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Burt Lancaster and the late Virginia Mayo star in a romantic swashbuckling adventure set in medieval Lombardy.

Heroic rebel leader Dardo hatches a daring plan when his son is seized by the tyrant Ulrich.
(1950, U)

(Review page 50)
(Virginia Mayo stars in "Captain Horatio Hornblower RN" on Thursday at 1.05pm)
(Film Trivia: page 47)

Contributors

[Actor]:
Burt Lancaster
[Actress]:
Virginia Mayo
Director:
Jacques Tourneur

11/12. Visitors from snowy Seefeld in Austria hope to impress the Cumbrian townsfolk with their very own winter wonderland. An ice carving would make the perfect centrepiece - trouble is, ice sculptors are thin on the ground in Sedbergh. More tomorrow at 7pm. Series producer Helen Nightingale ; Exec producer Cal Turner

Contributors

Producer:
Helen Nightingale
Producer:
Cal Turner

- The Falls. Every year 300 million spawning salmon travel from the ocean to their Alaskan river nurseries.
In the upstream rapids, hungry grizzly bears and bald eagles await their arrival. Sean Pertwee narrates this fascinating look at the fishes' survival strategy. Producer Simon Bell ; Series producer Lizzie Green

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Pertwee
Producer:
Simon Bell
Producer:
Lizzie Green

6/6. An innovation in winter sports, a nifty storage solution, a hi-tech advertising concept and a glossy magazine - they're all great ideas, but are any of them money-spinners? The pressure is on as entrepreneurs pitch to potential investors. With Evan Davis. Director Martyn Smith ; Series producer John Hesling
Repeated tomorrow at 11.20pm www.bbc.co.uk/dragonsden

Contributors

Unknown:
Evan Davis.
Director:
Martyn Smith
Producer:
John Hesling

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Penultimate episode. The deportation of Hungary's Jews in 1944 precipitated the most intensive slaughter in Auschwitz's history.

4/5. Hey Jo. Having made millions from British booze-cruisers, ex-market trader Dave West now has big plans for Hey Jo, a swanky Mayfair members' club named after his girlfriend Jo. But as work begins, their relationship falters.
Producer Chester Dent ; Executive producer Bill Grist
Repeated next Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
Dave West
Producer:
Chester Dent
Producer:
Bill Grist

7/10. Is digital Asian TV making any impact on second-generation audiences? Plus bhangra's rise in Britain and Punjabi rap from San Francisco's Bohemia.
Series producer Gurdip Bhangoo ; Executive producer Tommy Nagra www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork

Contributors

Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo
Producer:
Tommy Nagra

Haunting psychological drama starring Rod Steiger as Sol Nazerman, a New York City pawnbroker whose traumatic experiences in the Nazi death camps have left him emotionally scarred. Review page 50.
(1965, 12) (BW)

Contributors

Sol Nazerman:
Rod Steiger
Director:
Sidney Lumet

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