is found in a boat at sea. Where is he from? A charming portrait of a small coastal community in Coverack. Stars Dorothea Paul Directed by Anthony Mavrogordato
Mon 08 Oct 18 7:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Winter Passage. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.& Kay Hawtrey. Frontier wives hope to join their husbands in time for Christmas. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 08 Oct 18 7:30 Nell Gwyn 1934. Period drama directed by Herbert Wilcox. Nell (Anna Neagle) captivates King Charles (Cedric Hardwicke) and fights off the royal insiders.
Mon 08 Oct 18 8:55 The Cariboo Trail 1950. Western. Director: Edwin L. Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, George ‘Gabby’ Hayes, Bill Williams. Jim & Mike head into Canada via the Cariboo Trail to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble.
Mon 08 Oct 18 10:35 Shadow of A Man 1954. Crime drama. A town drunk is found dead and the police suspect murder. Starring Paul Carpenter.
Mon 08 Oct 18 11:55 The Sicilians 1964. Crime. Stars Robert Hutton, Reginald Marsh & Ursula Howells. An aide at the U.S. Embassy finds himself involved with Scotland Yard and the French police after a mafia boss’ son is kidnapped.
Mon 08 Oct 18 13:10 The Wicked Lady 1945. Drama. Directed by Leslie Arliss. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Griffith Jones & James Mason. 17th Century beauty Barbara Worth leads a double life to relieve her boredom.
Mon 08 Oct 18 15:15 The Winslow Boy 1948. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke & Basil Radford. Pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a theft. His parents demand a trial.
Mon 08 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E11)
Mon 08 Oct 18 18:00 Jazz Boat 1960. Musical. Director Ken Hughes. Stars Anthony Newley, Bernie Winters, James Booth, Lionel Jeffries & Anne Aubrey. An electrician is summoned to assist a gang in a big robbery.
Mon 08 Oct 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Rhyme and the Reason. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A young man is accused of murdering his unfaithful girlfriend.
Mon 08 Oct 18 21:00 The Pursuers 1961. Drama. Directed by Godfrey Grayson. Stars Cyril Shaps, Francis Matthews, Susan Denny & Sheldon Lawrence. Concentration camp prisoners form an underground network to hunt Nazi leaders.
Mon 08 Oct 18 22:15 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man’s only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Mon 08 Oct 18 23:00 The Gentle Touch Killers. 1980. Directed by Tony Wharmby. Stars Jill Gascoine, Leslie Schofield & Nigel Rathbone. Maggie Forbes, recently promoted to Detective Inspector, reaches a crossroads in her life.
Mon 08 Oct 18 0:00 The Rough and the Smooth 1959. Drama. Starring Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton and William Bendix. Directed by Robert Siodmak. An archaeologist forsakes his fiancée for a passionate affair with a beautiful German woman.
Mon 08 Oct 18 2:05 The Big Valley The Lost Treasure. 1966. Directed by Arthur H. Nadel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Heath is shaken when a man claims he is his long lost father. (S2, E1)
Mon 08 Oct 18 3:05 Ferry to Hong Kong 1958. Adventure. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Orson Welles. An adventure at sea ensues when Captain Hart has to accept a Hong Kong deportee. Also stars Curt Jurgens, Sylvia Syms and Jeremy Spencer
Mon 08 Oct 18 5:20 What Men Live By 1938. Fantasy. Directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Esmond Knight, Eliot Makeham and Olga Lindo. A film based a on the story by Leo Tolstoy about a shoemaker, his wife and an angel punished by God.
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Tue 09 Oct 18 6:00 Confidential 1935. Crime drama directed by Edward L Cahn. Starring Donald Cook and Evalyn Knapp. A federal agent goes undercover to avenge the murder of a friend, but one of the gang thinks he seems familiar.
Tue 09 Oct 18 7:20 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Reckoning. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Chris Wiggins. More unrest brews among the Ottawas. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 09 Oct 18 7:50 Dry Rot 1956. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Ronald Shiner, Brian Rix, Peggy Mount & Sid James. Three bookies attempt to recoup their losses by attempting to rig a horse race.
Tue 09 Oct 18 9:35 Suddenly 1954. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden & James Gleason. Three gangsters trap a family in their own house, with the intention of killing the president of the USA.
Tue 09 Oct 18 11:10 The Quiet Woman 1951. Crime drama directed By John Gilling and starring Derek Bond, Jane Hylton and Dora Bryan. A proprietress of a country inn becomes involved with smugglers.
