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★★★ Musical drama based on the smash hit Broadway musical. A nurse falls for a plantation owner. Review p32.
Director Richard Pearce (2001)

Contributors

Director:
Richard Pearce
Nellie Forbush:
Glenn Close
Lieutenant Cable:
Harry Connick Jr
Emile de Beque:
Rade Sherbedgia
Bloody Mary:
Lori Tan Chinn
Luther Billis:
Robert Pastorelli

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

on BBC Two England

Remake of the musical about love on a Pacific island during World War II, as the conflict throws together locals and the men and women of a US naval base. Starring Glenn Close. Show more

Contributors

Nellie Forbush:
Glenn Close
Lt Joseph Cable:
Harry Connick Jr.
Emile de Becque:
Rade Serbedzija
Luther Billis:
Robert Pastorelli
Captain George Brackett:
Jack Thompson
Bus Adams:
Steve Bastoni

Formats

Drama. Engineer Johnny Munroe is constructing a railroad in the Andes, risking lives to tunnel through a mountain. Review page 32.
Director Richard Wallace (1947, U)

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Munroe
Director:
Richard Wallace
Johnny Munroe:
John Wayne
Maura Alexander:
Laraine Day
Frederick Alexander:
Cedric Hardwicke
Miss Braithwaite:
Judith Anderson
Pop Mathews:
James Gleason

Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

on BBC Two England

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Romantic melodrama about an engineer, played by John Wayne, battling to build a railroad in the Andes while trying to save his marriage to the boss's daughter. Show more

Contributors

Johnny:
John Wayne
Frederick Alexander:
Cedric Hardwicke
Miss Braithwaite:
Judith Anderson
Pop Matthews:
James Gleason
Ricky Vegas:
Anthony Quinn
Senor Tobar:
Charles Trowbridge
Producer:
Stephen Ames
Writer:
John Twist

Genres

Formats

Further live action from the opening day of the world championships in Berlin. The men's 100m reaches its quarter-final stage at 5.50 this evening, which hopefully will see British sprinter Simeon Williamson taking on the likes of turbo-charged world beaters Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay. Meanwhile, the first day of Jessica Ennis 's heptathlon campaign draws to a close with the shot put at 5.20 and the 200m at 8.10. There are also finals in the men's shot put at 7.15 and the women's 10,000m at 6.25, as a host of African stars endeavour to succeed
Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba as the champion of the world. Hazel Irvine presents. bbc.co.uk/athietics Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Taking it in her stride: page 26

Contributors

Unknown:
Simeon Williamson
Unknown:
Tyson Gay.
Unknown:
Jessica Ennis
Unknown:
Tirunesh Dibaba

BBC Two England

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