Crime adventure, continuing a season of films featuring
Leslie Charteris 's famous sleuth.
Starring George Sanders
Simon Templar is dispatched to south California, where his task is to foil a desperate gang ofthieves.
Director Jack Hively (1941) Black and white . ♦ See Films: pages 61-68 ***
Comedy musical, continuing the season of films starring
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
Lawyer Stephen Arden is worried because his fiancee Amanda Cooper keeps postponing their wedding day, so he asks for help from a psychiatrist friend. Tony Ragg FRED ASTAIRE. Amanda Cooper GINGER ROGERS . Stephen Arden
RALPH BELLAMY. Aunt
Cora LUELLAGEAR , Connors JACKCARSON
Director Mark Sandrich (1938. U)
Black and white
* See Films: pages 61-68 **
Courtroom drama, the first of today's Saturday Matinée double bill starring Ray Milland
Also starring Sylvia Syms
When his daughter is killed by a hit-and-run driver, barrister Simon Crawford swears vengeance on the man responsible. Instead, he finds himself accused of murder. Simon Crawford
QC RAY MILLAND , Sheila Larkin SYLVIA SYMS . Mr Justice Osborne FELIX AYLMER. John Naylor RAYMOND HUNTLEY , Major Hugh Maitl and GEOFFREY LUMSDEN. Charles Milburn NORMAN BARRS
Director Ray Milland (1968) ♦ See Films: pages 61-68 **
Civil War western , the second of today's Saturday Matinée films starring Ray Milland
Stripped of his rank, Kern Shatter quits the Seventh Cavalry and re-enlists at a remote outpost in Sioux territory. Kern Shafter
RAY MILLAND , Josephine Russell HELENA CARTER.
Captain Edward Garnett HUGH MARLOWE. Private Donovan FORREST TUCKER. Captain Myles Moylan BARTON MACLANE , Lt Smith GEORGE REEVES
Director Roy Rowland (1952) ♦ See Films: pages 61-68 **
Lt Smith George
Biographical drama starring
Diane Keaton , Bruce Dern
On 2 July 1937, radio contact was lost between Amelia Earhart. flying somewhere overthe Pacific Ocean, and her ground control. The pioneering pilot and her navigator Fred Noonan were never seen again.
Director Yves Simoneau (1994, PG) Stereo .. # See Films: pages 61-68 ***
Islam Year Zero
David Loyn reports from a training school forthe Taliban - the Islamic student army - in northern Pakistan, and travels with a group of fighters to the frontline in Afghanistan. See today's choices. Producer Farah Durrani ; Editor Keith Bowers
As a prelude to a country music night on BBC2 next month, this documentary examines the enduring influence that women have had on country music over the last century. Featuring interviews and performances from
Tammy Wynette , WynonnaJudd, Dolly Parton , Loretta Lynn , MaryChapin-Carpenter and Emmylou Harris.
Director Bud Schaetzle : Producers Martin Fischer and Douglas C Forbes Stereo Subtitled .
Je Suis a Stand-Up: Eddie Izzard Abroad
Tonight's documentary in the provocative arts strand follows comedian Eddie Izzard on his recent world tour, starting in his teenage home town of Bexhill-on-Sea in East Sussex and ending in New York.
See today's choices.
Director Paul Tickell
Series editor John Wyver
A psychological thriller, the third of four dramas from black and Asian film-makers.
Spiders and Flies
When Lena meets Robert, she believes that she has found the perfect partner. But when she encounters Lillian, one of Robert's old friends from college, she soon discovers that Robert has a very particulartaste in women.
Written by Brian Walters
Producer Colin Ludlow : Director Danny Thompson
Among the guests on the eclectic music show are pop star Sting, performing numbers from his latest album Mercury Falling, ex-Massive Attack artist Tricky, with songs from his album
Pre-Millennium Tension, and American singer Lionel Richie.
Director Janet Fraser Crook: Producer Mark Cooper
Comedy drama starring
Joey O'Brien - legend, lover, auto-salesman -lives a high-rolling life. But in the space of a single weekend, things begin to fall apart. Then a guntotingyoung man, crazed with jealousy, leads Joey to discover previously unsuspected reserves of heroism.
Director Roger Donaldson (1990. 15)
+ See Films: pages 61-68 ***
Little Jack Turgeon:
Drama, continuing a series of Swedish films featuring
A shooting incident forces Kerstin to move to Stockholm, where she adopts a new identity. But her past soon catches up with her, threatening her hope of happiness with a new man.
In Swedish with English subtitles.
Director Per Lindberg (1940)
Black and white The next film in the Ingrid Bergman season is Dollar. tomorrow at 12.40am
* See Films: pages 61-68
Kerstin Nordback/Sara Nordana:
Stefan von Bremen:
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