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Duration: 2 hours

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

Drama set in South America. A woman becomes attached to the lead pilot of an air mail service, but he turns out to be a tough nut to crack. With Cary Grant and Rita Hayworth. Show more

Contributors

Geoff Carter:
Cary Grant
Bonnie Lee:
Jean Arthur
Judy MacPherson:
Rita Hayworth
John Van Reiter:
Sig Rumann
Director:
Howard Hawks
Producer:
Howard Hawks

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Lighthearted drama in which the marriage of a gold-digging Brooklyn showgirl to an Austrian baron proves dangerous when it is revealed that he is involved in Nazi activities. Show more

Contributors

Pat O'Toole:
Cary Grant
Kate O'Hara:
Ginger Rogers
Baron Von Luber:
Walter Slezak
Gaston Le Blanc:
Albert Dekker
General Borelski:
Albert Bassermann
German Capt. Von Kleinoch:
John Banner
Ed Cumberland:
Harry Shannon
Director:
Leo McCarey
Producer:
Leo McCarey

Duration: 2 hours, 11 minutes

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

Classic, darkly comic Hitchcock thriller in which an adman is pursued both by spies, who mistake him for a double agent, and by the police, who think he is an assassin. Show more

Contributors

Roger Thornhill:
Cary Grant
Eve Kendall:
Eva Marie Saint
Phillip Vandamm:
James Mason
The Professor:
Leo G Carroll
Clara Thornhill:
Jessie Royce Landis
Lester Townsend:
Philip Ober
Valerian:
Adam Williams
Victor Larrabee:
Edward Platt

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Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Action adventure. Three British Army sergeants and their heroic water carrier Gunga Din battle with the followers of a savage cult in 19th-century India. Show more

Contributors

Sgt Archibald Cutter:
Cary Grant
Sgt MacChesney:
Victor McLaglen
Sgt Ballantine:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Gunga Din:
Sam Jaffe
Emmy Stebbins:
Joan Fontaine
Colonel Weed:
Montagu Love
Higginbotham:
Robert Coote
Major Mitchell:
Lumsden Hare
Writer:
Fred Guiol
Writer:
Joel Sayre
Writer:
Ben Hecht

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

Comedy starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy. A family forced out of their Manhattan apartment court disaster when they buy a dilapidated country house, fit only for demolition. Show more

Contributors

Jim Blandings:
Cary Grant
Muriel Blandings:
Myrna Loy
Bill Cole:
Melvyn Douglas
Henry Simms:
Reginald Denny
Joan Blandings:
Sharyn Moffett
Betsy Blandings:
Connie Marshall
Smith:
Ian Wolfe
John Retch:
Jason Robards
Carpenter Foreman:
Lex Barker
Director:
HC Potter
Producer:
Norman Panama
Producer:
Melvin Frank

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Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

Classic comedy about a madcap heiress (Katharine Hepburn) who makes a shambles of an absent-minded palaeontologist's life when she arrives on the scene with her pet leopard. Show more

Contributors

Susan Vance:
Katharine Hepburn
Dr David Huxley:
Cary Grant
Major Horace Applegate:
Charlie Ruggles
Aunt Elizabeth:
May Robson
Mr Gogarty:
Barry Fitzgerald
Dr Fritz Lehman:
Fritz Feld
Constable Slocum:
Walter Catlett
Mrs Lehmann:
Tala Birell
Producer:
Cliff Reid
Director:
Howard Hawks
Producer:
Howard Hawks
Composer:
Roy Webb
Director of photography:
Russell Metty

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Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

Screwball comedy about a woman (Irene Dunne) who reappears after being shipwrecked to find that her husband (Cary Grant) has remarried. Show more

Contributors

Nick Arden:
Cary Grant
Bianca Bates:
Gail Patrick
Stephen Burkett/Adam:
Randolph Scott
Producer:
Leo McCarey
Director:
Garson Kanin

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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for years

Classic Alfred Hitchcock thriller about a timid heiress who becomes convinced that her husband is trying to kill her. Show more

Contributors

Johnnie Aysgarth:
Cary Grant
Lina Aysgarth:
Joan Fontaine
Beaky Thwaite:
Nigel Bruce
General McLaidlaw:
Cedric Hardwicke
Mrs McLaidlaw:
May Whitty
Mrs Newsham:
Isabel Jeans
Isobel Sedbusk:
Auriol Lee
Reggie Wetherby:
Reginald Sheffield
Captain Melbeck:
Leo G Carroll
Alice Barham:
Faith Brook
Jessie Barham:
Carol Curtis-Brown
Mr Bailey:
Rex Evans
Dr Bertram Sedbusk:
Gavin Gordon
Inspector Hodgson:
Lumsden Hare
Mrs Wetherby:
Gertrude Hoffman
Sir Gerald:
Kenneth Hunter
Miss Wetherby:
Dorothy Lloyd
Phyllis Swinghurst:
Nondas Metcalf
Mrs Craddock:
Clara Reid
Mrs Barham:
Violet Shelton
William Howe:
Ben Webster
Miss Wetherby:
Elsie Weller

