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Duration: 1 hour, 49 minutes

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

Classic drama. An idealistic politician (Broderick Crawford) starts out with a dream to improve the lives of others, but becomes just like those he used to oppose.

Contributors

Willie Stark:
Broderick Crawford
Anne Stanton:
Joanne Dru
Jack Burden:
John Ireland
Adam Stanton:
Shepperd Strudwick
Director:
Robert Rossen
Producer:
Robert Rossen

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Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

An engrossing spectacle in which Alexander of Greece leads his troops forth, conquering all of the known world. Show more

Contributors

Alexander:
Richard Burton
Philip of Macedonia:
Fredric March
Barsine:
Claire Bloom
Aristotle:
Barry Jones
Demosthenes:
Michael Hordern
Director:
Robert Rossen

Duration: 1 hour, 52 minutes

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

Drama about an infantry platoon fighting in Italy during World War II. Following the thoughts of the men, it provides a character study of the frontline soldier. Show more

Contributors

Sergeant Bill Tyne:
Dana Andrews
Sergeant Ward:
Lloyd Bridges
Private Rivera:
Richard Conte
Private Jake Friedman:
George Tyne
Private Windy Craven:
John Ireland
Private Archimbeau:
Norman Lloyd
Sergeant Eddie Porter:
Herbert Rudley
Private Tranella:
Richard Benedict
Private Carraway:
Huntz Hall
Sergeant Hoskins:
James Cardwell
Private Tinker:
George Offerman Jr

Duration: 1 hour, 58 minutes

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

Military drama set in Mexico in 1916 about a major sent on a suicide mission by his resentful commanding officer. Starring Gary Cooper and Rita Hayworth. Show more

Contributors

Major Thomas Thorn:
Gary Cooper
Adelaide Geary:
Rita Hayworth
Sergeant John Chawk:
Van Heflin
Lt William Fowler:
Tab Hunter
Corporal Milo Trubee:
Richard Conte
Private Andrew Hetherington:
Michael Callan
Private Renziehausen:
Dick York
Colonel Rogers:
Robert Keith
Captain Paltz:
Jim Bannon
Colonel DeRose:
Edward Platt
Mexican federale:
Maurice Jara
Producer:
William Goetz
Director:
Robert Rossen