Tue 09 Oct 18 12:40 Band of Thieves 1962. Musical Comedy with Acker Bilk, Jimmy Thompson, Jennifer Jayne, Geoffrey Sumner & Maudie Edwards. One of the truly great Trad’ Jazz films of all time.
Tue 09 Oct 18 14:00 Angel Who Pawned Her Harp 1954. Drama starring Felix Aylmer, Diane Cilento and Jerry Desmond. A beautiful angel is sent to The Angel, London, to help people with problems, but she has no money to support herself.
Tue 09 Oct 18 15:35 Pygmalion 1938. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Leslie Howard & Wendy Hiller. Higgins, an expert in the study of phonetics, bets that he can turn Eliza, a ‘worthless guttersnipe’, into a duchess.
Tue 09 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E12)
Tue 09 Oct 18 18:00 The Agitator 1945. Drama. Director: John Harlow. Stars William Hartnell, Mary Morris & John Laurie. In this ‘lost’ William Hartnell film, a socialist inherits the British factory where he works as a union mechanic
Tue 09 Oct 18 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Nightlifers. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A group of bored and rich young people go from endless pot and booze parties aboard a houseboat to violent crimes in the city
Tue 09 Oct 18 21:00 The Shakedown 1960. Drama. Terence Morgan plays ‘Augie’ a crook just released from prison and intent on getting his rackets back from ‘Collar’ (Harry H Corbett). Starring Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court.
Tue 09 Oct 18 22:50 Memories of Hoxton in the 1960s – Glimpses Glimpses: Filmed by Wilf Watters in the 1960s. We listen to stories of living in Hoxton during the bombing. Endearing personal account by one elderly resident.
Tue 09 Oct 18 23:00 The Gentle Touch Recoil. 1980. Directed by Christopher Hodson. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Brian Gwaspari. Tired of sitting at home, Maggie disobeys orders and sets out to find her husband’s killers.
Tue 09 Oct 18 0:00 These Are The Damned 1962. Horror. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field & Viveca Lindfors. The sister of a motorbike gang leader and her boyfriend discover a military base when on the run.
Tue 09 Oct 18 1:50 Night Visitor 1971. Crime horror starring Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard and Liv Ullmann. Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for being an axe-murderer. Music by Mancini.
Tue 09 Oct 18 3:50 The Big Valley Legend of a General Part I. 1966. Directed by Virgil W Vogel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Heath aids a Mexican General. (S2, E2)
Tue 09 Oct 18 4:50 Invisible Message 1935. Western. Directed by Albert Herman. Starring Guinn ‘Big Boy’ Williams & Marion Shilling. A cowboy comes to aid a rancher threatened by bandits who believe there is treasure buried on her land.
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Wed 10 Oct 18 6:00 Lucky Jade 1937. Crime. A jade collector fires his servants but then has an accident whilst away. The staff throw a party and thieves are after his collection. Stars Betty Ann Davies and John Warwick.
Wed 10 Oct 18 7:20 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans La Salle’s Treasure. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Rodney Bunker. Fortune hunters seek a treasure rumored to have belonged to the French explorer La Salle. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 10 Oct 18 7:50 Take Two: Jack Smethurst Jack Smethurst Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Wed 10 Oct 18 8:20 Old Mother Riley Headmistress 1950. Comedy. Mother Riley rises from the soapsuds to scholastics when a distant relative dies, leaving her the laundry in a seminary for young ladies. Starring Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane.
Wed 10 Oct 18 9:50 Vendetta For The Saint 1969. Action. Director: Jim O’Connolly. Stars Roger Moore, Aimi MacDonald, Ian Hendry & Rosemary Dexter. Set in Naples, an elegant thief is outraged after witnessing the murder of a British banker.
Wed 10 Oct 18 11:50 Courageous Mr. Penn 1942. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Clifford Evans, Deborah Kerr & Dennis Arundell. Mr. Penn’s deeds are told in this portrait of the founder of both the Quakers and the Pennsylvania Colony.
Wed 10 Oct 18 13:25 Androcles and the Lion 1953. Drama. Starring Alan Young as Androcles, a Christian who lives in ancient Rome. Upon seeing a lion in severe pain, he manages to remove a massive thorn from the beast’s paw.
Wed 10 Oct 18 15:20 The Devil & Daniel Webster 1941. Drama. Starring James Craig as Jabez Stone. As a down-on-his-luck New England farmer, Stone makes a deal with the Devil to give up his soul for seven years of prosperity and good luck.
