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of yesterday and today In a new season of their memorable films
The Hustler with JACKIE GLEASON
Screenplay by ROBERT Rosser and SIDNEY CARROLL based on the novel by WALTER TEYN Produced and directed by Robert Rossen
A pool-room confidence trickster is brought by his manager, Bert Gordon, to Louisville to tackle a playboy millionaire, and later to New York to take on the champ.


Unknown: Jackie Gleason
Unknown: Piper Laurie
Unknown: George C. Scott
Unknown: Robert Rosser
Unknown: Sidney Carroll
Novel By: Walter Teyn
Directed By: Robert Rossen
Eddie Felson: Paul Newman
Minnesota Fats: Jackie Gleason
Sarah Packard: Piper Laurie
Bert Gordon: George C Scott
Charlie Burns: Myron McCormick
Findlay: Murray Hamilton
Big John: Michael Constantine
Preacher: Stefan Gierasch

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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