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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Alex Cox introduces another classic cult movie.
Ace in the Hole starring Kirk Douglas Jan Sterling.
Chuck Tatum is a newspaper reporter on the way down, but when he learns of a man trapped in a rock fall, he sees a chance of getting back into the headlines.
Tatum is quite prepared to ensure that the man remains trapped while he milks the story for all it is worth. Billy Wilder delivers one of the most cynical broadsides of his career in this masterful depiction of media exploitation.
Screenplay by BILLY WILDER , LESSER SAMUELS and WALTER NEWMAN Produced and directed by BILLY WILDER
Television presentation NICK JONES
0 FILMS: page 17


Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Jan Sterling.
Unknown: Chuck Tatum
Unknown: Billy Wilder
Unknown: Billy Wilder
Unknown: Walter Newman
Directed By: Billy Wilder
Chuck Tatum: Kirk Douglas
Lorraine: Jan Sterling
Herbie Cook: Bob Arthur
Jacob Q Boot: Porter Hall
Mr Federber: Frank Cady
Leo Minosa: Richard Benedict
Sheriff: Ray Teal
McCardle: Lewis Martin

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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.

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