Wed 10 Oct 18 17:20 Fitness Wins the Game – Glimpses Made in 1940 and directed by Donald Carter. An educational short, see Arsenal play Tottenham at Highbury, learn the art of cycling, cricket, running clubs and male fitness clubs.
Wed 10 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E13)
Wed 10 Oct 18 18:00 Lost in the Desert 1970. Drama. Directed by Jamie Uys. Stars Wynand Uys (credited as Dirkie Hayes), Jamie Uys (credited as Jamie Hayes). A boy and his dog brave the deserts of Africa as they head back to civilization.
Wed 10 Oct 18 19:40 Guernsey in the 1970s – Glimpses Charming 1970s travelogue of Guernsey. St Peters Port and a tour of the island with commentary. Great shots of a typical 1970s holiday on a very special island.
Wed 10 Oct 18 20:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. Welcome To Brighton? Stars John Bindon, Alfred Burke & Heather Canning. A Private Inquiry Agent is released from prison on parole and attempts to build a new life.
Wed 10 Oct 18 21:00 Duffy 1968. Comedy. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars James Coburn, James Mason & James Fox. An adventurer living in Tangiers is persuaded to help pirate a million-dollar cash shipment.
Wed 10 Oct 18 23:00 The Gentle Touch Help. 1980. Directed by David Askey. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. Having withdrawn her resignation. Maggie tries to sort out the problems facing her friend Susan Scott.
Wed 10 Oct 18 0:00 Damnation Alley 1977. Sci-Fi. Director Jack Smight. Stars Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard and Dominique Sanda. A group who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the wasteland hoping to find survivors.
Wed 10 Oct 18 1:50 Dementia 13 1963. Horror. Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Stars William Campbell, Patrick Magee & Luana Anders. After murdering her husband, Louise tells the family he left on urgent business.
Wed 10 Oct 18 3:20 The Big Valley Legend of a General Part II. 1966. Directed by Virgil W. Vogel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Heath plans to break out of prison but is betrayed. (S2, E3)
Wed 10 Oct 18 4:20 Address Unknown 1944. Drama. Directed by William Cameron Menzies. Stars Paul Lukas, Carl Esmond & Peter Van Eyck. US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.
Wed 10 Oct 18 5:50 The Conjuror’s Party – Glimpses Buck Hurst, associate of the Inner Magic Circle, dazzles and bewilders children at a party in this short film
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Thu 11 Oct 18 6:00 Hangman Waits 1947. Thriller. Director: A. Barr-Smith. Stars John Turnbull & Hylton Allen. This 1947 semi-documentary style featurette is a story of grisly murders by a cinema organist.
Thu 11 Oct 18 7:15 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Prisoner. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Brian Smyth. Lt. Briggs breaks the treaty by chasing a Native American beyond the recognized border. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 11 Oct 18 7:45 Home Sweet Home 1945. Famous northern comedian Frank Randle stars in this comedy where his sweetheart’s parents disapprove of him.
Thu 11 Oct 18 9:30 Keep It Clean 1956. Comedy. Stars Ronald Shiner, James Hayter & Joan Sims. To fund his brother-in-law’s miracle cleaner, Bert tries to get a latter day Mary Whitehouse to fund the project. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 11 Oct 18 11:05 Ferry to Hong Kong 1958. Adventure. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Orson Welles. An adventure at sea ensues when Captain Hart has to accept a Hong Kong deportee. Also stars Curt Jurgens, Sylvia Syms and Jeremy Spencer
Thu 11 Oct 18 13:20 Penny Serenade 1941. Drama. Director: George Stevens. Stars Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi & Edgar Buchanan. A couple’s big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy.
Thu 11 Oct 18 15:40 The Browning Version 1951. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Michael Redgrave. Crocker-Harris is a teacher at an English public school who must retire early due to ill health.
Thu 11 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E14)
Thu 11 Oct 18 18:00 BFI: Fully Fitted Freight 1957. Factual. Director: Ralph Keene. The story of the fast freight, 4-48 pm, Bristol-Leeds, vacuum braked throughout. Conveyed in crisp black & white images by veteran cinematographer Ronald Craigen.
Thu 11 Oct 18 18:25 Address Unknown 1944. Drama. Directed by William Cameron Menzies. Stars Paul Lukas, Carl Esmond & Peter Van Eyck. US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.
Thu 11 Oct 18 20:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. Divide and Conquer. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Cellier & Pauline Delaney. Old habits die hard when Frank intervenes seeing a crime take place.
