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Comedy starring Bud Abbott
Lou Costello
Chick and Mervyn have one ambition - to be mystery writers. But when the head of a New York radio station is murdered, the boys find themselves in a real-life drama.
Director Erie C Kenton (1942)
SEE FILMS pages 39-44


Bud Abbott
Lou Costello
Chick Larkin:
Bud Abbott
Milgrim Loucostello
Jim Turner:
Patric Knowles
Jane Little:
Louis Allbritton

Comedy drama starring Jane Wyman, James Stewart.

When Rip Smith gets word from a friend that the town of Grandview exactly reflects "national" opinions, he sees a way to prevent his opinion poll organisation from going broke.
See Films pages 39-44


William A. Wellman
Mary Peterman:
Jane Wyman
Rip Smith:
James Stewart
Kent Smith
Ike Sloan:
Ned Sparks
Lou Dicketts:
Wallace Ford

Courtroom drama, based on a true story, starring Gary Cooper Rod Steiger
General Billy Mitchell is a passionate campaigner for the creation of a separate airforce. But when he goes public with his criticism of the military establishment, he is brought to trial in a secret court martial.
Director Otto Preminger (1955) SEE FILMS pages 39-44


Gary Cooper
Rod Steiger
General Billy Mitchell
Otto Preminger
Billy Mitchell:
Gary Cooper
Major Allan Guillon:
Rod Steiger
General Guthrie:
Charles Bickford
Frank Reid:
Ralph Bellamy
Margaret Lansdowne:
Elizabeth Montgomery
Colonel Moreland:
Fred Clark
Colonel Herbert White:
James Daly
Cmdr Z Lansdowne:
Jack Lord

Series of films on British culture and identity. Takeaway Lives
On every high street in every town across the land, the Chinese takeaway is a cultural institution, preserving ancient values in a modern, alien, western world. Yet how much do we know about the people who live and work in them?
Behind the scenes, life is not always easy, especially for the young British Chinese torn between their loyalty to tradition and their need to forge lives of their own.
Directors Andy Francis and Mian Har Ng Producer Sunandan Walia
A Wangmo production for BBCtv


Andy Francis
Mian Har Ng
Sunandan Walia

Six residents search for works of art to borrow for the Byker housing estate, Newcastle. They visit the Yorkshire
Sculpture Park, the world's largest David Hockney collection, and the National
Museum of Photography, Film and Television. Presented by Muriel Gray.
Director Peter Jamieson


David Hockney
Presented By:
Muriel Gray.
Peter Jamieson

Award-winning romance-with-music from Canada, starring
Rebecca Jenkins
With husband Teddy captured by the Japanese at Singapore, Daisy Cooper 's stay in India is brought to a sudden end. She returns to Canada to begin a new life, and attracts the attentions of a handsome trombonist. However, she is determined to wait for her husband's return.
Director Anne Wheeler (1989)
SEE FILMS pages 39-44


Rebecca Jenkins
Daisy Cooper
Anne Wheeler
Daisy Cooper:
Rebecca Jenkins
Max Gramley:
Luke Reilly
Teddy Cooper:
Michael Ontkean
Slim Godfrey:
Stuart Margolin
Wayne Robson

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