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The Hollywood Greats


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Five profiles from the golden age of Hollywood. Written and presented by Barry Norman 1: Edward G. Robinson with personal comments from
George Raft , actor and Robinson's co-star in Manpower
Jane Robinson , his second wife Hal Wallis , producer
Sam Jaffe , Robinson's life-long friend
Francesca Robinson Sanchez , grand-daughter
Vincent Price , actor
John Huston , director
Leonard Spigelgass , biographer Frank Capra , who directed Robinson in A Hole in the Head
(Tonight at 10.50 The Late Film: The Amazing Dr Clltterhouse stars Edward G. Robinson ). See Woddis On ... .page 11


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Edward G. Robinson
Unknown: George Raft
Unknown: Jane Robinson
Unknown: Hal Wallis
Unknown: Sam Jaffe
Unknown: Francesca Robinson Sanchez
Unknown: Vincent Price
Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: Leonard Spigelgass
Unknown: Frank Capra
Editor: Norman Carr
Editor: Research Jill Talbot
Producer: Barry Brown
Director: Judy Lindsay
Unknown: Edward G. Robinson

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