Thu 11 Oct 18 21:00 The Snorkel 1958. Drama. Directed by Guy Green. Stars Peter Van Eyck, Betta St John & Mandy Miller. A teenager suspects that her wealthy mother’s suicide was a cleverly planned murder by her diabolical stepfather
Thu 11 Oct 18 22:50 Glimpses of 1967 Filmed in 1967 to be shown overseas about new developments. This interesting short of the 60s shows a children’s art exhibition in London, a fashion show, making clothing and the 24 hour dry cleaners.
Thu 11 Oct 18 23:00 The Gentle Touch Shock. 1980. Directed by Tony Wharmby. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. When a woman is found dead in a ‘love nest’, Det. Insp. Maggie Forbes is handed the case.
Thu 11 Oct 18 0:00 Rooney 1958. Comedy. Directed by George Pollock. Stars John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow & Barry Fitzgerald. The life of Rooney, a Gaelic sportsman at the weekends and a Dublin rubbish collector during the week.
Thu 11 Oct 18 1:45 The Whole Truth 1958. Drama. Directed by John Guillermin & Dan Cohen. Stars Stewart Granger, Donna Reed & George Sanders. A film producer becomes a suspect to the stabbing of an actress after his recent affair.
Thu 11 Oct 18 3:30 The Big Valley Caesar’s Wife. 1966. Directed by Virgil W. Vogel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A neighbour’s second wife is more interested in her stepson than her husband (S2, E4)
Thu 11 Oct 18 4:30 Dateline Diamonds 1965. Directed By Jeremy Summers. Comedy musical stars The Small Faces, The Chantelles and Kiki Dee. Lester Benson (Kenneth Cope) the manager of top rock band The Small Faces, is hiding a secret. (Subtitles Available)
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Fri 12 Oct 18 6:00 It Happened In Soho 1948. Drama. Director: Frank Chisnell. Stars Richard Murdoch, Patricia Raine & Henry Oscar. Murder drama set in Soho involving a police inspector, a newspaper reporter and a country girl.
Fri 12 Oct 18 7:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans False Faces. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Bill Walsh. A series of thefts are falsely attributed to the innocent. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 12 Oct 18 7:30 Rhythm Racketeers 1937. Musical. Chicago gangster steals jewels and frames his band leader double. Starring Harry Roy, Princess Pearl, James Carew, Syd Crossley.
Fri 12 Oct 18 9:00 River Beat 1954. Crime drama directed by Guy Green. A radio operator is duped into smuggling diamonds and is caught by Customs Detective Baker (John Bentley). Starring Phyllis Kirk and Bill Nagy.
Fri 12 Oct 18 10:20 The Southerner 1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 12 Oct 18 12:10 Boy on A Dolphin 1957. Drama. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb and Alexis Minotis. A sponge diver on a Greek island discovers a sunken ship filled with artefacts.
Fri 12 Oct 18 14:25 The Blue Parrot 1954. Crime Drama starring Dermot Walsh, Jacqueline Hill, Ferdy Mayne and John Le Mesurier. A Soho nightclub is the focus for an undercover investigation after the murder of a small time crook.
Fri 12 Oct 18 15:45 Rhythm Serenade 1943. Drama. Directed by Gordon Wellesley. Stars Vera Lynn, Peter Murray-Hill, Julien Mitchell, Jimmy Jewel & Ben Warriss. A teacher is persuaded to organise a nursery for a military factory.
Fri 12 Oct 18 17:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E15)
Fri 12 Oct 18 18:00 Diving – Glimpses Directed by D. Carter. Made in 1936, Official Film of the Amateur Swimming Association. An instructional documentary on diving.
Fri 12 Oct 18 18:15 The Mob 1951. Drama. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars Betty Buehler, Broderick Crafword & Richard Kiley. An undercover cop poses as a dock worker in order to get the goods on the mobsters.
Fri 12 Oct 18 20:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. Paid In Full. Stars John Baldwin, Alfred Burke & Peter Cellier. When money goes missing, the finger of suspicion is naturally pointed at the ex-convict.
Fri 12 Oct 18 21:00 The Whole Truth 1958. Drama. Directed by John Guillermin & Dan Cohen. Stars Stewart Granger, Donna Reed & George Sanders. A film producer becomes a suspect to the stabbing of an actress after his recent affair.
Fri 12 Oct 18 22:40 BFI: Cross-Roads 1955. Thriller. Directed by John Fitchen. A highly effective gothic thriller featuring Christopher Lee in what was his first ever supernatural performance. Also stars Ferdy Mayne.
