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Duration: 1 hour, 9 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Mystery drama. Currency fraud, a couple of murders and much skulduggery keep Simon Templar on his toes. The case is complicated by an enthusiastic young lady.

Contributors

Simon Templar:
George Sanders
Penelope:
Sally Gray
Inspector Teal:
Gordon McLeod
Writer:
Lynn Root

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Duration: 1 hour, 6 minutes

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

Mystery thriller. Inspector Fernack is in trouble - he has been framed by a group of race-track gamblers. But luckily for Fernack, the Saint (George Sanders) is on their trail.

Contributors

Simon Templar:
George Sanders
Insp. Fernack:
Jonathan Hale
Clarence Gates:
Paul Guilfoyle
Sam Reese:
Morgan Conway
Leo Sloan:
Robert Keane
Patrolman Mike:
James Burke

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Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Ecological sci-fi thriller. A doctor discovers that pollutants have caused mutations among the residents of a Cornish island, and that covert MOD activities may be responsible. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes

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

Classic comedy. Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) investigates the murder of Mr Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Blake Edwards
Jacques Clouseau:
Peter Sellers
Maria Gambrelli:
Elke Sommer
Benjamin Ballon:
George Sanders
Charles Dreyfus:
Herbert Lom
Dominique Ballon:
Tracy Reed
Hercule LaJoy:
Graham Stark
Madame LaFarge:
Vanda Godsell
Georges:
David Lodge
Francois:
Andre Maranne
Producer:
Blake Edwards

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Batman

Series 1

Episode 7: Instant Freeze

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Batman and Robin attempt to thwart Mr Freeze's plans to steal the Circle of Ice Diamonds, and are frozen in their steps by a deadly ice-gun. Show more

Contributors

Batman/Bruce Wayne:
Adam West
Robin/Dick Grayson:
Burt Ward
Mr Freeze:
George Sanders
Commissioner Gordon:
Neil Hamilton
Alfred Pennyworth:
Alan Napier

Batman

Series 1

Episode 8: Rats Like Cheese

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Mr Freeze has frozen Batman in a block of ice, and the Boy Wonder to the floor. Can the dynamic duo thaw out in time to make the criminal feel the heat? Show more

Contributors

Batman/Bruce Wayne:
Adam West
Robin/Dick Grayson:
Burt Ward
Commissioner Gordon:
Neil Hamilton
Mr Freeze:
George Sanders

Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes

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

Mystery thriller. The amateur detective pursues jewel thieves in cahoots with down-on-their-luck socialites. Starring George Sanders and Wendy Barrie. Show more

Contributors

Gay Lawrence/The Falcon:
George Sanders
Helen Reed:
Wendy Barrie
'Goldie' Locke:
Allen Jenkins
Elinor Benford:
Anne Hunter
Maxine Wood:
Gladys Cooper
Manuel Ratana:
Turhan Bey
Writer:
Lynn Root
Director:
Irving Reis
Detective Bates:
Edward Brophy
Inspector Mike Waldeck:
Arthur Shields
Noel Weber:
Damian O'Flynn
Detective Grimes:
Eddie Dunn

Duration: 1 hour, 3 minutes

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

Mystery thriller. The Falcon tries to find a kidnapped scientist who has developed a formula for making synthetic diamonds. Starring George Sanders and Wendy Barrie. Show more

Contributors

Gay Lawrence:
George Sanders
Helen Reed:
Wendy Barrie
Inspector Mike O'Hara:
James Gleason
Goldy' Locke:
Allen Jenkins
Rita Mara:
Mona Maris
Director:
Irving Reis
Writer:
Lynn Root

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Duration: 1 hour

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

Crime drama with George Sanders. Investigating his brother's supposed suicide, amateur detective Gay Lawrence, more commonly known as the Falcon, follows a lead to a fashion show. Show more

Contributors

Gay Lawrence:
George Sanders
Tom Lawrence:
Tom Conway
Marcia Brooks:
Jane Randolph
Detective Grimes:
Eddie Dunn
Inspector Timothy Donovan:
Cliff Clark
Detective Bates:
Edward Gargan
Director:
Stanley Logan
Writer:
Craig Rice

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Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Vintage mystery adventure. When a murder takes place in a nightclub on New Year's Eve, debonair sleuth the Saint goes into action to clear a young girl's name.

