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Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson and actress Margi Clarke look into the secrets of romance from a variety of angles. FURTHER INFORMATION: call [number removed](calls charged at national rate)
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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
Margi Clarke

Drama starring Susan Hayward. A nightclub singergives up her career to wed a fellow singer-songwriter, but, as he flourishes, she sinks into a pit of jealousy.
Director Stuart Heisler (1947)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 60-64 ***


Susan Hayward.
Stuart Heisler
Angie Evans:
Susan Hayward
Ken Conway:
Lee Bowman
Martha Gray:
Marsha Hunt
Eddie Albert

Saturday Matinée drama, the first in a double bill starring
Gene Kelly. Ayoung innocent spends a summer in search of romance, but is torn between her morals and a fierce passion.
Director Irving Rapper (1958, U) (S) Films: pp 60-64 ★★


Gene Kelly.
Noel Airman:
Gene Kelly
Natalie Wood
Claire Trevor
Carolyn Jones

Musical. concluding the Gene Kelly double bill. While in Scotland, two Americans lose their way in the mist. When it clears, they find themselves in a most unusual village. Widescreen.
Director Vincente Minnelli (1954, U)
(S) (W) Films: pp 60-64 ****


Vincente Minnelli
Tommy Albright:
Gene Kelly
Jeff Douglas:
Van Johnson
Fiona Campbell:
Jane Ashton:
Elaine Stewart
Barry Jones

Our Nationality. The foreign-affairs series focuses on the issue of nationalism. Jonathan Charles assesses the danger posed by Philip Dewinter , the leader of Belgium's far right Vlaams Blok. Frederick Baker visits Austria to meet publisher Lojze Wieser , who has received death threats for his attempts to fight for minority rights. And
Dennis Murray takes a look at life under siege in Kosovo with Serb Orthodox priest Father Petar. Presented by Edward Stourton. Editor Fiona Murch ; Series producer Lucy Hetherington (S)


Jonathan Charles
Philip Dewinter
Frederick Baker
Lojze Wieser
Dennis Murray
Presented By:
Edward Stourton.
Fiona Murch
Lucy Hetherington

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One Foot in the Past Nelson: the Hero and the Harlot. Lord
Nelson is seen as the classic British hero, yet, as this film recalls, he also shocked polite society when, at the height of his fame, he began an adulterous affair with Lady Emma Hamilton. Presented by Dan Cruickshank. See Choice.
Director Louise Hooper : Executive producer Basil Comely (S) (W)
8.05 History Zone Films Myths of Nelson 's Navy The popular image of Lord Nelson's navy is of half-starved, press-ganged sailors disciplined and motivated by "rum, sodomy and the lash". This film hears from historians who paint a very different picture of life at sea, one in which gentlemen could make formidable fortunes. See Choice.
Producer Andrew Williams ; Editor Laurence Rees (S) (W) INFORMATION: History 2000 line: [number removed]. Charged at national rate. BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE: available monthly, priced 12.95 from newsagents. WEBSITE:
History 2000 continues on Tuesday at 8pm with a new series of Local Heroes


Lady Emma Hamilton.
Presented By:
Dan Cruickshank.
Louise Hooper
Andrew Williams
Laurence Rees

Second World War adventure. Ten days before the start of the Second World War, Germany's crack pocket battleship, the GrafSpee, is awaiting instructions in the South Atlantic - its brief is to attack British cargo vessels. It is soon clear that the navy has its work cut out to destroy the battleship.
Directors Michael Powell , Emeric Pressburger (1956, U) (S) Films: pp 60-64 ★★★


Michael Powell
Captain Bell:
John Gregson
Anthony Quayle
Captain Langsdorff.:
Peter Finch
Captain Woodhouse:
Ian Hunter
Captain Barry:
Jack Gwillim
Captain Dove:
Bernard Lee

Satire starring Chris Rock. Albert, a member of a rap group called CB4, takes part in the making of a documentary that reveals all about his LA musical trio.
Director Tamra Davis (1993.18) (S) Rims: pp 60-64 ***


Chris Rock.
Tamra Davis

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