Fri 12 Oct 18 23:00 The Gentle Touch Blade. 1980. Directed by Christopher Hodson. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Brian Gwaspari. As Maggie investigates a chilling hate crime, she finds herself at odds with a fellow officer.
Fri 12 Oct 18 0:00 Yield to the Night 1956. Drama. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig & Geoffrey Keen. A condemned murderess relives key events while waiting for the hangman’s noose.
Fri 12 Oct 18 2:00 Hoodlum 1951. Crime drama. Directed by Max Nosseck and starring Lawrence Tierney, Allene Roberts and Marjorie Riordan. Career criminal Vincent Lubeck betrays his family’s trust. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 12 Oct 18 3:15 The Big Valley Pursuit. 1966. Directed by Virgil W. Vogel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Victoria searches the desert for an Indian brave infected with measles. (S2, E5)
Fri 12 Oct 18 4:15 Burnt Evidence 1954. Drama starring Jane Hylton, Duncan Lamont and Donald Gray. Lamont plays the jealous husband of Hylton. When confronting her lover, he accidentally shoots the man and runs for the hills.
Fri 12 Oct 18 5:30 The Private Life Of Oliver the Eighth 1934. Comedy. Director: Lloyd French. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jack Barty & Mae Busch. Laurel and Hardy both reply to a wealthy widow’s newspaper ad searching for a new husband.
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Sat 13 Oct 18 6:00 Jazz Mad 1941. Musical. Director: William Nigh. Stars Grace Hayes, Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy. A vaudeville performer goes to college to spy on her son in this raucous spoof.
Sat 13 Oct 18 7:15 Gretna Green & South Scotland in 1955 Amateur footage of an organised tour through Gretna to Jedburgh in 1955.
Sat 13 Oct 18 7:20 The Gorbals Story 1950. Drama. Stars Howard Connell & Russell Hunter. A Merton Park Studios Production. A young artist is almost driven to murder from the pressures of living in the Glasgow slum area.
Sat 13 Oct 18 8:50 Scotland In the 1950s – Glimpses Very well shot, amateur colour footage of Edinburgh, The Trossachs, Callander, Loch Katrine & Berwick
Sat 13 Oct 18 8:55 Impact 1963. Drama. Jack Moir (Conrad Phillips of ‘William Tell’ fame), a newspaper reporter, is framed by ‘The Duke’ (George Pastell), a Soho racketeer against whom he has written a series of articles.
Sat 13 Oct 18 10:10 Rose Of Tralee 1937. Directed by Oswald Mitchell. Starring Binkie Stuart & Talbot O’Farrell. Paddy, an Irish singer goes to America to seek fame and fortune, is successful and returns to search for his family.
Sat 13 Oct 18 11:25 The Wicked Lady 1945. Drama. Directed by Leslie Arliss. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Griffith Jones & James Mason. 17th Century beauty Barbara Worth leads a double life to relieve her boredom.
Sat 13 Oct 18 13:30 Great Expectations 1974. Drama. Directed by Joseph Hardy. Stars Michael York, Sarah Miles, Margaret Leighton, James Mason & Anthony Quayle. Charles Dickens’ tale of an orphan given the opportunity to escape from poverty (Subtitles Available)
Sat 13 Oct 18 16:00 The Pursuers 1961. Drama. Directed by Godfrey Grayson. Stars Cyril Shaps, Francis Matthews, Susan Denny & Sheldon Lawrence. Concentration camp prisoners form an underground network to hunt Nazi leaders.
Sat 13 Oct 18 17:15 High Flight 1957. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Ray Milland, Bernard Lee, Kenneth Haigh & Anthony Newley. An R.A.F C.O must deal with a testing cadet, but the Cadet reminds the C.O of his younger self.
Sat 13 Oct 18 19:00 Day the Earth Caught Fire 1961. Sci-Fi Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd and Michael Goodliffe. U.S and Russia test atomic bombs at the same time, which alters the nutation of the earth.
Sat 13 Oct 18 21:00 Gumshoe 1971. Comedy Drama. Directed by Stephen Frears. Stars Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw & Frank Finlay. A comedian fulfils his Dashiell Hammett love by putting an ad in the paper as a private eye.
Sat 13 Oct 18 22:40 Bedazzled 1967. Comedy. Director: Stanley Donen. Stars Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron & Raquel Welch. A hapless short order cook sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes.