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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

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

Classic screwball comedy about a romantic triangle between a star news reporter, her fiance, and her editor - who is also her ex-husband. Starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. Show more

Contributors

Walter Burns:
Cary Grant
Hildy Johnson:
Rosalind Russell
Bruce Baldwin:
Ralph Bellamy
Sheriff Peter B. Hartwell:
Gene Lockhart
Diamond Louie Palutso:
Abner Biberman
Earl Williams:
John Qualen
Mollie Malloy:
Helen Mack
Director:
Howard Hawks

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Romantic drama. A wealthy, unhappily married man falls in love with a beautiful and caring woman, only to have his new relationship strained by his wife's vindictive behaviour. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Alfred Hitchcock's classic romantic thriller in which the daughter of a convicted traitor is enlisted by the CIA to help foil a Nazi plot. Show more

Contributors

Alicia Huberman:
Ingrid Bergman
TR Devlin:
Cary Grant
Alexander Sebastian:
Claude Rains
Captain Paul Prescott:
Louis Calhern
Madame Sebastian:
Leopoldine Konstantin
Dr Anderson:
Reinhold Schunzel

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Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Romantic comedy. Carefree Johnny Case (Cary Grant) gets engaged to Julia Seton (Katharine Hepburn) without realising she's a millionaire's daughter. Show more

Contributors

Linda Seton:
Katharine Hepburn
Johnny Case:
Cary Grant
Julia Seton:
Doris Nolan
Ned Seton:
Lew Ayres
Susan Potter:
Jean Dixon
Edward Seton:
Henry Kolker
Laura Cram:
Binnie Barnes
Seton Cram:
Henry Daniell
Director:
George Cukor

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Sophisticated comedy classic in which a wealthy socialite's wedding plans are thrown into disarray by the arrival of her playboy ex-husband. Show more

Contributors

CK Dexter Haven:
Cary Grant
Macaulay Connor:
James Stewart
Elizabeth Imbrie:
Ruth Hussey
Dinah Lord:
Virginia Weidler
George Kittredge:
John Howard
Uncle Willie:
Roland Young
Seth Lord:
John Halliday
Margaret Lord:
Mary Nash
Sidney Kidd:
Henry Daniell
Director:
George Cukor

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Duration: 1 hour, 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Family comedy drama about an angel who assumes human form to help a bishop repair his marriage and build his dream cathedral. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 42 minutes

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

Available for 4 months

Romantic mystery. To prove his innocence after a spate of thefts, a retired jewel thief must catch the burglar himself. Show more

Contributors

John Robie:
Cary Grant
Frances Stevens:
Grace Kelly
H H Hughson:
John Williams

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Romantic comedy about a shop assistant who sets her sights on a doctor and learns everything about him in an attempt to win him. Starring Cary Grant and Betsy Drake. Show more

Contributors

Dr Brown:
Cary Grant
Roger Sandford:
Franchot Tone
Mr Spitzer:
Alan Mowbray
Mary Nolan:
Elisabeth Risdon
Gogarty:
Harry Hayden
Producer:
Dore Schary

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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

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

Drama in which a small-time con man falls for the wealthy society girl he had initially intended to fleece in order to obtain the funds to refit his gambling ship. Show more

Contributors

Dorothy:
Laraine Day
Hard Swede:
Charles Bickford
Captain Steadman:
Gladys Cooper
The Crunk:
Alan Carney
Mrs Mary Ostrander:
Kay Johnson
Henchman:
Erford Gage
Commissioner Hargraves:
Walter Kingsford
Mrs Van Every:
Florence Bates
Director:
HC Potter

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Downbeat drama about a cockney drifter (Cary Grant) who is tempted into a life of crime. Family tragedy and impending war finally offer him the chance to redeem himself. Show more

Contributors

Ernie Mott:
Cary Grant
Aggie Hunner:
Jane Wyatt
Jim Mordinoy:
George Coulouris
Len Tate:
Dan Duryea

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Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

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

Available for years

Comedy about a teacher (Cary Grant) whose playboy antics are curbed by a judge who insists that he romance a girl (Shirley Temple), until her crush on him wears off.

Contributors

Dick Nugent:
Cary Grant
Susan Turner:
Shirley Temple
Margaret Turner:
Myrna Loy
Tommy Chamberlain:
Rudy Vallee
Matt Beemish:
Ray Collins
Agnes Prescott:
Veda Ann Borg
Walters:
Dan Tobin
Producer:
Dore Schary
Director:
Irving Reis

Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes

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

Available for years

Comedy drama starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant. A widowed, ne'er-do-well father on the run disguises his daughter as a boy to escape the law. Show more

Contributors

Sylvia (Sylvester) Scarlett:
Katharine Hepburn
Jimmy Monkley:
Cary Grant
Henry Scarlett:
Edmund Gwenn
Michael Fane:
Brian Aherne
Maudie Tilt:
Dennie Moore
Director:
George Cukor

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