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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Classic Ealing comedy about the mayhem that ensues when a whisky-laden ship runs aground off the coast of the Outer Hebrides during the Second World War. Show more

Contributors

Captain Paul Waggett:
Basil Radford
Peggy Macroon:
Joan Greenwood
George Campbell:
Gordon Jackson
Mrs Waggett:
Catherine Lacey
Sergeant Odd:
Bruce Seton
Joseph Macroon:
Wylie Watson
Catriona Macroon:
Gabrielle Blunt
Mrs Campbell:
Jean Cadell
The Biffer:
Morland Graham
Sammy MacCodrum:
John Gregson

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Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

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

Available for 2 months

Biting Ealing satire about a scientist (Alec Guinness) who invents an indestructible fibre but finds that everyone wants to destroy his formula. Show more

Contributors

Sidney Stratton:
Sir Alec Guinness
Daphne Birnley:
Joan Greenwood
Alan Birnley:
Cecil Parker
Bertha:
Vida Hope
Michael Corland:
Michael Gough
Sir John Kierlaw:
Ernest Thesiger
Producer:
Sidney Cole

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Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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

Ealing Studios comedy drama starring Paul Douglas and Alex Mackenzie about the culture clash between a hard-nosed American financier and a crafty Scottish sea captain. Show more

Contributors

Calvin B Marshall:
Paul Douglas
Captain MacTaggart:
Alex Mackenzie
The Engineer:
Abe Barker
Campbell:
Geoffrey Keen

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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Dark drama starring Tony Curtis about a megalomaniac New York gossip columnist who takes drastic action in an attempt to break up his sister's romance with a young jazz musician. Show more

Contributors

J J Hunsecker:
Burt Lancaster
Sidney Falco:
Tony Curtis
Susan Hunsecker:
Susan Harrison
Frank D'Angelo:
Sam Levene

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