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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Disney comedy. A recently widowed mother is forced to leave the expensive house she can no longer afford and take her children to live in a ramshackle country home. Show more

Contributors

Nancy Carey:
Hayley Mills
Osh Popham:
Burl Ives
Margaret Carey:
Dorothy McGuire
Cousin Julia:
Deborah Walley
Mrs Popham:
Una Merkel
Gilly Carey:
Eddie Hodges
Peter Carey:
Jimmy Mathers
Digby Popham:
Michael J Pollard
Thomas Hamilton:
Peter Brown
Lallie Joy Popham:
Wendy Turner
Director:
James Neilson
Producer:
Walt Disney

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

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

Powerful melodrama adapted from the Tennessee Williams play. Strained emotions mark the birthday celebration of southern plantation owner and patriarch Big Daddy.

Contributors

Maggie Pollitt:
Elizabeth Taylor
Brick Pollitt:
Paul Newman
Big Daddy Pollitt:
Burl Ives
Gooper Pollitt:
Jack Carson
Big Momma Pollitt:
Judith Anderson
Mae Pollitt:
Madeleine Sherwood
Dr Baugh:
Larry Gates
Deacon Davis:
Vaughn Taylor
Writer:
James Poe
Director of photography:
William Daniels

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Duration: 1 hour, 54 minutes

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

Sci-fi comedy directed by Don Sharp, about an American showman (Burl Ives) who forms an alliance with two crooked English businessmen in a bid to send a man to the moon. Show more

Contributors

Phineas T Barnum:
Burl Ives
Gaylord Sullivan:
Troy Donahue
Sir Charles Dillworthy:
Lionel Jeffries
Sir Harry Washington-Smythe:
Terry-Thomas
Professor Siegfried von Bullow:
Gert Frobe
The Duke of Barset:
Dennis Price
Madelaine:
Daliah Lavi
Bertram Grundle:
Graham Stark
Warrant Officer:
Stratford Johns
Lady Electra:
Judy Cornwell
General Tom Thumb:
Jimmy Clitheroe
Anna Lindstrom:
Renate von Holt
Director:
Don Sharp

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Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

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

Unusual western about an undercover military intelligence officer pursuing the murderers of two soldiers. The trail leads him to a gambling den run by a woman. Show more

Contributors

Charlie:
Jane Greer
Mary Caslon:
Agnes Moorehead
Hotel Clerk:
Burl Ives
Captain Iles:
Tom Powers

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Duration: 2 hours, 39 minutes

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

Western. Having travelled west to claim the hand of the daughter of a powerful landowner, James McKay finds himself at the centre of a vicious feud between the Terrills and the Hannassey family. Show more

Contributors

Director:
William Wyler
James McKay:
Gregory Peck
Julie Maragon:
Jean Simmons
Steve Leech:
Charlton Heston
Patricia Terrill:
Carroll Baker
Rufus Hannassey:
Burl Ives
Maj. Henry Terrill:
Charles Bickford
Buck Hannassey:
Chuck Connors
Cracker:
Jim Burk
Producer:
William Wyler

Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

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

Lighthearted tale of a lowly US naval ensign aboard USS Reluctant who strikes a blow for his downtrodden crewmates. Starring Robert Walker and Burl Ives. Show more

Contributors

Ensign Frank Pulver:
Robert Walker Jr
Captain Morton:
Burl Ives
John X Bruno:
Tommy Sands
Nurse Scotty:
Millie Perkins
Head Nurse:
Kay Medford
Lt JG Billings:
Larry Hagman
Lt JG Carney:
Peter Marshall
CPO Dowdy:
Joseph Marr
Lt SG LaSueur:
Gerald S O'Loughlin
Lt JG Carney:
Kagiso Kuypers
Captain Donald 'Stretch' Zimmer:
Robert Matek
Director:
Joshua Logan
Producer:
Joshua Logan

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