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Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

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

When a young girl with a rare blood type falls critically ill, a doctor and a police inspector begin a race against time to track down a suitable donor for a blood transfusion. Show more

Contributors

Inspector Lane:
Jack Warner
Dr Carter:
Anthony Steel
Laura Bishop:
Joy Shelton
Tim Mahoney:
Freddie Mills
Mrs Cornelius:
Thora Hird
Dr Braithwaite:
John Robinson
George Robinson:
Earl Cameron
Danny Marks:
Sidney James
Flash Harry:
Eric Pohlmann
Brenda:
Vida Hope
Director:
Lewis Gilbert
Producer:
Ernest G Roy

Duration: 1 hour, 22 minutes

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

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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