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Musical comedy starring Eddie Cantor, Joan Davis

Former variety artists Sam and Susie Parker discover a document signed by George Washington awarding Sam's ancestors $50,000. When Sam stakes his claim, he finds that the government owes him millions of dollars in interest.
See Films pages 32-41


Gordon M. Douglas
Sam Parker:
Eddie Cantor
Susie Parker:
Joan Davis
Mike Garrett:
Allyn Joslyn
Mr Whitley:
Charles Dingle
Joe Collins:
Phil Brown
Steve Garland:
Sheldon Leonard
Aero Zantini:
Joe Sawyer
Douglas Fowley
Marjorie Parker:
Margaret Kerry

Drama starring
Claudette Colbert
Jack Hawkins
On a rubber plantation in Malaya, Jim and Liz Frazer live in constant fear of terrorist attacks. When a neighbouring bungalow is destroyed, they realise they are now in the centre of the danger area.
Director Ken Annakin (1952)
SEE FILMS pages 32-41


Claudette Colbert
Jack Hawkins
Liz Frazer
Ken Annakin
Liz Frazer:
Claudette Colbert
Jim Frazer:
Jack Hawkins
Inspector Hugh Dobson:
Anthony Steel
Ram Gopal
Jeremy Spenser
Jack Bushell:
Tom MacAuley
Eleanor Bushell:
Helen Goss

Series looking behind the scenes of the world of golf. The Magic of the Majors
The story of the British Open, the US Open, the Masters and the PGA is told as Bruce Critchley examines their special features, and some of the winners and losers explain the importance of the majors. Producer Donna Geils
Executive producer Laurence St John


Bruce Critchley
Donna Geils
Laurence St John

Fit to Drop
Why did superfit elite athletes like Seb Coe , Steve Cram and John Ridgeon suffer debilitating infections at crucial moments in their careers? Why have six fit, young orienteers died suddenly in Sweden in the last two-and-a-half years? The investigative sports programme reports on new research in Britain and Sweden that documents for the first time how over-training weakens the body's immune system, leading to infection and even death.
Editor VyvSimson
Executive producer Tony Moss


Seb Coe
Steve Cram
John Ridgeon
Tony Moss

Regional Variations (2)

The Wednesday Play

Where the Buffalo Roam

Duration: 1 hour, 12 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Hywel Bennett and Megs Jenkins star in Dennis Potter's Western with a difference - here the 'cow puncher' lives in Swansea,not Dodge City, is 19 and an overgrown, backward child.

Regional Variations (2)

The Late Show

The Late Show Special: Secret Architecture

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Unusually, buildings that house the Secret Services find themselves in the spotlight as The Late Show considers MI5 and MI6's London headquarters, CIA buildings and their KGB equivalents.

The weekly multicultural debate programme in which a selection of people from different ethnic backgrounds discuss a controversial topical issue.
Presented by Trevor Phillips. A Juniper production for BBCtv


Presented By:
Trevor Phillips.

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