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Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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The first of John Ford's cavalry trilogy, in which a demoted commanding officer takes his resentment out on the men of Fort Apache, a remote outpost in the Arizona desert. Show more

Contributors

Captain Kirby York:
John Wayne
Lieutenant Col Owen Thursday:
Henry Fonda
Philadelphia Thursday:
Shirley Temple
Sergeant Major Michael O'Rourke:
Ward Bond
Lieutenant Michael O'Rourke:
John Agar
Sergeant Beaufort:
Pedro Armendariz
Captain Collingwood:
George O'Brien
Sergeant Festus Mulcahy:
Victor McLaglen
Mrs Collingwood:
Anna Lee
Mrs O'Rourke:
Irene Rich
Chief Cochise:
Miguel Inclan
Johnny Reb:
Jack Pennick
Director:
John Ford

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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Western drama with John Wayne as a US cavalry officer on his last duty before retiring, escorting two women civilians to a stagecoach. The second in John Ford's cavalry trilogy. Show more

Contributors

Captain Brittles:
John Wayne
Olivia:
Joanne Dru
Lt Cohill:
John Agar
Lt Pennell:
Harry Carey Jr
Sgt Quincannon:
Victor McLaglen
Mrs Allshard:
Mildred Natwick
Dr O'Laughlin:
Arthur Shields
Major Allshard:
George O'Brien
Pony-That-Walks:
Chief John Big Tree
Director:
John Ford

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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Western. Marshal Guthrie McCabe (James Stewart) enters negotiations with the Comanches in order to secure the release of prisoners. But things do not go as smoothly as planned. Show more

Contributors

Marshal Guthrie McCabe:
James Stewart
First Lt Jim Gary:
Richard Widmark
Marty Purcell:
Shirley Jones
Major Frazer:
John McIntire
Elena de la Madriaga:
Linda Cristal
Sgt Darius P Posey:
Andy Devine
Judge Edward Purcell:
Paul Birch
Mr Harry J Wringle:
Willis Bouchey
Ortho Clegg:
Harry Carey Jr
Ole Knudsen:
John Qualen
Stone Calf:
Woody Strode
Director:
John Ford
Producer:
Stan Shpetner

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Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Wartime drama about an ex-US army officer (Alan Ladd) who joins the British army as a paratrooper. Despite his obvious leadership skills, the man refuses to take a high rank. Show more

Contributors

Steve 'Canada' McKendrick:
Alan Ladd
Major J Snow:
Leo Genn
RSM Cameron:
Harry Andrews
Taffy Evans:
Donald Houston
Major General ABC Whiting:
Anthony Bushell
Sergeant Breton:
Stanley Baker
Rupert:
Tim Turner
Corporal Dawes:
Michael Kelly
Penny Gardner:
Susan Stephen
Director:
Terence Young

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

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Chilling drama about a family chauffeur (Robert Mitchum) who gets embroiled in the murderous schemes of his employer, a beautiful female psychopath (Jean Simmons).

Contributors

Frank Jessup:
Robert Mitchum
Diane Tremayne:
Jean Simmons
Mr Tremayne:
Herbert Marshall
Fred Barrett:
Leon Ames
Mrs Tremayne:
Barbara O'Neil
Judson:
Jim Backus
Arthur Vance:
Raymond Greenleaf

Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Classic John Ford western. Believing the Comanche have abducted his young niece, embittered Ethan Edwards sets out to save her, accompanied by hot-headed Martin. But their long quest takes its toll.

Contributors

Laurie Jorgensen:
Vera Miles
Ethan Edwards:
John Wayne
Martin Pawley:
Jeffrey Hunter
Lars Jorgensen:
John Qualen
Charlie McCorry:
Ken Curtis
Mrs Jorgensen:
Olive Carey
Rev Capt Samuel Johnston Clayton:
Ward Bond
Director:
John Ford
Brad Jorgensen:
Harry Carey Jr
Mose Harper:
Hank Worden

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