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The Long Night

Synopsis

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A film drama.
Starring Henry Fonda and Barbara Bel Geddes
with Vincent Price
This is the American version of the famous French classic Le jour se leve. Told in flashbacks, it is the story of Joe, who, in a moment of jealous desperation, murders his rival. He barricades himself in his room, determined to resist all the efforts of the police to drive him out - even if it means a gun battle.

Contributors

Director: Anatole Litvak
Joe: Henry Fonda
Jo Ann: Barbara Bel Geddes
Maximillian: Vincent Price
Charlene: Ann Dvorak
Sheriff: Howard Freeman
Chief of Police: Moroni Olsen
Frank: Elisha Cook Jnr

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About this project

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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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