Sat 13 Oct 18 0:40 Bad Blood 1981. Drama. Directed by Mike Newell and starring Jack Thompson. Set in WW2 and based on a true story of the New Zealand farmer who refuses to hand in his firearms and the siege that follows.
Sat 13 Oct 18 2:50 Dick Tracy (1937) 1937. Thriller. Directors: Alan James & Ray Taylor. Stars Ralph Byrd, Kay Hughes & Smiley Burnette. A criminal puts the famous detective’s brother under a spell and turns him against his sibling.
Sat 13 Oct 18 4:50 Hangman’s Wharf 1950. Thriller. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson. Stars John Witty, Genine Graham, Patience Rentoul & Gerald Nodin. A doctor is framed for murder.
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Sun 14 Oct 18 6:00 The Missing Scientists 1955. Thriller. Directed by Steve Sekely. Stars Paul Campbell, Irene Papas & Kurt Kreuger. Two international atomic scientists working in London go missing in mysterious circumstances.
Sun 14 Oct 18 7:00 Pinner Wheelbarrow Race Footage of The 1967 Pinner Wheelbarrow Race. This event was run by members of The Pinner Round Table, where men in wheelbarrows would drink a pint at each pub. Great 60s fashions and cars.
Sun 14 Oct 18 7:05 The Woman For Joe 1955. Drama. Director: George More O’Ferrall. Stars Diane Cilento, George Baker, Jimmy Karoubi & David Kossoff. A sideshow owner and his main attraction fall in love with the same woman.
Sun 14 Oct 18 8:55 London Airport, early 1960s – Glimpses Glimpses: Made in early 60s. A day In the life of the ‘London’ Airport. The Passengers, the ‘Wavers-goodbye’, the Airport Staff, the Pilots, the Cleaning Staff and those left behind…
Sun 14 Oct 18 9:20 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders.
Sun 14 Oct 18 10:35 Danger By My Side 1963. Crime. With the help of the Met police a girl tracks down the killers of her detective brother. Stars Anthony Oliver, Maureen Connell, Bill Nagy.
Sun 14 Oct 18 11:50 Much too shy 1942. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Kathleen Harrison, Hilda Bayley & Jimmy Clitheroe. A handyman and an artist get into trouble when their ad goes out with nudity.
Sun 14 Oct 18 13:40 The Ugly Duckling 1959. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Bernard Bresslaw, Jon Pertwee, Reginald Beckwith & Richard Wattis. Henry is an outsider waiting for a purpose in life until he discovers a formula.
Sun 14 Oct 18 15:20 Dancing With Crime 1947. Crime Drama. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Richard Attenborough, Barry K. Barnes, Sheila Sim & Garry Marsh. A Cab driver gets mistaken with a gang. He sets out to expose the group.
Sun 14 Oct 18 17:00 Rhythm Serenade 1943. Drama. Directed by Gordon Wellesley. Stars Vera Lynn, Peter Murray-Hill, Julien Mitchell, Jimmy Jewel & Ben Warriss. A teacher is persuaded to organise a nursery for a military factory.
Sun 14 Oct 18 18:45 Sudden Fear 1952. Drama. Directed by David Miller. Stars Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame & Bruce Bennett. After an actor marries a rich playwright, he plots with his mistress how to get rid of her.
Sun 14 Oct 18 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Incident at Midnight. 1962. Directed by Norman Harrison. Stars Anton Differing, William Sylvester & Martin Miller. A drug addict recognises a man whom he knew as an active Nazi in Vienna.
Sun 14 Oct 18 22:10 Scream of Fear 1961. Drama. Directed by Seth Holt. Stars Susan Strasberg, Ronald Lewis, Ann Todd & Christopher Lee. A wheelchair-bound female returns to her father’s estate when she starts to see her dead father.
Sun 14 Oct 18 23:50 Walk on the Wild Side 1962. Drama. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Laurence Harvey, Capucine & Jane Fonda. A young Texan leaves his depression-ravaged town for New Orleans in search of his lost love.
Sun 14 Oct 18 2:05 Force on Thunder Mountain 1978. Sci-Fi. A hiking trip into the mountains brings father and son into contact with the Force.
Sun 14 Oct 18 4:00 The Mob 1951. Drama. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars Betty Buehler, Broderick Crawford & Richard Kiley. An undercover cop poses as a dock worker in order to get the goods on the mobsters.
Sun 14 Oct 18 5:45 The Development of Rubber Products in 1929 A promotional silent film made in 1929 for the French & British public on the benefits of Rubber products in the home and the process with which the Rubber is obtained.