Contributors

Simon Templar:
George Sanders
Zipper Dyson:
Barry Fitzgerald
Val Travers:
Wendy Barrie
Inspector Fernack:
Jonathan Hale
Mr Cullis:
Jerome Cowan
Allan Breck:
Neil Hamilton
Chief Inspector Webster:
Robert Elliott
Pinky Budd:
Edward Gargan
Director:
John Farrow
Producer:
Robert Sisk
Writer:
John Twist

Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes

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

Drama set in 19th-century Paris telling the story of a rogue who exploits women to fulfil his aspirations to wealth and social status. Adapted from Guy de Maupassant's novel. Show more

Contributors

Georges Duroy:
George Sanders
Madeleine Forestier:
Ann Dvorak
Clotilde de Marelle:
Angela Lansbury
Charles Forestier:
John Carradine
Marie de Varenne:
Frances Dee
Suzanne Walter:
Susan Douglas
Monsieur Walter:
Hugo Haas
Rachel Michot:
Marie Wilson
Jaques Rival:
Albert Bassermann
Laroche-Mathieu:
Warren William
Madame Walter:
Katherine Emery
Producer:
David L Loew
Director:
Albert Lewin

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Duration: 1 hour

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

Thriller. When his client turns up dead, an apparently simple case for private investigator Gay Lawrence becomes inextricably linked to a prison escapee's search for his girl. Show more

Contributors

Gay Lawrence/The Falcon:
George Sanders
Ann Riordan:
Lynn Bari
Moose Malloy:
Ward Bond
Goldy Locke:
Allen Jenkins
Inspector Mike O'Hara:
James Gleason
Diana Kenyon:
Helen Gilbert
Jessie Florian:
Anne Revere
Writer:
Lynn Root
Director:
Irving Reis

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Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

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

Simon Templar (Sanders) is sent to the spas of California. His task is to foil a gang of thieves and to deliver three invaluable stamps, the inheritance of a beautiful woman. Show more

Contributors

Simon Templar:
George Sanders
Pearly Gates:
Paul Guilfoyle
Margaret Forbes:
Linda Hayes
Mr Evans:
Ferris Taylor
Writer:
Jerry Cady

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Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes

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

The debonair Simon Templar (George Sanders) finds himself in hot water when he discovers that the crook behind the diamond smuggling racket is his exact double. Show more

Contributors

Simon Templar:
George Sanders
Insp. Fernack:
Jonathan Hale
Partner:
Bela Lugosi
Insp. John H Bohlen:
Donald MacBride
Limpy a Henchman:
John F Hamilton
Prof. Horatio T Bitts:
Thomas W Ross
Monk Warren:
Elliott Sullivan
Producer:
Cliff Reid
Writer:
Ben Holmes

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Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

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

World War II drama. A mild-mannered schoolteacher who has lived quietly with his mother under German occupation decides that he must make a stand.

Contributors

Arthur Lory:
Charles Laughton
Louise Martin:
Maureen O'Hara
George Lambert:
George Sanders
Major Erich von Keller:
Walter Slezak
Paul Martin:
Kent Smith
Mrs Emma Lory:
Una O'Connor
Professor Sorel:
Philip Merivale
Prosecuting Attorney:
George Coulouris
Julie Grant:
Nancy Gates
Presiding Judge:
Ivan Simpson
Director:
Jean Renoir
Producer:
Jean Renoir

Duration: 2 hours, 19 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Adaptation of the Biblical tale of Solomon and the temptress Queen of Sheba, who seduces him in an effort to topple him from power but ends up falling in love with him.

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Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

Disney adventure starring Maurice Chevalier and Hayley Mills, about two children who go in search of their long-lost father with the help of an eccentric professor. Show more

Contributors

Professor Jaques Paganel:
Maurice Chevalier
Mary Grant:
Hayley Mills
Thomas Ayrton:
George Sanders
Lord Glenarvan:
Wilfrid Hyde-White
John Glenarvan:
Michael Anderson Jr
Robert Grant:
Keith Hamshere
Captain Grant:
Jack Gwillim
Senior Yacht Guard:
Norman Bird
Ayerton's Assistant:
George Murcell

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

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

When two women are brutally murdered, a newspaper tycoon offers the job of editor-in-chief to whichever newsman can crack the case. Starring Dana Andrews. Show more

Contributors

Edward Mobley:
Dana Andrews
Mark Loving:
George Sanders
Jon Day Griffith:
Thomas Mitchell
Walter Kyne:
Vincent Price
Dorothy Kyne:
Rhonda Fleming
Lt Burt Kaufman:
Howard Duff
Nancy Liggett:
Sally Forrest
Director:
Fritz Lang

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Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

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

Musical comedy about a Washington hostess posted as ambassador to a tiny European principality who falls in love with the handsome foreign minister. Show more

Contributors

Sally Adams:
Ethel Merman
Kenneth Gibson:
Donald O'Connor
Princess Maria:
Vera-Ellen undefined
General Cosmo Constantine:
George Sanders
Pemberton Maxwell:
Billy DeWolfe
August Tantinnin:
Walter Slezak
Prime Minister Sebastian:
Steven Geray
Grand Duke Otto:
Ludwig Stossel
Prince Hugo:
Helmut Dantine
Grand Duchess Sophie:
Lilia Skala
Senator Brockway:
Charles Dingle
Senator Charlie Gallagher:
Emory Parnell
Senator Wilkins:
Percy Helton
Director:
Walter Lang

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