7: The Land of the Dead, Flash tests Zarkov's latest weapon.
7: Molten Menace. Dr Vulcan discovers the Decimator's powers.
A woman decides to divorce her inventor husband and marry a richer man. With Claudette Colbert.
Screenplay/Director Preston Sturges
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A boy stows away on a balloon across France.
Narrated by Jack Lemmon. Screenplay/Director Albert Lamonsse 0 FILMS: pages 41-67
A magical tale in silhouette.
A boy's life is transformed when he goes to live with his eccentric aunt. With Lucille Ball.
Director Gene Saks
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Dr Richard Dawkins considers the complexity of natural "machines" such as the bird's wing and the eye. â€¢ STEREO
First of three concerts celebrating the centenary of Prokofiev's birth. Piano Concerto No 3.
Cecile Ousset is accompanied by the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rudolf Barshai.
Kriss Akabusi and Roger Black with highlights from last August. '
Ingmar Bergman 's ravishing production of Mozart's pantomime-opera is regarded as one of the finest filmed operas.
Shot in a replica of the 18th-century Drottningholm Theatre, Bergman's staging uses traditional techniques and scenery to highlight the pantomime fun of a prince rescued from a dragon, deceived by a wicked queen and subjected to trial by ordeal to win the hand of the beautiful princess. Sung in Swedish with English subtitles.
Swedish Radio Chorus and Swedish
Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eric Ericson
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Queen of the Night:
Moksha. The last decade has been one of the most violent in India's history: Indira Gandhi and her son Rajiv were murdered, the caste war raged and separatist forces in various states threatened to break up the nation. As we look back on a passing year, Bangalore newspaper editor E R Sethuram reflects on a turbulent decade and wonders whether he was right when he decided ten years ago to draw back from his contemplation of taking on the saffron robe of a holy man. Producer Subniv Babuta
Ruby Wax goes to California to find the meaning of life. Why
San Francisco instead of India?
"Just because my spirit is ailing doesn't mean I have to give up on room service." In the land of the New Age she consults with shamans (modern gurus), drinks herbal teas, and gets married to herself.
Written and produced by Ruby Wax
A Waxing Lyrical production for BBCtv
First showing on network television for the cult thriller starring Mel Gibson
The future, after the Oil Wars: with the breakdown of law and order, the Main Force Patrol pursues the vicious motorcycle gangs who roam the wastelands. When Max Rockatansky 's family is savagely attacked he begins to enforce a new kind of law - cold-blooded revenge. This hugely successful film launched the career of Mel Gibson and spawned two sequels.
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Johnny the Boy:
A spoof "rockumentary" following the exciting comeback tour of Britain's foremost and most punctual heavy rockers Spinal Tap as they launch their sexy new album Smell the Glove before literally dozens of indifferent fans. Watch out for Angelica Huston and Billy Crystal, currently to be seen in the films The Addams Family and City Slickers, respectively.
Director Rob Reiner
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Nigel Tufnel (lead guitar):
David St Hubbins (lead guitar):
Derek Smalls (bass):
Mick Shrimpton (drums):
Viv Savage (keyboards):